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    Positive outcome for Ocala family following COVID-19 shutdown

    The shutdown due to COVID-19 was not bad news for everyone. Philip Hurst, of Ocala, spent most of his work career in sales and restaurant...
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    Facebook bans American company from advertising patriotic merchandise, you won’t believe why

      PatrioticMe, a company founded by wife and mother, LeeAnn Miller, has been ban by Facebook from advertising patriotic merchandise. Millers said she began having issues...
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    Remembering “Tony” Wu Li, owner of Tony’s Sushi

    Ocala has lost an icon. Tony's Sushi Japanese Steakhouse owner, "Tony" Wu Li, died Saturday at the age of 46. Tony's family said that Tony had...
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    Tastes so good it’ll make you say, “YUUUMMM,” new line of food products to...

    Percy Robert Miller, also known by his rapper name Master P, announced via Instagram a new line of food products. Master P's new line of...
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    McDonald’s, Starbucks to close hundreds of stores

    McDonald's and Starbucks are expected to close hundreds of stores by the end of 2020. McDonald's will permanently close 200 of its U.S. locations, and...
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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...