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Sunday, July 5, 2020

    Severe weather alert for Northeast Florida, tornado watch underway

      The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northeast Florida, with a chance to reach Central Florida. Article continued below For Marion County--showers...
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    Major issues with latest Windows 10 update, especially for teachers and students

    Microsoft released Windows 10 update KB4549951 on April 14. The update was supposed to apply several security fixes, but, instead, the update caused numerous...
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    City of Ocala electric customers will see a little savings

    The City of Ocala electric customers will notice some financial relief beginning in May. On Tuesday, April 21, Ocala City Council members approved a reduction...
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    Dunnellon woman attacked landlord during attempted eviction

    Dunnellon -- A Dunnellon woman was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery Sunday after she cut a man during an argument. A Citrus County Sheriff’s...
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    Important Marion County school updates for April 22

    Marion County – Marion County Public Schools’ update for April 22, 2020, includes the following actions taken related to COVID-19: · Per the governor’s order,...
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    Ocala Fire Rescue paramedics staffing COVID-19 testing site

    Ocala Fire Rescue paramedics will be staffing a temporary COVID-19 testing site at the Hampton Center, located at 1501 W Silver Springs Blvd. Testing will...
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    Belleview business heavily damaged by fire

      Belleview, Florida -- TSL Commercial Landscaping, located 10521 US-27, Belleview, suffered significant damage Monday following a fire. According to Marion County Fire Rescue, at approximately...
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    Drunk driver arrested after being released from hospital

    Two troopers were injured Monday, April 6, after their cruiser, a 2014 Dodge charger, was struck while doing traffic control on I-75. A marked Florida...
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    Marion County Public Schools’ update for 4-20-2020

    Marion County – Marion County Public Schools’ update for April 20, 2020, includes the following actions taken related to COVID-19: · Per the governor’s order,...

    Tornadoes touch down across Florida, cause damage

    Video courtesy of Seth with Florida Cleaning & Restoration Group The National Weather Service has confirmed several small storm cells touched down across Florida on...
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    Florida schools will remain closed the remainder of the school year

    Governor Ron DeSantis announce Saturday that Florida schools will remain closed and continue distance learning for the remainder of the school year. The announcement came...
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    Happy ending: Missing woman found alive after employees report suspicious noises

    Citrus County -- Following a week of exhaustive searches, including the use of K9s, air support, and volunteer search parties, Diane Mcinnis was found...
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    Four Northern Michigan sheriffs uphold Constitution, take stand against governor during protest

          Video courtesy of Ricky Giannetti via Michiganders Against Excessive Quarantine   Michigan -- In what many are calling a historic event, thousands protest in Michigan Wednesday...
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    Temporarily suspension, nursing home and Intermediate Care Facility assessment payments

    Tallahassee -- In order to address the financial burden caused by COVID-19, the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has issued Emergency Order AHCA...
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    Marion County Public School updates and actions for COVID-19

    Below is the Marion County Public School updates and actions related to COVID-19: · “Parking Lot Wi-Fi” is now available at three schools and coming...
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    First-ever appointed superintendent of Marion public schools starting this fall

    Marion County - Members of the Marion County School Board unanimously chose Dr. Diane Gullett to be its first-ever appointed superintendent starting this fall. Gullett...
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    FHP: MCSO Sgt. charged with careless driving following crash

    On Sunday, Marion County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Paul Bloom, 47, was driving east on County Road 464 when he rear-ended 65-year-old Hilroy Browne who...
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    Third Marion County resident died from COVID-19, updates by zip code

    A 49-year-old female from Marion County passed away over the weekend after contracting COVID-19. She was an Ocala resident and did not have any underlying...
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    Spectrum offering free internet for student, teacher households

    Ocala Post has confirmed that Spectrum is offering 60 days free internet to families with children who are schooling from home due to CODID-19. According...
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    Free “Parking Lot WiFi” for students who do not have access at home

    The Marion County School District is hoping a “Parking Lot WiFi” program will help students who are less fortunate and do not have access...