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FDLE arrests 4 dozen people in child predator sting operation

By on December 15th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:02 pm

A six month child predator sting operation known as “Operation Amalgamate” ended today with the arrest of 48 individuals charged with soliciting minors. FDLE is urging parents to be actively involved in their childrens’ activities.  The Florida Department of Law Enforcement spokesperson [...]

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Alachua County Labor Party speaks out on healthcare on Saturday

By on December 1st, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:53 pm

The 99-percent of Alachua County organization is having a healthcare speak out on Saturday. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar reports, people from different backgrounds will have an opportunity to share their health care experience.

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National Adoption Month gives individuals a chance at parenting

By on November 17th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:26 pm

November is National adopt a child month. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar reports, The Florida Department of Children and Families is pairing with public adoption agencies to expand adoption awareness among communities in order to ensure foster children find [...]

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Fish and Wildlife officials reveal draft of a 10 year conservation plan for Florida Black Bears

By on November 10th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:28 pm

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission presented a new plan to ensure the conservation of Florida Black Bears. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar reports, today’s draft will be the first step for a ten year long plan.

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Marion County residents work to save their “historic” theatre

By on November 2nd, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:32 pm

The Downtown Ocala Marion Theater is a community landmark for many residents. The theater is also in threat of closing, if it does not prove to be profitable for the city of Ocala and the operating corporation Carmike Cinemas. Florida’s [...]

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Marion County to participate in event to take in pills to keep them off the streets

By on October 27th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:11 pm

“National Pill Take Back Day” is this Saturday in Marion County. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar reports, this event is the first step toward keeping surplus and illegal prescription drugs off the streets.  (sources: Professor of Pharmacy Paul Doering and Public [...]

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A memorial for the fallen brings Nature Coast community together

By on October 6th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:20 pm

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall and the Moving Tribute is at the Citrus County American Legion Post 225 for the first time. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM Veronica Vilar reports, The event has united the large communtiy of Veterans and Family members in the [...]

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Solving seafood confusion

By on September 29th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:42 pm

The Florida Musuem of Natural History is hosting Seafood Choices: Why am I confused? A Science Cafe focusing on seafood industry changes and the effect on  consumers. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar reports. “Seafood Choices:  Why Am I Confused” gets underway [...]

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Chamber orchestra conductor praises new SFC arts hall

By on September 22nd, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:48 pm

Santa Fe College’s brand new Fine Arts Hall is hosting “Light Up The Night” on Saturday to inaugurate the new building. The artistic showcase for the senses will feature Sister Hazel, ballet dancer Sarah Lane, Broadway Director Marion Caffey and Jose Manuel [...]

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Lower SAT scores cause concern among educators

By on September 15th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:19 pm

The 2011 Scholastic Aptitude Test or SAT scores have been revealed, and many educators are voicing their opinion on the results. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar reports educators are saying the test result are not good enough.

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