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Girls Place receives $30,000 grant

Girls Place of North Central Florida received some exciting news today.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, the after-school and summer day camp center received a generous grant to fund some much-needed new purchases.  

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Adena springs permit update

The St. Johns River Water Management District has yet to review a permit application from the Adena Springs Ranch in Marion County. Earlier in the year the operators of the planned grass fed cattle ranch submitted an application to be able to pump more than 13,000,000 gallons of water a …

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UF, Independent Florida Alligator feuding over racks

The University of Florida and the Independent Florida Alligator are at odds over whether or not the student newspaper can continue to offer its publications on campus in their signature freestanding orange, branded newspaper racks.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, the independent student newspaper says this is a …

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Dairy, cattle industries affected by drought

In what has become one of the most widespread droughts in decades, over half the country is now in stages of drought or extremely dry conditions. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, Florida’s cattle and dairy industries are at the mercy of the country’s corn crop as a large …

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