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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...
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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,...
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    Alleged ethics violation allegations against city councilman John M. McLeod

    // Ocala, Florida -- Ocala Post is currently investing city councilman John M. McLeod, after receiving information that suggests he failed to...
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    MCFR fire chief candidate accused of harassment against women and lack of higher education

    // Ocala, Florida -- On August 26, acting County Administrator Mounir Bouyounes selected Deputy Fire Chief Paul Nevels as the candidate...
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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...
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    2 of 5 deputies plead guilty after the beating of a compliant suspect

    // Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Sheriff's Deputies Trevor Wade Fitzgerald, 32, and James Louis Amidei, 32, pleaded guilty in federal...
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    Commissioners look toward sales tax increase for public safety

    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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    Labor leaders dislike county contract for firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs

      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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    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...
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    Protesters say Confederate flag at Marion County complex “fell” down

    // Ocala, Florida -- Saturday, an Ocala man who was at the anti-Confederate flag protest at the McPherson Governmental Complex, removed...
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    Confederate flag flies at Marion County McPherson Governmental Complex

    //   Ocala, Florida -- On Tuesday, Marion County Commissioners voted unanimously to fly the third national Confederate flag, which had been...
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    Firefighter exodus continues with stalled negotiations; county may reduce requirements for Fire Chief

    // Ocala, Florida  -- Marion County firefighters are still waiting to hear back from county officials on their contract as the...
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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,...
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    Marion County Noise Ordinance will now be enforced

    // Marion County -- Press Release -- The Marion County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, June 16, adopted an ordinance...
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    Dr. Asad Qamar; accusations of fraud, bribery, and illegal political donations

    // Ocala, Florida -- Florida cardiologist Dr. Asad Qamar could be forced to close the doors to his physician group, the...
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    New nationwide 911 policy following brutality cases

    // Due to recent tensions between citizens and law enforcement; a new policy has taken place. //
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    Florida Association of Counties provided misleading data for MCFR and EMS

    // Ocala, Florida -- A report recently issued by the Florida Association of Counties (FAC), claimed that Marion County is among...
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    Upcoming March Against Monsanto event in protest of GMOs

    // Ocala, Florida -- On Saturday, May 23, 2015, Marion County will unite with citizens from all over the world in protest...
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    President Obama bans law enforcement from using some military equipment

    // Washington - The Obama administration announced Monday it will ban federal transfers of certain types of military-style gear to local...
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    Marion County Fire Rescue fire chief announces retirement

    // Ocala, Florida -- First on Ocala Post -- Marion County Fire Rescue fire chief M. Stuart McElhaney announced today that...