Mosquitoes are widely considered pests that can cause some trouble. But now they are being considered a health threat as they can carry viruses like West Nile. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of the scope of the issue, and what Alachua County is planning to do about it.[audio:http://www.wuft.org.media/audio/MosquitoWrapCoreyB.mp3]
Inferior housing is a key factor for why the poor pay more for energy in Gainesville, including rental properties with appliances so old or inefficient that utility bills can rival the rent.