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A proposed bill that would ban smoking in cars with children under 13 inside will be voted on in the upcoming legislative session. Florida drivers would be subject to a non-moving violation beginning Oct. 1, 2015 if the bill passes.
Multiple intersections in Levy County will be closed starting Tuesday due to a controlled burn at Goethe State Forest. The 10,000 acre burn is the largest in the forest’s history.
A controlled back burn on Halfmoon Prairie in Marion County Monday may cause visibility issues on nearby State Road 40 and 183rd Avenue Road/Levy Hammock Road.
Florida Highway Patrol is monitoring the Alachua County area of County Road 234 and U.S. Route 441 as a prescribed burn is conducted there.
University of Florida researchers find links between poor cholesterol levels and a chemical in smoke.
Wildfires in North Central Florida continue to burn with the County Line fire causing most area smoke. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Michael Cadigan says the haze is causing problems along area roadways.