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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Books and Burgers, a literacy program run by the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Youth and Community Resource Unit is a local activity. Officers go to different elementary schools and parks to grill burgers and hot dogs, hand out books and spend time with kids and parents.