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Homeowners Frustrated By Increase In Flood Insurance Rates

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:14 am

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An increase in flood insurance went into effect Tuesday, but many Floridians are still voicing their distaste for the new law. The National Flood Insurance wants to collect more from those who it said have been underpaying to bring down their $24 billion deficit.

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April 22, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 4:28 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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While Isaac wreaks havoc on Louisiana, Live Oak residents still recovering from Debby

By on August 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:01 pm

      The town of Live Oak is breathing a sigh of relief this week as Hurricane Isaac headed west of Florida.  Live Oak is still picking up the pieces from a series of natural disasters this summer, including Tropical [...]

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Officials warn Bradford County flood victims to be wary of scams

By on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

Across the state, many Floridians are turning to FEMA for help in recovering from Tropical Storm Debby’s damaging rain and resulting floods. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, residents may find that applying for private and federal assistance is almost [...]

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Alligators on the move

By on July 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:31 am

Recent flooding and a rise in temperatures has alligators moving. A recent string of attacks within the last month has proven that. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FMs Liana Charles reports on the story of a Gainesville man who had a serious encounter with [...]

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Flood waters recede and cleanup begins

By on July 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:34 am

It’s been more than a week since Tropical Storm Debby dropped more than 2 feet of rain in some places in North Central Florida. The storm caused major river flooding which closed several key highways and inundated many area homes.  Florida’s [...]

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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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Columbia County still drying out six days after Debby

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

Six days after the rain from Tropical Storm Debby stopped, Columbia County is still left underwater in many areas. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo speaks to Columbia County’s Emergency Management Public Information Officer Harvey Campbell about the conditions and what [...]

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Latest road closings from Florida Department of Transportation

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:50 pm

From Department of Transportation Public Information Office Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation is providing an update on road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby.  Columbia County SR 247 north and south of [...]

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Bradford county continues to recover

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:48 pm

Bradford County is one of many counties in North Florida still dealing with recovery efforts from the flooding left by Tropical Storm Debby.  This afternoon, county, state and federal officials will meet to talk about opening a disaster recovery center [...]

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