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Man who fled trooper found hiding

A routine traffic stop on I-75 Saturday night turned into a search-and-capture mission for Florida Highway Patrol. Trooper Michael Todd pulled over a Wolkswagen Jetta in southern Alachua County because he saw it weaving on the roadway. The driver, 35-year-old Trevor Flum of Warren, Mich., fled into adjacent woods while …

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Heavy rains overnight cause some minor damage in Micanopy area

Micanopy, like many other North Central Florida communities, experienced heavy rain throughout the night.  The storm conditions brought down a few trees on county highways.  The rain also caused the collapse of a roof on an unoccupied building at the intersection of U.S. 441 and CR 234.  A few hundred …

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Small town remembers its past

History buffs in Florida may want to come to Alachua County on Saturday.  The Battle of Micanopy’s 176th Commemoration event in the historic town of Micanopy is taking place. This year’s event memorial will be unlike all the others. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/06/Battle-of-Micanopy-Wrap-Steph-Strasser.mp3|titles=Battle of Micanopy Wrap Steph Strasser]    

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The need for speed brings in the “big bucks” to Gainesville

Rain or shine drag racing fans from all over traveled to Gaineville this weekend for the Gatornationals. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jillian de Montluzin reports, fan’s just couldn’t resist their need for speed. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/webGatorNationalsLocalBoostdepth.mp3] Gatornationals attracts fans from across the country. Aaron Weber from Micanopy at one time lived in South Carolina and says …

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Stargazing offered Saturday at Hickory Ranch by Friends of Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

The Friends of Paynes Prairie and the Alachua Astronomy Club club are having their annual stargazing event tomorrow evening. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Diaz talked with Payne’s Praire Park Services Specialist Andi Christman about how Payne’s Praire is providing some natural family fun from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPStarGaze.mp3] To attend DO NOT enter …

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Fourth of July a hit in north Florida

The Independence Day celebrations across north central Florida gave people a chance to get together, enjoy food and fireworks, and relax. In Micanopy and Cedar Key activities were a time to celebrate and congratulate. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman reports, the festivites in these cities provided more than just …

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