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Haile Plantation resident reacts to news of rape suspect arrest

Relief is one way to describe how residents living in the Haile Plantation neighborhood are feeling after hearing the news of the arrest of Andrew Payne.  The 2008 brutal rape changed the way the residents moved around their neighborhood for months, especially joggers. Earlier today, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Strasser spoke with Haile Plantation …

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State officials remind parents about hot cars and kids

With rising temperatures and busy summer days, the Department of Children and Families and the Florida Highway Patrol are reminding parents and caregivers not to leave their children unattended in cars.  Press Secretary of the Department Erin Gillespie says that this is a growing concern because children are more vulnerable to higher temperatures than …

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Improvements in store for Gainesville Regional Airport

Over the years, area business and government leaders have been trying to help make the Gainesville Regional airport more competitve, both from a facilities standpoint, and from the number of flights that operate out of the airport.  Summer is a travel time, and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Strasser reports, more …

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Small town remembers its past

History buffs in Florida may want to come to Alachua County on Saturday.  The Battle of Micanopy’s 176th Commemoration event in the historic town of Micanopy is taking place. This year’s event memorial will be unlike all the others.    

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