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More sinkholes uncovered at Marion County schools

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Four schools around Marion County are still dealing with the effects of last week’s bad weather. WUFT-FM’s Briana Rittersporn says sinkholes are popping up around the school grounds.

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Howard Middle School Principal Robert Hensel says the sinkholes on his campus are secure and guarded against students by barriers. An additional sinkhole was found on a private residence. St. Johns River Water Management officials are now working with Marion County to test the sites for geological study.

About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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