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By Kim Ortiz on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: January 30, 2013 at 10:34 am
A Maddie’s Fund grant to Alachua County hopes to curb animal euthanization rates by 2015.
By Kim Ortiz on April 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:21 pm
Gainesville police are facing problems finding the men responsible for a weekend beating. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kim Ortiz reports how police are hoping residents will move the case forward.
By Kim Ortiz on March 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:03 pm
After meeting at the National Hurricane Conference to discuss hurricane preparedness, weather and emergency officials are now are warning residents not to use tape to protect their homes. Alachua County Emergency Management Director David Donnelly says tape should have never [...]
By Kim Ortiz on March 21st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:56 pm
Marion County Fire Rescue is fighting fire with fire today in order to protect homes around the Ocala National Forest. Florida Forest Service Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the 266 acre back burn won’t hurt vegetation and will help [...]
With an extensive coastline and rural area to monitor, the Levy County Sheriff’s office has created an Agriculture/Marine Unit to deal with growing Agriculture related crime. Levy County Sheriff’s Office Major Evan Sullivan says this position is something the Sheriff’s [...]
By Kim Ortiz on March 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:37 pm
There’s a fairly large solar storm striking the ionosphere at the moment…and some are worried this could lead to power outages. WUFT-FM’s Kim Ortiz reports why Florida residents won’t have to.
By Kim Ortiz on February 29th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:47 pm
Road work continues to repair damage done by last month’s fatal I-75 crash. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FMs Kim Ortiz says nighttime drivers will see some changes.
By Kim Ortiz on February 15th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:42 pm
Florida’s legislative delegation is hearing about of a number of Gainesville projects today. Gainesville City Commissioner Jeanna Mastrodicasa says she is making the case for many issues to wrap up a two-day stay on Capitol Hill, but her main focus [...]