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Fire Departments In Alachua County Dealing With Increasing Turnover Rates Due To Lower Salaries

A dual firefighter and emergency medical technician working at the High Springs Fire Department earns an average of $29,704 annually. The same position at Alachua County Fire Rescue equates to $33,357 per year. The salary for the same position at a South Florida town of Boca Raton is $47, 448 per year. “The turnover rate is high for us, compared to what we’ve been at in previous years,” said Harold Pheus, deputy chief of Alachua County Fire Rescue. “That’s one thing that has made us concerned about our wages.”

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Q & A With Richard Spencer

National Policy Institute’s President, Richard Spencer, is scheduled to speak on the University of Florida’s campus Oct. 19. Spencer spoke to WUFT's Grace King and expressed his feelings about the speech, public universities and what his ideal country would look like.

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