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Ocala

(ōkăl`ə), city (1990 pop. 42,045), seat of Marion co., N central Fla.; inc. 1868. It is a trade and processing center for citrus fruit, vegetables, and truck farm goods. The surrounding region is known for its thoroughbred horses, cattle, lumber, and phosphates. Tourism is also important to the city; fish and game abound in the many nearby lakes and streams and in Ocala National Forest. Silver Springs, a nature theme park featuring glass-bottomed boats, is adjacent to the city. The site was named for the Native American village Ocali (visited by De Soto in 1539), which had been nearby.
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Nurses in High Demand in Ocala and Surrounding Communities According to labor analytics firm Burning Glass, there have been more than 1,400 job postings for registered nurses (RNs) over the past year in Ocala alone.
First Avenue National Bank was founded in Ocala in 2006 and operates two branches in Ocala and one in The Villages.
I've always lived in Florida, and I didn't realize that we even had springs before I started working here," says Tonee Davis, a natural resource specialist with Ocala National Forest.
BofA said Ocala used proceeds from note sales to Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas to buy Taylor Bean mortgages, but is no longer able to repay noteholders, according to Reuters, An FDIC spokesman had no comment, the story said.
I want to thank you, my hometown, for showing your support for the Grease Sing A-Long and bringing it to the Regal Hollywood 16 in Ocala," the Daily Star quoted Travolta as telling Ocala.
The PatientKeeper platform will provide the infrastructure necessary for integrating healthcare information from disparate systems across the greater Ocala, Florida region, and give physicians anywhere-anytime access to patient information.
Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, today announced that it is hiring 185 customer service agents to support business growth needs at its center in Ocala, Fla.
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Ocala city has concluded about 90 percent of its master plan for Ocala International Airport and part of the plan examines how best to phase in development of the airport's west side.
medical oncologist with Ocala Oncology and a member of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Committee and Pathways Task Force Committee, physician advisory groups within The US Oncology Network, presented findings from a study titled "Survival outcomes with use of bevacizumab beyond progression (BBP) in metastatic colorectal cancer (MCRC) patients (Pts)" at 9:30am on September 25 during the "Gastrointestinal Malignancies - Colorectal Cancer" Poster Session at the 2011 European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress (EMCC) taking place in Stockholm, Sweden.