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    Man reported for driving on suspended license, faces multiple charges

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    A man was pulled over and arrested Wednesday after someone reported the suspect was driving on a suspended license. Shortly after Christner Angerville left his...
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    Three arrested in home invasion

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    Three people were arrested Tuesday after committing a home invasion at a residence on Northeast 35th Street. Ricky Deely, Estell Garwood, and Alice Noell broke...
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    UPDATED: Bar-B-Q restaurant shut down again*

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    NOTE: On January 10, 2020, The Department of Business and Professional Regulation admitted to Ocala Post that a clerical error was made when the...
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    Three arrested in attempted armed robbery, two are juveniles

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    Marion Oaks -- Three criminals were arrested Monday after they attempted to commit an armed robbery with a stolen handgun. The victim stated that he...
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    Ocala man arrested for sexual relationship with 16-year-old

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    An Ocala man was arrested Saturday after an investigation revealed that he had sex with a mentally challenged 16-year-old female. The teen, who lives in...
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    Man died after SUV veered off roadway

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    A Bronson man is dead after he crashed his SUV Monday afternoon. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 67-year-old David Lewis Jr. was traveling eastbound...

    OPD Sgt. suspended, falsified reports

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    Ocala Police Department Sgt. Lonnie Freeman was suspended after it was discovered he falsified reports following an unlawful arrest. In addition to falsifying reports, Freeman...
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    Multiple lane closures you should be aware of

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    The Marion County Office of the County Engineer announces the following temporary lane closures: Jan. 19-April 21 | Rainbow Park Unit 5 subdivision between the...
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    The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill jobs near you

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    The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of temporary positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. With...

    Live Santa Tracker

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    NORAD Santa Tracker. Santa Claus began his Christmas Eve journey delivering presents around the world and will soon be shimmying down chimneys near you.

    Local diner inspected, receives perfect score

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    This article was made possible by AGM Roofing and Tree Service. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation cites violations of Florida’s sanitation and safety...
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    Marion Oaks residents furious over distribution center

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    Marion Oaks residents have expressed great concern over the nearly 200 acre Dollar Tree distribution center, which would be built up against Marion Oaks...
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    Ocala amongst 7 cities to make “Hall of Shame” in new report

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    In a new report, the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty (Law Center) surveyed 187 urban and rural cities across the country and...
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    Marion Military Academy closes its doors

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    Marion Military Academy abruptly closed its doors end of school day Monday, citing lack of funding. The school, which started eight years ago, says that...

    Ocala Fire Rescue: Get your chili today

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    Fans of Ocala Fire Rescue’s (OFR) chili won’t have to wait until next year’s chili cook-off to savor a bowl of the crews’ concoction. Today,...
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    Roaches, rat droppings main reason for closure of popular Ocala restaurant

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    The Ocala WingHouse Bar & Grill, 2145 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, was immediately shut down after an emergency order was issued on December...
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    Man wanted five people killed, fed to pigs

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    A 76-year-old Marion County man, identified as Gary Bangstad, who was incarcerated at the Marion County Jail, offered another inmate $4,000 and a car...

    Residents should maintain heightened awareness, rabies active in the area

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    The Florida Department of Health in Marion County and the Department of Health in Sumter County want Summerfield, Oxford, and northwest residents of The...
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    Children get shopping experience of a lifetime

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    Twenty children from Wyomina Elementary School, who were selected to participate in the Cathy’s Kids program, spent a cheerful morning with Ocala Fire Rescue...
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    Ocala Police Department upset over false crime rate report, Marion County crime rate facts

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    The Ocala Police Department, with good reason, is concerned and displeased over a recent article that depicted Ocala as being worse than Detroit for...