Author Archives: Stephanie Bechara
The city of Ocala will decide tonight whether to support a farmers market in Downtown Square. The proposed farmers market would occur every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Downtown Business Alliance President George Carrasco says this farmers market […]
In the past few years, efforts to increase awareness of breast cancer have increased. But for one group, Hispanic women in the United States, where about ten percent have a probability of developing invasive breast cancer, additional programs are being […]
Getting civil rights restored became more difficult this month when Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet voted against allowing automatic restoration for nonviolent offenders. Now, a bill allowing former felons to get a job before restoring their civil rights […]
As the Japanese nuclear plant crisis unveils, local residents may worry about Progress Energy’s Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant in the Citrus County area. Levy county has a portion of the ten-mile emergency planning zone around the plant. Levy County’s […]
North Florida became home to a U.S. Army air assault course at Starke’s Camp Blanding Joint Training Center. But, as WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Bechara reports, while the soldiers want to pass the course, this is no easy challenge.