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Melissa Hernandez

Melissa is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by emailing news@wuft.org or calling 352-392-6397.

Kids In Bahamas Stranded With Schools Damaged By Hurricane

Now, weeks later, some of the nation’s public schools even in areas that weren’t badly flooded or escaped major wind damage remained closed – partly because of a lack of safe drinking water for young students. Other schools awaited the slow process of assessments by engineers that buildings wouldn’t collapse once classes filled with returning children. 

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‘Spinning Its Wheels’: City-County Discussion Over Cabot-Koppers Superfund Site Redevelopment Stalls

The Alachua County Commission and the Gainesville City Commission held a joint meeting Monday to discuss potential development ideas for the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site and the Eighth Avenue and Waldo corridor, but no plans were approved.

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