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Beat/Position: Marion County Education Reporter
Related Articles - Joe Callahan
Published June 17, 2016
The writer's wife, like many other people, find a way to manage this dangerous disease.
Published June 12, 2016
State and local health officials warn that heavy rain from Tropical Storm Colin could lead to a rise in disease-carrying mosquitoes. The Florida Department of Health issued a statement last week urging all residents and visitors to do their part in...
Published June 6, 2016
Tropical Storm Colin, which continued Tuesday morning to race along the coast of the Carolinas, finally passed north central Florida at about 3 a.m.
Published June 5, 2016
Tropical Storm Colin was gaining speed and strength Monday on its way to strike Florida, threatening rains forecasters said could cause some serious flooding along much of the state's Gulf coast.
Published May 12, 2016
The ACLU of Florida has filed a sex discrimination complaint with the Office for Civil Rights against the local school district.
Published May 2, 2016
A dozen Dunnellon High School students - all dressed in chef uniforms and hats - scurried around the school's "Tiger's Den Cafe" last week.
Published April 29, 2016
Chanting 'Trans Lives Matter,' about 50 high school students rallied Friday outside Vanguard High School in protest of a transgender bathroom ban imposed by the School Board.
Published April 26, 2016
The Marion County School Board on Tuesday officially implemented a bathroom ban on transgender students, despite a warning from the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida that the move is unlawful.
Published April 21, 2016
The School Board on Thursday reached a consensus that they want to restrict school bathrooms to students based on birth sex, not based on identity.
Published March 13, 2016
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio made a campaign stop in The Villages on Sunday, stumping for much-needed votes two days before Florida's presidential preference primary.
Published February 23, 2016
Severe thunderstorms packing high winds, hail and possible tornadoes are expected to hit the area between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Published January 22, 2016
The National Weather Service warned early Friday morning that there is a risk of severe thunderstorms and an isolated tornado through 3 p.m. today in Alachua and Marion counties.
Published January 20, 2016
When the 2016 hurricane season begins on June 1, the first storm name won't start with "A."
Published January 10, 2016
The Alachua County Humane Society was one of several animal rescue agencies from all across Florida that traveled to the Humane Society of Marion County early Sunday.
Published December 25, 2015
They called him Jet, the 9-year-old Jack Russell terrier/Chihuahua mix breed that was abandoned Wednesday at the Humane Society of Marion County by a family who insisted they had to catch a plane out of town.