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Monday, August 19th, 2019

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Scenes from downtown Marion's Brews, Blues & BBQ Festival

On Saturday evening, downtown Marion came alive with some of the region’s best craft beer, the sounds of blues music and vendors serving up… Read more

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Early Epstein accuser: Police could have stopped him in 1997

One of Jeffrey Epstein’s first known accusers says police didn’t take her complaint seriously in 1997 and blew the chance to bring the financier to justice long before he was charged with sexually abusing dozens of teenage girls and women. Read more

UPDATE: Authorities ID man hit by train

A Marion man has been identified as the person hit by a train over the weekend. Read more

He allegedly told his ex 'A good 100 kills would be nice'

Tristan Scott Wix of Daytona Beach, Florida, was arrested in a Winn-Dixie parking lot on Friday after he sent his ex-girlfriend a series of disturbing texts in which he allegedly threatened to commit a mass shooting, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said. The ex-girlfriend alerted authorities. Read more

Intro

Authorities this weekend announced they had foiled three potential mass shootings after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out. Read more