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This story is nuts: Florida man drops the ball during failed castration

Florida -- On Sunday, August 18, just before midnight, a deputy responded to a home on Orday Road in Sebring after a 911 hang-up. The...
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Work requirements waived for TANF and SNAP

At the request of Governor DeSantis, and in accordance with the federal Families First Coronavirus Act, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) will...
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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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Cat declawing could be ban in Florida

Florida -- Democratic Senator Lauren Book has introduced a bill that would ban the declawing cats in Florida, unless medically necessary. Like New York, if...
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Unsung heroes prepare for historical Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian made its first landfall on Elbow Cay in the Bahamas, at 12:45 p.m. Sunday, with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph and...
hepatitis, charlie horse, citrus gazette, ocala post

HEALTH ALERT: Hepatitis A vaccination recommended after Charlie Horse worker tested positive

OCALA, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County (DOH-Marion) has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in...
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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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After 13 days, drunk driver leaves hospital, arrested

Two troopers were injured Monday, April 6, after their cruiser, a 2014 Dodge charger, was struck while doing traffic control on I-75. A marked Florida...
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Man says woman didn’t clean, cook while he worked

An Ocala man was arrested Thursday after he struck the mother of his children with a golf club. According to the Ocala Police Department, Darnell Gregory...
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New law for handheld devices in school and construction zones

As of Tuesday, October 1, using your phone is a school or construction zone is illegal. Texting and driving are already illegal in Florida. That...