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 studying mosquitoes and others who have found a way to add a little artistic humor to the subject.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MEMondayfeaturemosquitoesfinal.mp3]
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Residents of rural Bradford County recover after Hurricane Irma took their power and flooded some of their homes. Many residents are still without power and do not know when it will come back. Yet, getting outdoors seemed to be the common answer to their problems, as almost a dozen people fished in the flooded Sampson Creek, a father and son duo from Lake Butler put their boat in the elevated waters of the New River and a Sampson City resident drove an all-terrain vehicle through his neighborhood.