Stephanie Denardo

Stephanie is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

Environmental officials look for sinkholes in Debby’s wake

Sinkholes are a natural and common geological feature for North Central Florida, but their numbers have quickly increased after heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Debby. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports how and where these sinkholes are forming, and what people can do to fix them. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPSinkholeWRAP.mp3]

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GRU prepares for falling trees as Tropical Storm Debby approaches

As Tropical Storm Debby slowly makes its way to North Central Florida, Gainesville Regional Utilities has people on standby to monitor the situation around the city. Because of the potential for strong winds and heavy rain, GRU says trees could fall and damage power lines and block roads. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo …

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Cedar Key businesses brace for more rain and wind from Debby

Tropical Storm Debby has surprised many with its unpredictable path as it now hovers over the Gulf of Mexico. Rainfall amounts of 5 plus inches today and tonight may lead to continued flooding for many areas of the state. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports how one small coastal town has …

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Daytona Speedway goes tobacco free

The grandstands of Florida’s Daytona Speedway sporting venue will officially be smoke-free starting Friday night, July 6th. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo spoke with Lenny Santiago, Senior Director of public relations of Daytona International Speedway about how a tobacco free speedway will impact NASCAR and the fans. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SantiagoDaytonaQA.mp3]  

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Researching to help the elderly

A prestigious grant given to the University of Florida’s Institute on Aging will help researchers develop new ways to help our senior citizens. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports more on new research the center is conducting with this grant. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/06/FP-AGING-GRANT-WRAP.mp3|titles=FP AGING GRANT WRAP]

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Alachua talks about its alcohol sale policy

A final reading for an ordinance to change selling times of alcohol on Sundays in the city of Alachua is scheduled for the end of this month. Florida’s 89 point 1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo spoke with Adam Buchari  assistant to the city manager of Alachua, about changes to the city’s …

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