Monday, July 16, 2018
News Roundup

Hernando Government Meetings for April 8

Government meetings

Here is a listing of public meetings scheduled for this week:

Monday

Hernando County Planning and Zoning Commission, 9 a.m., commission chambers, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Tuesday

Hernando County Commission, 9 a.m., commission chambers, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

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Jimbo Fisher: ‘I love Jameis…unfortunately he made some bad decisions’

Jimbo Fisher: ‘I love Jameis…unfortunately he made some bad decisions’

ATLANTA — Jimbo Fisher defended every step of the way at Jameis Winston at Florida State, so it shouldn't be a surprise that he continues to back his former quarterback, even though both have moved on.Fisher, now the coach at Texas A&M, sa...
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SEC media days: Jimbo Fisher on leaving Florida State, Aggies title talk

SEC media days: Jimbo Fisher on leaving Florida State, Aggies title talk

ATLANTA — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher said he had "no intentions of ever leaving Florida State," but the situation with the Aggies (including its administration and support) led him to leave for College Station.Fisher was the first coach ...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Pasco Political Notebook

Hunter, Murphy speak to Democratic ClubThe Trinity Democratic Club will host candidates Chris Hunter (running for U.S. Congress in District 12) and Amanda Murphy (running for state Senate in District 16) as guest speakers at its meeting at 6:30 p.m. ...
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What DeSean Jackson needs to break a Jerry Rice NFL record

What DeSean Jackson needs to break a Jerry Rice NFL record

We're close enough to the 2018 NFL season that we can start talking about records that could be broken in the normal course of the Bucs' season ahead.DeSean Jackson has a chance to break one of Jerry Rice's career NFL records. No, not the 197 career ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Giant pork pile awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports

Giant pork pile awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports

Donald Trump’s trade wars are making pork a bargain.American production is poised to reach an all-time high this year, and output is forecast to surge again in 2019. The supply boom comes as tariffs from China and Mexico threaten to curb export deman...
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FHP: Tampa motorcyclist fatally struck by driver who ran red light

A Tampa motorcyclist was killed Sunday night after he was struck by a driver who ran a red light, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Brian William Lester, 54, was turning left onto southbound Interstate 275 around 9 p.m. when Ruth Sanchez-Arias,...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Live from Washington: Rays set for All-Star activities

Live from Washington: Rays set for All-Star activities

LHP Blake Snell, C Wilson Ramos and manager Kevin Cash are all in Washington representing the Rays at the All-Star Game.Snell is the on the active roster after being added Friday as a replacement  and is expected to pitch an inning for the AL te...
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Hernando Religion Calendar for July 20

BrooksvilleProvidence Church is offering a free weekly water-themed Kid’s Summer Fun Series that features Biblical stories, worship music and activities for children in kindergarten through fifth grade at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Hernando County S...
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Jared Kushner’s family firm accused of pushing out rent-stabilized tenants

Jared Kushner’s family firm accused of pushing out rent-stabilized tenants

NEW YORK — The hammering and drilling began just months after Jared Kushner’s family real estate firm bought a converted warehouse apartment building in the hip, Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Tenants say it started early in the morning and went o...
Updated: 2 hours ago
FCC chairman has ‘serious concerns’ about Sinclair-Tribune merger, could seek to block deal

FCC chairman has ‘serious concerns’ about Sinclair-Tribune merger, could seek to block deal

WASHINGTON - Sinclair Broadcasting’s proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media has raised "serious concerns" at the Federal Communications Commission about the amount of control the combined company would have over the U.S. television market...
Updated: 2 hours ago