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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Homosassa woman dies after pointing gun at deputy

Citrus County Sheriff's Office investigation

A Homosassa woman died on Saturday night, after reportedly pointing a gun at a deputy responding to a call of a threatened suicide attempt

According to the Citrus County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to the woman's residence just before 6 p.m., after a caller reported the woman was threatening suicide, and that the woman had already discharged her weapon.

County jail employee charged with having sex with inmate

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:49pm
Vernon, Kimberly A.
A Corrections Corporation of America employee at the Citrus County jail was arrested on Thursday and charged with having sex with an inmate there.

Arrested was Kimberly A. Vernon, 42, of 3093 W. Edison Place in Dunnellon.

The Presidency, Congress and war powers

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:55pm
U.S. Representattive Richard Nugent (R-Brooksville)

What many people may have missed is that Congress did not vote on the question of whether or not to authorize the President to continue air strikes in Iraq.

In general, as a matter of constitutional power, the President cannot declare war or embark on a war without the explicit authorization of Congress. As a response to Vietnam, Congress passed into law a bill known as the “War Powers Resolution”.

Bluebird Springs to become home to county dog park

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 12:52pm
Dog wants your pet donations at the animal shelter

The Board of County Commissioners invites the public and dogs to attend the grand opening of the County’s first Dog Park at Bluebird Springs Park in Homosassa.

This event will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 25 at the park, located at 8950 W. Bluebird Springs Lane in Homosassa.

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