February 28, 2019 - 7:01 am
OCALA (AP) — Data shows that Florida's thoroughbred breeding industry still has not recovered from the recession a decade ago. According to annual statistics compiled by the Jockey Club Fact Book, the number of mares bred in the state in 2018 fell below 2,000, and the number of stallions dropped...
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The Horse Talk Show
January 12, 2019 - 6:19 am
For horse lovers everywhere, Louisa Barton and The Horse Talk Show inform, inspire, educate and entertain people from all walks of life. We cover every discipline and every breed, with a focus on The Horse Capital Of The World, Ocala and Marion County. Every week, we bring you access to the world’s...
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Marion County Sheriff's Office
October 18, 2018 - 5:41 am
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for planning to place bombs on the shelves of Target stores in an attempt to drive the company's stock price down. A federal judge in Ocala sentenced 50-year-old Mark Barnett on Wednesday. He was convicted in July of...
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Ocala Police
August 23, 2018 - 8:10 am
OCALA (AP) — Authorities say a student with a stolen gun and ammunition has been arrested at a Florida high school. The West Port High School 10th-grader was arrested Wednesday. An Ocala Police Department release says 16-year-old Kenneth Brown was arrested on charges including possession of a...
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Marion County Sheriffs Office
July 31, 2018 - 6:53 am
OCALA (AP) — A Florida man has been convicted of planning to place bombs on the shelves of Target stores in an attempt to drive the company's stock price down. Federal prosecutors said Monday that a jury found Mark Barnett guilty of attempted arson and other charges. The Ocala man faces up to 40...
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Marion County Sheriff's Office
May 22, 2018 - 8:26 am
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who flashed a big grin in a mugshot following a car crash and DUI arrest now faces a new charge and prison time after a crash victim died. News outlets report 44-year-old Angenette Marie Welk didn't smile when a new mugshot was taken Saturday at the Marion County...
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March 21, 2018 - 7:44 am
OCALA (AP) — A Florida man faces up to 30 years in prison for helping dispose of a murdered teen's body. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that 44-year-old James Young Havens III pleaded guilty Tuesday to accessory after the fact. No date was immediately set for his sentencing. Authorities say a group...
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USA Today Images
January 04, 2018 - 8:41 am
Macy's is shutting down more stores, part of downsizing that started nearly two years ago. Gainesville's Oaks Mall location is part of the latest announcement Thursday morning. Sears Holdings announced Thursday afternoon that 64 Kmarts and 39 Sears stores nationwide will close. The Kmarts on East...
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December 15, 2017 - 5:50 pm
Podcast - Kiefer Calkins and Bill Rodriguez from the City of Ocala, on this weekend's celebration of the reconstruction of Ft. King and the reenactment of the Attack on Ft. King.
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December 13, 2017 - 10:09 pm
OCALA -- An altercation Tuesday night after a Vanguard High School basketball game leaves one student dead, and one critically injured. 18-year-old Jeffrey Scott died from gunshot wounds. 18-year-old Marcus Cooper was also shot, and is hospitalized in critical condition. According to Ocala Police,...
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