Many people have express outrage over the behavior of a Gainesville Pastor, whose actions may have triggered the killing of 8 United Nations workers in Afghanistan. The groups taking responsibility say their actions were in response to the burning of the Quran by Pastor of the Doe World Outreach Center’s Terry Jones’ . But one local business is trying to bring the community together by spreading a message… on a t-shirt. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s JoAnna Wise spoke to Russel Baum, the Manager of 3-2-6, a new effort Dragonfly Graphics is initiating.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BaumQA.mp3]
The Lake City community is working to help a family of eight that lost their home in a fire last week. Donations so far include mattresses, shoes, toothbrushes and sports equipment for the kids, and a GoFundMe has been set up to raise money toward a down payment on a new house.