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Salvation Army volunteers receive a holiday gift by sharing their time

By on December 20th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:53 pm

The holiday season is in full swing. It’s the time of year for gift buying and gift sharing. Jon Perry reports on how one organization provides help to others and gives personal rewards to those who volunteer their time.

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Park Rangers at the MKR historic site are taking measures to protect famous orange grove

By on December 15th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:47 pm

The recent cold streak in Florida has been affecting agriculture, and as Floridas 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jon Perry reports it is also affecting one of the state’s historic state parks too.

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Educators get out the word about HIV prevention on World AIDS Awareness Day

By on December 1st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm

December 1st was AIDS Awareness Day. Health specialists used the day as an opportunity to help educate people on HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. WUFT’s Jon Perry reports.

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Diabetes, the disease that’s taking its toll on America

By on November 24th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:30 pm

The Holidays are here, and with it comes plenty of sweets. WUFT’s Jon Perry tells us why people should think about what they’re eating.

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FDA cracks down on alcohol-caffeine drink makers

By on November 18th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:50 pm

If people are looking for energy and alcohol at the same time, they may not be able to find such products much longer. As WUFT’s Jon Perry reports, the FDA says caffeineted alcohol drinks are now considered unsafe.

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Marion County Republicans celebrate election results

By on November 3rd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:58 pm

The Republicans had a true party at the Hilton in Ocala last night after the polls closed. As WUFT’s Jon Perry reports, it was all to celebrate the number of Republican victories locally and statewide.

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Registered Voters in Citrus County will decide on a county commissioner for District 2

By on October 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:01 pm

The Citrus County Commission District 2 seat is being sought by Democrat Phillip Mulrain and Republican John Kenney. WUFT-FM’s Jon Perry has this profile of the candidates.

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UF’s annual Gator Gallop brings out the runners

By on October 15th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:02 pm

Homecoming week has brought many people to Gainesville to enjoy the festivities. The parade is the big event for most, but prior to the parade is an annual two-mile run known as Gator Gallop. Florida’s 89.1, Jon Perry reports.

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Interfaith service brings community together despite plans by Dove World Outreach Center

By on September 14th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:11 pm

The Gainesville community held an interfaith service at a church in downtown Gainesville on Wednesday, September 8th, to show unity and disagreement with the actions planned by the Dove World Outreach Center. Jon Perry reports.

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