Author Archives: Kelsey Kern
Looking to adopt a pet for Christmas? Animal shelters in Gainesville and elsewhere provide excellent, humane sources.
WUFT discusses the state of the American worker with the community manager at the Marion County Workforce Connection.
The Honey Prairie fire continues to eat its way through the Okefenokee wilderness. Since its start the fire has consumed more than 81,000 acres. Okefenokee Supervisory Refuge Ranger, Art Webster says forestry officials and firefighters have taken many measures to […]
After more than a year and a half of road closures in downtown Gainesville, drivers can now able to drive from Main Street to Depot Avenue without detouring. Main Street Reconstruction project spokesperson Laurie Windham says the reconstruction is on […]
Alachua County’s air quality is ranked among the lowest in Florida according to a report just released by the American Lung Association. The report showed air quality has remained at an unhealthy level, despite many cities showing improvements in air […]
As education budgets are cut statewide, some Florida school districts have managed to keep their administrative costs low to help ease the pinch. The Marion County Public School district has remained among the lowest of the 67 school districts for […]
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is cracking down on deputies who text and drive. A new policy requires deputies to pull over in order to send a message on their phone. Alachua County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Art Forgey says the […]
Aftershocks following a large earthquake can occur for years. A magnitude 6.5 aftershock struck Northern Japan Sunday. University of Florida Department of Geological Sciences associate professor, Raymond Russo says this aftershock, and many others, are expected. He talked with WUFT-FM’s […]