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  1. Police reports 0916-2017 - Citrus County Chronicle

    Police reports 0916-2017
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    Richard Reisinger, 49, of Floral City, at 2:03 a.m. Sept. 14 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. Joseph Amonte, 59, of Homosassa, at 8:18 p.m.Sept. 14 on misdemeanor charges of domestic battery and resisting an officer without violence ...

  2. Withlacoochee likely to flood - Citrus County Chronicle

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    Withlacoochee likely to flood
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    Southwest Florida Water Management District officials have opened the Lake Rousseau dam gates, allowing water to drain from the lake created by the Withlacoochee River. The river is expected to rise over the coming week and manipulating water levels is ...

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  3. FEMA ready to process claims - Citrus County Chronicle

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    FEMA ready to process claims
    Citrus County Chronicle
    He also said he is waiting for FEMA to set up a disaster recovery center. The county has offered space at the Citrus Resource Center in Lecanto. Most of the debris is from fallen trees and other vegetative matter, mainly in the Inverness and Floral ...

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  4. Disaster declaration includes Citrus - Citrus County Chronicle

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    Disaster declaration includes Citrus
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    Hurricane Irma, a powerful Category 4 hurricane when it struck the Florida Keys early Sunday morning, had dwindled to only tropical storm-force winds by time it reached Citrus County late Sunday and early Monday. It knocked trees onto power lines ...

  5. 'Everybody's doing what they can:' Floral City cleans up after Irma - Citrus County Chronicle

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    'Everybody's doing what they can:' Floral City cleans up after Irma
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    Fragile oak trees and downed power lines littered much of Floral City's roads and properties Tuesday, impeding traffic and leaving plenty of work for residents. The sounds of chainsaws and generators filled the air. “It looks kind of like a war zone ...

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  6. All agree: Citrus dodged a bullet - Citrus County Chronicle

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    All agree: Citrus dodged a bullet
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    Inverness and Floral City were strewn with tree limbs and debris Monday. Luis Rossi, who lives along Orange Avenue — known as The Avenue of Oaks — in Floral City, saw his carport crushed by a thick limb from one of those famous trees. “It happened ...

  7. Relief ... for most - Citrus County Chronicle

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    Relief ... for most
    Citrus County Chronicle
    And homeowners throughout the county, especially in Inverness and Floral City, found damaged homes and garages caused by fallen tree limbs. But it's not close to what the county was bracing for. Residents and officials were on edge since before last ...

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  8. Preparation, cancellation notices issued - Citrus County Chronicle

    Preparation, cancellation notices issued
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    The Southwest Florida Water Management District closed district- managed lands and offices throughout its 16-county region. ... The Floral City Heritage Museum and Country Store will be closed Saturday, with plans to re-open Sept. 15 and 16. Contact ...

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  9. Hurricane Irma cancellation list - Citrus County Chronicle

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    Hurricane Irma cancellation list
    Citrus County Chronicle
    The Southwest Florida Water Management District closed district-managed lands and offices throughout its 16-county region. ... The Floral City Heritage Museum and Country Store will be closed Friday and Saturday, with plans to re-open Sept. 15 and 16.

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  10. Lakes slow to rise: Winter drought still affecting water levels - Citrus County Chronicle

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    Lakes slow to rise: Winter drought still affecting water levels
    Citrus County Chronicle
    “But (the) Floral City pool is much leakier at low water and dropped 1 foot more than the other pools did this winter/spring, so it had a larger hole to dig out of. We've also seen more rainfall on the southern lakes (Floral City) this summer, as ...