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By Cassidy Whitson on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 10:09 am
A resident of local homeless shelter Grace Marketplace diagnosed with scabies is causing concern about disease transmission and control. Grace Marketplace are concerned about a potential outbreak of an airborne disease.
By Katelin Mariner on October 8th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 1:12 pm
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced funding for the third and largest phase of early restoration projects to combat the Deepwater Horizon (BP) Oil Spill of 2010 on Oct. 7. Although $100 million was allocated to Florida by the Deepwater Horizon [...]
By Michelle Manzione on October 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: October 4, 2014 at 12:51 pm
A dog that disappeared from Newburgh, New York two years ago was found mid-September in the front yard of an Ocala, Fla. home.
By Ryanne Doumet on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 3:12 pm
One year after taking over, the state of Florida returns Silver Springs State Park to its natural roots centered around the Silver Springs and Silver River.
By Sabrina Alvarez and Michelle Manzione on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 4:49 pm
Levy County Sheriff’s Office released the 911 call of the man who they say shot his wife in the head yesterday. The victim called 911 after her husband, George Halleran, was drunk and fighting with her. While on the phone the dispatcher heard gun [...]
By Adriana Barbat on September 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: September 22, 2014 at 6:27 pm
By Christy Wideman on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 5:58 pm
Beginning Sept. 20, families that purchase a Florida Prepaid College Plan may receive refund benefits, price reductions and waived enrollment fees. Payment reductions will be applied to Prepaid Plans and refund checks will be processed and mailed within four to six weeks after.
Saving Florida Orange Juice: The Search For A Cure For Citrus Greening – The Greening Series, Part 3
By Heather van Blokland on August 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: August 22, 2014 at 11:32 am
Nutrient supplements, root stock additives, genetic modification, heat therapies and a bacterial killer are just a few of the proposed solutions to what has been called the worst disease in history to hit Florida orange groves. Citrus greening, a bacterial [...]
By Heather van Blokland on August 19th, 2014 | Last updated: August 18, 2014 at 9:13 am
In our first of a three-part series on citrus greening, WUFT’s Heather van Blokland takes us through a bit of history on Florida’s connection to the orange
Florida may soon offer undocumented students in-state tuition at public colleges and universities, joining the ranks of 20 other states with similar tuition equity laws and policies.