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Lake jobless rate continues to fluctuate

Lake County’s seesaw jobless rate over the first eight months of the year dipped last month after a rise in July.

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Thursday 09/18/2014
Clermont woman accused of conspiracy, wire fraud
Posted: September 18, 2014

Three people — including a 37-year-old Clermont woman — have been accused of defrauding more than 100 victims out of more than $10 million.

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Two popular restaurants coming to Clermont
Posted: September 18, 2014

A Culver’s restaurant and a Panda Express are in the works for Clermont.

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Moonlight Players Theater celebrates 20 years with 'Midsummer Night's Dream'
Posted: September 18, 2014

In honor of the Moonlight Players’ anniversary, this month the theater will put on the first show performed at the warehouse when it opened 20 years ago.

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Wednesday 09/17/2014
Marion County still hopeful on veterans' home
Posted: September 17, 2014

The Marion County Commission is preparing to make its last pitch to land a new nursing home to serve former service people within a 75-mile radius of Ocala.

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Volusia woman contracts West Nile virus
Posted: September 17, 2014

Health officials are urging people in Volusia County to take extra precautions after a 34-year-old woman contracted the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.

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'Sons of Anarchy' actors coming to Gator Harley-Davidson
Posted: September 17, 2014

Gator Harley-Davidson will be having an event Saturday with three actors from FX television network’s “Sons of Anarchy.”

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Tuesday 09/16/2014
Parents protesting lack of school recess
Posted: September 16, 2014

Holding signs that read, “Recess is a must,” and “We want recess back,” several parents gathered in front of two local schools this week to argue for the need for a district-wide recess policy.

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Lake schools need to improve, chief academic officer says
Posted: September 16, 2014

Chief Academic Officer David Christiansen released the district’s academic district-wide review Monday, showing areas for improvement in reading scores in specific grade levels, the need to close the achievement gap for some subgroups, improve attendance rates and reduce disciplinary infractions.

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Monday 09/15/2014
Obama to visit Central Command in Tampa
Posted: September 15, 2014

President Barack Obama will travel to Tampa on Tuesday and visit U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base.

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Sunday 09/14/2014
Two people die in separate Lake County crashes
Posted: September 14, 2014

Two people died Saturday night after separate vehicle accidents in Lake County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Friday 09/12/2014
Ocala loses out on new veterans' nursing home
Posted: September 12, 2014

A site in western Port St. Lucie has been recommended for the state’s seventh veterans’ nursing home, beating out a Marion County site that would have served former service people within a 75-mile radius of Ocala.

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Man jailed on Move Over violation
Posted: September 12, 2014

A Groveland motorist was arrested on DUI and other charges early Friday after failing to move over, and nearly hitting Lake County sheriff’s deputies working a traffic stop.

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Thursday 09/11/2014
Clermont man describes bird's eye view of Sept. 11 devastation
Posted: September 11, 2014

When terrorists attacked the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, people all over the world were shocked.

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Woman accused of battering boyfriend with car
Posted: September 11, 2014

A 44-year-old Clermont woman was charged with aggravated battery after she allegedly struck her boyfriend twice with a car after he left their home to cool off following an argument.

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Wednesday 09/10/2014
When contract ends, so may red-light cameras in Clermont
Posted: September 10, 2014

For the controversy to stop, red-light cameras must go, Clermont City Council members say.

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Clermont officials asked to cut prayers before public meetings
Posted: September 10, 2014

Earlier this month, Winter Garden city commissioners voted to start their meetings with a moment of silence instead of a prayer, which longtime Clermont resident Choice Edwards had requested.

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Sheriff's office looking for runaway teen
Posted: September 10, 2014

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office detectives reported Wednesday they are looking for a 15-year-old who possibly ran away last week.

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Lake lands $4 million school grant
Posted: September 10, 2014

Lake County Schools is one of two school districts in the nation to land a major, $4 million grant for professional learning.

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Monday 09/08/2014
John Brandeburg, Leesburg Lightning founder and president, dies at 70
Posted: September 08, 2014

John and Roseanne Brandeburg loved to host family and friends at their home, Rosanne said of her late husband’s giving spirit.

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