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    Fire crews had no choice; delayed response time to Monday’s tornado

    // Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Fire Rescue specialty units had a delayed response to the EF-1 tornado that touched down...
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    Ocala pawn shop owner: SunTrust Bank closed account because we sell guns

    // Ocala, Florida -- SunTrust Bank is taking heavy fire after they sent out letters to some of its business customers...
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    City Council overturns Mayor Guinn’s veto; 401-acres will be destroyed

    //   Ocala, Florida -- Despite his best efforts, Mayor Kent Guinn's veto on the Trinity Lane project was overturned by the...
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    County commissioners looking at privatizing part of Fire Rescue

    // Ocala, Florida -- In an e-mail to county commissioners and Marion County Fire Rescue employees, fire chief and assistant county...
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    Marion County Fire Rescue shuts down 2 squads

    // Ocala, Florida -- What has to happen before the Marion County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) realizes that public safety...
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    MCSO receives salary adjustment for entry-level deputies

    // Ocala, Florida -- For the first time in 11 years, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) increased the agency’s starting...

    Plans to destroy 401-acres of farmland vetoed

    // Ocala, Florida -- Today, Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn, vetoed Triniy Lane development plans that would destroy 401-acres of farmland at...
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    City moves forward; allowing farm land to be over-developed

    // Ocala, Florida -- Objections by Glen Hill Farm owner, Craig Bernick fell on deaf ears as the city gave the...
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    Bald eagles allegedly poisoned after eating euthanized animals dumped at Marion County Baseline Landfill

      Ocala, Florida —The bald eagle—the symbol of our nation—which is protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, faces a new threat in...
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    MCSO: Monumental change within the sheriff’s office

    Ocala, Florida — In light of recent terrorist attacks, increased chatter, and intelligence about "lone-wolf" terrorists — both foreign and domestic — the Marion...

    City Council will discuss destroying farmland and Outside Sales Ordinance

    // Ocala, Florida -- Tonight, January 20, 2015, the Ocala City Council will be holding several public meetings. The meetings will cover...
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    911: It is supposed to save lives, not cost you your life

    // Ocala, Florida -- Since the transfer of 911 dispatch services from the Marion County Sheriff's Office to the county commissioners...
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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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    Marion County Fire Rescue & Marion County Sheriff’s Office, railroaded by county leaders

      Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Board of County Commissioners once again gave Marion County Sheriff, Chris Blair, an ultimatum in reducing his budget...
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    Marion County official resigns following community outrage

      Ocala, Florida -- Recently, Ocala Post did an article titled 'Marion County government official belittles veteran for PTSD.' The article was about Marcel “Butch” Verrando,...
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    Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Fire Rescue at wits’ end, and bad land...

        Ocala, Florida -- Orlando in the making! The Ocala City Council recently voted 4-0 to approve a $1.067 million incentive package that allows McBride...
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    Marion County government official belittles veteran for PTSD

      Ocala, Florida -- Post-traumatic stress disorder is a serious condition that can be very debilitating and even result in the death of the individual...
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    MCSO: The rest of the story

      Ocala, Florida -- Recently, the Marion County Sheriff's Office was contacted by Ocala Star-Banner reporter, Bill Thompson, with a series of questions, to which...
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    Corruption in your backyard: Lawsuit filed against the BCC

      Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Citizens Coalition -- Joined by Save Our Rural Area -- has now filed a lawsuit against the Marion...
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    Sheriff Chris Blair Said, “Again I will say, medical use of marijuana for serious...

    // Ocala, Florida -- Sheriff's across Florida are gearing up for a campaign called "Don't Let Florida Go To Pot," a...