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Fires still keeping firefighters busy in Levy County

By on April 29th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:35 pm

Fire crews continue to work to contain two fires burning in East Levy County. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Diana Arellano reports although lightning strikes are causing the fires, the rain is helping control them.

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Employment opportunities for recent college graduates increasing

By and on April 27th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:41 pm

Career Builder’s annual college job forecast reports employers are hiring more recent grads, with 46% of employers planning to hire recent college grads. The number is up 3% from 2009. The report also shows employers are offering higher starting salaries. [...]

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Drug testing of welfare seekers passes thru the house

By on April 27th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:42 pm

A new House bill will require recipients of a certain welfare program to submit to drug screening. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM Diana Arellano reports, the bill aims to make sure recipients are using the money they receive for the right [...]

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TANF Applicants to take drug tests

By on April 27th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:43 pm

Applicants for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families wellfare program might soon be required to pass drug tests in order to receive assistance. District 43 State Representative Jimmie Smith says the measure will help make sure Florida tax dollars do [...]

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Police search for suspected rapist

By on April 13th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Gainesville Police are looking for a man accused of sexual battery and home invasion. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Diana Arellano reports, the police are eager to identify him.

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Impact of gas prices on the economy

By on March 16th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:08 pm

The price of crude oil is at its highest in more than two years, driving up the prices of gasoline. Crude oil prices settled at a 29-month high on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The average price for a gallon [...]

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