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Mother Hawk Struggles To Recover After Being Shot

After being rescued, an injured hawk is reunited with her two babies Wednesday for transport to the Animis Foundation. The hawk and her two babies will remain in their care until she is determined healthy enough to be released back into the wild. (Photo provided).

A hawk rescued by an Ocala non-profit wildlife group after being shot last week is recovering from surgery, but its future is uncertain, according to the veterinarian who performed the surgery. The hawk was operated on Wednesday morning after being shot from its nest Saturday at Lillian Bryant Park in Ocala. The hawk’s two chicks were …

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Gun Protocols Reviewed After Officer’s Death During Training

OCALA — A north Florida police department is investigating whether its firearm protocols were followed after an officer’s death during a training accident at a shooting range. It’s not yet clear whether the Ocala Police Department’s regular weekly firearms training will continue next week as scheduled, said Chief Greg Graham. …

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