Author Archives: Michelle McKenzie

Marion County Brings Health Clinic To Those In Need

By on May 4th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

In Marion County, health department officials have come up with a way for residents who have difficulty seeing a doctor because of tough financial times. They’ve gone as far as literally taking their services to patients, especially in rural areas. […]

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Marion County Horse Park Is Banking On Passage Of Speciality License Plate

By on April 27th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

The 2010 legislative session is coming to a close in Tallahassee. Closely monitoring the session are the directors and volunteers of the Florida Horse Park in Marion County. They are hoping to raise more than $200,000 annually if lawmakers approve […]

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UF Law Students Raise Funds & Awareness About Child Abuse

By on April 6th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:56 pm

This week is “Child Abuse Awareness Week” and the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Family Law Society organization is striving to combat the rising number of cases of child abuse both locally and statewide. On Tuesday they sold […]

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Lessons Learned From Five Year Old Terry Schiavo Case

By on March 30th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:56 pm

March 31st marks the five-year anniversary of the high-profile passing of St. Petersburg resident Terri Schiavo. Schiavo suffered irreversible brain damage which left her in a vegetative state. The Terri Schiavo case attracted national media attention. It also raised serious […]

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UF Student Named A "Woman Of Promise" For Serving The community.

By on March 4th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:58 pm

In light of Women’s History Month, Santa Fe Community College is honoring local leaders as “Women Of Distinction.” Since 1987, the college has recognized five prominent women in Alachua and Bradford Counties each year. SFC also chooses a “Woman Of […]

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Alachua County Schools Combat Childhood Obesity

By on February 18th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Obesity in America has created national concern. As health insurance rates soar, citizens are seeking ways to improve their health. Childhood obesity is an even more pressing issue. Michelle McKenzie takes a look at how Alachua County schools are making […]

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Killer Bees Haven’t Stung U.S. Honey Production

By on February 4th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:53 pm

The much feared Africanized honey bee entered the United States in October of 1990. But despite predictions, researchers say the aggressive bee species has not taken an economic toll on domestic hives. As Michelle McKenzie reports, even though the African […]

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Florida Mission Worker Shares His Experience In Haiti

By on January 19th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:57 pm

It’s been nearly a week since the earthquake in Haiti. Rescue forces remain active in giving as much help as they can to look for Haitian survivors. James Tolbert with fish ministries of St. Augustine just came back from haiti. […]

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