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Protesters Rally 1 Month After Sabal Trail Shooter’s Death

On Monday, a group of protesters gathered outside of the Dunnellon Compress Station, where the Sabal Trail Pipeline is being constructed in Marion County. The protesters were speaking against the pipeline and defending James Marker, who was killed by police a month ago after allegedly shooting at the pipeline, leading police on a car chase and brandishing his weapon.

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Gun Bills Line Up In Legislature

A measure that would reduce the penalty for people who briefly display a firearm in public and make it a non-criminal offense was been filed in the House on Friday. The proposal would change what is currently a second-degree misdemeanor charge into a $25 noncriminal violation that can be paid to a county clerk of the court.

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Breaking News: Atwater Resigning After Session

State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced Friday he will leave his elected position for a job at Florida Atlantic University after the upcoming legislative session. Gov. Rick Scott will name a replacement for Atwater, who has held the Cabinet post since getting elected in 2010. The CFO position will …

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