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New Chart Helps Predict Withlacoochee And Little River Floods

By on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 27, 2014 at 2:18 pm

A new flood chart will help residents along the Little and Withlacoochee River gauge how they could be affected by severe flooding in the future. Some city officials also believe the chart will be useful for Floridians farther south near the Suwannee River.

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Woman Found Dead in Car at Gainesville Hospital Garage

By on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 5:14 pm

Police are investigating the probable domestic violence incident that led to a woman’s fatal stabbing.

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Florida’s Agriculture Industry Continues To Grow

By on October 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 8:10 pm

Florida’s agriculture industry is continuing to grow, according to a report released last week by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The report titled “Florida Agriculture: By the Numbers” cited increased sales of oranges, honey and other agricultural commodities.

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How Santa Fe College Ended Up With One Of North Florida’s Largest Rock Collections

By on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 2:38 pm

Santa Fe College gained one of the largest geological collections in North Florida for its natural history exhibit. The exhibit contains petrified wood, dinosaur fossils, a 4.6 billion-year-old meteorite and other various minerals in over 24 glass display cases.

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Tornado watch for North Florida in effect until 8 p.m.

By on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 3:06 pm

Conditions are favorable for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and around the watch area, according to The National Weather Service.

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Food banks restocking

By on December 28th, 2012 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:18 am

Many food banks in North Florida found their shelves emptied as they helped out people over Christmas.  Now, as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Forrest Smith reports, they are working to restock shelves, as well as bank accounts.    

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West Nile virus detected in two sentinel chickens in Alachua County

By on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:59 am

Making its way across North Florida, the West Nile virus has now been detected in two Alachua County chickens.

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No wake zone on Suwannee River

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Water levels in north Florida rivers are still rising as rainfall from Tropical Storm Debby drains into rivers and tributaries.  WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo has details on the latest river impacted–a stretch of the Suwannee River.  She talked with Florida Fish […]

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Bradford county continues to recover

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:48 pm

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 […]

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North Florida veterans who survived D-Day remember

By on June 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Sixty eight years ago, on this date, hundreds of thousands of American and allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, as they tried to liberate France and end the threat of Adolf Hitler’s attempt of world domination.  Those who were […]

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