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Ocala City Council Votes to Push Ahead With ‘Project Home Run’

By on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 9:33 am

On Tuesday afternoon, Ocala City Council members voted to approve the license agreement with FSL Bomber Baseball, LLC. and delay three other agreements in what the city has dubbed “Project Home Run.”

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Gainesville Faith Organizations Pressure for National Immigration Reform

By on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:16 am

Gainesville’s Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice is advocating the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act and is pressuring U.S. Rep Ted Yoho to do the same.

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Fla. Elected Officials Received Solid 2013 Pay Bump

By on November 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 4, 2013 at 8:47 pm

Sumter County Supervisor of Elections Karen Krauss can’t remember the last time she got a raise as high as the $4,389 she received this year.

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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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