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U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho Stands By His Actions During A Town Hall Meeting

By on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: November 2, 2013 at 3:19 pm

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho listened to community members and defended his decisions during a town hall meeting hosted by the African American Accountability Alliance on Monday night.

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Here Are North Florida’s Early Campaign Finance Leaders In The 2014 Legislature Race

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm

With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.

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Malever, Musleh Elected to Ocala City Council, Three Amendments Struck Down

By on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm

Ocala residents voted to elect Brent Malever and incumbent Jay Musleh to District 1 and 3 city council seats respectively during Tuesday’s election. Two of the five proposed amendments to the city charter were approved. The Marion County Supervisor of Elections [...]

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Republican-Sponsored Bill Aims to Toughen Up on Crime Against Pregnant Women

By on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm

Two Republican lawmakers, state Sen. Kelli Stargel and Rep. Larry Ahern, of Seminole, have sponsored an amendment to the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004.

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Governor Rick Scott Speaks to Mayo Residents About Shutdown

By , and on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 3:07 pm

The governor visited the Lafayette County Courthouse in Mayo to listen and discuss the concerns of the small town’s residents, including the federal government shutdown.

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What North Floridians Need To Know About The Debt Ceiling

By and on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:50 am

An economics professor at the University of Florida explains what the debt ceiling is and how it is affecting North Florida.

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Florida Attempts Improved Voter List Maintenance

By on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 2:55 pm

Florida state officials are attempting to ensure that no one who has entered the country illegally has ended up on county voter rolls.

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Ocala City Council District 1 Candidate: Suzy Heinbockel

By on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Having two children attending schools in Ocala, she decided to run for city council there in December 2009. Heinbockel is completing her first term as District 1 Councilwoman, holding the at-large seat covering the entire city.

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Ocala City Council District 3 Candidate: Jay Musleh

By on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm

Incumbent District 3 City Councilman Jay Musleh is running for his first full term as a city council member. Musleh says his experience as a banker and his one-and-a-half-year term as a city council member qualifies him to serve a full term.

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Ocala City Council District 1 Candidate: Brent Malever

By on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm

Brent Malever is running for the District 1 seat on Ocala’s City Council in Oct. 15′s general election. His only opponent is incumbent Suzy Heinbockel, who’s been in office since 2009.

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