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Author Archives: Chrissy McLarty

Marion County churches come together for a service of unity on 9/11

By , and on September 12th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:23 pm

The Interfaith Alliance of Marion County offered a service of remembrance, hope, and light entitled “The Liturgy of the Candles.” Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports how a community of different religions gathered to participate in remembering the events of [...]

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Remembering the lives of the victims from September 11th thru special readings

By on September 6th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:04 pm

A group at the University of Florida is honoring those who died on Septemer 11th, 2001. As Florida’s 89.1, Chrissy McLarty reports volunteers are reading more than 2,000 non-traditional obituaries out loud over a five day period.

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American Cancer Society kicks off “put on your pink bra” campaign

By on August 31st, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:24 pm

The American Cancer Society is actively fighting against breast cancer and celebrating survivors. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chrissy McLarty reports on how the organization has been holding a variety of awareness events to make a difference.

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Accused voyeur behind bars in Bradford County

By on April 28th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:59 pm

A Bradford County man is in jail without bond for allegedly videotaping some of his customers. Doyce Griffis, owner of a local tanning business, was charged after Bradford County Chief of Operations Brad Smith says two girls using his tanning [...]

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How a texting and driving tragedy drives one father’s educational mission

By on April 26th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:05 pm

Dr. Robert Okerblom chose to honor the death of his son through an immense journey—biking from San Diego, California to St. Augustine, Florida, in a matter of just two months. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Krissy McLarty had an opportunity to speak [...]

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