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Local farmers begin chestnut harvesting season

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPChestnutFarmWrap.mp3] October marks the official start of the chestnut harvest season, but what many don’t know is this fall favorite tree is now a rare commodity.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman has more. Chestnut farms around the country have dropped dramatically over the years. Back in the early 1900s, many of these …

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Community Flouridation has High Spring’s residents worried about their health

Residents in High Springs are concerned about the addition of flouride to their drinking water. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports how a High Springs Commissioner feels flouride may be outdated while a University of Florida Professor of Dentistry feels it is extremely beneficial to the community. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FlourideWRAP.mp3]

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Budget cuts bring about resignations in High Springs

By 5 p.m. Friday both Police Chief James Troiano and fire Chief Verne Riggall will be leaving their positions within their departments in High Springs.  Florida’s 89.1,  WUFT-FM’s Samantha Taub has more on why the two city officials will no longer be working for High Springs. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/highspringsWRAPfinal.mp3]

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Two chiefs out in High Springs

Some changes are underway in the small town of High Springs in Alachua County.  Both the police chief and fire chief in the city will be out of a job on Friday.  A news release from High Springs city manager Jenny Parham says there has been public discussion to combine …

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Officer cleared in shooting

A High Springs police officer who shot and killed a man at the community school on May 18, 2011, has been found to be justified in the shooting.  The investigation and review, conducted by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Alachua County sheriff’s office, and the High Springs police …

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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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Cat sanctuary owners arrested

The owners of Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary in High Springs are arrested on 35 counts of animal cruelty charges stemming from the June 7th seizure of 697 felines from the facility. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Caitlin Lawrence spoke with Alachua County animal services director David Flagler about the arrest of Steve and Pennie …

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Cat sanctuary owners arrested in Alachua County

The owners of the Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary in High Springs have been arrested, and face third degree felony charges of animal cruelty.  More than 600 cats were in their facility, when local animal control workers and the U.S. humane society took the cats from there in June.  Details of …

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Cats cared for, may be ready for adoption in Alachua County

There are around 635 cats who made it out alive of an Alachua County sanctuary, in what authorities said was the largest cat hoarding case in the United States. In June almost 700 cats were seized from Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary in High Springs Forida, they are now being sheltered at warehouses in Gainesville. And as Florida's 89.1 WUFT-FM'S Jessica Becerra reports it's hoped they will be adopted soon.

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