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Access to Mayor Email Correspondence Varies in North Florida

By and on December 20th, 2013 | Last updated: December 20, 2013 at 11:36 am

Of 24 towns contacted in North Central Florida, 18 sent their mayor’s emails free of charge to WUFT. The others posed fees, lack of archived emails and other problems when confronted with a request for the public records.

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Why Putnam School District Teachers Are Tracking Their Steps

By on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 1:00 pm

The Putnam County School District is taking steps to create a healthier lifestyle for students, faculty and staff with its new fitness challenge, Walking to Wellness. William D. Moseley Elementary School in Palatka is hosting the fall fitness challenge, where faculty and staff will track how many steps they take each day.

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Even In Rural Areas, North Florida Law Enforcement Turns To Facebook To Catch Suspects

By on October 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 8:31 pm

North Central Florida agencies increasingly use Facebook and other social media sites as a method to find suspects, gather evidence and give residents crime updates.

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Why Are All Those Scarecrows In Keystone Heights?

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 5:54 pm

Keystone Heights is holding a “Scarecrow Strut” contest: businesses, schools and nonprofits can build scarecrows to compete and be judged in various categories.

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Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Rings Bell To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of MLK Speech

By on August 28th, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 7:23 pm

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church took part in a nationwide ringing of the bells, which occurred at 3 p.m. all over the country to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

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