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Lake Butler Community Mourns Shooting Victim Marvin Pritchett

By , , and on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 4:36 pm

The Lake Butler community mourned on Friday the death of Marvin Pritchett, a community member and business leader who was shot and killed by former employee Hubert Allen Jr this week.

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Bunnies might make great pets but adoption lasts more than a day

By on April 22nd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:52 pm

As Spring rolls around, pet adoptions tend to increase. There is always a growing demand for rabbits as Easter approaches. Marion County Animal Services Director Elaine Delorio says although spring is a great time to adopt a pet, she says [...]

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COW bus put out to pasture

By on April 21st, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:53 pm

The Clinic on Wheels program in Marion County is retiring one of its older buses. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Tori Saputo reports, the older clinic will be replaced.

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Library of Congress rolls in

By on March 25th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:18 pm

The Library of Congress’ traveling exhibition “Gateway to Knowledge” is in Gainesville today and tomorrow. “Gateway to Knowledge” traveling Docent Abigail Van Gelder says the displays are interactive and educational for visitors. “We’ve used graphic reproductions in order to make [...]

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Marion County school employee faces fraud charges

By on March 4th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:08 pm

Saddlewood Elementary School bookkeeper Debra Lemily faces charges of organized fraud. She was arrested Thursday when an auditor noticed missing funds from the school’s account. Marion County Public School Spokesman Kevin Christian says Lemily’s arrest was surprising. “This particular employee [...]

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