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Rain showers helping wildfire efforts, but not for the long-run

Gainesville residents are pulling out their umbrellas, as this week continues to deliver more rain showers. But Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says this is a welcome weather change. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Bond says in the battle between rain and active fires, the constant weather change …

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The curse of fame

Hollywood and fans around the world mourned the death of a music icon over the  weekend.  But as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, the memory of Whitney Houston will live on in her music and her message to the next generation. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Whooping cranes ground themselves

The migrating whooping cranes will no longer be reaching their original destination.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, some recent storms may be to blame. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Gilchrist County school system achieves top 5 ranking

The Gilchrist County School District is ranked fifth in the list of 67 state school districts in a ranking released by the Florida Department of Education today. Though Gilchrist County is one of the smaller Florida counties, Gilchrist County School Superintendent Don Thomas says the real secret to a successful …

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Amping up safety measures at Santa Fe

Efforts to keep students safe in light of a recent kidnapping at Santa Fe College may lead to permanent changes to safety procedures on campus. SFC General Counsel Patti Locascio says they are considering more lighting, as a start. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] She says they are …

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Public awareness saving the lives of pets

Euthanasia numbers have dropped by 6,000 in the past 10 years.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, Animal Services are determined to see the pattern continue. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] And nationally, 60% of dogs and 70% of cats brought into animal shelters are euthanized each year. As …

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The race for the GOP nomination opens up

With the upcoming Republican caucus in January, the GOP candidate race is still reeling from Herman Cain’s withdrawal.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, the withdrawal is opening doors for other potential Republican nominees. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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