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    Marion County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit Interdiction Commander suspended

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    // Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that K-9 Unit Interdiction Commander, Sergeant Jeremie Nix, was suspended...
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    Concerns about a culture of fear and intimidation at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office

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    // Ocala, Florida -- Someone, who wishes to remain unnamed out of fear of retaliation from the Marion County Sheriff's Office,...
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    Marijuana and Marion County

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    // Marion County -- In July, Ocala Post reported that commissioners in Miami-Dade County, Florida, were the first in the state...
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    Open carry HB 163 passes first round in Florida

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    // Florida -- On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee, in an 8-4 vote, approved HB 163 in...

    Commissioners vote to move and replace the Confederate Flag

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    // Marion County, Florida -- On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, the Marion County Board of County Commissioners voted to relocate the “Five Flags...
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    Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair appointed to Northeast Florida Regional Domestic Security Task Force

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    // 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

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    // 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

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    // 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

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    // 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

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    // 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

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    // 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

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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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    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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    Interim Marion County Administrator Bill Kauffman resigns

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    // 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

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    // 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

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    //   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

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    // 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

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      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

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    // 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

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    // Ocala, Florida -- Florida cardiologist Dr. Asad Qamar could be forced to close the doors to his physician group, the...