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Smokey conditions flare back up around Olive fire

The Levy Prairie wildfires have picked back up near the city of Hawthorne. The fire and smoke is thick enough to blur driver’s vision and make the road hard to see. North Florida Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the problem worsened in the late evening. [Audio clip: view full …

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Antique aircraft fly visitors back in time

A Wings of Freedom tour is looking to honor veterans through the very aircraft they flew in combat. WUFT-FM’s Zac Blobner says antique planes were on-hand this weekend to help everyday people take a step back in history in a veteran’s combat boots. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] …

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Alachua County Fair bringing bargains this year

The Alachua County Fair will open tomorrow, and WUFT-FM’s Zac Blobner says fair officials hope to bring in bigger crowds with bigger bargains this year. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Fair Organizer Steve White says they will extend special price hours, offer discounts and provide other deal to …

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Teens need time behind the wheel

Teens are fifty percent more likely to crash in their first month of driving than they are a year later.  AAA recently conducted a study on young drivers and Communications Manager Carol Ronis says parents are the solution. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] She says a couple of easy …

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