Dana Kurtz

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

Unusual winter weather may take a bite from the mosquito population

Mosquito season is coming with the summer and the risk of mosquito-borne disease is rising as well. Alachua County Environmental Health Director Anthony Dennis says the best way to avoid mosquito-borne disease is to get rid of standing water around your property. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/Dennis2.mp3] Dennis says mosquito numbers won’t be as …

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Will rising gas prices hit RTS patrons?

Floridians are paying about 7 cents more for a gallon of gasoline this week over last.  WUFT-FM’s Dana Kurtz says the pinch at the pump has not yet reached the mass transit level. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/RTSgaswrap.mp3]

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Grocery program helps students in tough times

Santa Fe College is helping students stretch their daily dollar through a weekly grocery handout program.  Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dana Kurtz says, for some, this program has helped keep their family afloat. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/DJVOICER.mp3] Photos- Dana Kurtz/WUFT-FM  

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Former boxer knocking out audiences nationwide

After spending over a quarter of a century in prison, Dewey Bozella is now committed to helping others through his experiences. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dana Kurtz reports Bozella’s story is one is a true testament to the power of will. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/BOZELLAWRAPFINAL.mp3]

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