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MacDill Cycling Challenge For Vets Coasts Into Jax

The Ride 2 Recovery Florida Challenge benefiting wounded war veterans ended its 350-mile journey from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa to Mayport Naval Station in Jacksonville over a six-day period.

More than 200 participants cycled to raise money for mental and physical rehabilitation programs such as Spinning Recovery Labs and outdoor cycling.

Riders traveled north from Tampa, making stops in Spring Hill, The Villages, Ocala, Gainesville and St. Augustine before arriving in Jacksonville on Nov. 20.

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Hernando Schools "Spot The Watt'' For Dollars

A recent program dubbed "Spot the Watt" has been implemented in Hernando County Schools.

The program, advising schools to be more diligent about energy conservation, rewards schools by offering 1 cent for each kilowatt saved.

Energy consumption will be monitored and recorded every quarter, with results announced at the end of the school year.

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USF Assists Hernando Entrepreneurs With New Business Development Center

The University of South Florida recently opened a branch of its Small Business Development Center in the Hernando County Airport Industrial Park.

Business owners and entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to receive face-to-face business counseling and training on matters like international trade.

The satellite branch of the University of South Florida's Small Business Development Center is funded in part by the SBDC and the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce.

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Virtual eSchool Debuts In Hernando County

Hernando County will debut a new online course option this year that allows students to complete classes without setting foot in a classroom. The program will offer students all of the required courses needed to earn a high school diploma.

Hernando eSchool offers regular and advanced/honors part-time and full-time courses for students in grades 6-12. Courses are free for students residing in Hernando County.

Students enrolled in home, private and charter schooling are also eligible to register for online courses.

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Spring Hill High School Awarded FHSAA Sportsmanship Award

F.W Springstead High School in Spring Hill was named the Class 5A Section 2 winner of the Florida High School Athletic Association's 2009-10 Fred E. Rozelle Sportsmanship Award for exemplary behavior.

It is the first time in 32 years the school has earned the award and is the only school in Hernando County to be honored.

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Obama's Offshore Drilling Policy Impacts Florida's West Coast, Tampa Bay

National Public Radio reports on President Obama's decision to allow offshore drilling along the Atlantic coast and northern Alaska, if scientists conclude the areas are suitable for extraction. The plan could expand to include drilling in the Gulf of Mexico by 2022 pending the expiration of a long-held ban.

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