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Students hunt tarballs on Pensacola Beach

Students hunt tarballs on Pensacola BeachForty seniors from Washington High School Marine Science Academy hunted lingering tarballs from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on a beach at Pensacola Naval Air Station.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Science

WATCH: SpaceX launches pair of commercial satellites

WATCH: SpaceX launches pair of commercial satellitesThe launch was the 16th successful mission in as many tries by SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket since it debuted in 2010.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Florida

Guns, gambling, pot and prisons among hot legislative issues

Guns, gambling, pot and prisons among hot legislative issuesHere's a look at some of the major issues Florida legislators will be debating in the 2015 session, which opens Tuesday.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Local

Man walks from Tampa to NY for wounded warriors

Man walks from Tampa to NY for wounded warriorsToday, a huge Yankees fan and retired math teacher from Dunedin sets out to start quite the journey.
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Weather

What's in a name? Perhaps a quiet hurricane season

What's in a name? Perhaps a quiet hurricane seasonIf you're looking for omens as to whether the 2015 Atlantic basin hurricane season will be active or not, there is a tradition in the rotation of names being used this year that suggests it might not.
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FIU grant will fund robots to teach middle schoolers

FIU grant will fund robots to teach middle schoolersFIU grant will fund robots to teach middle schoolers
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Brevard man finalist for one-way trip to Mars

Brevard man finalist for one-way trip to MarsGeorge Hatcher hopes to be one of the first humans on Mars, even though he won't come home
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Low prices, falling demand for Florida's strawberries

Low prices, falling demand for Florida's strawberriesSome farmers are allowing themselves to doubt the crop's dominance.
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Traffic stop in NY yields arrest of man wanted in FL

Traffic stop in NY yields arrest of man wanted in FLPolice say a traffic stop in a New York City tunnel has resulted in the arrest of a man with an open warrant in Florida.
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Three leprosy cases confirmed in Florida

Three leprosy cases confirmed in FloridaState health officials say two of the patients contracted the infection after coming in contact with armadillos
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Florida

Missing 15-year-old from Riviera Beach found

Missing 15-year-old from Riviera Beach foundMissing 15-year-old from Riviera Beach found
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FL man on vacation in New Orleans reunited with lost dog

FL man on vacation in New Orleans reunited with lost dogA dog that went missing about a week and a half ago in the Bywater area after being spooked by a loud noise was reunited with her owner Friday.
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College Sports

Documentary highlights college sexual assaults

Documentary highlights college sexual assaultsA U.S. senator issued a warning Thursday to any pro football team interested in drafting Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston as a top pick in the April 30 NFL draft.
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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Television

FL pastor talks sex, relationships on new show 'Sex Box'

FL pastor talks sex, relationships on new show 'Sex Box'"Sex Box," a nationally-broadcast reality series that debuts Friday on WEtv, features Pensacola minister and author Yvonne Capehart, pastor at Believer's Life Center on Pace Boulevard.
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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
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Kids travel door to door while mom is sleeping

Kids travel door to door while mom is sleeping"We are out selling toys to help mommy stay in the house."
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Weird News

Florida cop accused of using stolen tags to avoid tolls

Florida cop accused of using stolen tags to avoid tollsA Sweetwater police detective faces felony charges for using stolen license plates to avoid tolls on Florida's Turnpike.
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Florida

Study: parasite infecting Fla snails poses health danger

Study: parasite infecting Fla snails poses health dangerA rare parasite found in snails and rats that can cause serious health problems in humans and animals is more pervasive in South Florida than previously thought, a new study has found.
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Florida

'Great Invisible' checks the oil after BP disaster in the Gulf

'Great Invisible' checks the oil after BP disaster in the GulfIt's hard to put a human face on an inferno but filmmaker Margaret Brown sure gives it a convincing shot in the documentary "The Great Invisible."
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Investigations

Senator files bill after 10 Investigates Policing for Profit

Senator files bill after 10 Investigates Policing for ProfitOn Thursday, State Sen. Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) filed SB 1534 to reform the state's civil forfeiture laws.
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  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
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FL man says he's not leaving New Orleans until he finds dog

FL man says he's not leaving New Orleans until he finds dogBeing lost miles away from home, in an unfamiliar city, would be scary for anyone.
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Florida

Pelican bites off more than he can chew

Pelican bites off more than he can chewYou've probably heard the expression "eyes bigger than your stomach". Well a pelican in St. Augustine now knows the meaning of the phrase all too well.
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Florida legislators under pressure to alter school testing

Florida legislators under pressure to alter school testingThe Florida Legislature is expected during its upcoming 60-day annual session to consider reducing the hours students spend each year on standardized tests.
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Weird News

Deputies: Dad made kids sleep on porch after fight

Deputies: Dad made kids sleep on porch after fightA father in Crescent City faces a child cruelty charge after a 7-year-old child showed up to school Tuesday with a bruise on his face, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.
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Florida

Sixth Florida panther in 2015 killed by vehicle

Sixth Florida panther in 2015 killed by vehicleThe remains of a 9-year-old radio-collared male panther, FP183, were found Wednesday on State Road 29, almost 3 miles south of Interstate 75 in Collier County.
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Florida mom charged with beating bus driver

Florida mom charged with beating bus driverFlorida mom charged with beating bus driver
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Florida

Satellite Beach installs drain grate to stop manatees

Satellite Beach installs drain grate to stop manateesA day after a frantic rescue to save 19 manatees trapped in a storm drain, city workers in Satellite Beach re-installed a grate Tuesday to prevent a repeat performance.
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  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Money

Lutz man wins $1M in scratch-off game

Lutz man wins $1M in scratch-off gameA 55-year-old Lutz man claimed a $1 million prize in the 100X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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Diver possibly captures famous great white on video

Diver possibly captures famous great white on videoFour divers saw great white shark, possibly Katherine, swimming near a shipwreck about 90 miles off Lee County in Florida.
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Florida

Pelican bites off more than he can chew

Pelican bites off more than he can chewYou've probably heard the expression "eyes bigger than your stomach". Well a pelican in St. Augustine now knows the meaning of the phrase all too well.
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Florida

Mother charged with beating son's bus driver

Mother charged with beating son's bus driverA mother was arrested for physically confronting a school bus driver in front of crying students. The woman said she was trying to get her child before her path was blocked for not having identification.
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  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Florida

Video of ex-football player after 10-mile swim to shore

Video of ex-football player after 10-mile swim to shoreThe newly-released video, posted on YouTube by On-Air Personality Andy Slater, shows Robert Konrad's first call was to his parents.
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  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Florida

Raw video of Robert Konrad after 10-mile swim to shore

Raw video of Robert Konrad after 10-mile swim to shoreThe newly-released video, posted on YouTube by On-Air Personality Andy Slater, shows Konrad's first call was to his parents.
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Weird News

FL man tries paying bar tab with rock

FL man tries paying bar tab with rockA man in Florida is in trouble after police say he threatened to blow up a bar after the establishment wouldn't accept a rock as payment for his tab. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
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98-year-old Publix employee in southwest Florida dies

98-year-old Publix employee in southwest Florida diesA memorial for Grace Carey, 98, who died Dec. 15. She worked at the Colonial Crossing Publix for the past 20 years.
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Florida

Machine Gun America opens in Orlando

Machine Gun America opens in OrlandoMachine Gun America also offers high-tech simulators with seems like an old west shootout, special ops, even zombies.
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Florida

PHOTOS: Amber Alert issued for 1 month old Demarion Hampton

PHOTOS: Amber Alert issued for 1 month old Demarion HamptonAmber Alert issued for Demarion Hampton
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Florida

92-year-old man crashes car, rescued from lake

92-year-old man crashes car, rescued from lakeA 92-year-old man lost control of his car and crashed into a lake, and three quick-thinking men jumped into the water, smashed out a window and saved the man.
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Three dead in Florida after vehicle hits bear

Three dead in Florida after vehicle hits bearThree people died and eight were injured in a crash that happened after a motorist in a Cadillac Escalade hit a bear and stopped along a two-lane road in the Florida Everglades.
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Part of Miami drawbridge crashes down on mega yacht

Part of Miami drawbridge crashes down on mega yachtAs the ship passed through, the east side of the drawbridge suddenly started to slip and crashed down on the yacht.
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Florida

Parents arrested for kids missing school

Parents arrested for kids missing schoolTIFFANI ALLYSON FURRER
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Florida

10-foot python found by Miami construction workers

10-foot python found by Miami construction workersSouth Florida construction workers found a rather large snake from underground at the site at State Road 826 and NW 72nd Avenue on Tuesday.
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Florida

North Fort Myers Honey spill creates sticky scene.

North Fort Myers Honey spill creates sticky scene.Thousands of bees flocked to the intersection of Del Prado Boulevard and U.S. 41 where 200 gallons of honey spilled from a truck.
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Man shot kids, self after fight with wife

Man shot kids, self after fight with wifeVolusia County deputies say an argument between a husband and wife led to a shooting rampage early Friday that left three people dead.
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Florida

Prankster fills lifeguard truck with bait fish

Prankster fills lifeguard truck with bait fishFor the two hours it took to clean up the bloody mess, lifeguards were not on the beach protecting swimmers. The truck had to be thoroughly cleaned, because they transport patients in the back of the vehicle.
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Florida

Man in bubble rescued in Atlantic Ocean

Man in bubble rescued in Atlantic OceanThe Coast Guard received a report about Reza Baluchi, a U.S. citizen was floating in an inflatable bubble and was "reportedly disoriented and asking for directions to Bermuda Wednesday."
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  • 4 months, 4 weeks ago