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Fruitland Park, Florida is located in Lake County. Zip codes in Fruitland Park, FL include 34731. The median home price in Fruitland Park is $139,900 which is roughly $81/per square foot. More Fruitland Park information.

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6 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Lake commissioners back tentative tax-rate increase but will look to whittle it down

A sea of uniformed deputies mixed with residents wearing bright yellow shirts emblazoned "Save Our Libraries" packed the County Commission chambers this week as Lake leaders signaled their intent to increase property taxes.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Florida community reeling after cops linked to KKK

Ann Hunnewell and her central Florida police officer husband knelt in the living room of a fellow officer's home, with pillow cases as makeshift hoods over their heads.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Tallahassee O

Florida Town Stunned By News Of Police KKK Ties | How Many...

Residents of a small, central Florida town say they're shocked and disgusted by the recent disclosure that two members of its police force are accused of being members of the Ku Klux Klan.

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The Times

10 Things to Know for Today

2. WHERE SURGERY IS DONE BY THE LIGHT OF A MOBILE PHONE Amid power cuts and the screams of the bereaved, doctors at the 600-bed Shifa Hospital in Gaza, many unpaid for months, have become masters of improvisation in nightmarish conditions.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Ku Klux Klan report by FDLE leaves many unanswered questions

The headlines screamed across the paper, and the television anchors put on their serious faces: The deputy chief in Fruitland Park resigned and another officer was fired over their links to the Ku Klux Klan .

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

More questions arise in probe of Fruitland Park police, KKK ties

An FBI informant who identified two Fruitland Park police officers as members of the Ku Klux Klan is identified in a state investigative report as the KKK's Grand Dragon in Florida, who himself was forced to quit the same police department in 2009 because of his Klan membership.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WESH-TV

Criminal cases dropped in KKK officer controversy

Three of the cases filed against Fruitland Park Police Officers have been dropped by the State Attorney's Office in Lake County.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Click Orlando

FDLE report reveals third KKK member in Fruitland Park Police Department

REPORTER: ONCE HE WUG PULLED OVER, HE REPORT FINDING MARIJUANA AND ARRESTED THE MAN FOR DRIVINGING WITH A SUSPENDED LICENSE.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Prosecutors won't use ex-Fruitland Park cops as witnesses because of alleged KKK ties

Prosecutors in Lake County hope to avoid using testimony in criminal trials from two Fruitland Park police officers forced from their jobs after being linked to the Ku Klu Klan by the FBI .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

2 police officers tied to KKK in Florida

Officials with The North Charleston Police Department say five people were arrested on prostitution charges during an undercover operation.

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SFGate

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 15

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is skipping a trip to an international air show. In 2012 and 2013 took trade mission trips to Paris and London for air shows held in France and the United Kingdom.

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WESH-TV

Fla. police officers accused of being tied to KKK

Two Fruitland Park police officers are out of jobs after an FBI investigation indicated that they had ties to the Ku Klux Klan.

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Bradenton.com

VIDEO | Two ex-police officers may have ties with Ku Klux Klan

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is expected to release the details of an investigation into two former Fruitland Park police officers who may have ties with the Ku Klux Klan.

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The Daily Caller

Two Florida Policeman Investigated For KKK Involvment

An FBI investigation into two Florida officer's KKK ties has led to the dismissal of one police officer and the resignation of another in Fruitland Park, Fla.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Two cops forced to step down amid allegations they're KKK members...

Two cops forced to step down amid allegations they're KKK members five years after officer from the same Florida force was pictured in a pointy hood and robe Isn't a criminal offense to be in the KKK, but local police chief Terry Isaacs had to consider how the allegations might affect the officers' credibility He said that while he had no proof the ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Fruitland Park Deputy Police Chief resigns after FBI report shows KKK link

The deputy chief of the Fruitland Park Police Department resigned Friday and another officer was fired after the FBI and Florida Department of Law Enforcement turned over a report to the city describing their link in the Ku Klux Klan , a prosecutor said.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Documentary deals with different levels of sight loss

New Vision for Independence Inc., will present a free showing of "Going Blind," a documentary about vision loss, at 10 a.m. Aug. 4 in the Magnolia Room at Lake-Sumter State College's Leesburg campus, 9501 U.S. Highway 441.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Cops: 3 teens busted for break-ins at construction site

Three Leesburg men have been arrested in connection with the break-in of a building and several vehicles on The Villages of Fruitland Park construction site over the Fourth of July weekend, police said today.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Dance contest takes steps to help education

The Educational Foundation of Lake County will present the annual "Stepping Out for Education," a ballroom-dance competition similar to "Dancing With the Stars," a show on ABC that pairs professional dancers with celebrities.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Teachers receive scholarships to attend marine science program

Jennifer Ackerman and Kayla Brown, both fourth-grade teachers at Groveland Elementary School, recently received scholarships to participate in the SEAS Marine Science summer program from July 13 through 17 at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa.

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