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Friends and community rally to help save a family farm

A head-on collision Tuesday left a Hawthorne man dead, but the response from the community to help his family keep its organic family farm has been growing. Ed Sherwood was driving on State Road 20 Tuesday  when he collided head on with another truck, and was pronounced dead on the scene. …

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Weather forecast: bundle up this weekend

North Florida is in for some chilly nights.  University of Florida meteorologist Jeff Huffman has a forecast that will make you want to bundle up.  Here it is: In the wake of a cold front Friday evening, temperatures will begin a downward spiral over the weekend. A second, much colder, front …

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Marion parents can tell school officials their feelings

The Marion County School district is providing parents with an opportunity to give their opinions about schools. The survey that can be found on the school district website is meant to boost parental involvement. Marion County Public Schools Coordinator of Grants and Federal Programs Michelle Kernan says the district wants to give parents opportunities …

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Can UF stop hiking tuition?

Vice President Joe Biden is at Florida State University to push for affordable tuition. University of Florida Spokesman Steve Orlando says the university does what it can to help students deal with any hike. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Orlando1.mp3] He says UF has seen a $200 million decrease in state appropriation over the last …

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Names of last three victims from I-75 crash released

The Florida Highway Patrol has released the names of the last three victims from this past Sunday’s deadly Interstate 75 pile-up.  Investigators says it was a family of three from Pensacola. According to a family member with knowledge of the situation, Michael Hughes, along with his wife Lori and his daughter, …

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