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Red Cross staffer recalls Tuscaloosa tornado one year later

By on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:38 am

By Cameron Taylor – WUFT-FM A year ago today Tuscaloosa, Alabama experienced one of the worst tornadoes it has seen in years.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with North Central Florida Red Cross Emergency Services Program Director Casey Schmelz about her […]

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Governor’s to post how county election officials scored in recent survey

By on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:38 am

Governor Rick Scott is releasing a series of rankings for county election officials. State election officials have based these rankings off of how quickly counties reported election results during the January 31st presidential primary and when those counties set up […]

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State representative Dennis Baxley outlines his goals for governor’s new task force

By on April 20th, 2012 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:43 am

While the judge in the Trayvon Martin case has set a 150-thousand dollar bail with some guidelines for George Zimmerman, Governor Rick Scott’s task force will be focusing on a different aspect of the case, the “stand your ground” law. […]

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More houses selling in the Gainesville area

By on April 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:29 am

The Gainesville housing market may be looking up. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s CameronTaylor spoke with the Alachua County Association of Realtors President Craig Wilburn about the outlook of the Gainesville Housing market.

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Social media’s role in the Trayvon Martin case

By on April 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:28 pm

Many residents around the nation have utilizing social media to express their opinions on the Trayvon Martin case. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with Tampa Bay’s WTSP-TV Digital Director Theresa Collington about how social media has shaped the case.

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Extinguishing the County Line Fire remains problematic

By on April 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:01 pm

By Cameron Taylor – WUFT-FM A fire near the border of Georgia known as the county line fire is now 50% contained. It has spread across nearly 35,000 acres. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with Southern Area Type Two Incident Team Fire Information […]

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Representative Chestnut weighs in on changes to Medicaid billing

By on April 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:09 pm

Last week, Governor Rick Scott signed off on a piece of legislation which will make changes to Medicaid billing that could cost Alachua County millions of dollars. The bill includes a provision making counties responsible for 85% of unpaid bills related to […]

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Animal hoarding restitution causes confusion

By on March 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:43 pm

With the owners of the Haven Acres Cat Sanctury facing 15 years of probation along with fines, many are now wondering where the more than $600,000 of restitution will be going. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor explains how the closing […]

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Personal attacks heat up the Louisiana GOP primary

By on March 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:26 pm

The race for the GOP presidential nomination continues in Louisiana tomorrow with twenty delegates up for grabs.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with University of South Florida political science professor Susan McManus about tomorrow’s primary and how recent comments made […]

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Governor changes personnel who are overseeing the Trayvon Martin death investigation

By on March 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:27 pm

Governor Rick Scott has announced a new State Attorney for the Trayvon Martin case. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with the State Attorney in Gainesville Bill Cervone about Governor Scott’s appointment of Angela Corey from the 4th Judicial Circuit, what the […]

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