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Landfill announces Jan.12 Hazardous Waste Saturday

The Citrus County Solid Waste Management Division would like to announce the next Household Hazardous Waste Saturday Collection is set for Jan. 12 from 9am to 1pm.

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Learn about ID theft at the Library


With identity theft becoming a more serious issue, the Citrus County Library System has partnered with Suncoast Credit Union to help residents avoid being scammed.

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ID theft

Coastal Region Library has class

With identity theft becoming a more serious issue, the Citrus County Library System has partnered with Suncoast Credit Union to help residents avoid being scammed.MORE HERE

El Chapo lawyer’s steamy ex-client affair sends shockwaves through kingpin’s trial

Drug kingpin El Chapo's attorney is stealing the headlines from his client after The New York Post obtained steamy text messages between him and his mistress. Concerns abound if the relationship will affect the case.

Hundreds of text messages the New York Post says it obtained allegedly show steamy exchanges between the attorney, Jeffrey Lichtman, and a former client, restaurateur Sarma Melngailis. She made headlines herself after being convicted in 2017 of scamming investors in her eatery, as well employees, out of $1 million. She served just under four months in jail.

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Congressional Democrats boycott White House meeting

Congressional Democrats on Tuesday rejected President Trump's invitation to a lunch meeting at the White House to discuss border security, in the latest sign that both sides of the government shutdown standoff remain entrenched in their positions with no compromise in sight.

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LOW 42 F 10% Precip. / 0.00 in
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Carol Channing, legendary Broadway actress, dies at 97

Carol Channing, the legendary Broadway actress who portrayed Dolly Levi in “Hello Dolly!” has died, her publicist said in a statement Tuesday. Channing was 97.

British Prime Minister Theresa May suffers devastating defeat on key Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a catastrophic defeat Tuesday as Parliament overwhelmingly rejected her Brexit deal with the European Union -- a defeat that places the future of Brexit in doubt and is likely to spark calls for May’s ouster via a general election.