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Marion County possibly closing schools to cut costs

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Marion County is looking at options to help cut costs and closing schools is on the list. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with Marion County School Board Vice Chairman, Ron Crawford, about the possibility of shutting down two public schools.

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