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    Coast Dental delivers an upsetting blow to employees over PTO

    Special to Ocala Post Employees with Coast Dental say they could not believe their eyes when they received an email from Human Resources this week...
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    43,000 students to be provided with a “Grab & Go” meal

    Per a directive from the Florida Department of Education, all public schools in Florida will be closed through April 15. This is primarily due to...
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    DOH Marion County COVID-19 update

    OCALA, Fla.— The Florida Department of Health in Marion County (DOH-Marion) has continued heavy activities this week as part of its response to the...
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    Corrections officer sentenced to 30 days for aggravated battery with great bodily harm

    The Florida Department of Corrections officer who worked for Lowell Correctional Institute and left a female's face disfigured said she deserved it because she...
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    Shooting at Ocala apartment complex leaves one in critical condition

    The Ocala Police Department is investigating after someone was shot at the Promenade at Ocala Apartments, located at 1421 SW 27th Avenue. OPD said calls...
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    Ocala man, high on Molly, intended to stab brother to death

    Ocala -- Ocala police responded to 2018 SW 7th street after a witness called 911 and stated that Jabrell Coe, 27, had a knife...
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    Man arrested in Silver Springs Shores on child pornography charges

    A man who was in possession of child pornography on his cellphone was arrested and charged with Enticement of Minor for Indecent Purposes. Cameron Michael...

    Weather overview for Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida

    Flooding Rainfall & Severe Storms Today – Especially SE Georgia • Isolated Severe Storms Mainly Afternoon & Evening • Main T’storm Hazards: Isolated Tornadoes, Damaging Winds...
    Trooper Chelsea Richard Funeralvideo

    Section of I-75, Marion County, to be named in remembrance of fallen trooper, Chelsea...

    Ocala, Fla. – On Friday, February 28, 2020, a portion of Interstate 75 between the 340 and 344 mm in Marion County will be...
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    UPDATE: 18-year-old was killed in I-75 crash after losing control of his vehicle

    Approximately 15-minutes after southbound lanes reopened following a vehicle crash involving a semi, a second A tractor-trailer vs passenger car occurred at the 368 mm. A...
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    Update on mm 352 crash involving semi

    At 5:27 p.m, FHP announced that they were in the final stages of cleanup and all southbound lanes have reopened. The Florida Highway Patrol said...
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    I-75 fatal crash involving semi and passenger car at MM 368

    This story was updated. You can read it here. Approximately 15-minutes after southbound lanes reopened following a vehicle crash involving a semi, a second A...
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    All I-75 southbound lanes are blocked after semi hit car head-on

    UPDATE: At 5:27 p.m, FHP announced that they were in the final stages of cleanup and all southbound lanes have reopened . The Florida Highway...
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    12-year-old arrested for aggravated animal cruelty

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 12-year-old boy after he tied a dog to a tree and tortured it. Christopher Alveraz-Murillo has been...
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    Ocala mother raped, robbed at knife-point

    Ocala, Florida -- A suspect who held a mother at knife-point and then raped her is on the run. The Ocala Police Department is trying...
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    Third juvenile arrested after making threats via Snapchat to commit mass shooting

    A third juvenile has been arrested in association with threats made via Snapchat to shoot up Belleview Middle School and Belleview High School. On Tuesday,...
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    OPD: Can you identify the thieves who stole from Lowe’s

      Ocala -- The surveillance photos are badly distorted, but the Ocala Police Department needs your help with identifying two thieves who stole nearly $2,000...
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    One person extricated following multi-vehicle crash

      Ocala -- Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to a multi-vehicle crash involving a sedan, a pick-up truck, and a compact SUV Monday in the...

    Ocala Police Department is investigating a Missing Person case

    UPDATED: She has been found safe. Ocala -- The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating a Missing Person case involving Shamara T. McCants, 20. McCants was...
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    Boyfriend who dragged, ran over and killed girlfriend, arrested

    The Florida Highway Patrol stated Sunday that nine hours after Eileen Bocca, 48, died from her injuries after being run over by her boyfriend,...