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“Cowboys” herding Prairie bison

Herds of American Bison can be traced back to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park for hundreds of years. In early February, a roundup process began to thin the herd. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports on the impact the removal will have on the bison. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/BisonHerdingAssignment.mp3]

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Gainesville has a voice in Washington, D.C.

Florida’s legislative delegation is hearing about of a number of Gainesville projects today. Gainesville City Commissioner Jeanna Mastrodicasa says she is making the case for many issues to wrap up a two-day stay on Capitol Hill, but her main focus is on improving infrastructure. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/MastrodicasaB.mp3] Other projects include improving RTS …

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Boardwalk fire still smoldering

Although the Boardwalk fire in Paynes Prairie is under control, WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg says fire officials will be present until the fire is completely out. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/PAYNESPRAIRIEWRAP.mp3]

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