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    Commissioners: Don’t panic over 180-day moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries

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    After many, many residents expressed their concerns to the Marion County Board of County Commissioners about the moratorium on medical marijuana, commissioners reached out...
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    To the Editor: This is a life and death decision for us

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    // I recently read an article about many positive efforts to improve the economy of Marion County. I also read, and am experiencing,...
    kiosk program, wanted kiosks, ocala news, marion county news, sheriff chris blair

    Former Sheriff’s kiosk program under investigation, removed from businesses

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      UPDATE: Ofab Inc. CEO speaks out about the removal of the crime prevention kiosks Marion County - The kiosk program, which was created by former Sheriff...
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    More Marion County Fire Rescue employees resign

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    // Marion County -- Tuesday, at a Marion County Board of County Commissioners meeting, it was announced that Marion County Fire Rescue had...
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    Commissioners look toward sales tax increase for public safety

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    Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Commissioners unanimously agreed last Tuesday to schedule a workshop to discuss placing a one cent sales tax increase on...
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    MCSO: Monumental change within the sheriff’s office

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    Ocala, Florida — In light of recent terrorist attacks, increased chatter, and intelligence about "lone-wolf" terrorists — both foreign and domestic — the Marion...
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    MCSO receives salary adjustment for entry-level deputies

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    // Ocala, Florida -- For the first time in 11 years, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) increased the agency’s starting salary for...
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    911: It is supposed to save lives, not cost you your life

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    // Ocala, Florida -- Since the transfer of 911 dispatch services from the Marion County Sheriff's Office to the county commissioners control that...
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    Marion County sales tax initiative

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    // Ocala, Florida -- Official Press Release - On March 10, Marion County residents will have another opportunity to learn about the county’s...
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    Streaming live – 2016 General Election in real time, Marion and U.S.

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    Election night coverage streaming live. (View election results for Marion County as well as the entire U.S.below.) U.S Election (Marion results below U.S. results)
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    Marion County Fire Rescue shuts down 2 squads

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    // Ocala, Florida -- What has to happen before the Marion County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) realizes that public safety should be...
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    Marion County Fire Rescue fire chief announces retirement

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    // Ocala, Florida -- First on Ocala Post -- Marion County Fire Rescue fire chief M. Stuart McElhaney announced today that he is...
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    City Council overturns Mayor Guinn’s veto; 401-acres will be destroyed

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    //   Ocala, Florida -- Despite his best efforts, Mayor Kent Guinn's veto on the Trinity Lane project was overturned by the City Council...
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    Labor leaders dislike county contract for firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs

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      Ocala, Florida -- On July 10, the Marion County Board of County Commissioners offered a contract to firefighters and paramedics that provided wage increases of...
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    Sheriff Chris Blair Boosts Office Morale Before The Holidays

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      Ocala, Florida -- Since Sheriff Chris Blair was elected as Sheriff in 2012, Blair and the Sheriff's Office have been under constant attack. The...
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    Sheriff Chris Blair Strong Armed By Commission But Says, “I Still Have To Protect...

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      The September 26, 2013, Marion County Board of County Commissioners meeting was nothing short of political strong arming. Residents of Marion County witnessed...
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    Fire crews had no choice; delayed response time to Monday’s tornado

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    // Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Fire Rescue specialty units had a delayed response to the EF-1 tornado that touched down Monday in...
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    City moves forward; allowing farm land to be over-developed

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    // Ocala, Florida -- Objections by Glen Hill Farm owner, Craig Bernick fell on deaf ears as the city gave the okay to...

    City Council will discuss destroying farmland and Outside Sales Ordinance

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    // Ocala, Florida -- Tonight, January 20, 2015, the Ocala City Council will be holding several public meetings. The meetings will cover the Trinity...
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    Marion County official resigns following community outrage

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      Ocala, Florida -- Recently, Ocala Post did an article titled 'Marion County government official belittles veteran for PTSD.' The article was about Marcel “Butch” Verrando,...