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Local Police Work to Strengthen Community Ties

[From left to right] Assistant Chief Gerald Butler, Sgt. Tim Ball, Chief Tony Jones and Captain Stephen Maynard speak on how they interact with civilians on a daily basis. The event, which was titled “Right vs. Right,” took place Nov. 14 at the Gainesville Police Department and gave citizens a chance to ask questions and hear from law enforcement officials.

Police interaction with the community is a concern that extends past big cities. When the Rev. Milford Lewis Griner attended the “Right vs. Right” event Nov. 14, he learned useful information from law enforcement and community members that he could then share with his congregation and community. “(Open dialogue) can foster more trust …

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Feb. 19, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

A video bringing together the top local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: ATM scam, baseball card theft, Burger King Twitter back to normal, washing machine rescue, Student Government elections.

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Jonesville sinkhole is stabilizing

With the recent drought followed by torrential rains from Tropical Storm Debby, the appearance of sinkholes has increased across North Central Florida. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how this recent weather has affected a particular sinkhole in Jonesville.  

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House meets sinkhole in Jonesville

A gigantic 80 by 40 foot sinkhole opened up in Jonesville, Florida late Friday night. This sinkhole caused a couple to move out of the home they build 37 years ago. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman spoke with Chris Bird, Environmental Protection Department Director for Alachua County about the status of the …

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Horse virus outbreak has local farm owners watching

One Jonesville horse farm is dealing with a virus that’s currently plaguing the Northwestern United States. University of Florida Veterinary General Medicine Chief Rob MacKay says complications with Equine Herpes Virus-1 can often be fatal to horses. “Instead of having cold like symptoms- upper respiratory symptoms- instead of having those …

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Remembering A Fallen Marine

Alachua County residents lined 39th avenue to welcome home Marine, Lance Corporal Phillip Paul Clark on Thursday (May 27th). The motorcade started in Jacksonville and ended up at Williams Thomas Funeral Home in Jonesville. WUFT’s Andrea Gazmuri talked with some of the people who turned out to show their respect …

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