Tag Archives: Catherine Awasthi

Some residents still need shelter in north Florida

By on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

One week ago, a tropical storm swept across North Central Florida, flooding many homes and sending resident out of  their homes and into shelters. WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports how the Red Cross is still providing shelter for those waiting to go […]

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In swing states like Florida, young voters attractive target for campaigns

By on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:49 pm

The presidential election is only four months away as the  presidential candidates campaign for votes around the country. With Florida holding 29 elecotoral votes, WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports how the swing state is turning into a presidential battleground with the biggest […]

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U.S. Forest Service acquires new fire-fighting equipment

By and on June 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:02 am

The U.S. Forest Service has awarded contracts to four companies to provide a total of seven next-generation airtankers to fight wildfires. This is an addition to the eight additional aircrafts added to the fleet yesterday. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FMs Robert Lopez spoke […]

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Algal bloom on Santa Fe River topic of forum tonight

By on May 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:06 am

Prior to Tropical Depression Beryl, the lack of rain was a major factor in an algal bloom in the Santa Fe River near High Springs. A public forum will be held tonight at Poe Springs Park providing tips and expert knowledge to residents on the most recent algal bloom. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s […]

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Fire destroys several Gainesville businesses

By on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:13 pm

A fire early Wednesday morning destroyed a building on Northwest 53rd Avenue in Gainesville which was home to five businesses.  WUFT-TV’s Catherine Awasthi reports.

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Florida Red Cross assures support one year after deadly Missouri tornado

By on May 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:11 am

A year ago, a tornado tore through Joplin, Mo., killing 161 people and causing nearly $3 billion in damage. In the year since the tornado, residents and volunteers have worked tirelessly to clear debris and rebuild a community shaken by the […]

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