After two forest rangers were killed last month in the Blue Ribbon Fire in Hamilton County, a review team was formed to investigate the incident. Their review has been released and Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Brianne Wigley spoke to Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Spokesman Sterling Ivey about the fire.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/ForestRangerQA.mp3]
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott said for the first time Monday that he supports having the state acquire thousands of acres to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algal blooms.