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By Peta-Gay Sheerwood on December 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:28 pm
A vote on sales tax will determine whether or not Ocala will begin construction for the proposed Tampa Yankees baseball stadium. The commission will meet again on Dec. 17 to discuss a proposed ordinance for voting methods.
By Trevor Sikkema on December 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:04 pm
A gathering concerning a new monument to honor Union veterans in the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park quickly turned to a protest as members and supporters of the Sons of Confederate Veterans demanded the monument be built in a different location.
By Cristina Mendez on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 5:15 pm
(Photo credit: My Smokeless / Flickr)
County Commissioner Robert Hutchinson is drafting an ordinance to place regulations on e-cigarettes, a nicotine-vapor-based alternative to tobacco cigarettes. The regulations would include a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.
By Alex Peugnet on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 2:13 pm
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center found that Florida is the third largest state for human trafficking with victims coming from all regions of Florida.
By Casey Liening and Ethan Magoc on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 4:05 pm
In the end, the school buses stolen in Alachua and Flagler counties earlier this school year essentially just switched places. Now, after a two-month absence, they’re back where they belong.
By Colette DuChanois on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 3:13 pm
The 32nd annual Fall Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists to Gainesville from around Florida and beyond.
By Madison Kirby on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 10:53 am
Florida Parks, including the Florida Horse Park in Ocala, serve as more than just a landscape, bringing about $1.2 billion to local Florida Economies.
By Lisa Greenberg on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 3:06 pm
A new bill proposed by two Florida senators could push the speed limit on highways and interstates up by 5 miles per hour.
By Jennifer Tintner on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 2:01 pm
A unanimous vote by the Hernando County Commission approved plans for Hernando County Utilities to redesign plans to expand current wastewater treatment plant. The redesign will cost about $300,000, said Susan Goebel-Canning, the director of environmental services.