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Emily Burris

Love bug season aggravates Florida motorists

If you’ve been fortunate enough to spend time in Florida the past few weeks then you know them well…lovebugs.  The notorious black flying bugs fill the skies every May and October and they’re everywhere, especially stuck to the front of your car.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with University …

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Tiny bug, big problem

If you’ve driven near the University of Florida campus this week, you may have thought the circus was in town. That’s because several buildings near University Avenue have been tented for termites. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with University of Florida assistant to the associate vice president for student affairs …

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Beloved author Sendak remembered

Generations of parents and children have lost the creator of the beloved bedtime story, “Where the Wild Things Are.”  Children’s book artist and award-winning author Maurice Sendak has died at the age of 83. University of Florida English Professor John Cech is Sendak’s long-time friend and colleague. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s …

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Donation drive hopes to top last year’s 500 item collection

The Marion County Fire Rescue is holding its annual Holiday Helpers donation drive. Rescue members will be collecting non-perishable food items, unwrapped toys, jackets, and other warm clothing for children from infants to teenagers. Marion County Fire Rescue Public Education Specialist Peveeta Persaud says they expect an increased demand for …

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