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Recommended Thermostat Settings For Summer

The U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency released a new Energy Star report this week for the recommended thermostat settings for energy efficiency of 78° F when you’re home, 85° F when you’re at work or away and 82° F when you’re sleeping. The suggestions have come with...
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Gainesville's "Hot Cop" Cast For Survivor TV Show

Get ready to see more of Gainesville's hot cop. Gainesville Police Officer Daniel Rengering has taken a leave of absence to appear on the next season of "Survivor," which is about to start production. Just before hurricane Irma moved into the Heart of Florida last September, Officer Rengering along...
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Equifax Data Breach Creates Phone Scam Warning

During our preparation for the storm, we found out that the credit reporting agency, Equifax is accused of having the personal data of 143 million people compromised, including credit card and social security numbers. That is nearly half of all US adults. With so many people affected, it’s the...
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Wet Nose Wednesday 4.26.17

Wet Nose Wednesday on 98.5 KTK is presented by Town and Country Veterinarians and Pet Resort , providing the most comprehensive package of services, free for most adopted shelter pets, including a complimentary stool test, heartworm and flea protection, behavioral counseling and a complete spa bath...
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The Loudest Areas To Live In The Heart Of Florida

There is a lot of noise and we're not talking about your co-worker's personal phone calls. The U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released a complete map of the United States, which highlights the areas in which you are more likely to suffer excessive noise. The good news for us in the...
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10 Year Old Asks Police To Help Her With Math Homework

When you need help in an emergency, you turn to the police because that is what we are taught, even if that emergency is your math homework. 10-year old Lena Draper of Marion, Ohio was having some trouble understanding her math assignment, so she messaged the police department, "I'm having trouble...
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Man Locks Himself Out of Home: Attempts To Get Back In Through Chimney

Believe it or not, this story doesn't start with the phrase, "Hold my beer". A Tucson, Arizona man apparently got stuck in his own chimney after locking himself out of his house. Sunday morning, a 26 year old man had gone outside and apparently locked himself out. Perhaps taking a cue from Santa...
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