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Clay County Hires Lawyer to Rewrite Unconstitutional Adult Entertainment Ordinance

By on April 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 22, 2014 at 5:15 pm

Clay County officials have hired a First Amendment lawyer to rewrite what they call an unconstitutional ordinance concerning adult entertainment businesses. The proposed ordinance would apply only to the county’s unincorporated areas, which make up over half the county.

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Union County Ranks Last in Health Report

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 12:32 pm

Union County ranked last in a statewide health ranking. Florida Department of Health officials attribute the issues to a lack of funding.

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Glass-Mounted Photo Company Transforms Printing Standards

By on March 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: March 28, 2014 at 12:22 pm

Gainesville-based photo-decor business Fracture received its 50,000th order this month. The business founders attribute their accomplishments to their drive to succeed.

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Marion County Commission Adds Millage Tax to Ballot for Teacher Raises

By on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 12:46 pm

The property tax revenue would help fund educational salaries and arts programs.

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Governor Scott Swears in New Lieutenant Governor

By on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 4, 2014 at 3:20 pm

Florida’s new lieutenant governor has officially taken office after he was sworn in Monday morning. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, formerly the Miami-Dade County property appraiser, started the job almost a year after Jennifer Carroll resigned following an Internet gambling controversy. He is the [...]

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Marion County Strikes Tax Vote for Ocala Baseball Stadium

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:48 pm

The Marion County Commission struck down tax proposals to fund a project to build a baseball stadium that would eventually become home to the Yankee’s Tampa Class A affiliate minor-league team.

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Nov. 21, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on November 21st, 2013 | Last updated: November 21, 2013 at 1:54 pm

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Nov. 7, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 1:07 pm

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Oct. 17, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 1:43 pm

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Sept. 12, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 2:08 pm

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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