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Serious injuries from three car crash

A three car crash in Union County has left two people with serious injuries.  The Florida Highway Patrol says Lake Butler resident Cailyn Stalnaker was driving eastbound on State Road 100 around 7:45 this morning and slowed to make a left turn on County Road 237.  Lake City resident Harlos …

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Whole town comes out to deck the halls

Many Americans celebrate Christmas by coming together with their communities in the holiday spirit. WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris shares how the small town of Hawthorne throws a big Christmas celebration every year. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/BurrisHawthorneXmasFinalWRAP.mp3]

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Smokey conditions flare back up around Olive fire

The Levy Prairie wildfires have picked back up near the city of Hawthorne. The fire and smoke is thick enough to blur driver’s vision and make the road hard to see. North Florida Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the problem worsened in the late evening. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/Bond1.mp3] She says drivers …

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Dogs attack, kill cats in town of Hawthorne

This year it seems many cats in Alachua County have fallen victim to attacks or neglect. Earlier this summer there was the Haven Acres incident in High Springs where almost 700 cats were seized.  The owners of Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary were arrested on 35counts of animal cruelty charges.  Florida’s …

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Former Alachua County sheriff honored this afternoon

This afternoon The Alachua County Commission and the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office will dedicate a building after former longtime Sheriff Joe Crevasse. The 4 P.M. service will honor Crevasse for his 21 years of service in law enforcement. Crevasse served as Alachua County Sheriff from 1955 to 1976 and the …

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