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Author Archives: Kristen Botica

Santa Fe College program mentors African American students

By on December 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 19, 2012 at 12:28 pm

The My Brother’s Keeper program at Santa Fe College pairs African American male students with mentors.

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United Way’s homegame parties begin downtown tonight

By on August 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:59 am

With the Florida football festivities, United Way is hosting the Downtown United Street Party this evening.

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Six arrests made after Alachua County Sheriff’s sting on online sex predators

By on July 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:35 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office has made six arrests from an undercover internet crimes against children sting. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kristen Botica has more on the story surrounding these arrests.

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Drought will impact prices at the grocery store

By on July 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

A new report released today shows that 55% of the continental United States is in a moderate to extreme drought, the largest percentage since 1956. With the Midwest at the center of the drought, there may be widespread destruction of the [...]

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Gas prices on the rise again

By on July 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:34 am

While consumers may have enjoyed a period of lower gas prices recently, that price drop was short-lived.  Gas prices spiked in the past week. Nationally, the average price rose from $3.33 to $3.38, while here in Florida prices increased from $3.19 to $3.26. [...]

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Ruling from high court expected soon on affordable health care act

By on June 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:49 am

With the culmination of the current Supreme Court term quickly approaching, a ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is expected by the end of the month.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT -FM’s Kristen Botica reports on what the effects of these deliberations [...]

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