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Keystone Heights businesses suffering from dried up lakes

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 the Keystone Heights region have business owners and residents hoping …

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Drought taking a bite out of gator habitat

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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 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports how low water levels aren’t just …

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Drought causes recreational opportunities to dry up on area lakes

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 she found getting to spend time on the water is a “cherished” opportunity. Melrose resident and artist David Beede’s has lived off …

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25th year for “Women of Distinction” at SFC

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 Peck shares the stories of women who are being recognized as this year’s “Women of Distinction” and “Woman of Promise.”

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Florida needs nurses…..stat

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 for the north central Florida area and for nursing students …

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Dove World pastor protests scheduled Islamic Awareness event

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, “Islam Explained:  The Last Prophet” being held at the J. …

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