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By Forrest Smith and Dana Kurtz on September 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 9:14 pm
A lab with hundreds of crates of supplies was being used near Dunnellon to make K2.
By Brianna Donet, Amber Dawson and Dana Kurtz on September 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 3:38 pm
Sameer Saboungi, a University of Florida student, migrated from Syria when he was a child. The world, not just the United States, has a responsibility to answer to the horrors that have been quickly erupting in his home country, he said.
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 [...]
With smoke and flames becoming a large issue in North Central Florida this spring, this weekend’s rain came as a much needed relief. However, Florida Forest Service Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the rain was not enough to extinguish [...]
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. [...]
By Dana Kurtz on March 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:55 pm
Mosquito season is coming with the summer and the risk of mosquito-borne disease is rising as well. Alachua County Environmental Health Director Anthony Dennis says the best way to avoid mosquito-borne disease is to get rid of standing water around [...]
By Dana Kurtz on March 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:36 pm
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. Bush adds [...]
By Dana Kurtz on February 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:05 pm
Floridians are paying about 7 cents more for a gallon of gasoline this week over last. WUFT-FM’s Dana Kurtz says the pinch at the pump has not yet reached the mass transit level.
By Dana Kurtz on February 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:50 pm
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. Photos- Dana Kurtz/WUFT-FM
By Dana Kurtz on February 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:46 pm
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. He says UF has seen a [...]