Author Archives: Dana Lewin

Farmers in Florida turning to social media to reach consumers

By on December 29th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:49 pm

Without social media, one Gainesville farm might not have the land they need.

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Speaking candidly, Olympian Tim Montgomery looks back on successful, troubled past

By on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 18, 2012 at 4:13 pm

Montgomery sat down with WUFT-FM’s Dana Lewin in our studio to tell his story about making one wrong decision that changed his life forever.

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Whooping cranes migrate to Florida with aircraft assistance

By on November 27th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 5:29 pm

Whooping cranes migrate to Wakulla County for winter months.

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Falling tree crushes car, closes University Avenue

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm

A falling tree took down power lines and crushed a car on University Avenue near NW 27th Terrace, blocking both lanes of traffic. One woman was taken to Shands hospital with minor injuries.

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New helicopter expands Shands’ coverage

By on October 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:03 pm

Shands at UF’s new EC155 B1 helicopter will expand the hospital’s coverage to all of North Central Florida and Southern Georgia.

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Two more cases of meningitis, recall of NECC drugs continues

By on October 16th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:28 pm

Two more cases of meningitis have been reported in Florida. In a conference call Tuesday, Florida’s State Surgeon General said all medication related to the event has been recalled. At this point, the department is attempting to contact any patient who may have been been injected with contaminated medication.

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Q and A with Barry Baker, Florida fire marshal

By on September 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:40 pm

On the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, Barry Baker, chief of the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training, reflected on what the tragedy continues to mean for firefighters nationally.

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Gator football under way, but will Gainesville see dollar signs this weekend?

By on August 31st, 2012 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Fan presence wanes for the University of Florida football team and many fans choose not to spend money on games because of past performance.

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Alachua County Animal Services resume normal operations after eradicating deadly cat virus

By on August 8th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Investigators are now confident a deadly cat virus that closed the Alachua County animal facilities is now neutralized.  The deadly cat virus, Panleukopenia was found last week, and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dana Lewin reports, the shelter is back and business.

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Early voting has started in Florida

By on August 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 3:50 pm

With the primary election less than a week away, some residents have already started making their way to the polls. Early voting has started and Florida’s 89.1 Dana Lewin has more on the turnout so far in north central Florida. […]

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