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    Dunkin’ Donuts to permanently close 800 U.S stores

    Dunkin' announced Thursday that the Massachusetts-based company will be closing 800 of its stores by the end of 2020. Additionally, the company said they...

    Mayor is correct, DBPR would first receive a complaint on a bar, not law...

    On June 26, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation suspended the on-premises consumption of alcohol at all bars in Florida. As stated in...
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    Bars must immediately cease alcohol sales

    Shortly after Florida reported nearly 9,000 new COVID-19 cases in a single day, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation ordered all bars...
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    Jobless rate for May takes a little dip

    The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region was 12.2 percent in May, down 0.7 percentage point over the month, 8.2 percentage...
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    Cancel culture? Aunt Jemima products will be no more

    After 131 years, PepsiCo’s Quaker Oats seemingly caved to the cancel culture and announced the company would do away with the Aunt Jemima branding...
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    NASCAR bans Confederate flag, creates major uproar in the south

    NASCAR announced Wednesday that the organization has banned the Confederate flag from all of its races as well as NASCAR owned properties. NASCAR said they...
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    LEGO pulls back advertising on police-related LEGO sets

    LEGO announced that amid tensions between police and civilians that they are pulling back all advertising on police-related lego sets. The company said the move...

    How to bypass Florida’s unemployment online waiting queue

    Many who have applied for unemployment since the "outbreak" of COVID-19 still have not received any benefits. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the...
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    Disaster-preparation tax-free holiday begins Friday

    Starting Friday, shoppers in Florida can avoid paying sales taxes while putting together disaster-preparation stockpiles for the 2020 hurricane season. During this sales tax holiday...
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    AGM Tree Service says they are hiring, but tired of lame excuses

    AGM Roofing & Tree Service says they are looking for serious workers who want a good-paying, real job. They are looking for two people to...
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    Market of Marion scheduled to reopen

    The Market of Marion is set to reopen on Saturday, May 23. "We at the Market of Marion are taking every precaution to make sure...
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    Pier 1 going out of business, closing all stores

    Pier 1 imports announced Tuesday that the retailer will most likely cease operation at all locations, including Ocala. Blaming COVID-19, Wayfair, and Amazon, and with...
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    Omnicare, Inc., a subsidiary of CVS Health settles $15.3 million civil penalty

    Omnicare, Inc., a subsidiary of CVS Health and a leading provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities, has agreed to pay the United...
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    Chick-fil-A offering free chicken sandwich to teachers, first responders

    The Paddock Mall plans to reopen Friday, May 8, and Chick-fil-A is offering a free chicken sandwich to teachers and first responders. Paddock Mall General...
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    Paddock Mall plans to reopen

    Paddock Mall plans to reopen on Friday, May 8 with reduced hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to...
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    Marion County Tax Collector reopens several offices

    Some Marion County Tax Collector offices are now open but are taking precautions against COVID-19. The list of open offices: Ocala Annex Branch, 110 SE...
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    Spectrum offering free internet for student, teacher households

    Ocala Post has confirmed that Spectrum is offering 60 days free internet to families with children who are schooling from home due to CODID-19. According...
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    Logan’s Roadhouse, Ocala, closes its doors for good, others will likely follow

    Employees say they were not given an explanation prior to the closing and were notified at 2 p.m on February 19. Logan’s Roadhouse, located at...
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    ALL Publix subs on sale for $5.99 next week

    You read right! According to Publix, all whole subs will be on sale for $5.99, even the Chicken Tender subs, which is usually $8.99 The...

    Landfills could be on the horizon in the City limits, residents furious

    Ocala -- Ocala residents are furious over an ordinance that would allow for the expansion of Friends Recycling, located at 2350 NW 27th Ave. Currently,...