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Keystone Heights man gives his account of Atlantis shuttle launch

The launch of Atlantis marked NASA’s final shuttle mission. A North Central Florida man whose entire life has revolved around aeronautical advances was in Cape Canaveral on Friday to witness the historic event firsthand. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana has more. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/AtlantisLaunchReactionWRAP.mp3]

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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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Rainy conditions help wildfire containment efforts

Rainy weather conditions in North Central Florida have helped reduce the number of wildfires in the Wacasassa Forestry District. Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, Ludie Bond talked with WUFT-FM’s Brianne Wigley and says a burn ban is still in place for many counties within this forestry district, regardless of the rainy conditions. …

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Update on the Santa Fe Fire

With rain at the top of Florida’s wish list, wildfires continue to rage across North Central Florida. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports, the Santa Fe Fire is one of particular concern. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SantaFeFireWrap.mp3]

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One hundred wildfires burning in Waccasassa District of North Florida

One-hundred wildfires are burning in the Waccasassa Forestry District covering Alachua, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion, and Putnam Counties, and that doesn’t include the thousands of acres burning in the Suwannee District covering Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Hamilton, Suwannee, and Union Counties. WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy spoke with Florida Division of Forestry Wildfire Mitigation …

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Heat wave remains in North Central Florida

The intense heat felt in North Central Florida in the past few days shows no sign of letting up for the weekend. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Brittany Wienke reports, the heat is due to atmospheric pressures [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/heat wave wrap.mp3]

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