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Community Foundation Receives $500,000 Donation For New Facility

By on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:16 pm

The Community Foundation of North Central Florida will construct new facility with the support of a $500,000 donation. The foundation will have a permanent space after 15 years of serving the Gainesville community.

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Stormless for 28 Years, Cedar Key Prepares for Andrea’s Landfall

By and on June 6th, 2013 | Last updated: June 6, 2013 at 11:21 am

Low-lying areas in the town can have flooding, with docks and other structures or buildings possibly experiencing damage. City Commissioner Pat O’Neal, who was also an emergency management director, said the city has made preparations and everything is ready in case the storm becomes serious.

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$160,000 Too Low a Base Salary, Alachua County Manager Candidate Says

By on June 5th, 2013 | Last updated: June 5, 2013 at 12:03 pm

Potential Alachua County Manager James Bourey has one week to answer the Alachua County Commission. They increased his base salary offer from $160,000 to $165,000.

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South Carolinian James Bourey in lead for Alachua County manager job

By and on May 21st, 2013 | Last updated: May 23, 2013 at 8:05 am

As commissioners ranked candidates, Bourey was first, Stockton Whitten of Brevard County was second and Charles Oliver of Pensacola was third.

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Missing Ocala boy found

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 1:51 pm

Six days after he was reported missing, an Ocala child was found safe Thursday in a grandparent’s care in Volusia County.

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$200 million dollar roadway planned for Starke

By on January 9th, 2013 | Last updated: January 9, 2013 at 8:43 am

Driving through Starke on U.S. Highway 301 can often be a frustrating experience. There may be an opportunity to begin improving travel Thursday night at a public meeting.

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North Central Florida man falls victim to TV scam

By on September 19th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:04 pm

A Marion County man paid $900 for what he believed were discounted flat-screen TVs after being approached by a man who claimed to work at Sears.

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Emergency responders and corporations ready to help victims of Isaac

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

Organizations in North Florida, despite a change in path, are prepared with relief efforts after Tropical Storm Isaac.

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Firefighter jobs tough to come by

By on July 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 3:50 pm

Becoming a firefighter in north central florida is the same as it is in many other places.  It takes hard work, dedication, and education.  And as Florida’s 89 point one wuft-fm’s Dana Lewin reports, even though he’s trained as an [...]

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WRUF Weather: Developing El Niño May Tame the Tropics

By on July 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:44 pm

The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season began with a bang, spawning four named storms by June 27 and breaking numerous records, including the fastest start to an Atlantic hurricane season in history.  Two of the storms – Beryl and Debby – [...]

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