Tag Archives: Blake Alderman

Debby causes blood shortage

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

The flooding and storms from Tropical Storm Debby have left local blood supplies at emergency levels and supplies are expected to continue to drop. Life South Blood Center Director of Recruitment and Retention, Galen Unold says blood supplies are very low.  

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Satchel’s Pizza reopens

By on June 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:01 am

A popular Gainesville pizzaria is now reopen after a fire caused it to close for a few months. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman was at the grand reopening today and spoke with the staff about how the community rallied to help [...]

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Reaching for the stars

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:57 pm

Dreams came true this week for a small town baseball player in north Florida, when his name was called in the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman says this was a big step in the life [...]

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Summer programs in Levy County to keep kids learning

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:58 pm

Many schools are finished for the year.  WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman spoke with Patrick Wneck ,  director of curriculum for Levy County School board about any programs that are going on this summer that will keep kids busy.  School ends Friday in [...]

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Utilities stress preparation at official start of hurricane season

By on May 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:06 am

The hurricane season does not offically begin until tomorrow, June 1st. However there have been two storms named already in 2012.   Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman reports area utilities encourage the public to be prepared now. Alachua County received some [...]

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Religious controversy rattles the residents of Bradford County

By on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

A recent controversy has taken over the town of Starke, Fla., regarding a monument of the Ten Commandments outside the Bradford County Courthouse. So far more than 100 people have protested in the ongoing debate over the religious marker on [...]

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More than half of Alachua County highschoolers outperform state peers on FCAT

By on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:08 am

The Florida Department of Education reported Alachua County high school students outperformed their peers statewide on the new FCAT biology and geometry tests. Alachua County School spokeswoman Jackie Johnson says that she is not surprised with the scores.    Johnson also added with [...]

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Keeping meals safe this holiday weekend

By on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:08 am

As people get ready for the Memorial Day weekend, plenty of people will have picnics or outdoor barbeques.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s  Blake Alderman spoke with Amy Simonne, associate professor of Food Safety and Quality at the University of Florida, about making sure [...]

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Gainesville City Commissioner Poe outlines his goals

By on May 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:32 am

Having just been sworn into office Thursday, District 1 Gainesville City Commissioner Lauren Poe looks to bring the community together. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman spoke with him about what he looks to accomplish.

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Arrest made in Lake City liquor store robbery

By on May 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:33 am

A man suspected in the shooting and killing of a Lake City liquor store owner in April was arrested in Jacksonville this past Friday. Lake City Public Information Ofc. Steve Shaw says the man arrested has been identified as James [...]

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