Chris Peralta

Chris is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing

Testy talks on raising the debt ceiling continue

Talks continue in Washington, D.C. as members of Congress and the Administration continue trying to work out a deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling and avoid a default. WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta reports a failure to raise the debt ceiling could have an impact on many programs, including entitlement programs. …

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Cameras to Improve Ocala Traffic

The City of Ocala and the Florida Department of Transportation are teaming up to put cameras in the city to help with traffic management. WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta has more. [audio:]

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The Psychology of Hoarders

With the cat-hoarding case at the Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary in High Springs, hoarding is getting new attention as a disorder. WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta has more. [audio: Wrap.mp3]

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Marion FCAT scores remain at same levels

The state released the 2011 FCAT results. As WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta reports, Marion County’s results came out about the same when compared to last year, and to the state. [audio:]

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Hackers cause frustration for a variety of businesses

This week has been a rough one for the IT department at several organizations and groups. PBS saw its servers compromised when hackers were able to post a fake story on its website, while Google announced the Gmail accounts of several hundred people had been compromised from within China. These …

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