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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...
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    49-year-old accused of sexually assaulting little girl

    Belleview, Florida -- Belleview Police Department officers arrested Colin Guy, 49, of Ocala on Thursday after he was accused of molesting a little girl. Guy...
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    CDC: You do not need to sanitize groceries, produce

    The US Centers for Disease Control says there have been reports of people sanitizing groceries and washing produce with dish detergent. The CDC says that...
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    Two Dunnellon men arrested for burglary of a Marathon gas station

    Dunnellon, Florida -- Two Dunnellon men were arrested after surveillance video revealed they had smashed in the glass door of a Marathon gas station...
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    Deputy solicited young girls to make underground pornography films

    A Lake County deputy sheriff was arrested Tuesday following an investigation that began in March after a teen victim came forward and filed a...
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    Skeletal remains found in Crystal River

    On Saturday, April 4, 2020, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office was notified of the discovery of human skeletal remains located in a wooded area...
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    Drunken mother arrested, beat, choked her child over car keys

    A Crystal River woman was arrested after deputies say she abused her child. A witness told the responding deputy that, while inside the residence, she...
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    Deputy arrived at bloody scene, suspect was standing over the victim screaming

    Ocklawaha -- Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Rekully arrived at a home in the 5700 block of 171st Court, Ocklawaha, to find a bloody scene...
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    Driver slammed into FHP cruiser on I-75, two hospitalized

    A trooper was injured Monday after his vehicle, a 2014 Dodge charger,  was struck while doing traffic control on I-75. A marked Florida Highway Patrol...
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    Tuesday’s “supermoon” will be the largest and brightest full Moon this year

    NASA wants to encourage everyone to take a peek at Tuesday's (April 7) "supermoon." The next full Moon is the Pink Moon, Sprouting Grass Moon,...
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    Deputy arrested, charged with capital sexual battery on a child

    Citrus County Sheriff's Office deputy, Charles Wigglesworth, was arrested by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and charged with two counts of Capital Sexual...
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    Marion County update on COVID-19 by zip code

      Marion County received confirmation of five additional cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, today. This brings Marion County’s total case count to 55. The most...
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    Tiger tests positive for COVID-19

    Scientists are now rushing to try and figure out what other species of animals could possibly become infected with COVID-19 after a Brox Zoo...