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Citrus County mandatory evacuation zones, school closures for Hurricane Ian

On Monday, the National Weather Service warned that officials should not wait until the last minute to prepare for the hurricane or issue evacuation...
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Florida now allowing veterans to be teachers without any experience or teaching certificate

Florida -- On July 1, a new law went into effect that allows for military veterans to teach in a Florida classroom even if...
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Spiny lobster season opens with the two-day recreational mini-season

The 2022 spiny lobster season opens with the two-day recreational mini-season on July 27 and 28, followed by the regular commercial and recreational lobster...
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Pick-up truck owners furious over HB 1435, senators say it gives Florida sheriffs too...

  Florida -- On May 26, 2022, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB 1435 into law, which includes a previous statute that was struck down by...
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Florida House District candidate vows to sponsor bill to ban drag queen shows that...

Florida -- Rock Dazรฉ, Republican candidate for Florida House District 52, On June 10 vowed to sponsor legislation to ban drag queen shows aimed...
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Florida Turnpike Enterprise wants Citrus County taxpaxers to foot bill for road lights

Citrus County -- Along with forcing renters and homeowners out of their family homes under the "eminent domain" laws, Florida Turnpike Enterprise officials want...
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Commission approves new rules for alligator hunts, pneumatic airbows now legal

Florida --ย At their May 3-4 meeting, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Commissioners approved increasing hunting hours for the statewide alligator hunt and...
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Video: The FSA has officially eliminated in Florida

Florida -- The controversial and stressful Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) has now officially been abolished and will be administered for the last time in...
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Servers in Florida restaurants being replaced with robots

Florida -- For months, restaurants have struggled to hire reliable employees since the onset of COVID-19 and government handouts. Now, restaurant owners have the answer...
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Florida insurance companies dropping policies for 10-year-old roofs regardless of what manufacturers say

Florida โ€“ Does it seem like you have seen a lot of homes having a roof replacement lately? Well, there is a reason. Insurance companies...