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    Vandalism Suspects Wanted

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying whoever is responsible for multiple acts of criminal mischief.   Sometime between 8 p.m.,...
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    Large Norovirus Outbreak In Marion County October 2013

    Marion County -- On October 4, 2013 at 10:35 a.m., Ocala Post was notified about a Norovirus outbreak at East Marion Elementary. The virus...
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    A teacher & military veteran has chosen Ocala to live homeless

    // Ocala, Florida -- In July 2014, Tom Rebman, an English teacher in a Title 1 middle school in Orlando, Florida, went homeless...

    Video: Firefighters contain blaze in 11 minutes

    Belleview, Florida -- Firefighters from Marion County Fire Rescue Belleview Station 18, Summerfield Station 30, and the Villages Station 10, worked diligently to extinguish...
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    MCSO: An officer and a gentleman

      Ocala, Florida -- On Friday, August 1, 2014, Deputy Bloom responded to a call for service where children were involved. During the call, Deputy...
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    Video: Burglary at Five Star Cellular Sprint store

    // Ocala, Florida -- Ocala Police are still searching for three burglary suspects who smashed in the glass door of a cellular phone...
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    Book signing for local author and cancer survivor

    // Ocala, Florida -- Jean Sumner has pursued an interest in wellness her entire life. An avid runner, she is passionate about exercise, eating...
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    Holiday Shopping Safety Tips From The Marion County Sheriff’s Office 2013

      Marion County, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff’s Office reminds you to stay safe during the upcoming holiday shopping season. Protect yourself from criminals...
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    $500 scholarship opportunity for students

    // Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Legal Support Association is now accepting applications for the Mary Sullivan Scholarship Award in the amount...
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    UPDATE: Norovirus Confirmed October 9, 2013 Marion County

      Marion County, Florida—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County determined on October 9, 2013 that Norovirus is the cause of a recent outbreak...
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    Real Estate In Florida Being Sold To Foreigners

      Ocala, Florida -- Real estate sales are on the rise in Marion County. The economy seems to be improving, and more people are buying...
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    MCSO: Possible pipe bomb; woman takes it into home

    // Ocklawaha, Florida -- On Monday, the Marion County Sheriff's Office received a call about a possible pipe bomb in a residential neighborhood...

    Dollar General robbed by two criminals on bicycles

    // Ocala, Florida -- Two gun toting robbers held up the Dollar General store located at 1111 West Silver Springs Boulevard Thursday morning. At...
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    Hot Pursuit: Running for a Cure

      Ocala, Florida -- Join the fight on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at the Marion County Sheriff's Office for the "In Hot Pursuit: Running for...
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    Ocala Regional May Have Caused A Fathers Death

    OCALA, Florida — Recent allegations among healthcare facilities seems to be the topic in every Facebook status in the past month. First Polliwog Dental and...
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    Prescribed burn near County Road 320

    // At the request of Paynes Prairie Preserve, the Florida Highway Patrol is monitoring a prescribed burn at Prices Scrub in northwest...
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    Thieves Watching Your House During Christmas

      Ocala Post reminds Residents to be careful when having packages delivered and when throwing out empty boxes from big-ticket items purchased during the Christmas...
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    Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway For Two Families 2013

      Ocala, Florida -- The holidays can be a very stressful and financially difficult time for many families; the Ocala Post understands! That is why this...
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    2017 Eclipse live link, use smartphone at your own risk

    Many want to know if they can use their front facing camera (selfie' mode) to video or take photos of the solar eclipse. This...
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    Weather Warning For Thursday, May 1, 2014 – Saturday, May 3, 2014

    // Ocala, Florida --Looks like another wet day, as well as Friday and Saturday. Have your umbrella ready. Drive with extra caution if...