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Staying safe at home over the holidays

By on December 6th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:06 pm

Now is a great time to brush up on those home safety measures to make our holiday safe and joyful. Florida’s 89.1,  WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman reports crime does seem to increase during the holiday season.

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Cyber taxes could result in billions of dollars in revenue for the state

By on November 29th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:54 pm

Lawmakers may consider a tax on internet sales.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman reports Florida is currently losing close to a billion dollars from sales by not having such a measure.

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A Dixie County monument continues to spark rallies and lawsuits

By and on November 29th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Dixie County government is facing another legal hurdle over a monument of the Ten Commandments outside the county’s courthouse.   Corey Bachman reports.   News Sources:  Joe Anderson, ACLU Spokesman Derek Newton,  Liberty Counsel Senior Litigator Horatio Mihett

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ADHD medications harder to come by in recent months

By on November 22nd, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:24 pm

The scarcity of ADHD medications is a problem faced by an untold number of children and adults with the disorder. For reasons which are unclear, in recent months, hard-to-get-drugs include ADHD medications such as Adderall. The problem requires psychiatrists to [...]

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Alachua County advisory boards working out kinks in proposed CRA

By on November 15th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:27 pm

The Alachua County Commission held a special meeting earlier this morning to discuss the  Community Redevelopment Area for the area of unincorporated county directly east of the Gainesville city limits. Growth Managment Department Planner Micheal Castine says the commission asked staff to work with [...]

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Green light bulbs given out in Ocala to raise awareness about runaways

By and on November 1st, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:33 pm

Ocala based, Arnette House has started the Green Light Project during the month of November. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM,  Zac Blobner says they’re hoping to shine a light on a growing problem. (in depth version) Ocala-based, Arnette House has started the [...]

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A sweet and healthy fall treat

By and on October 25th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 2:37 pm

With Halloween and Thanksgiving fast approaching, a common food staple may have more treats than tricks. WUFT-FM’s Shelby Vest says the pumpkin should be on your holiday plate. (in-depth version) Pumpkins are carved out traditionally in celebration of Halloween festivities, [...]

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Shelter for homeless single women with children likely to close down

By on October 11th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:38 pm

The Arbor House, a home for homeless single women with children, laid off most of its staff last week as it struggles with financial problems and seeks for a way to keep the doors open. Arbor House Director Christy Finnegan [...]

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Ocala city crews still cleaning up from Sunday storm

By and on October 11th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:38 pm

The wet conditions over the weekend culminated in a heavy downpour for many Ocala residents Monday morning. The amount of rainfall overwhelmed the flood-control systems, swept away trees and caused damage and widespread power outages in areas across the city. Ocala [...]

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Sheriff and county commission spar over budget

By on October 4th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:21 pm

The Alachua County Commission and Sheriff Sadie Darnell are attempting to work in a combined effort to sort out next year’s proposed budget. A majority of commissioners did say they would not budge from their working figure of approximately 65-million-dollars [...]

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