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Author Archives: Juliza Monterroso

Driving with dignity

By on May 16th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:16 pm

Dignity Project Second Generation Incorporated is celebrating its first birthday from 11 to 2PM on May 19th, with a celebration that’s open to the public. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Juliza Monterroso reports, organizers planned the celebration to thank the [...]

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Study abroad experiences relocate

By on April 28th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:26 pm

University of Florida students planning to study abroad this summer in Japan through the University are going to need a change of plans. Due to the natural disasters and political unrest that has plagued Japan in recent months, the University [...]

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Two charged in death of endangered whooping crane

By on April 19th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:45 pm

There’s closure in the case of a matriarch whooping crane shooting thanks to a citizen tip. Authorities have charged Wade Bennett from Kayuga, Indianna and a juvenile in the case. Both were sentenced in Indiana State Court and received probation, [...]

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Helping people keep their homes

By on April 12th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Florida is launching a one-billion dollar federally funded effort to help struggling homeowners keep their homes. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT- FM’s Juliza Monterroso reports, under the Florida Hardest-Hit Fund housing assistance program, homeowners may see a light at the end [...]

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Busy hurricane season expected

By on April 7th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:27 pm

Although several hurricanes formed in the Atlantic, none hit the United States. The upcoming season may be different. Meteorologists say 2011 may be an active year for hurricanes. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Juliza Monterroso reports 15 total storms are [...]

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Lawmakers push bills to discourage the hiring of illegal immigrants

By on April 5th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:28 pm

Legislators seeking to discourage the hiring of illegal immigrants are now one step closer to reaching Florida’s employment law. The state senate’s judiciary committee approved a bill on Monday requiring companies to use the electronic verification program for new hires. [...]

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Shoplifter still on the loose

By on April 5th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:28 pm

The Clay County sheriff’s office is currently looking for a woman who it says was involved in a shoplifting operation. Her accomplice, Nyota McGriff was arrested on four counts of initiating theft of property. Detectives believe the two women provided [...]

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