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Dangerous Pacific Northwest heat wave suspected in 7 deaths | Science-Environment

Authorities in the Portland, Oregon, region said they would keep cooling shelters open through Sunday night as a likely record-breaking heat wave brought scorching weather to the normally temperate region. At least seven people are suspected to have died from hyperthermia since the hot spell began a week ago. The most recent suspected heat-related death […]

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Marion Russell Shaw

Russell was born on January 19, 1924, to Horace and Bessie (Snyder) Shaw in their farm home near Vinton. He attended country schools up until seventh grade and then went to Hudson Community Schools where he graduated in 1941. He attended three terms at the Iowa State Teachers College. He married his high school sweetheart […]

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Air Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment – Division of Environmental Quality and Marion County Boat Manufacturing Facility Enter into Consent Administrative Order | JD Supra

Download PDF The Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment – Division of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) and Advanced Marine Performance, LLC (“AMP”) entered into a June 21, 2022, Consent Administrative Order (“CAO”) addressing an alleged violation of a statutory requirement related to air pollution control. See LIS NO. 22-072. The CAO provides that AMP owns and […]

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Pets

Marion County Pets: Missy, Sprout, and Bruce

To keep up with the latest local news subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news straight to your email every morning. OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) – Let’s take a look at some adorable adoptable animals from Marion County looking for their new loving homes. First is the very silly Missy. This pup loves anything […]

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Travel

Ocala, Marion County welcomes summer tourists from Florida, Southeast

On a morning in early June, kayakers at Florida’s iconic Silver Springs State Park in Ocala offered a glimpse of tourism trends expected throughout Marion County this summer.  The majority of visitors were from various cities around Florida, including Tampa and Gainesville. A few were from the Southeast, including Alabama and Louisiana. One international visitor […]

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Travel

76-year-old with dementia missing from Marion County

Rano “Reno” McGowen’s vehicle was last seen going northbound on US Highway 441. MARION COUNTY, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has released a silver alert for Rano “Reno” McGowen, 76. He is diagnosed with dementia and was last seen driving his white Chrevolet pickup truck. His license plate number is JHWI31. Rano is […]

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Pets

Marion County Pets: Bliss, Midnight, and Super

To keep up with the latest local news subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news straight to your email every morning. OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) – Let’s take a look at some adorable adoptable animals from Marion County looking for their new loving homes. First, we have Bliss. She’s a six-year-old gal who’s past […]

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Pets

Marion County Pets: Spice, Boots, and Glory

To keep up with the latest local news subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news straight to your email every morning. OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) – Let’s take a look at some adorable adoptable animals from Marion County looking for their new loving homes. First, we have one-year-old Spice. She would love a quiet […]

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Marion County Pets: Rai, Norm, and Shuggie

To keep up with the latest local news subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news straight to your email every morning. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – Let’s take a look at some adorable adoptable animals from Marion County looking for their new loving homes. First, we have Rai, he is a three-year-old cutie. He […]

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Marion County Airport, west of Ocala, Florida, is growing fast

DUNNELLON — Brittney Owens was operating her wedding planning company, Southern Charm, two years ago when she decided to take her career to new heights and become a private pilot. Owens now serves as a pilot for Central Florida Skydiving, one of several aviation-related operations based at Marion County Airport, located north of County Road 484 near […]