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Panther blinded by gunshot to live in Naples Zoo

Panther blinded by gunshot to live in Naples ZooA male panther was shot in the face, and lived for a while off of road kill before it was found emaciated.
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  • 8 hours, 55 minutes ago
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More roaches discovered in Citrus Park mall food court

More roaches discovered in Citrus Park mall food courtA health inspector found a roach floating in the bourbon sauce after a customer reported getting a roach in her food.
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  • 5 hours, 49 minutes ago
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Uber to refund woman's $100 bodily fluid fee

Uber to refund woman's $100 bodily fluid feeUber says the company has decided to refund a cleaning fee for a woman who was hit with a $100 charge after utilizing the service on Sunday night.
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  • 7 hours, 40 minutes ago
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Sarasota CPA arrested for stealing from client, 92

Sarasota CPA arrested for stealing from client, 92Deputies say a certified public accountant is blaming a gambling addiction after getting caught stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from an 92-year-old client.
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  • 6 hours, 10 minutes ago
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McDonald's to end human antibiotics in chicken

McDonald's to end human antibiotics in chickenMcDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST.
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  • 8 hours, 14 minutes ago
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Gender bathroom bill clears Florida committee

Gender bathroom bill clears Florida committeeA bill that would make it illegal for a person to use a bathroom, dressing room or locker room designated for the opposite sex cleared its first hurdle Wednesday.
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  • 8 hours, 58 minutes ago
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Airman returns from S. Korea to surprise son at school

Airman returns from S. Korea to surprise son at schoolThere was a year's worth of hugs and kisses Wednesday at Seven Springs Elementary School as an airman returns from South Korea to surprise his son at school.
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  • 13 hours, 55 minutes ago
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Veteran: Dispute over service dog led to arrest

Veteran: Dispute over service dog led to arrestJason White, 34, was arrested at the Best Western hotel in Bonita Springs following a dispute with the hotel manager and staff over Camo, he said.
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  • 6 hours, 3 minutes ago
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New thrill slide to debut at Adventure Island

New thrill slide to debut at Adventure IslandYou'll take 114 steps to the top where you can look out over the entire park.
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  • 11 hours, 40 minutes ago
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Supreme Court divided on Obamacare's future

Supreme Court divided on Obamacare's futureThe Supreme Court appeared closely divided Wednesday during heated arguments over President Obama's health care law, but questions from Justice Anthony Kennedy gave proponents hope the statute will be upheld.
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  • 16 hours, 35 minutes ago
Florida

Lawmakers look at concealed carry during evacuations

Lawmakers look at concealed carry during evacuationsProposed law would allow people without gun permits to carry concealed weapons during a state of emergency evacuation order.
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  • 11 hours, 1 minute ago
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Sheriff on beaten teen: He started it

Sheriff on beaten teen: He started itAn agitated Louisiana sheriff lashed out at a teenager whose family filed suit against the department after he was punched by a deputy during an arrest.
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  • 14 hours, 10 minutes ago
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Coast Guard: More paddle boarders need help

Coast Guard: More paddle boarders need helpThe Tampa Bay Auxiliary Coast Guard says more people are getting stranded on stand up paddle boards.
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  • 10 hours, 3 minutes ago
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Hillsborough OKs package to lure Johnson & Johnson

Hillsborough OKs package to lure Johnson & JohnsonHillsborough County officials have agreed on a financial package to help lure Johnson & Johnson, which makes a range of products from medical devices to Listerine mouthwash.
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  • 13 hours, 15 minutes ago
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Man arrested wearing 'Warning: I do dumb things' T-shirt

Man arrested wearing 'Warning: I do dumb things' T-shirtThe shirt pretty much says it all.
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  • 15 hours, 53 minutes ago
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Sheriff posts warrant on Facebook; man turns himself in

Sheriff posts warrant on Facebook; man turns himself inSocial media giveth, and social media taketh away, as the Butler County Sheriff's Office proved.
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  • 23 hours, 37 minutes ago
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Emotions high after woman is shot in Clearwater

Emotions high after woman is shot in ClearwaterClearwater police are on the scene of a shooting in the 700 block of North Vine Street on Wednesday morning.
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  • 13 hours, 7 minutes ago
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Report released in North Port emergency landing

Report released in North Port emergency landingA student pilot and his instructor were lucky to walk away after their single-engine Cessna went down in a ranch pasture Tuesday afternoon.
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  • 12 hours, 10 minutes ago
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Welcome sign sends Miami Beach visitors wrong message

Welcome sign sends Miami Beach visitors wrong messageIt was supposed to flash this message on three different screens: "Welcome visitors! Prohibited on the beach: glass, metal, alcohol and Styrofoam."
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  • 19 hours, 28 minutes ago
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Sarasota police to close front desk overnight

Sarasota police to close front desk overnightThe decision is part of a bigger problem -not enough officers.
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  • 11 hours, 52 minutes ago
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Would you drink Peeps-flavored milk?

Would you drink Peeps-flavored milk?The milk is available now throughout the Midwest.
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  • 19 hours, 5 minutes ago
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Rare goblin shark found in Australia

Rare goblin shark found in AustraliaA goblin shark, a rare sea creature described as an 'alien of the deep' was found off Australia and delivered to the Australian Museum in Sydney.
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  • 23 hours, 12 minutes ago
Entertainment

WATCH: Husky mom playing with her pups

WATCH: Husky mom playing with her pupsPrepare yourselves for the sheer joy that is a mother husky playing with a gaggle of pups. Just look at those fluffy bundles of enthusiasm.
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  • 1 minute ago
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Why Australia is killing koalas

Why Australia is killing koalasKoalas' numbers on one part of Australia are too big for their own good, and some are starving — so officials have quietly been culling their population, Australia's ABC News reports.
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