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Area schools get rain gardens to commemorate Earth Day

In light of Earth Day on Friday, three local schools will get rain gardens from the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department. The rain gardens are used to help protect water quality. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Lysette Portales spoke with Alachua County Environmental Protection Department Natural Resources Program Manager Steven Hofstetter about …

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Dim future for Bright Futures

Students may face cuts to Bright Futures due to a large state deficit. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT– FM’s Lysette Portales reports, these cuts will affect many students. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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