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Citrus County Teacher Recognized for Professional Program

By on April 17th, 2014 | Last updated: April 17, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Citrus High School has graduated the most students with drafting certifications in Florida and is currently second in the nation out of 60 schools, including high schools and colleges.

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New Bill May Allow School Employees to Carry Guns on Campus

By on March 20th, 2014 | Last updated: March 20, 2014 at 6:07 pm

A new bill that would allow school employees to carry a gun on campus was passed by a House education panel. The bill would allow school employees who are active or retired military, law enforcement offers and employees with a Florida concealed weapon license to carry a gun on school grounds.

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FDOT Grants Citrus County $1.5 Million to Make Curvy Roads Safer

By on March 11th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 12:24 pm

Citrus County has been selected by the Florida Department of Transportation to receive a $1.5-million grant to improve safety on curvy county roads. The improvements will be installed this summer.

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UF Researchers Help Citrus Growers Predict Early Crop Yields

By and on January 28th, 2014 | Last updated: January 30, 2014 at 9:42 pm

Wonsuk Lee and his research team are developing a system that could help citrus growers better determine how much their groves will yield before harvest.

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Brain Exercises May Improve Cognition in Older Adults

By on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 14, 2014 at 5:26 pm

Mental exercise can provide long-lasting benefits to the minds of older adults, a University of Florida researcher Dr. Michael Marsiske found. The research was published online Monday by the Journal of American Geriatrics Society.

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