Forrest Smith

Forrest is a radio news manager for WUFT News. Reach him by emailing news@wuft.org or calling 352-392-6397.

Republicans get down to business

By Katiana Krawchenko WUFT-FM After a one day delay in activities at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, today’s schedule is jam packed.  Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko tells us much of today will be spent trying to make Mitt Romney into a more warm and fuzzy candidate. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/08/KATV1.mp3]  

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Ocala offering sandbags

From City of Ocala Public Information Office With the potential of heavy rain in the forecast due to Isaac, the City of Ocala is establishing sandbag locations for Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25. City residents may get up to 12 sandbags. Friday locations include Jervey Gantt Park, 2200 …

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Bradford county provides sandbags

From Bradford County Public Information Office  In anticipation of additional rainfall and potential flooding due to the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac, Bradford County is providing sand and sandbags to residents at no charge beginning today at the Heilbron Springs Fire Department. The fire station is located at 21412 NW …

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School nutrition changes

By Robert Lopez WUFT-FM In the first overhaul of school nutrition in 15 years, all schools around the country must be in compliance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new school food rules this school year.  Florida schools have dealt with this change by moving control of the school lunch program from …

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Craig Taylor found

Gainesville police have cancelled the search for missing Craig Taylor.  He was found this morning at SW Archer Road and Tower Road, and was returned safely to his northwest Gainesville home.  

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