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Paul Ryan speaks to crowd of 1,500 during hot Ocala afternoon

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan competed with hot weather and a heated crowd of his opponents’ supporters at a campaign event in Ocala today. The Republican congressman from Wisconsin answered North Central Florida residents’ questions in a town hall style campaign event. The event was held in the Ocala Downtown Square, where the temperature hovered around 87 degrees.

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Ocala rally to honor memory of Sanford teen

A candlelight vigil in memory of Trayvon Martin will be held on Sunday in Ocala. Interfaith Alliance of Marion County President Delphine Herbert says she hopes to see people of all backgrounds come together to remember the teen who was fatally shot in Sanford. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/Herbert5.mp3] The event will take place …

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Former Alachua County Sheriff Joe Crevasse dies

Former Alachua County Sheriff Joe Crevasse has died.  Crevasse died yesterday evening at the age of 96.  Crevasse served as sheriff for 21 years, from 1955 to 1976.  Prior to that position he was the University of Florida’s first police chief from 1947 to 1955.  The current Alachua County Sheriff’s Office …

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