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- Sarasota CPA arrested for stealing from client, 92 18m
- CVS customer faced down armed robbers 4h
- U.S. ambassador slashed during S. Korea speech 1h
- FTC, Florida settle with robocall cruise line 1h
- Another unanswered 911 call in Pasco 2h
- HOA denies playhouse for girl with cancer 2h
- Airlines canceling hundreds of Thursday flights 11h
- Officers recovering after ambush in Lake Wales 5h
- Patchy morning fog, warm afternoon 7m
Updated 10:45 p.m. EST
Panther blinded by gunshot to live in Naples ZooPanther 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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McDonald's to end human antibiotics in chickenMcDonald'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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Gender bathroom bill clears Florida committeeGender 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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Airman returns from S. Korea to surprise son at schoolAirman 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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Veteran says hotel dispute over service dog led to arrestVeteran says hotel 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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New thrill slide to debut at Adventure IslandNew 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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Feb. 2015: 10 weird things that happened in FLFeb. 2015: 10 weird things that happened in FLLast month we speculated that 2015 might just be the weirdest news year in Florida, considering everything that made the news from this crazy state in January.
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Supreme Court divided on Obamacare's futureSupreme 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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Lawmakers look at concealed carry during evacuationsLawmakers 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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Watch police officers pull man from burning carWatch police officers pull man from burning carFast-acting police officers in Agat, Guam probably saved a man's life when they pulled the driver from his car after a crash.
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Sheriff on beaten teen: He started itSheriff 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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Coast Guard: More paddle boarders need helpCoast 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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Hillsborough OKs package to lure Johnson & JohnsonHillsborough 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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Man arrested wearing 'Warning: I do dumb things' T-shirtMan arrested wearing 'Warning: I do dumb things' T-shirtThe shirt pretty much says it all.
- Weird News
- 9 hours, 4 minutes ago
Sheriff posts warrant on Facebook; man turns himself inSheriff posts warrant on Facebook; man turns himself inSocial media giveth, and social media taketh away, as the Butler County Sheriff's Office proved.
- Weird News
- 16 hours, 48 minutes ago
Emotions high after woman is shot in ClearwaterEmotions 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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Report released in North Port emergency landingReport 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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Welcome sign sends Miami Beach visitors wrong messageWelcome 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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Sarasota police to close front desk overnightSarasota police to close front desk overnightThe decision is part of a bigger problem -not enough officers.
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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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Rare goblin shark found in AustraliaRare 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.
- Weird News
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Florida man recruiting veterans to fight ISISFlorida man recruiting veterans to fight ISISA U.S. veteran is putting out a call to other veterans to come together to fight the Islamic State on their turf.
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Man kicks and breaks puppy's legMan kicks and breaks puppy's legThe puppy received the treatment he needed and is on the road to recovery.
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Atlanta-area officer ambushed, fatally shot in headAtlanta-area officer ambushed, fatally shot in headTerence Avery Green, a veteran Fulton County police officer, has died after being shot in the head by a suspect.
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Both Florida Panthers goalies get injured, chaos ensuesBoth Florida Panthers goalies get injured, chaos ensuesThe middle period went off without a hitch, goaltender wise. But then the third arrived, and things got interesting (like, really interesting).
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WATCH: Turkish airliner skids off runwayWATCH: Turkish airliner skids off runwayNo one was seriously hurt when this Turkish Airlines plane skidded off a runway in Nepal.
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Jameis Winston is trademarking 'Famous Jameis'Jameis Winston is trademarking 'Famous Jameis'It remains to be seen what type of NFL career Jameis Winston will have, but on the off chance that he wins the Super Bowl next year as promised, he's making sure his nickname is secure.
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How Peeps are madeHow Peeps are madeBETHLEHEM, UNITED STATES: A worker inspects the marshmallow forms before they are coated with sugar at Just Born Inc. in Bethlehem, PA 29 March, 2004.
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No one knew mummified woman was dead 5 yearsNo one knew mummified woman was dead 5 yearsPia Farrenkopf’s attended Cardinal Cushing Central High School, an all-girls Catholic school in Boston. Her picture is shown in the 1983 yearbook.
- Weird News
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Optical illusionsOptical illusionsThese lines are horizontal. Believe it or not, they do not slope.
- Nation Now
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Man breaks puppy's legMan breaks puppy's legThankfully, the puppy received the treatment he needed and is on the road to recovery.
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Dunedin man meets Joe Girardi before walk to NYCDunedin man meets Joe Girardi before walk to NYCThe former Navy officer stepped on home plate at Steinbrenner Field and headed north toward New York City.
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A family's journey with a transgender childA family's journey with a transgender childZay Crawford, a 12-year-old transgender girl from Yellow Springs, received an implant that will block her puberty at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center transgender clinic.
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In Your Area
An 8-year-old Colorado boy is selling hot cocoa in freezing temperatures to raise money for the Children's Hospital Colorado.
Eleven people helped return Trinidad, a rehabilitated manatee rescued along the Texas coast back in November, to the waters in Tampa Bay Wednesday.
John Goepferich's 911 call regarding "shooting" at his Lake Wales home on March 3.
USA TODAY's Jayne O'Donnell reports as the 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.
The Department of Justice will not be charging Darren Wilson with civil rights violations for shooting Michael Brown.
Lake Wales press conference Wednesday on officers' shooting.
Fast-acting police officers in Agat, Guam probably saved a man's life when they pulled the driver from his car after a crash. Seconds later, it became fully engulfed in flames.
Snow flew and tempers flared when two Cleveland-area neighbors had a disagreement about shoveling snow from their sidewalk.
Emotions ran high in the aftermath of a shooting in Clearwater, as a woman charges at a man speaking with police. It's not clear what caused the outburst.