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    Ocala woman who previously gave up husband’s drug safe, arrested again

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    Ocala police responded to Walmart, located at 2600 SW 19th Ave. Rd., in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with loss...
    kathy bryant, ocala news, ocala post,

    Marion County Commissioner Kathy Bryant appointed Vice-Chair of the Florida Association of Counties’ Finance,...

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    Marion County Commissioner Kathy Bryant has been appointed to serve as Vice-Chair of the Florida Association of Counties’ Finance, Tax & Administration Committee by...

    DeSantis signs bill to increase salaries for teachers

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    At a press conference Wednesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that will provide $500 million in funds to raise teachers starting salaries...
    employment, ocala news, ocala post

    Jobless rate for May takes a little dip

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    The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region was 12.2 percent in May, down 0.7 percentage point over the month, 8.2 percentage...
    ocala news, ocklawaha, ocala post

    Woman threatened man over his sausage

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    Ocklawaha, Florida -- An Ocklawaha woman remains behind bars after she was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery. A deputy responded to Tall Pines Mobile...
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    One dead, another injured following Thursday morning crash

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    Ocala Police Department crash investigators said Thursday that one person died and another was injured following a two-vehicle car crash. The crash occurred at approximately...
    gators, ocala news, ocala post, gator bait

    UF bans “Gator Bait” cheer, use of jail inmates for farm labor

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    In what many are citing as a ridiculous move, UF President Kent Fuchs announced Thursday that the university will stop using the Gator Bait cheer...
    aunt jemima, ocala news, ocala post, cancel culture

    Cancel culture? Aunt Jemima products will be no more

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    After 131 years, PepsiCo’s Quaker Oats seemingly caved to the cancel culture and announced the company would do away with the Aunt Jemima branding...
    blm, publix, ocala news, ocala post

    Teen violated Publix policy, quit his job over BLM mask

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    A Florida teen quit his job at a Publix after he violated company policy and handwrote BLM on his medical face mask, which is...
    covid-19, marion county, ocala news, ocala post

    COVID-19 updates for Marion and Florida

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    OCALA, Fla.— DOH-Marion is reporting 315 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of Monday. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus are: 27-year-old...
    breonna taylor, ocala news, ocala post

    Police shot, killed innocent EMT, no-knock warrants now ban

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    On June 11, 2020,  The Louisville, Kentucky, Metro Council unanimously passed Breonna's Law -- named in honor of police-shooting victim Breonna Taylor -- outlawing...
    florida highway patrol, ocala news, ocala post, pedophile

    Florida trooper arrested, had sexual relationship with minor

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    A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was arrested Thursday after investigators learned that he had been having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female. Trooper Christopher...
    confederate flag, ocala news, ocala post, nascar

    NASCAR bans Confederate flag, creates major uproar in the south

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    NASCAR announced Wednesday that the organization has banned the Confederate flag from all of its races as well as NASCAR owned properties. NASCAR said they...
    ocala news, ocala post, battery, domestic violence

    Man accused girlfriend of cheating, battered her

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    On Sunday, Ocala police responded to 1940 SW 31st Ave., Ocala, in reference to a disturbance. Dispatch had received a 911 call and in the...
    corrections officer, ocala news, ocala post, daytona beach

    VIDEO: Florida corrections officer accused of molesting child, arrested

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    Volusia sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Daytona Beach correctional officer with Tomoka Correctional Institution following accusations that he molested a child. and charged him with...
    red snapper, ocala news, ocala post, fwc

    Recreational Red Snapper Season begins soon

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    Recreational Red Snapper Season will begin June 11 in Gulf state and federal waters and remain open through July 25, closing July 26. For-hire operations...
    ocala news, ocala post, escape, colon, dumb criminals

    Arrestee escaped while at hospital, found in her front yard

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    Marion County Sheriff's Deputy C. Rekully responded to 2920 NE 165th Lane after a tipster reported that a woman, later identified as Ashley Colon,...
    sinkhole, ocala news, ocala post, baseline sinkhole

    Sinkhole opens up on Baseline Road, lane closures

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    The Florida Highway Patrol would like all drivers to use caution when traveling in the area of Baseline Road due to a sinkhole. Southbound lanes...
    lego police sets, ocala news, ocala post, legoland

    LEGO pulls back advertising on police-related LEGO sets

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    LEGO announced that amid tensions between police and civilians that they are pulling back all advertising on police-related lego sets. The company said the move...
    ocala news, curfew in Ocala, Marion county curfew, marion county news, ocala post

    Curfew warning: school is out; keep minors off the street after dark

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    Ocala, Florida -- It's summertime, a drive through Marion Oaks or Silver Springs Shores after 11 p.m. would reveal children by the dozens roaming...