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Florida’s Grant Peeples to entertain at the Shake Rag Art and Culture Center tonight

By on May 18th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:33 am

Singer songwriter Grant Peeples is back in North Central Florida.  He’ll be having a CD release party at the Shake Rag Art and Culture Center tonight in Melrose.  His latest CD is titled “Prior Convictions.”  Peeples sat down today with […]

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Marion County inmates learn special agricultural skills at UF’s Plant Science Center

By on May 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:35 am

On Tuesday hundreds gathered for a dedication ceremony for the University of Florida’s Frank Stronach Plant Science Center near Citra.  The facility is home to the Institute of Food and Agricultural Science’s research operations for everything from fruit and vegetables […]

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U.S. Forest Service may be sued over Kirkpatrick Dam

By on February 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: September 8, 2013 at 2:14 am

Three well-known environmental groups have announced plans to sue the U.S. Forest Service if the agency doesn’t move forward with removing the 44 year old Kirkpatrick Dam.  Earth Justice, Florida Wildlife Federation and the Florida Defenders of the Environment representatives […]

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State senator doubts proposed Levy County nuclear power plants will ever be built

By and on February 15th, 2012 | Last updated: September 8, 2013 at 7:41 pm

Progress Energy’s proposed nuclear power plant in Levy County may not actually get built….that’s according to Republican Senator Mike Fasano.  Fasano recently led an unsuccessful attempt in the Florida Florida’s to repeal the entire advance nuclear cost recovery statute.  That law allows […]

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Highway Patrol reacts to pressure on the agency since I-75 crashes

By on February 1st, 2012 | Last updated: September 8, 2013 at 7:57 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol has been under fire since Sunday’s multi-vehicle pileups on Interstate 75.  The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is currently investigating whether the highway patrol made the right decision to reopen I-75 after the roadway experienced periods […]

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