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Hernando County fallen Marine comes home

On Thursday, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office as well as members of the honor guard and other personnel will be joining the family of a fallen soldier to escort Corporal Jonathan Taylor’s body through Brooksville and up into the County. Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Spokeswoman Heather Yates says the procession …

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The Havana cigar goes global

Many people attended a lecture titled “The Havana Cigar Goes Global” Wednesday night on the University of Florida Campus. The 2011 Bacardi Family Lecture had a great turnout as it looked into the significance, history, and future of the Havana cigar. Jean Stubbs is the University of Florida Center for …

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Marion County man dies during permitted burn

One Marion County resident died yesterday when he lost control of a fire on his property. 66-year-old Warren Wimberly had a permit to burn 2 acres of land, but a heavy gust of wind spread the fire. Florida Division of Forestry spokeswoman Ludie Bond says wind can greatly increase the …

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