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Caboodle cats recovering after rescue

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is helping investigate an animal cruelty case on Caboodle Ranch in Lee, Florida. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports. Seven-hundred cats were rescued from Caboodle Ranch in February.  Southeastern Regional Director for the Field Investigation and Response Team for the ASPCA Adam Leath says …

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Former UF professor to outline the implications of ignoring global climate changes

Professor Stephen Mulkey

Professor Stephen Mulkey Former University of Florida Professor Stephen Mulkey returns to Gainesville in honor of Climate Week to talk about changes in the global climate.  The public is invited to hear Mulkey speak tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. at Smathers Library East in Room 1A.  His speech is being sponsored by the Civic Media Center, the …

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“Cowboys” herding Prairie bison

Herds of American Bison can be traced back to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park for hundreds of years. In early February, a roundup process began to thin the herd. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports on the impact the removal will have on the bison.

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While forestry crews fight muck fire, others recall night of crash

Cars braking during dense smoke on I-75 on the night of the multi-vehicle accident (photo by Ronny Herrera)

  Though traffic is flowing in both the north and southbound lanes of I-75, law enforcement officials continue their investigation into the multiple-vehicle crash that killed 10 people.  On Monday forestry workers could be seen watering the muck fire on Payne’s Prairie that caused the smokey conditions the night of the …

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