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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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4 hrs ago | 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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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Ocala bans sagging pants on city-owned propertyOcala bans sagging...

Ocala bans sagging pants on city-owned property It's now illegal to wear low pants that expose underwear or bare buttocks in parts of Ocala.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Low-hanging pants now a crime in Ocala, punishable by jail time, $500 ...

Don't get caught with your pants down below your waist on city of Ocala property.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Hill

Illegal drug compounds are killing animals

Now stop imagining, because this was the real-life nightmare this spring for horse trainers in both Lexington, Kentucky and Ocala, Florida when they found their horses experiencing seizures and thrashing in their stalls.

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Chronicle of the Horse

Free Rein With: Don Stewart Jr.

Name: Don Stewart Jr. Home Base: Ocala, Fla. Age: 57 Ask two-time Chronicle Hunter Horseman of the Year Don Stewart Jr. how he manages to sell 140 to 160 horses a year, and he'll tell you his motto: You may be disappointed, but you're never surprised.

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Sunshine State News

Fight on the Senate Floor: Dempsey Barron vs. President W.D. Childers

In 1978, Sen. Phil Lewis, D-West Palm Beach, took office as Senate president. The very first appointment President Lewis announced was to make his opponent for the presidency, Sen. Jack Gordon, D-Miami Beach, the important chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

State wants to deny water permit, says it's harmful to Silver Springs

State regulators recommended Tuesday that a Canadian billionaire and rancher be denied his request to pump more than 1 million gallons a day from the Floridan Aquifer because it would harm one of the state's early tourist attractions, Silver Springs in Marion County.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Racing Form

Fasig-Tipton July: Northwest Stud buys Harlan's Holiday colt for $400,000

The popularity of sire Harlan's Holiday continued to show on Monday at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July selected yearling sale, with Northwest Stud going to $400,000 to secure a son of the late stallion who became the co-second highest price of the session.

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The Arizona Republic

Cops: Woman did pants-down yoga on street

Police say a woman in possession of heroin was arrested after she began undressing and doing yoga in the middle of a North Florida street.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Woman, 36, who had sex with 12-year-old boy three times is jailed for 10 years

Joy Leaann McCall, 36, had sex three times with the 12-year-old boy who was the same age as her own children The court heard that the 12-year-old, who has not been named, told police that he received Facebook messages from the woman McCall arranged to meet the boy at a local shopping mall where she picked him up and ended up having sex in the back ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Click Orlando

Day care closing after tot found outside

YOU CAN GET LIVE UPDATES AT WKMG IN YOUR APP STORE. MARION COUNTY DAY CARE IS CLOSED AFTER A MAN WENT TO PICK UP HIS CHILD WHEN HE WAS BY HIMSELF, IT IS CALLED CROSS ROADS DAY CARE CENTER.

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Financial News & Daily Record

Beaubrun named St. Johns Town Center manager

Valerie Beaubrun became mall manager in early April, succeeding Angela Crowder, who left at the end of March after 14 months.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Filly dies of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Ocala

The Ocala Star-Banner reports test results confirmed this week that the filly died of the virus.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Patch.com

Sad News: Elmwood Park Zoo's Jaguar Dies

The following was provided to Patch by Elmwood Park Zoo: The Elmwood Park Zoo announced the passing of Cali , an 18-year-old female jaguar, on Wednesday, July 9. She had been receiving chemotherapy treatment after being diagnosed with lymphoma in the fall of 2013.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Quaker Steak & Lube developing eateries in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee

Quaker Steak & Lube, a fast casual concept will develop four restaurants throughout Central Florida.

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