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Columbia county mosquito spraying

Columbia County will undergo aerial mosquito spraying later this week.  The aftermath of Tropical Storm Debby has facilitated rapid breeding for mosquitos in the area. Columbia County Health Department Public Information Officer Harvey Campbell says mosquito spraying occurs annually no matter what [Audio clip: view full post to listen] In …

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Live Oak residents play waiting game for storm recovery

Tropical Storm Debby is long gone, but its effects are still having an impact on several Florida residents in Suwannee County. The City of Live Oak was hit the hardest, and clean-up measures are still underway. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman reports. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Live Oak recovery from Tropical Storm Debby a slow process

It’s been a few weeks since the Salvation Army was summoned to Live Oak to help with relief efforts after Tropical Storm Debby took a toll on the city. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith talked with Salvation Army Lieutenant Preston Lewis who has been in Live Oak from day one. He gave an …

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Officials warn Bradford County flood victims to be wary of scams

Across the state, many Floridians are turning to FEMA for help in recovering from Tropical Storm Debby’s damaging rain and resulting floods. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, residents may find that applying for private and federal assistance is almost as difficult as cleaning up after flood waters subside. [Audio …

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Mosquitoes….pesky but important in nature

Swarms of mosquitoes are the latest hardship facing North Florida residents as they clean up after Tropical Storm Debby.  Now a mosquito spraying task force has been activated by the state to provide relief requested by several counties.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports there are researchers who make a living …

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Mosquito boom follows Debby flooding

Even in Gainesville, which missed the heaviest rains from Tropical Storm Debby, the standing water in retention ponds, woodland & swampy areas has led to a boom in the mosquito population.  WUFT-TV’s Liana Charles reports.

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Gainesville amps up battle against mosquitos

People in North Florida are warned to keep themselves protected as the mosquito populations continue to grow. The City of Gainesville Mosquito Control program is dealing with pools of standing water left after Tropical Storm Debby causing the mosquito population to escalate. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo reports on the severity …

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