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Gainesville Boasts First Zero Energy Home

From the ceiling fans to the garage door, everything in a new Gainesville home will be run on energy that comes from solar panels on the roof of the home. Gainesville is the first city in Florida to build a completely energy efficient home. WUFT-FM’s Kaitlyn Ash takes us on …

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Wiernermobile Visits Gainesville

It’s been one of the most noticeable sights on the roadways for decades now, the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Monday, one of the nation’s six giant red hot dogs on wheels dropped by the University of Florida campus, and its faithful drivers stopped by WUFT-FM to talk with Vic Micolucci. Listen …

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Bradford County Picks Up After Powerful Storm

Tornado damage in Bradford County. Just this past week Bradford County experienced a major storm that left a path of damage and disarray in its wake. As Jessica Gable reports, since the storm, it’s been a time of picking up pieces and neighbor helping neighbor. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/5stormD.mp3]

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Whooping Cranes Fly Over the Dunnellon Airport

A large crowd gathered at the Dunnellon Airport Tuesday morning to see one of the newest flocks of whooping cranes on their first migration to Florida. As Vic Micolucci reports, the latest trip is being considered a success by the team of experts working as part of Operation Migration. This …

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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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Cabbage Growers Take A Hit From Freeze

By Lynsey Saunders – WUFT-FM Crops all over the Florida peninsula have succumbed to the cold weather. Cabbage grown in Putnam County has taken a beating from the frigid temperatures this past week. WUFT-FM’s Lynsey Saunders reports how many growers near Hastings are reporting significant losses. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/cabbage-freeze.mp3]

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Urban Meyer Changes His Mind

The Gator Nation has gone through a range of emotions in the past couple of days—first hearing of the resignation of University of Florida head football coach Urban Meyer—and then his decision to stay, but take a leave of absence from his coaching duties because of health reasons. Meyer made …

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