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Michelle McKenzie

Michelle is a reporter who can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

Marion County Brings Health Clinic To Those In Need

In Marion County, health department officials have come up with a way for residents who have difficulty seeing a doctor because of tough financial times. They’ve gone as far as literally taking their services to patients, especially in rural areas. As Michelle McKenzie reports, it’s a moo-ving situation. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/2Mooclin.mp3]

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UF Law Students Raise Funds & Awareness About Child Abuse

This week is “Child Abuse Awareness Week” and the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Family Law Society organization is striving to combat the rising number of cases of child abuse both locally and statewide. On Tuesday they sold black and blue ribbons in the law school court yard …

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Lessons Learned From Five Year Old Terry Schiavo Case

March 31st marks the five-year anniversary of the high-profile passing of St. Petersburg resident Terri Schiavo. Schiavo suffered irreversible brain damage which left her in a vegetative state. The Terri Schiavo case attracted national media attention. It also raised serious questions about just who and how to make decisions on …

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Alachua County Schools Combat Childhood Obesity

Obesity in America has created national concern. As health insurance rates soar, citizens are seeking ways to improve their health. Childhood obesity is an even more pressing issue. Michelle McKenzie takes a look at how Alachua County schools are making efforts to do something about the issue. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/obesity.mp3]

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Killer Bees Haven’t Stung U.S. Honey Production

The much feared Africanized honey bee entered the United States in October of 1990. But despite predictions, researchers say the aggressive bee species has not taken an economic toll on domestic hives. As Michelle McKenzie reports, even though the African honey bee has pushed out domestic honey producers in South …

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Florida Mission Worker Shares His Experience In Haiti

It’s been nearly a week since the earthquake in Haiti. Rescue forces remain active in giving as much help as they can to look for Haitian survivors. James Tolbert with fish ministries of St. Augustine just came back from haiti. WUFT-FM’s Michelle Mckenzie had a chance to hear Tolbert give …

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