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Stop the Stigma Health Fair

Stop the Stigma is an annual health fair aimed at raising mental health awareness and at reducing the stigma attached to mental illness. This event takes place outdoors in a fun, festival-like atmosphere with free food, games, music, and activities.
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March For Babies-Marion County

Nearly 4 million babies are born in the U.S. every year, and each one needs us. The money you raise will be a lifeline for moms and babies near you and across the country. Join more than 1000 people at the Ocala walk in support of moms at every stage from preconception to post-delivery with...
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Wet Nose Wednesday-4.25.18

Helping families become complete with the unwavering love of an adoptable pet, that is why we love Wet Nose Wednesday! Sponsored by Country Critters Veterinary Clinics, inside Rural King Stores in Gainesville and Ocala. Country Critters Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary clinic,...
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Fleeing Criminal Gets Struck In Florida Swamp

It's never a good idea to run from the law, especially with as many swamps as we have in Florida. Last week a deputy with the Pasco County Sheriff's Office spotted a vehicle speeding on Hwy 41 and attempted to stop it. The driver proceeded to lead a chase for a short time that ended when he stopped...
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Healthy Kids Day

Learn tips for healthy, active living at the North Central Florida YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the YMCA’s facility at 5201 NW 34th Blvd. in Gainesville. The nationwide event is free and open to the community. The event will feature fun, interactive...
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Music in the Park Bluegrass Festival

The Friends of Fort Cooper announce the line–up and schedule of the five bands that will be playing at its sixth annual Music in the Park Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, April 21 at Fort Cooper State Park, 3100 S. Old Floral City Road in Inverness. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. (please take note of later...
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Ride For The Arts Gran Fondo

Now in its fourth year, the City of Ocala presents the 2018 Ride for the Arts Gran Fondo. There’s a ride for all levels. The 70 mile Gran Fondo, the 40 mile Medio, and the 15 mile Piccolo, an escorted ride for kids, families, and beginners. The Gran Fondo and Medio routes have timed segments and...
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Wet Nose Wednesday 4.18.18

Helping families become complete with the unwavering love of an adoptable pet, that is why we love Wet Nose Wednesday! Sponsored by Country Critters Veterinary Clinics, inside Rural King Stores in Gainesville and Ocala. Open 7 days a week, Country Critters Veterinary Clinic is a full-service...
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When Your Dash Cam Video Footage Backfires

Only in Florida would an arrested man turns over his dashcam to prove his innocence only to be arrested for an earlier crime he committed caught on his dashcam. 25-year old Xavier Moran of Royal Palm Beach was driving his car when suddenly another driver cut him off, which caused a vehicle crash on...
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Wet Nose Wednesday 4.11.18

Bobby is a one-year-old Cattle dog, Australian (Blue Heeler) mix with a spunky personality. Bobby is a super smart boy. He knows how to sit, shake, and lie down. He loves treats, so teaching him more tricks should be a breeze! He loves water, so if you’re looking for partner to swim laps with,...
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