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Some nighttime delays expected as highway reconstruction continues

By on April 16th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Night time drivers may experience some delays.  The I-75 southbound exit ramp onto Newberry Road will be closed for repaving tomorrow night and possibly Wednesday night, as well. Florida Department of Transportation Spokeswoman Laurie Windham says these closures are part [...]

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Alachua County children suffering the playground blues

By on April 9th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:22 pm

The high pollen levels in Gainesville have many children sniffling. As WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg reports, doctors have seen more children affected by pollen allergies this spring compared to the last.

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Thousands of acres burning in North Central Florida

By and on April 9th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:23 pm

      Heavy smoke this morning throughout North Central Florida has reduced visibility on roadways and made for hazardous driving conditions.  While the fire in Levy Prairie just over the Alachua-Putnam county line may bring in some smoke, Wildfire [...]

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Morning meeting unites attendees under prayer and remembrance

By on April 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Songs, prayer and remembrance this morning at a breakfast to honor a fallen civil rights leader.  WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg says the Paramount Plaza hotel in Gainesville is full of local officials gathering in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Ocala rally to honor memory of Sanford teen

By on March 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:42 am

A candlelight vigil in memory of Trayvon Martin will be held on Sunday in Ocala. Interfaith Alliance of Marion County President Delphine Herbert says she hopes to see people of all backgrounds come together to remember the teen who was [...]

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Smoky conditions persist from Marion County flare up

By on March 19th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:57 pm

        Though the fire in Orange Springs is 100% contained, fire fighters remain on the scene to monitor the area. Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the fire that started two weeks ago flared up yesterday, but [...]

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Charges likely in UF fraternity’s hazing allegations

By on March 16th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:35 pm

There was a full slate this morning for University of Florida officials investigating hazing allegations.  Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg says consequences for a UF fraternity are taking priority.

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State veterans organization reacts to Afghanistan shooting

By on March 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:36 pm

The next step for an American Soldier who shot and killed 16 innocent Afghanistan civilians is still unclear. Florida Disabled American Veterans Executive Director Al Linden says the motives behind the soldier’s shootings are still being investigated. Of the 16 [...]

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11-month-old in critical condition, abuse investigation underway

By on March 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:53 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstances around a potential child abuse case. WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg says a baby is unresponsive due to severe head trauma.

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A runoff election by the books

By on February 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:48 pm

With Gainesville’s at-large seat 1 election tomorrow, campaigning has been at full force. WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg says rules on the books are getting a closer look than ever.

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