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Stretching those dollars at the gas pump

Even though the latest national surveys show gas prices dropping, most  people these days still wince at how much it costs to fill up the tank.   Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dana Kurtz talked with some people who have ideas on how to keep your car at top efficiency–or how to avoid buying gas …

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Marion County opts out of burn ban, for now

Despite the recent fires across North Central Florida, a mandatory burn ban will not be implemented in Marion County. Marion County Fire Rescue Public Information Officer Pelveeta Seeraj says the Wildland Task Force decided a burn ban is not necessary. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Seeraj says, if …

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Obstacles continue in fight against Clay County fire

Smoke and falling trees are becoming a hazard as Clay County Fire Rescue attempts to control the Caribbean Circle fire. Clay County Fire Rescue Captain Bernita Bush says the crew is handling the flames the best it can. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Bush adds residents near the …

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Grocery program helps students in tough times

Santa Fe College is helping students stretch their daily dollar through a weekly grocery handout program.  Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dana Kurtz says, for some, this program has helped keep their family afloat. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Photos- Dana Kurtz/WUFT-FM  

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Can UF stop hiking tuition?

Vice President Joe Biden is at Florida State University to push for affordable tuition. University of Florida Spokesman Steve Orlando says the university does what it can to help students deal with any hike. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] He says UF has seen a $200 million decrease …

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