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Former Abortion Clinic In Ocala To Become A Free Clinic For The Homeless

Interfaith Emergency Services in Marion County hopes to begin offering expanded health services for homeless and low-income residents by early August in what was formerly the Ocala Women's Center. The shelter's recent purchase of the women's center means it can begin offering primary medical, dental and counseling services as part of the Hope Clinic, a nonprofit, free clinic for the county's uninsured.

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Scott Pitches Septic Replacement Amid Algae Woes

Money to reduce the use of septic systems will be in Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed budget for next year, as the state grapples with swirling green algae coating waterways in parts of the Treasure Coast. However, incoming Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, said that while cleaning runoff and replacing septic …

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Florida’s Budget, New Laws Begin July 1

Starting Friday, clergy who don't want to marry same-sex couples will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more choice over where they play sports or study, and local governments won't be able to regulate the use of Styrofoam containers. Those are among the 159 new laws that will go into effect in Florida on July 1. The laws range from the latest record-setting state budget to a public records exemption for taped, mixed-martial arts bouts.

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