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Tori Petry

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

Search for fugitive continues around Marion County

US Marshals are searching for a man who fled authorities in two North Central Florida counties yesterday. 41-year-old Michael Richard Maser is wanted in Sumter County for unlawful sexual activity with a minor and is now considered a fugitive after fleeing deputies in Citrus and Marion counties. US Marshal Service …

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Anniversary celebration takes flight

This past weekend, Shands Hospital celebrated the 30th anniversary of its emergency flight transport program, ShandsCair. WUFT-FM’s Tori Petry got a first-hand look at the work that goes into making this team successful. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/ShandsCairAnniversaryWRAP.mp3]

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A look behind the stables

Many people have seen the Gainesville Police Department’s Mounted Unit patrolling weekend and holiday crowds. But as WUFT-FM’s Tori Petry reports, these four-legged officers are more than just workhorses. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/MountedUnitWRAP.mp3]

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Gainesville Raceway provides racing opportunities all year long

The Gainesville Raceway is known for the professional Gatornationals racing event it holds in the springtime. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Tori Petry reports, the track also serves local amateur drivers throughout the year. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/GainesvilleRacewayWRAP.mp3] (Source Gainesville Raceway Executive General Manager Don Robertson)

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How healthy is a food drive diet?

Marion County residents have come together to feed the hungry in their community with a county-wide food drive. But as WUFT-FM’s Tori Petry reports, there may be more to a food drive than just filling shelves. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/FoodDriveNutritionWRAP.mp3] Marion County Commissioner Mike Amsden spearheaded the “Bring the Harvest Home” food drive to respond …

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