Weather safety spotlighted at county libraries

Citrus County libraries are making a number of free resources available to the public this hurricane season.
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DEO organizes at CF Citrus

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) hosts a Stakeholders’ Roundtable for Citrus County Economic Development on June 18.
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Season runs July 1-Sept. 24

One of the most enjoyable and busy times for residents and visitors alike here in Citrus County is the annual Scallop Season which begins this year on July 1 and runs through Sept. 24.
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Movement to split California into three states fractures over borders after making ballot

The movement to slice up the state of California is reeling from internal clashes over what’s the best way to rearrange the state.

The Cal 3 measure, which seeks to break up America’s most populous state into three smaller states, recently gathered enough support to earn the right to appear on the Nov. 6 state election ballot, giving voters a historic chance to improve their representation on the national level.

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McDonald's patron arrested for using disabling chemical spray during attack on other patrons

Stephen Mikulcik, 62, was charged with assault, offensive touching, reckless endangering and disorderly conduct following the altercation, which left multiple victims needing treatment at a nearby hospital.

Weather Vane

FRI 06/22
LOW 74 F 20% Precip. / 0.00 in
Partly Cloudy. Low 74F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

SAT 06/23
HIGH 88 | 73 F
20% Precip. / 0.00 in
Partly Cloudy. High 88F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

NFL to suspend Jameis Winston for allegedly grabbing female Uber driver's crotch, report says

The NFL plans to suspend Tampa Bay Buccanneers quarterback Jameis Winston for the first three games of the 2018 regular season for violating the league's personal conduct policy, ESPN reported Thursday.

Boy's 'suspicious' death prompts removal of 7 other children from home: police

Authorities in California on Thursday were investigating the “suspicious” death of a 10-year-old boy at a home in northern Los Angeles County where police and social workers had previously responded to child abuse allegations.