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Ocala, Florida is located in Marion County. Zip codes in Ocala, FL include 34480, 34475, and 34471. The median home price in Ocala is $119,900 which is roughly $60/per square foot. More Ocala information.

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Local news for Ocala, FL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Kids menus that pay attention to flavor

Liam Irwin, 8, center, of Ocala, Fla., plays with tractors while his mom studies the menu at Half Pint, a kid-friendly cafe at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

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10 hrs ago | ABC Action News

50 years of exploring Fla. leads to many finds

A fishing trip to Orange Springs in 1960 introduced Alvin Hendrix to a hobby that would take him on underwater treasure hunts for the next 40 years.

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12 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Free amplified phones for residents with hearing loss

Free amplified telephones will be available to qualified permanent Florida residents with hearing loss from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. The phones will be available from the Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake & Sumter Counties, Inc., one of numerous regional distribution centers for Florida ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Candidate hopefuls set to Hob Nob at event

Leadership Lake County is sponsoring its bi-annual Political Hob Nob during which voters can mingle with candidates and take part in a straw poll on Aug. 14. The event is set for 5 to 8:30 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at Lake-Sumter State College's Leesburg campus, 9501 U.S. Highway 441.

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Hernando Today

Ocala man caught stealing tire to replace flat, Hernando deputies say

A 26-year-old Ocala man faces grand theft charges after he was observed Sunday replacing his flat tire with a tire from a stranger's car, Hernando deputies said.

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Newberry Observer

Community Hall grounds plans finalized10:40 am

The brick pavers were located in Ocala, Fla. - made from the same Peerless, Augusta factory used to pave Newberry's streets in the same era.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Library expo focuses on babies, toddlers

The Marion County Public Library system will present its third "Ready to Read: Zero to Three Community Expo" for parents and caregivers of infants to age 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 23 at the library's headquarters, 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

In Ocala, saggy pants will cost you $500 and up to six months in jail

A city in Louisiana voted against an ordinance banning saggy pants, saying it is unconstitutional, but one city councilman says he will continue to fight for it.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Jury awards $471,798 to man burned at church

Jurors have determined that the Agape Baptist Church must pay $471,798.50 to a man who was severely burned after setting fire to a pile of trash while working off community service hours.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Silver Springs action raises hope for Florida springs

So they applauded last week when state regulators recommended denying a permit sought by a billionaire to irrigate pasture with water pumped from the ground not far from the springs.

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MTV

You Can Now Go To Jail For Wearing Saggy Pants

Yes, wearing saggy jeans could get the attention of the fashion police, but now, in one Florida city busting a sag could get you in trouble with the actual police.

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Examiner.com

Sagging pants banned in Ocala, Fla.

Ocala, Fla. city council recently voted to place a ban against sagging pants on city-owned property.

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The Independent

Low-slung trousers banned in Ocala, Florida

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AskMen

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Fashion Police : You can now be fined $500 or even face jail time for saggy pants in Florida.

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Metro

NEWFlorida city bans sagging trousers

Mr Bieber would risk a fine or jail time if he set foot in Ocala, Florida, dressed like this Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne and lovers of low-hanging legwear everywhere will be disappointed to learn that Ocala, Florida, has became the latest American city to ban sagging trousers.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Down The Drive

Ulysees Gilbert Is A Bearcat

It did not take Tuberville and Co. very long to find their replacement for Quintin Hampton, Florida linebacker/defensive end Ulysees Gilbert from Ocala, Florida.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Roger Bull's Sunday Business Notebook

Though it's been no secret for some time now, Wal-Mart has finally confirmed that it will build a Supercenter at 7075 Collins Road, just west of Interstate 295.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Washington Times

Florida town bans sagging pants

Belt sales may soon spike in Ocala, Fla., after the City Council voted to pass an ordinance that would criminalize low-hanging pants on city property.

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WALB-TV Albany

New chief headed to Sylvester Fire Department

In 2013, summer farmers had to overcome heavy rain and horrible field conditions that made it difficult to produce tasty watermelons, but this summer's weather had a different impact.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

Jail time for sagging pants

Jimmy Kimmel once said of Florida, "where all bad ideas are legal." In Ocala, Florida, the city council this week voted in an ordinance that makes it illegal to wear sagging pants on public property.

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