Tag Archives: North Central Florida

Group tries to help foster children with housing

By on July 30th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Foster children across North Central Florida may soon see some relief in the form of new housing. Florida 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of how groups across the region are tying to make a difference for these traumatized [...]

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Girls Place receives $30,000 grant

By on July 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:09 pm

Girls Place of North Central Florida received some exciting news today.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, the after-school and summer day camp center received a generous grant to fund some much-needed new purchases.  

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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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Mosquitoes more trouble after tropical weather

By on July 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:56 pm

While the water from tropical storm Debby continues to drain out of North Central Florida, people may soon see a new problem from all of that wet weather.  WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports on increasing mosquito populations finding it easier to [...]

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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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Debby didn’t dump enough rain to end Florida’s drought

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

Residents in North Central Florida and the Panhandle are continuing cleanup efforts from all the rain dumped from what was Tropical Storm Debby.  Some parts of the state received up between 25 to 30 inchess of rain from the slow-moving [...]

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Many residents of Live Oak remain displaced because of flooding

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

The rain from Tropical Storm Debby is causing several rivers in North Central Florida rise putting residents out of their homes. The American Red Cross has opened more than a dozen shelters across Florida including one in Live Oak. The city was one of the hardest [...]

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Rain from Debby creates mosquito breeding ground

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

North Central Floridians are still feeling the effects of what was then Tropical Storm Debby. As residents continue the clean up effort, they have to now keep an eye out for mosquitoes. These insects now have more places to lay their [...]

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River levels continuing to rise in North Central and Northeast Florida

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

River Level Updates: Several rivers in North Central and Northeast Florida are rising from the recent rains of what was Tropical Storm Debby.  For up-to-date river level information from the Santa Fe River Water Management District, click on the link [...]

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Flood waters cause aggravation to residents along the Santa Fe and Suwannee Rivers

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

All of the rainfall from what was Tropical Storm Debby is slowly making it way to many of Florida’s creeks and rivers. Several popular North Central Florida waterways are becoming a bit hazardous for public use.  Lars Anderson lives where the Ichetucknee [...]

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