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Smokey driving conditions in Lafayette and Levy Counties

By on September 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Burning brush in Lafeyette and Levy counties cause smoke issues on Florida roads.

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Democratic activists in Charlotte for national convention

By on September 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:49 pm

The Democratic National Convention begins Tuesday in Charlotte. WUFT interviewed several delegates about their expectations for the event.

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Republican National Convention still important despite major changes

By on August 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:02 pm

Despite changes in the RNC, experts say it is still important in terms of the success of the Republican Party.

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Tour comes to the University of Florida to engage students in politics

By on August 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Group rallies to have student involvement in upcoming election.

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Summer gas prices continue to rise in Florida

By on August 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Summer time usually means higher prices at the pump and so far, this year hasn’t been much of an exception. Gas prices have continued to rise statewide and nationally since the beginning of July. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez spoke [...]

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Hernando County offers ways to save money and water

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:05 pm

Local governments are constantly trying to find ways to conserve water, especially in certain areas of north central Florida where groundwater levels are still very low.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez reports, one north central Florida county is giving [...]

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Florida environmentalists launch petition drive toward land conservation effort

By on August 8th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Environmentalists are launching a petition campaign for a proposed state constitutional amendment that would allow $10 billion in state funds over 20 years for land and water conservation in Florida. They say the legislature has slashed funding for the Florida [...]

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Teachers union president talks about how to improve education

By on August 1st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:31 pm

Public education in the State of Florida has been making headlines this year with changes to the state’s standardized test, the FCAT, as well as the recent resignation of Florida education commissioner Gerard Robinson.  WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez  spoke with Florida [...]

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Jonesville sinkhole is stabilizing

By and on July 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:09 pm

With the recent drought followed by torrential rains from Tropical Storm Debby, the appearance of sinkholes has increased across North Central Florida. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how this recent weather has affected a particular sinkhole in Jonesville. [...]

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Gainesville man who competed in Olympics looks at upcoming games

By on July 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:34 pm

On Tuesday we talked to a University of Florida graduate living in London about how the Olympics will affect the residents of the city.  Today WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez  spoke with former Olympian, track announcer, jazz guitarist,  who’s been living in Gainesville [...]

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