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By Nickelle Smith on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 5:54 pm
A House subcommittee will provide funding to the $9 billion industry to research citrus greening, a disease that affects citrus trees in Florida.
By Casey Liening 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.
By Kara Hudgins 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.
By Kara Hudgins on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 9, 2013 at 2:50 pm
Aaron Fiehn is running for Ocala City Council because he wants to represent the people. Fiehn said he’s a common man, and that he relates to the people of Ocala.
By Belinda Post on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 27, 2013 at 9:50 am
(Photo credit: Jessica.James / Flickr)
Due to increased salinity levels, Cedar Key’s oyster production has suffered.
By Kim Ortiz on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:14 am
(Photo: Steve White/Flickr)
An increase in flood insurance went into effect Tuesday, but many Floridians are still voicing their distaste for the new law. The National Flood Insurance wants to collect more from those who it said have been underpaying to bring down their $24 billion deficit.
By Jennifer Cole on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:20 am
A recent study conducted by Florida TaxWatch examined the effectiveness of the Florida Boys & Girls Clubs. The study found participants are scoring higher on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT), graduating on time and committing fewer juvenile crimes.
By Mia Jones on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 8:56 pm
People trying to register for health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace have been experiencing problems because of heavy traffic on the website. There is still plenty of time to buy insurance, according to healthcare officials.
By Katie Campbell and Donna Green-Townsend on October 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm
While visiting Gainesville, former Florida governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham voiced his opinion on current issues such as the government shutdown, conflicts in Syria and Silver Springs State Park.