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Assessing the progress of hurricane forecasting, 20 years after Andrew

By on July 24th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:35 pm

As the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew approaches, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration today discussed the experience of forecasting Hurricane Andrew and the advances in forecasting since 1992. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo has more.

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Gainesville amps up battle against mosquitos

By on July 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:33 am

People in North Florida are warned to keep themselves protected as the mosquito populations continue to grow. The City of Gainesville Mosquito Control program is dealing with pools of standing water left after Tropical Storm Debby causing the mosquito population to […]

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No wake zone on Suwannee River

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Water levels in north Florida rivers are still rising as rainfall from Tropical Storm Debby drains into rivers and tributaries.  WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo has details on the latest river impacted–a stretch of the Suwannee River.  She talked with Florida Fish […]

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Columbia County still drying out six days after Debby

By on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Six days after the rain from Tropical Storm Debby stopped, Columbia County is still left underwater in many areas. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo speaks to Columbia County’s Emergency Management Public Information Officer Harvey Campbell about the conditions and what […]

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Alligator attack puts Gainesville man in the hospital

By on June 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:05 am

An alligator attack has put a Gainesville man in Shands Hospital at the University of Florida this morning after he was attacked yesterday afternoon.The victim was dragged out of the water by firefighters. Dictrict Chief of Gainesville Fire Rescue Jeff Lane says […]

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What’s that you’re drinking?

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:41 pm

The national conversation on health veered into the world of soda today, at a national soda summit.  The sweet carbonated drinks are under attack in some circles.  And recently, New York mayor  Michael Bloomberg  proposed a change to the city’s  health […]

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