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Volunteers no longer needed in search for missing UF student

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm

Police have ended the call for volunteers to participate in the search for UF student Christian Aguilar who has been missing for more than two weeks. The volunteer check-in post at the Florida Farm Bureau in Gainesville, which has been [...]

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Dixie County’s Ten Commandments controversy is back at the lower court

By on August 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:05 pm

The fight over a monument displaying the Ten Commandments in front of the Dixie County Courthouse is back before the lower court. Earlier the American Civil Liberties Union sued on behalf of a North Carolina resident who considered buying property [...]

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25th anniversary of Shark Week starts Sunday

By on August 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:07 pm

It’s that time of year when Floridians and the rest of the world can learn almost everything about sharks with the 25th Anniversary of Shark Week kicking off this Sunday on the Discovery Channel. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports [...]

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Alachua County voters to decide on “Fix Our Roads” sales surtax

By on August 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:09 pm

On the November 6, 2012 General Election ballot, voters in Alachua County will decide whether to pass the Fix Our Roads Alachua County sales surtax. The sales surtax is on the ballot to create a new funding source for road [...]

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Camp for kids of military personnel to help with stress

By on August 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:30 pm

A week-long summer camp for the children of families with fallen, wounded, or disabled veterans begins today.  

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Levy County authorities try for “clean sweep”

By on August 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Levy County and the Williston area have amped up their fight on drug crimes. Florida’s 89.1  WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how one successful operation has led to multiple arrests and what authorities hope are safer streets.

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Early voting to begin this weekend in Alachua County

By on July 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Early voting for most counties around the state begins Saturday for many key primary races in Florida. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how residents of Alachua County can participate beginning this weekend.  

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Florida Turnpike’s service plazas are receiving huge renovations

By on July 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Florida Turnpike’s eight service plazas are getting a $162-million makeover. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo spoke with Florida Turnpike spokesman Chad Huff about why these renovations are necessary and how they will impact drivers.

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Meet another former Olympian living in Gainesville: Byron Dyce

By on July 30th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:34 pm

In the past week or so, WUFT-FM has tried to put a local spin on the London 2012 Olympic games.  The world will find out who the best athletes are and who will go home disappointed. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports [...]

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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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