Become an advocate for an abused or neglected child

The Guardian ad Litem Program guarantees a higher level of protection and oversight and ensures decision-makers are focused on the child.

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Animal Services gets grant

Citrus County Animal Services has just received its second grant from Maddie's Fund®.

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Learn about food safety

The University of Florida/IFAS Extension Citrus County is providing training to help food managers and staff keep food served to Florida’s consumers safer.

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California city to spend millions on elaborate facility for exploding homeless population

A recent report by the Department of Housing and Urban Development found the city of San Diego and the surrounding county had the fourth-highest population of homeless people in the country – a crisis prompting city officials to take big, yet costly, steps to get the situation under control.

Beth, 51, was diagnosed in November 2017 with stage 2 throat cancer. She underwent successful surgery, but doctors later told her the cancer had returned. She began chemotherapy in December, and in April was rushed to a hospital in Hawaii with "serious breathing issues."

The city has pursued the construction of massive taxpayer-funded tents, trailers and other facilities to house those otherwise living on the streets and in their cars.

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FOP vice president slams 'disgusting' video of hecklers taunting police at scene of officer's death

Sacramento police officers were heckled by members of the community while investigating the scene where rookie officer Tara O'Sullivan was killed last week, and the Vice President of the National Fraternal Order of Police says interactions like that are all too common these days.

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US blacklists Chinese supercomputer maker over security fears

The White House is banning U.S. suppliers from selling components to Sugon, a major Chinese supercomputer vendor, over concerns the technology sales will help modernize the Chinese military.

Walmart using Ai to 'fight theft'

In a bid to cut down on theft and mistakes, Walmart says it is using artificial intelligence hooked up to cameras monitoring checkouts to ensure every item in your cart is scanned and paid for.