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Ocala expands sandbagging efforts

The City of Ocala is stepping up sandbag distribution efforts to help residents prepare for more severe weather.  City Spokesman Sonny Allen says they have extended distribution hours and added another location where people can pick up sandbags for free. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/ALLEN-22.mp3] Ocala experienced severe flooding early last week because of …

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More sinkholes uncovered at Marion County schools

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. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/SINKHOLES-WRAP2.mp3] Howard Middle School Principal Robert Hensel says the sinkholes on his campus are secure and guarded against students by barriers. An …

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