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Ocala and Gainesville sandbag locations open

Due potential flooding from Tropical Storm Debby the City of Gainesville the Public Works Department is offering sandbags to city residents at the 405 Northwest 39th Avenue facility.  The pre-made sandbags are available today until 6 p.m. and will continue Wednesday at 7 a.m.   Sandbagging operations also continue today at …

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Ocala problems from Debby

From City of Ocala Public Information Office As the community continues to battle with the effects of Tropical Storm Debby, City of Ocala crews have been working through the night responding to power outages and flood reports. A sandbagging operation has been started at Tuscawilla Park at the 800 block …

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Former U.S. Senator Bob Graham to speak at springs and waterways protection summit in Ocala

Former U.S. Senator and two-time Florida Governor Bob Graham has been a longtime champion for the restoration of the Florida Everglades.  This coming Saturday Graham will participate in an event about many of Florida’s other water bodies.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend reports: [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MEBobGrahamWrapFinalDGTJune182012.mp3] Senator Graham will give the keynote address …

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Adena Spring Ranch water permit subject of Tuesday water forum in Ocala

Tuesday night’s public forum on the proposed Adeena Springs Ranch in Matrion County is expected to draw a large crowd. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, one cattle ranch owner’s request for a large sum of water is causing many residents to speak up about proposal. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/AdenaSpringsRanchForumWrapSanikaDange4022012.mp3] The public forum from 6 to 8 …

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Ocala residents getting ready for weekend parade

Seventy thousand people are expected to line up on East Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala tomorrow for the 63rd annual Christmas Parade. Marion County Schools Public Relations officer Kevin Christian says approximately 120 units, including floats, marching bands and community groups will take part in the parade. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/Christian3.mp3] He says …

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