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Health Department facing more cuts

As the Alachua County Health Department continues to work towards financial stability, the biggest expense- personnel- is still facing some cuts. Interim Director Paul Myers says the new year comes with a round of lay-offs, although fewer than previous planned. The Health Department found itself in financial problems late last …

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Dixie County family mourns loss of their grandson

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is continuing to investigate the death of Bryan Austen Osteen. Osteen was killed in a hunting accident November eighth while attempting to climb down an 11-foot ladder stand. His grandfather found Osteen facedown near the stand and immediately called the police. Yesterday, Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Trent Kelly spoke …

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Suspected serial rapist arrested in Marion County

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the man suspected in five sexual assaults since July. Sheriff’s Office Spokeswoman Jenifer Lowe says 37-year-old Michael Alan Frye was positively identified by victims in two of the cases and his vehicle matched descriptions in all four Marion County attacks. He was arrested …

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Senator Bob Graham addresses America’s readiness for another potential attack

Bob Graham has been a major player in national politics for decades. When the U.S. was attacked 10 years ago, Senator Graham was representing Florida in the United States Senate. Graham, who is also a former two-term governor of Florida, served as Chairman of the Weapons of Mass Destruction and Terrorism Commission. This Sunday at 6 p.m. in Pugh Hall on the University of Florida campus, Graham and his Center for Public Service at UF will host an event to figure out whether Florida is ready to face a similar situation if it were to ever occur here. Florida's 89.1, WUFT-FM's Trent Kelly talked with Senator Graham.

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Republican presidential challengers taking shape

After weeks of speculation about who is going to run against President Obama in the 2012 presidential elections, the field of prospective Republican challengers finally began to take shape over the past couple weeks with big names like Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul officially announcing their candidacies and big names …

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