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Progress Energy crews head to Alabama to help restore power after yesterday’s tornados caused severe damage

By on April 28th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:35 pm

Progress Energy Florida has sent workers to Alabama to assist local utilities who have lost power. Alabama Governor Robert Bentely says up to a million people are without power in Alabama, due to the extensive damage caused by severe tornadoes […]

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Lawmakers consider reducing timeframe for early voting

By on April 28th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:39 pm

The Florida Legislature is considering a bill to cut down early voting time. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Lysette Portales reports, the measure would also affect primary elections.

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Area schools get rain gardens to commemorate Earth Day

By on April 21st, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:51 pm

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 […]

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Popularity of lacrosse spreads locally

By on April 14th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:09 pm

The sport of lacrosse has grown the past few years. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Lysette Portales reports, lacrosse has become very popular locally.

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Triple A outlines legislative priorities for 2011

By on April 14th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:09 pm

Booster seats and teen driver safety are top priorities for Triple-A. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Lysette Portales reports, Triple-A is striving to improve traffic safety.

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Dim future for Bright Futures

By on April 6th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:28 pm

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.

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