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Sylvia opens at the High Springs Community Theatre

By on June 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:03 am

The High Springs Community Theater is opening a new play this weekend. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FMs Liana Charles talks to the director and lead actor about the production of Sylvia.

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Helping military personnel with epilepsy

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:58 pm

Veterans from all types of wars  suffer from traumatic brain injuries. As WUFT-FMs Liana Charles reports, epilepsy is a growing problem for military members coming home from war.  

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Little Jake Mitchell brings the blues to the Bo Diddley downtown plaza tonight

By on June 1st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:06 am

  The National African American Music Appreciation Month kicks off today with music from Blues Singer Little Jake Mitchell.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Liana Charles reports, his concert is part of the “Free Fridays” concert series at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza.  

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Marion County man charged with home invasion robbery

By on May 31st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:12 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office made a quick arrest in the home robbery of an elderly woman.  A man stole her car to escape after breaking-in and demanding she turn over credit cards and jewelry.  Detectives were able to recover [...]

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Stay safe in the waterways this weekend

By on May 25th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

This Memorial Day weekend people will be flocking to city pools and beaches. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’S Liana Charles reports on ways to stay safe in the water.

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Keeping your name off the credit “naughty list”

By on December 12th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm

During hard economic times, holiday shoppers see gift-giving as a source of stress rather than cheer. President and CEO of Campbridge Credit Counseling Christopher Viale says creating a budget is the key to staying debt free after the holidays. And [...]

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Search continues for missing fisherman

By on December 12th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:48 pm

The search continues for a man missing since Saturday. Norris Demeritte was fishing with his mother in Lake Palestine in Union County and never returned. Union County Sheriff Jerry Whitehead says the Sheriff’s Office is doing everything they can to [...]

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Increased action against dangerous driving

By on December 5th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:21 pm

December is National Drinking and Drugged Driving, or 3D, Prevention Month to promote safe driving through the holiday season. The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and safety partners are trying to keep fatality rates related to drinking and [...]

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Remembering the Kennedy assassination

By on November 21st, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:01 pm

48 years ago tomorrow President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.  While there have been questions and controversy surrounding the circumstances of his death and who the shooter was, few question the long lasting impact the assassination left on Americans. Retired [...]

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Suspect in weekend pill theft still at-large

By on November 14th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 2:56 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for tips on the whereabouts of a suspect in a grand theft this weekend.  WUFT-FM’s Liana Charles says investigators are accepting any information.

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