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By Alexandra Parish on March 11th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 12:24 pm
Citrus County has been selected by the Florida Department of Transportation to receive a $1.5-million grant to improve safety on curvy county roads. The improvements will be installed this summer.
By Paul David Mate on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:15 am
A skateboarder is currently in critical condition at UF Health after being hit by a car, and officials discuss ways to prevent such accidents from occurring again.
By Shane Chernoff and Keighly Chambers on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 3:54 pm
After a a woman was killed and her husband was injured from a tree falling directly on their house on Wednesday morning, tree safety is being heavily emphasized.
By Maggie Schwartzman on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 10:33 am
When reflecting on the aftermath of Wednesday’s fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, Gainesville professionals said people shouldn’t worry.
By Dana Edwards on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 2:39 pm
Why do we set our clocks forward every spring? Here are five points about the practice.
By Vonecia Carswell on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 5:15 pm
The 2013 Chevy Malibu has one or more rear suspension bolts that may not have been tightened properly, according to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It may lead to mishandling of the vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.
By Leah Harding on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 2:37 pm
Since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month, deputies have been reassigned to each elementary school in Alachua County with hopes of increasing school security.
By Cameron Taylor on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:11 pm
Palatka drivers might notice off-white, semi-circular, oblong-shaped boxes stationed high above intersections around town. Local law enforcement hopes those new additions will make drivers think twice about running red lights.
By Stephanie Denardo on August 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:07 pm
It’s that time of year when Floridians and the rest of the world can learn almost everything about sharks with the 25th Anniversary of Shark Week kicking off this Sunday on the Discovery Channel. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports [...]