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Corey Bachman

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

Staying safe at home over the holidays

Now is a great time to brush up on those home safety measures to make our holiday safe and joyful. Florida’s 89.1,  WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman reports crime does seem to increase during the holiday season. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPHolidayFINAL.mp3]

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ADHD medications harder to come by in recent months

The scarcity of ADHD medications is a problem faced by an untold number of children and adults with the disorder. For reasons which are unclear, in recent months, hard-to-get-drugs include ADHD medications such as Adderall. The problem requires psychiatrists to do a lot of juggling of drug regimens for young …

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Alachua County advisory boards working out kinks in proposed CRA

The Alachua County Commission held a special meeting earlier this morning to discuss the  Community Redevelopment Area for the area of unincorporated county directly east of the Gainesville city limits. Growth Managment Department Planner Micheal Castine says the commission asked staff to work with the advisory boards. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Castine1.mp3] Castine talks about the next step. …

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Green light bulbs given out in Ocala to raise awareness about runaways

Ocala based, Arnette House has started the Green Light Project during the month of November. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM,  Zac Blobner says they’re hoping to shine a light on a growing problem. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BlobnerGreenlightWrap.mp3] (in depth version) Ocala-based, Arnette House has started the Green Light Project during the month of November. Arnette …

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A sweet and healthy fall treat

With Halloween and Thanksgiving fast approaching, a common food staple may have more treats than tricks. WUFT-FM’s Shelby Vest says the pumpkin should be on your holiday plate. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/PumpkinsBenefitWrapVest.mp3] (in-depth version) Pumpkins are carved out traditionally in celebration of Halloween festivities, but these seasonal squashes can also be used as …

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Ocala city crews still cleaning up from Sunday storm

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/OcalaStormFinal.mp3] The wet conditions over the weekend culminated in a heavy downpour for many Ocala residents Monday morning. The amount of rainfall overwhelmed the flood-control systems, swept away trees and caused damage and widespread power outages in areas across the city. Ocala spokesman Sonny Allen says water levels have lessened since …

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Sheriff and county commission spar over budget

The Alachua County Commission and Sheriff Sadie Darnell are attempting to work in a combined effort to sort out next year’s proposed budget. A majority of commissioners did say they would not budge from their working figure of approximately 65-million-dollars for the sheriff’s budget. That is approximately $507,000 below Darnell’s …

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