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Marion County: Home of the 4-Day School Week

The Marion County school board voted to approve 4-day school weeks for the 2012-2013 school year. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Wienke reports, school board members are working out the school schedule now to avoid problems later. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Heat wave remains in North Central Florida

The intense heat felt in North Central Florida in the past few days shows no sign of letting up for the weekend. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Brittany Wienke reports, the heat is due to atmospheric pressures [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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WithlacoocheeTrail receives national recognition

On any given day you can see hikers, bikers, and horseback riders on the WithlacoocheeTrail, which winds for almost 50 miles through towns and forests. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Brittany Wienke reportes, this long-loved trail has received national accolades. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Ocala family plans to bottle Salt Springs water

The first time the Moody family approached the Marion County Commission for a special use permit to build a bottling plant near their twelve-acre site in Salt Springs, they were denied by a slim majority of 3 to 2. The Moody family revised their proposal: instead of building a large …

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