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Marion County Offers Free Hands-Only CPR Training

Dorothy Mitchell (far right) listens to Herman Hale, the director of nursing at the Florida Department of Health in Marion County, explain that keeping the 911 dispatcher on the phone while administering CPR can help them best assess the situation before they arrive. The Florida Department of Health partnered with several organizations to train citizens and employees of Florida counties in Hands-Only CPR.

Marion County is one of 67 counties offering free Hands-On CPR training through the Florida Department of Health for World Heart Day. Partnering with the American Heart Association, the goal is to raise awareness of heart disease and shed light on how CPR can double or even triple the survival rate of a victim.

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Suspect Arrested For Deadly Ocala Nightclub Shooting

Marion County Sheriff officers arrested Laquan Barrow, 24, and charged him with second-degree murder in the fatal nightclub shooting of 19-year-old Benetria Robinson on Sept. 13

Marion County Sheriff's officers arrested and charged Laquan Barrow, 24, with second degree murder in connection with the slaying of 19-year-old Benetria Robinson at an Ocala nightclub. He is also charged with attempted second degree in the injuring of five other people during the Sept. 13 shooting.

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