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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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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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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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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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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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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  • 2 days, 1 hour 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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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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Obama pitches immigration policies at Miami town hall

Obama pitches immigration policies at Miami town hall"He's deported 2 million people, and we will never forget that."
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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$10,500 reward for info on Bethune-Cookman shooting

$10,500 reward for info on Bethune-Cookman shootingThe shooting occurred in a parking lot separating the music building from the football team's practice field.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Money

Watchdog group says big corporations avoid state taxes

Watchdog group says big corporations avoid state taxesA report released Wednesday says they pay less in state taxes than the official 5.5 percent rate.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
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Sen. Nelson demands federal probe into Dozier burials

Sen. Nelson demands federal probe into Dozier burialsU.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is calling for a Department of Justice probe into Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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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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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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Death row women describe life behind bars

Death row women describe life behind bars"I haven't touched grass in six years. So it's the small stuff you take for granted, you really do."
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Couple sleeping in trash bin rescued from garbage truck

Couple sleeping in trash bin rescued from garbage truckCouple sleeping in trash bin rescued from garbage truck
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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Vanilla Ice helps Palm Bay family with therapeutic pool

Vanilla Ice helps Palm Bay family with therapeutic poolVanilla Ice turned up sporting Ninja Turtle green shades, taking time to dance a few old-school moves with the mayor of Palm Bay and pose for group selfies. But the rapper-turned-home-improvement-reality-star saved his best for a few moments alone with 6-year-old Owen...
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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Florida

Standardized test debate continues

Standardized test debate continuesFlorida teachers had the ear of Gov. Rick Scott Tuesday, relaying their concerns over recent testing recommendations and the state's newly implemented Florida Standards Assessment.
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Settlement reached in FL parasailing crash

Settlement reached in FL parasailing crashThe Huntington, Indiana, teenagers were seriously injured in July 2013 in Panama City when the rope tethering their parasail to a boat snapped.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
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No federal charges in Trayvon Martin case

No federal charges in Trayvon Martin caseThe Department of Justice is expected to conclude there is not enough evidence to bring civil rights charges in the case, a source tells CBS News.
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VIDEO: Officer pushes, slaps man at FL bus terminal

VIDEO: Officer pushes, slaps man at FL bus terminalPolice say they're looking into possible criminal charges against an officer who was videotaped pushing and slapping a homeless man at a bus terminal.
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  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
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Florida Gov. Scott officially suspends 11th grade test

Florida Gov. Scott officially suspends 11th grade testFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is officially suspending a standardized test that the state's 11th graders were supposed to take this spring.
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Rescuers free 19 manatees stuck in drain

Rescuers free 19 manatees stuck in drainRescuers working late into the night freed 19 manatees who were stuck in a storm drain in central Florida.
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  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
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Sheriff's office holding 'Name our Puppy Contest'

Sheriff's office holding 'Name our Puppy Contest'The Nassau County Sheriff's Office received a new addition to their K-9 unit, a 9-week-old Bloodhound puppy.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Entertainment

Vanilla Ice to help Florida family with pool

Vanilla Ice to help Florida family with poolDespite recent headlines about his arrest, rapper Vanilla Ice is still expected to turn out Tuesday to break ground on a new, specialized pool donated to a Palm Bay family caring for a little boy left paralyzed by a traffic crash.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Florida

Legislative bills would create hidden artificial reefs

Legislative bills would create hidden artificial reefsArtificial reefs have become a significant part of Florida's marine environment, providing habitat for sea life and diving and fishing opportunities for millions of state residents and visitors.
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  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
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SeaWorld Orlando ends public dolphin feedings

SeaWorld Orlando ends public dolphin feedingsGuests a SeaWorld's Orlando theme park will no longer be allowed to feed the dolphins.
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  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
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3 injured in Bethune-Cookman Univ. shooting

3 injured in Bethune-Cookman Univ. shootingThree men have been hospitalized and two are in police custody after a shooting at Bethune-Cookman University Monday evening.
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  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
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Law aims to help youth leaving foster care

Law aims to help youth leaving foster careHB 437 would pair foster kids who need decision making assistance with guardians from Florida's Guardian Ad Litem program
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  • 4 days, 2 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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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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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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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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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
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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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  • 2 days, 6 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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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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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Groups battle FL school vouchers in court

Groups battle FL school vouchers in courtThe state's largest teachers union fights to maintain its lawsuit against Florida's school voucher program.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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FL deputies save man from burning car

FL deputies save man from burning carOkaloosa County Sheriff's deputies Joseph Trimboli and Eric Keyes in Florida earned "Medals of Merit" last week for a dramatic burning car rescue that was captured on one of their body cameras.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Raw video: Manatee rescue in Satellite Beach

Raw video: Manatee rescue in Satellite BeachRaw video shows manatee rescue in Satellite Beach on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Video by Rick Neale.
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Deputies injured in Orlando shooting

Deputies injured in Orlando shootingTwo Orange County deputies are recovering after a shooting Sunday that left the gunman dead.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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EXTENDED CUT: 'Sex Offender Village' becomes refuge for the reviled

EXTENDED CUT: 'Sex Offender Village' becomes refuge for the reviledSurrounded by thousands of acres of sugar cane, Pahokee is about as remote as Florida gets. There is where you can find what some call a modern-day leper colony: a safe haven for the most despised people on earth.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Measles: Facts Not Fear

Measles: Facts Not FearMany doctors say now is the time to make sure you and your child are protected before an outbreak hits close to home.
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Florida Manatees

Florida Manatees(FILE) Picture taken at the Singapore Zoo, on March 11, 2003 of a newborn Manatee swimming with the help of its mother, Eva, hours after being born. Guatemalan environmentalists found on August 14, 2008 in Izabal, some 350km northeast of Guatemala City, a dead manatee...
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Woman killed in New Smyrna Beach plane crash

Woman killed in New Smyrna Beach plane crashWreckage from the plane was found about 20 feet offshore in waist-deep water.
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PHOTOS: Florida dog rescued from sinkhole

PHOTOS: Florida dog rescued from sinkholeSanford is recovering at home and is doing well
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Same-sex marriage comes to Florida

Same-sex marriage comes to FloridaSame-sex couples in Miami celebrate Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel's lifting of the legal stay she had placed on her July decision declaring the wedding ban discriminatory, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Miami.
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Boat capsizes in Miami, 5 rescued

Boat capsizes in Miami, 5 rescuedFive men were out fishing when their boat started taking on water and eventually capsized.
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3 dead, 6 injured in fiery Baker County crash

3 dead, 6 injured in fiery Baker County crashTroopers say two teens, driving a white Acura on the wrong side of the road, hit an SUV carrying a Lake City family head-on. The Ford Expedition caught on fire because of the crash.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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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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  • 2 months ago
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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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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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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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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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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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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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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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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Parents arrested for kids missing school

Parents arrested for kids missing schoolTIFFANI ALLYSON FURRER
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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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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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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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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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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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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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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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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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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, 3 weeks ago