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Epinephrine inhalers banned for environmental safety concerns

By on September 27th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:44 pm

A recent statement from the FDA announced a ban on over-the-counter epinephrine inhalers because of the effects on the environment. This announcement follows the United States decision to ban products containing CFCs, which are in the inhalers. University of Florida […]

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Alachua County fairground move remains a ferris wheel of debate

By on September 20th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:13 pm

The Alachua County Commission decided to postpone the decision on whether or not to move the fairgrounds from North East Gainesville to Newberry by a month. Citizens from East Gainesville believe they had a committment from the board and the fairgrounds […]

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Taking a nip out of the feral cat population

By on September 13th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:21 pm

Free-roaming domestic cats are a problem in Alachua County. Operation Catnip is a nonprofit organization offering free spay and neuter vaccines for unowned free-roaming community cats at the Alachua County Humane Society this Sunday. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman spoke with Operation Catnip […]

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Alachua County commissioners may lower millage rates

By on September 13th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:21 pm

The Alachua County Commission will hold the first of two public hearings to finalize the budget and set property tax millage rates for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman spoke with Alachua County Commission Spokesman Mark Sexton about what the millage […]

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Safety in Alachua County schools changed forever after 9/11 attack

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

The aftermath of 9/11 brought many security and safety routine changes to Alachua County Public Schools. Alachua County Public Schools Spokeswoman Jackie Johnson says the crisis management plans in place in schools throughout Alachua County are more specific now.  Corey […]

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United Way’s downtown block parties raise concerns about alcohol use and safety

By on September 6th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:03 pm

The newly organized downtown block parties before home football games have raised some concerns about the sales of alcohol and safety.  Corey Bachman reports.

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United Way gets football weekend started in downtown Gainesville

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

The start of University of Florida Gator football season is just days away.. and it always marks the beginning of United Downtown. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman spoke with United Way of North Central Florida Communications Vice-president Dana Napier about this […]

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DUI case causing controversy in Hernando County Sheriff’s office

By on August 30th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:25 pm

An accusation of a security breach in the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office DUI testing center may jeopardize one DUI case. Chief Deputy Mike Mauwer says the accusations come from contracted employees who refused to come into work to record a suspect’s […]

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Shands Hospital temporarily stops liver and pancreas transplants

By on August 23rd, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:10 pm

Liver and pancreas transplant programs are voluntarily and temporarily inactivated at Shands at the University of Florida. UF and Shands leaders made the decision after three surgeons left the program for opportunities in larger cities. WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman talked with […]

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Study shows more Americans believe they are spiritual but not religious

By on August 23rd, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:01 pm

A new reports finds Americans have growing dissatisfaction with religion and don’t really think about faith. University of Florida Professor David Hackett says a Duke University study shows more people don’t identify with any one religious group, although many believe […]

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