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Spring Hill man (Pasco) facing child pornography charges

A Spring Hill man is facing multiple charges after being arrested for allegedly possessing child pornographic materials and promoting the sexual performance of a child.

According to Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Public Information Officer (PIO) Jessica Cary, in March the FDLE began an undercover investigation to identify whoever was using the Internet to traffic and distribute images of child pornography online.

House passes transgender athlete bill

A bill that would prohibit transgender athletes from competing with biological female athletes was passed by the Florida House of Representatives on April 14 by a 77 to 40 margin. The vote took place just two days after the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) issued a statement on their position regarding transgender athletes and factors considered by the NCAA in determining where championships are held.