Author Archives: Kim Ortiz
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
Anti-hazing taskforce is put to action as fraternity involved with hazing incident remains suspended
A Univerisity of Florida fraternity remains suspended after hazing was reported last week. A UF Anti-Hazing Task Force met early tuesday morning about the recent violence. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette has the story of the task force’s plan to […]