Monday, Sep 01, 2014

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Brooksville police search for motive in slayings

Brooksville police search for motive in slayings

BROOKSVILLE — As George Mason III rested between surgeries to repair broken limbs and vertebrae, Brooksville Police on Sunday were trying to understand why he turned a 9 mm handgun on loved ones, leaving three dead and his half-brother fightin...
Updated: 13 hours ago

Myers: Pillars of Americanism under attack

Freedom and opportunity are the greatest incentives for encouraging people to come to the United States. No other country in history has opened its gates to people from all over the world who were willing to take advantage of these two primary aspect...
Updated: 18 hours ago

Letters to the editor

Create a ‘secretary of sanctions’
Updated: 18 hours ago

Taft: Faith and labor unions a needed link?

Labor Day, once accorded Super Bowl-like media coverage and marked with parades and political speeches considered key to forthcoming elections, today is hardly more than a paid holiday providing a three-day weekend for play and relaxation. Why? Few p...
Updated: 19 hours ago

LeBlanc: Helping loved ones adapt to home care

One of the most common dilemmas involved in caregiving is persuading aging parents or friends that they need outside help. Just the thought of their independence being in question is humiliating and terrifying to them.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Spring Hill man grateful for ALS ice bucket challenges

Spring Hill man grateful for ALS ice bucket challenges

An outpouring of support, thanks to the ice bucket challenge, is putting ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) at the forefront of awareness. And Chris Lamia of Spring Hill is thrilled with the results.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Red-light camera referendum won't make Nov. ballot

Red-light camera referendum won't make Nov. ballot

BROOKSVILLE — A proposed ordinance that, if passed, would have banned red-light cameras from the city will not be on November ballots, and the matter seems headed for a special election. ...
Updated: 19 hours ago
Brooksville police: Three killed, one injured in shooting

Brooksville police: Three killed, one injured in shooting

BROOKSVILLE — Police on Saturday said they were trying to figure out what led George Mason III to kill three people and injure another person the previous night.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Celebrity cat growing old in Spring Hill

Celebrity cat growing old in Spring Hill

Cassie the cat was one half of an unlikely duo that also included Moses the crow.
Published: 08/30/14

Suspended teacher speaks out about incident

BROOKSVILLE — Erin Cougill acknowledges her mistake: As a diabetic, she said she should have known how alcohol would interact with her medication.
Published: 08/30/14

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