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Local counties rethink preparing for a possible bioterrorist attack

By and on September 12th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:22 pm

As the Tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attack was remembered, where does the United States, and in particular the State of Florida stand against the possibility of biological terrorism? As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports, local counties are not completely prepared for […]

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Smart traffic navigating busy streets on holiday weekend

By on September 2nd, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:11 pm

With a stadium full of Gator fans and a downtown crowded with tailgator’s and other visitors, traffic in Gainesville will be crazier than usual. WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar spoke to Gainesville Traffic Operations Manager, Phillip Mann, about a multi-million dollar computerized […]

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Pilot of experimental aircraft dies in Bradford county crash

By on April 25th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:06 pm

Bradford County Sheriff’s deputies have now determined the identity of a pilot after his plane crashed on Sunday. The victim, Michael Shultz was flying an experimental aircraft, and when he did not return home, his wife drove to the couple’s […]

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Pilot okay after crash landing at Ocala airport

By on April 21st, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:54 pm

An aircraft crash-landed at the Ocala International Airport Thursday morning. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar reports, the pilot did not suffer any injuries during the accident.

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Program encourages recycling in Hernando County

By on April 7th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:27 pm

Hernando County is offering incentives to green-conscious residents in the community. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar reports, the “Caught in the Act” awards program begins Monday (April 11th).

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

By on March 9th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:03 pm

March is a time set aside to remind men and women alike to speak with their healthcare providers about getting screened for the colorectal cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer […]

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