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Suwannee Lake Renovations Still Progressing

By on April 17th, 2015 | Last updated: April 16, 2015 at 6:34 pm

Almost two years after the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission closed Suwannee Lake to the public for renovations, some of the changes are now visible. For almost 50 years, the lake has provided a natural habitat for wildlife in […]

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Coyote Encroachment On The Rise In Florida

By on January 28th, 2015 | Last updated: January 30, 2015 at 1:52 pm

The Florida Wildlife Commission is taking steps to educate urban communities on coyote encroachment. As the canines become more familiar with a city environment, small pets and livestock are at greater risk.

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Local Organization Fills Christmas Spirit “One Belly At A Time”

By on December 19th, 2014 | Last updated: December 19, 2014 at 10:43 am

Food4Kids Backpack Program of North Florida Inc., is furthering its year-round fight against food insecurity for youth by providing food during the winter holidays to students who mainly rely on meals during school hours.

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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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