Author Archives: Sanika Dange
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. Bond says in the battle between rain and active fires, the […]
Winston Bradley started his first week in office in the new commission seat with a running start. His fellow commissioners welcomed him with open arms. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette reports on Bradley’s inaugural plans for the year. Also posted: a WUFT-TV report […]
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 […]
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.
Tuesday night election results have led two At-Large candidates to face off in Gainesville’s runoff election, but Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange says to one of the candidates, this is not a surprise. WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis says another run-off candidate […]
Update: All precincts now reporting. Run-off confirmed. It looks like a run-off for the Gainesville city commission At-Large 1 seat. With one precinct still outstanding, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis says the Nathan Skop campaign is getting ready for the next step. […]
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 […]
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. She […]
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. And nationally, 60% of dogs and 70% of cats brought into animal shelters are euthanized […]
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.