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Keystone Heights businesses suffering from dried up lakes

By on May 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:13 am

Area lakes in North central Florida are at record lows as dry conditions continue in the area and throughout the state. As part of our continuing coverage on low water levels, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports on how the low water levels in […]

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Drought taking a bite out of gator habitat

By on May 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:17 am

As temperatures soar well into the 90’s and with summer coming, alligators are becoming more active. But along with the heat, persistent dry conditions aren’t helping the extremely low water levels in nearby lakes, which are also home to gators. Florida’s […]

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I-75 report outlines the minute by minute details of the events leading up to fatal I-75 crashes

By and on April 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:39 am

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has completed its investigation of the events leading up the I-75 fatal crashes that took place nearly three months go. The lengthy detailed report was made public Thursday. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck gives us an inside […]

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Drought causes recreational opportunities to dry up on area lakes

By on April 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:29 pm

Kelsey Peck / WUFT-FM Area lake levels dropping from ongoing dry conditions. As dry conditions continue, the lack of rain has some missing out on recreational fun on Melrose area lakes as water levels dip extremely low. WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck traveled to the area today where […]

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Public forum over Adeena Springs Ranch water permit draws large crowd in Ocala

By on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:07 pm

A proposed organic beef farm in Marion County drew a standing room only crowd in Ocala last night. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports, concerned residents turned out for the public forum over a consumptive use permit for millions […]

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Florida legal experts weigh in on the state’s “stand your ground” law

By on March 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:11 am

The shooting death of 17 year old Trayvon Martin in the  surburban neighborhood of Sanford right outside Orlando continues to receive national attention. The teen was shot and killed by a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman who says the case is a matter […]

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25th year for “Women of Distinction” at SFC

By on March 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:38 pm

2012 Women of Distinction (photo courtesy of Santa Fe College) This year marks 25 years of Santa Fe College honoring a handful of local women for their hard work and contributions in Alachua and Bradford counties. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey […]

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Local after-school program teaches students life lessons outside of the classroom

By on March 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:51 pm

A local after-school program is helping kids succeed in the classroom. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports, this recently revamped program offers three components to strengthen a child academically and build character.

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Florida needs nurses…..stat

By on March 1st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:54 am

A recent survey released by Florida’s center for Nursing at the University of Central Florida reveals the state is expected to have 15,000 vacancies for registered nurses this year. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports about what this means […]

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Dove World pastor protests scheduled Islamic Awareness event

By on February 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:06 pm

An event aimed to spread awareness of the Islamic faith on the University of Florida’s campus is gaining some extra attention.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports how Dove World Pastor Terry Jones planned to protest at tonight’s  Islam On Campus event called, […]

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