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    Marion County Fire Rescue mourns death of Firefighter/EMT

    It is with my deepest regret that I announce the death of Firefighter/EMT Emilio Rivera. Firefighter Rivera, a proud United States Marine Corps veteran, and...
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    Op-ed: Judge fires back at State Attorney Brad King

    This letter was provided to Ocala Post by Marion County Court judge Robert Landt. I run a courtroom where the law rules supreme and everyone is...
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    Letter to the Editor: MCSO caused me to lose my career, insurance, and livelihood.

    My name is Michael Sands and I’m an eight-year Marine Corps veteran, which includes a tour in Kuwait, as well as a veteran of...
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    To the Editor: Domestic violence victim was deaf and at my doorstep

    // Note: Before readers jump to conclusions and attack the writer, readers should realize that this information was addressed with the Sheriff's Office...
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    To the Editor: Marion County is misleading, not inviting to good investors

    // Marion County was recently vetted as a potential site for a sunscreen (suntan lotion) manufacturing plant. The company would have brought more...
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    To the Editor: Citizens & commissioners show little support for public safety

    // Ocala, Florida -- It was a little disheartening to see all the Marion County citizens rally for the Confederate flag recently.  Not...
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    To the Editor: It takes a big guy to be a GAL

    //   Fathers’ Day is upon us and like Mothers’ Day, it brings to mind the importance of parents and especially fathers and fathering. I’m...
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    To the Editor: Wild Waters taking advantage of pass holders

    // Ocala, Florida -- Over Memorial Day weekend, it was brought to my attention that Wild Waters might be taking advantage of park-goers. In...
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    To the Editor: Clean-up good ol’ boy practices and wink-and-nudge government

    // Dear Neighbor, In September when a group of Okaloosa County elected officials met with over 200 citizens in an “Accountability Okaloosa” town hall...
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    To the Editor: This is a life and death decision for us

    // I recently read an article about many positive efforts to improve the economy of Marion County. I also read, and am experiencing,...
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    To the Editor: The medical marijuana ruse

    // Polk County -- As Election Day draws near, “medical marijuana” has become a hot topic, and many have asked me about my...
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    To the Editor: Open Letter to the Citizens of Marion County

    Marion county, Florida -- Your Marion County Deputy Sheriffs need your help. They are calling 911. There is an urgent emergency! As veterans of the...
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    To the Editor: Should state colleges and universities be required to give taxpayer-funded in-state...

      Florida -- Following the Easter and Passover break, the Senate and House will be back in Tallahassee Monday for the final two weeks of...
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    To the Editor: High Springs Florida city attorney makes threats

      High Springs, Florida -- The Police Benevolent Association was made aware of new allegations directed at Chief Steve Holley in a press release issued...
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    To the Editor: Corruption in the city hf High Springs

      PBA Responds to City of High Springs Termination of Police Chief Steve Holley: This morning, in an email to the attorneys representing High Springs Police...
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    To the Editor: Senator Don Gaetz says marijuana ingredient will help kids

      Over the past few weeks, I have listened to a growing number of Northwest Floridians who have strong opinions about the medical use of...
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    To the Editor: Animosity Between the Marion County Commissioners and Marion County Sheriff

      Morale is at an all-time low for the men and women of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. A not so great leader once remarked that...