Children

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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Petco

Grant available


If you have adopted a pet from Citrus County Animal Shelter, you could help the shelter win grant money for animals housed there.

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Food

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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NASA astronaut accused of stealing identity, accessing account of estranged wife while in orbit

A NASA astronaut has been accused of committing the first crime in outer space after her estranged wife alleged she stole her identity and accessed her bank account without permission during a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

Former Air Force intelligence officer Summer Worden, from Kansas, has been involved in a bitter divorce with astronaut Anne McClain since 2018.

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Rashida Tlaib says Trump is ‘scared’ of her and the ‘Squad’

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, in an interview published Saturday, said that President Trump is “scared” of her and her fellow “Squad” members – in the wake of her canceled trip to Israel and the subsequent feud with the president.

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China expert: Trump is right not to play 'Beijing's games' amid escalating NK tensions


Asian affairs expert Gordon Chang praised President Trump's aggressive stance towards China, indicating that he likely won't make the same mistakes that previous administrations did in including the nation in negotiations with North Korea.

Amb. Grenell: German CEOs 'racing' into the US because of pro-growth environment


Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, that America's pro-growth strategies attracted German CEOs to the nation's "humming" economy.