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Clermont City Council member Ray Goodgame has told supporters that an Islamic group's plans to build a mosque in south Lake County is "bad news" and warned of "wailing music" if the mosque becomes a reality.

The Islamic Center of Clermont, which had tried to get planning approval for an Islamic center last year, has purchased a 4.4-acre parcel at Hancock and John's Lake roads.

Goodgame, first elected in 2004 and re-elected last week, raised questions about the potential mosque in a newsletter he emails to supporters. He called it "bad news" that the Islamic group had bought the property and has submitted preliminary plans for its project.


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