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The real question behind today’s health care discussion

By on March 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:55 pm

The Affordable Care Act is up for discussion this week. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce says the case will determine whether Congress has the power to mandate health insurance for every American.

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Scrutiny may help Sanford Police improve

By on March 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:42 am

Many questions are still unanswered in the death of Trayvon Martin. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce says criticism of police procedures plays a big part in the search for answers. Short depth by Chris Peralta – WUFT-FM Gainesville Fraternal Order […]

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What is self-defense?

By on March 19th, 2012 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:42 am

The case involving Trayvon Martin has raised questions about how “self-defense” is interpreted in a court of law. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce says the broad term does have certain limitations.

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Highway construction project will cause congestion around Lake City

By on March 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:36 pm

Resurfacing along I-75 will cause delays in North Central Florida starting tomorrow. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce says the project aims to improve safety standards.

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Rain showers helping wildfire efforts, but not for the long-run

By and on February 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:03 pm

Gainesville residents are pulling out their umbrellas, as this week continues to deliver more rain showers. But Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says this is a welcome weather change. Bond says in the battle between rain and active fires, the […]

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Person of interest identified in Marion County hit-and-run

By on February 24th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:49 pm

A Marion County hit and run investigation continues. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce says evidence continues to come in.

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Sheriff’s office seeks help in tracking down escapee

By on February 10th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:51 pm

An Alachua County inmate on work release has escaped custody after not showing up to work on Wednesday night. Florida’s 89.1WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce says the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community for help.

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Awareness week encourages pet owners to bark up the right tree

By on February 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:46 pm

Alachua County will use Florida Week for the Animals to raise awareness and advance the number of adoptions this month. The Alachua County Humane Society Executive Director Eric Van Ness says this event might help increase the number of adoptions. […]

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