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Jonesville sinkhole is stabilizing

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. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]  

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Going green by going solar

By Stephanie Denardo – WUFT-FM Alachua County residents are showing great interest in making the community more sustainable and lower the costs of energy. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports solar energy might be the answer to people’s energy needs. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Meeting to talk about trail in southwest Gainesville

The Archer Braid Trail Public Workshop will be held tomorrow (Tuesday) for the public to discuss any issues or concerns over the trail plans. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on the controversy over the design plans between the county and the Haile Plantation neighborhood. [Audio clip: view full post …

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The “illegal” versus “undocumented” controversy continues

People continue to argue about just what is the correct title for immigrants who reside in the United States with no documentation.  The term “illegal immigrant” is offensive to some. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how this term puts a negative label on certain immigrants. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Summer can be bad time for teens

More teenagers start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other months, U.S. health officials say. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on what factors lead to alcohol and drug use in teens over the summer, and what parents can do to prevent it. …

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Environmental officials look for sinkholes in Debby’s wake

Sinkholes are a natural and common geological feature for North Central Florida, but their numbers have quickly increased after heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Debby. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports how and where these sinkholes are forming, and what people can do to fix them. [Audio clip: view full post …

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GRU prepares for falling trees as Tropical Storm Debby approaches

As Tropical Storm Debby slowly makes its way to North Central Florida, Gainesville Regional Utilities has people on standby to monitor the situation around the city. Because of the potential for strong winds and heavy rain, GRU says trees could fall and damage power lines and block roads. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo …

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