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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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    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 telling them...
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    Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair appointed to Northeast Florida Regional Domestic Security Task Force

    // Marion County -- On Wednesday, The Marion County Sheriff's Office announced that Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair was appointed as a Co-Chair...
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    To the Editor: Citizens & commissioners show little support for public safety

    // Ocala, Florida -- It was a little disheartening to see all the Marion County citizens rally for the Confederate flag recently.  Not...
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    Marion County removed Confederate flag; southern pride rises over weekend

      Ocala, Florida -- The third national Confederate flag, which was on display at the Fallen Officers Memorial in front of the McPherson Governmental Complex,...

    Social media shows citizens favor Leedy over Zalak, facts you should know

          Marion County residents asked for someone to listen and Republican Eddie Leedy, who is running against Carl Zalak for a seat on the county...
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    Concerns about a culture of fear and intimidation at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office

    // Ocala, Florida -- Someone, who wishes to remain unnamed out of fear of retaliation from the Marion County Sheriff's Office, reached out...
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    Op-ed: Incentivized rehabilitation improves public safety

    As Chair of the Florida Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Civil and Criminal Justice, it is my job to ensure Florida’s neighborhoods remain safe and every...
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    To the Editor: Corruption in the city hf High Springs

      PBA Responds to City of High Springs Termination of Police Chief Steve Holley: This morning, in an email to the attorneys representing High Springs Police...
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    Mayor Kent Guinn retains his seat, Councilman John McLeod loses

    // Ocala, Florida -- Mayor Kent Guinn was re-elected Tuesday night, making this his third term as Ocala mayor. According to records, Guinn received...
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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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    Former Sheriff Chris Blair appointed to tax oversight committee

    Former Sheriff Chris Blair on Thursday was appointed to the one mill ad valorem tax oversight committee, or Independent Citizens Referendum Oversight Committee, by...
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    Interim Marion County Administrator Bill Kauffman resigns

    // Ocala, Florida -- On Friday, the Marion County Board of County Commissioners said that Interim Marion County Administrator Bill Kauffman is heading...
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    Staffing shortages caused 3 ambulances to shut down Saturday

    // Marion County -- Persistent staffing shortages have been the cause for Marion County Fire Rescue to shut down ambulances over the last...
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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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    Transgender bathroom ban passes 4-1

    // Ocala, Florida -- The resolution to ban transgender bathrooms in Marion County schools has been officially adopted. During a Tuesday emergency resolution...
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    Two MCSO majors suspended following sheriff’s arrest

    // On Saturday, Marion County interim Sheriff Emery Gainey suspended two MCSO Majors. According to a press release, Major Don Maines, who is over...
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    Firefighters, EMTs, and residents get a slap in the face; you won’t believe why

    // Ocala, Florida -- This coming Tuesday, May 5, Marion County commissioners will vote to approve a complete re-organization of county management, which...