State, county ponder way forward

Gov. Rick Scott and Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast have purposed to make plans to keep state and county students safe.
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Lane closures listed

There will be temporary lane closures due to construction at the Csountuy Road 491 and State Road 44 intersection scheduled to begin on Wednesday, February 28 through Friday, March 2.
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Man wanted in home invasion returned

A man wanted in connection with a home invasion of an elderly Homosassa man on Feb. 16 has been returned to Citrus County from Pasco County.
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California Democratic Party doesn’t endorse Feinstein re-election bid

The California Democratic Party will not endorse Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s re-election bid this year, with delegates at the party’s annual convention giving the majority of votes to her top primary challenger, progressive State Sen. Kevin de Leon.

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NRA defends itself after corporations pull away

The National Rifle Association defended itself in no uncertain terms Saturday after numerous companies sought to cut ties with the gun lobby following the nation's latest mass shooting.

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Gov. Rick Scott outlines proposal to improve school safety

Florida governor wants to raise the age limit for buying guns, prevent mentally ill people from getting access to weapons and outlaw bump stocks; Reaction to Parkland school shooting and release of Democratic FISA memo on 'Fox News Sunday.'

China's Communist Party paves way for Xi Jinping to extend rule beyond 2 terms

China's ruling Communist Party has proposed scrapping term limits for the country's president, the official news agency said Sunday, appearing to lay the groundwork for party leader Xi Jinping to rule as president beyond 2023.