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    Two Ocala residents die from COVID-19

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    Two Marion County residents -- an 88-year-old male and a 58-year-old male -- passed away this weekend after contracting COVID-19. Both were Ocala residents....
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    Eerie public service announcement in Walmart parking lot

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    End of the world creepy! That is how a reader described a public service announcement she recorded while at the Walmart on Highway 40...
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    COVID-19 update for Marion County, city-by-city breakdown

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    OCALA, Fla.—As of 6 p.m. Friday, April 3, Marion County has 38 total COVID-19 cases. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus...

    Business owner runs off backseat lovers

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    The owner of Team Bulldog Garage, Nmar Perez, said on Thursday that she and a tow truck driver had to run off two people...
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    MCSO detective resigns following multiple sexual harassment claims

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    A Marion County Sheriff’s Office detective resigned following an internal affairs investigation that revealed he had sexually harassed several women within the agency. MCSO Detective...
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    Update on Marion County Public Schools

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    MARION COUNTY – First and foremost, the school district asks that all parents please be patient during this trying time as many parents have...
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    Suspect had to be tased as he fled from police

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    A 31-year-old man was charged with Driving While License Suspended-Habitual, Possession of Marijuana, and Resisting Arrest after he fled from police during a traffic...
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    Boyfriend headedbutted girlfriend, punched her in the face

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    Ocala police responded to the Dixie Motel, located at 1539 South Pine Avenue after a caller reported that a woman had been battered. The victim...

    Marion County commission enacts ordinance for temporary closures

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    The BOCC says that based on testimony received by local law enforcement officials, certain establishments beyond restaurants involve handling and touching many surfaces. The establishments...
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    Testing had been non-existent, third case confirmed in Marion County

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    The fourth case was confirmed by the DOH at 9:54 p.m. Original story OCALA, Fla.— On March 22, the Marion County Department of Health received notice...

    Rabies alert for Marion County

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    The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has issued a rabies alert for the area within the following boundaries: Northwest Highway 320 to...
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    March 20, COVID-19 update – Marion County, complete updated report for Florida

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    Last updated on March 20, at 7:15 p.m. The DOH reported that Marion County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. More information to follow. Original article TALLAHASSEE...
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    Fatal shooting in Ocala, one man dead

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    Ocala, Florida -- Ocala police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in the 2800 block of Southeast Fourth Street on Thursday at approximately...
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    Coast Dental delivers an upsetting blow to employees over PTO

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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...