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Gainesville biz owners encourage local holiday shopping to help area economy

The holiday season is upon us and that means Americans will be spending more than usual. Where consumers decide to spend their money can have an impact on their community. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy reports, consumers should weigh their options before taking out their checkbooks. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/ShannonMcCarthyProject.mp3] News sources:  Chairman …

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Marion County churches come together for a service of unity on 9/11

The Interfaith Alliance of Marion County offered a service of remembrance, hope, and light entitled “The Liturgy of the Candles.” Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports how a community of different religions gathered to participate in remembering the events of 9/11. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPMarionCountyInterfaith.mp3]  

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