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