Brittany Thompson

Brittany is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

Lawn and gardening expert offers high heat tips

The summer months are often a time for outdoor activities, and one lawn and garden expert offers tips to make sure one’s time spent gardening and caring for a lawn isn’t counter-productive due to scorching summer temperatures. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson has this story. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FP lawngarden Wrap for WEB.mp3]

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Alachua county algebra grades higher than state average

The state of Florida has implemented a new algebra end of course exam for all public schools. The results of the exam released yesterday show that Alachua County Public School students are among the top performers in the state. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson reports, this state required exam makes it …

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Florida boat owners prepare for possible hurricane damage

An active hurricane season is expected and Florida Fish and Wildlife officials are making sure boat owners are prepared for what’s to come. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson reports, derelict vessels can be prevented with proper planning before a storm. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MEHurricaneBoatSafetyFinal.mp3]

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Appealing to Casey Anthony’s jury’s pathos

The case against Casey Anthony resumed today in Orlando. Those testifying in the case are bringing forth what those who practice law see as anything but “hard evidence,” painting a picture for the jury appealing to their pathos. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson reports, soon a shift in the type of …

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Sneak peak of Florida’s annual folk festival

This weekend not only brings Memorial Day, but also the 59th annual Florida Folk Festival to White Springs kicking off on Friday. WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson spoke with Tom Shed who will be performing at the festival this weekend. We take a sneek peak at the festival that highlights Florida’s indigenous …

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Drop in mail volume may cause relocation of Gainesville postal service facility

The increase in internet usage along with a shaky economy have brought about a decrease in the volume of mail circulated through the United States Postal Service. Now that decrease is affecting a local USPS distribution center’s full operating presence in North Central Florida. WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson has more. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/USPSWrapfinalforWEB.mp3]

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