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Traffic monitoring cameras and message signs to be installed in Marion County

By and on April 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:30 am

Traffic monitoring cameras and dynamic message signs are being installed along some major streets in Ocala.  The message signs will give drivers who have to get off the interstate for unusual traffic conditions information about where to go, how long the [...]

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Florida tourism improving two years after BP oil rig explosion

By on April 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:57 pm

The two-year anniversary of the deadly BP oil spill is approaching this week. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports on how Florida’s tourism is bouncing back.

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Florida execution gets green light after letters written from behind bars

By on April 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:29 pm

David Gore has been on Florida’s death row for 29 years. During that time, he began correspondance with a pen pal in Las Vegas and detailed all his murders through a series of letters. Today, he will become the 73rd prisoner [...]

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Thousands of acres burning in North Central Florida

By and on April 9th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:23 pm

      Heavy smoke this morning throughout North Central Florida has reduced visibility on roadways and made for hazardous driving conditions.  While the fire in Levy Prairie just over the Alachua-Putnam county line may bring in some smoke, Wildfire [...]

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Education under fire for some religious groups in Iran

By on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:07 pm

With all the public has been hearing about the violence in the Middle East, sometimes the smaller issues can go unnoticed. Amnesty International is hosting an event tonight in the Rion Ballroom at the J. Wayne Reitz Union on the University [...]

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Adena Spring Ranch water permit subject of Tuesday water forum in Ocala

By on April 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:10 pm

Tuesday night’s public forum on the proposed Adeena Springs Ranch in Matrion County is expected to draw a large crowd. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, one cattle ranch owner’s request for a large sum of water is causing many residents to speak [...]

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Riots in Spain reflect a global issue

By on March 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:44 pm

    The magnitude of the riots in Spain this morning took many by surprise. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange takes a more personal look at the riots that could end up welcoming in a new economic structure.

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National hurricane conference encourages preparation

By on March 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:44 pm

Today marks the fourth and final day of the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando leaving attendees with one last day for workshops and training sessions about the upcoming hurricane season. Though this year’s conference hasn’t released exact predictions about the [...]

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The Supreme Court begins hearing on Obama’s health care plan

By on March 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:25 pm

The Supreme Court stands ready to determine the fate of Obama’s Affordable Care Act. And as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, the debate is only just getting started.

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Sanford shooter not connected with police crime watch program

By and on March 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:27 pm

As petitions for George Zimmerman’s arrest continue to spring up on social media websites such as Facebook, so is the growing interest in what his motivation for shooting 17-year-old Trayvon could have been. Zimmerman has previously been referred to as “Neighborhood Watch [...]

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