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The Swamp gets a new look

By on August 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:09 pm

Florida Gator football fans will notice some changes when they make the Saturday trip to Florida Field. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of the new visual experience.

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Alachua County Commission discusses mosquito infestation

By on August 7th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Mosquitoes are widely considered pests that can cause some trouble. But now they are being considered a health threat as they can carry viruses like West Nile. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of the scope of the [...]

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Sales tax holiday is here

By on August 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Business owners always enjoy the holiday season. Sales go up, and customers try to take advantage of the special deals. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of a holiday going on right now that will help generate some [...]

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Ocala planning officials give thumbs up to new industrial park

By on July 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Ocala will soon be seeing some new construction as a new industrial park gets initial approval. The Ocala Planning and Zoning Comission has given the ok to Ocala 489, a new plan to blend different industrial zones. Mike Daniels of [...]

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New economic numbers bring cautious optimisim

By on July 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm

As new economic figures come out today, one particular number shows that Floridians are seeing a bit of an improvement. Florida 89.1, WUFT-FMs Corey Brooks has the story behind the numbers.

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Group tries to help foster children with housing

By on July 30th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Foster children across North Central Florida may soon see some relief in the form of new housing. Florida 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of how groups across the region are tying to make a difference for these traumatized [...]

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Young gymnasts find role models in London

By and on July 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:35 am

The Summer Olympic Games represent the highest level of sport for many athletes across the globe. While they go out and peform, people back home sit and watch. Some are even inspired. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-Fms Corey Brooks has the story [...]

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Gainesville “Dark Knight” fans unaffected but GPD increases security near theatre

By on July 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:36 am

Despite the tragic shooting in Auroa Colorado, Gainesville theatre experienced sold out show for the “Dark Knight Rises.”  As Florida 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks reports, people attending the movie today are not linking the tragic shooting with the newest Batman movie. [...]

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Arrest made in four year old Gainesville rape case

By on July 17th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:57 pm

Alachua County sheriff’s officials and other law enforcement agencies announced this afternoon the arrest of a man suspected of a 2008 rape, which occured in the Haile Plantation development in southwest Gainesville.  38 year old Andrew Payne junior was arrested [...]

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Live Oak residents play waiting game for storm recovery

By and on July 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Tropical Storm Debby is long gone, but its effects are still having an impact on several Florida residents in Suwannee County. The City of Live Oak was hit the hardest, and clean-up measures are still underway. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Blake [...]

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