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Opinion: Here's your change - A woman on $20 bill

Opinion: Here's your change - A woman on $20 billFifteen women are being presented as better choices on the 20 dollar bill if Andrew Jackson were to get the heave-ho.
  • Money
  • 1 day, 12 hours 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.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Rehabilitated manatee released to Tampa Bay waters

Rehabilitated manatee released to Tampa Bay watersEleven people helped return Trinidad, a rehabilitated manatee rescued along the Texas coast back in November, to the waters in Tampa Bay Wednesday.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
News

Florida public bathroom bill upsets transgender people

Florida public bathroom bill upsets transgender peopleRepublican Rep. Frank Artiles of Miami said the bill was needed to prevent rapes, molestations, voyeurism and other crimes in bathrooms.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Florida

Feb. 2015: 10 weird things that happened in FL

Feb. 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.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
News

Both Florida Panthers goalies get injured, chaos ensues

Both 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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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
News

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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News

Suspect tries to smuggle turtle eggs in child's backpack

Suspect tries to smuggle turtle eggs in child's backpackIf you know or suspect any violations, call the Wildlife Alert hotline at 1-888-404-3922.
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Florida

Florida man recruiting veterans to fight ISIS

Florida 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.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Sports

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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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Florida

Man catches 9-foot Great White Shark off Panama City Beach

Man catches 9-foot Great White Shark off Panama City BeachA rare Great White Shark sighting on the Gulf Coast, this one actually caught in the surf near Panama City Beach.
  • Florida
  • 3 days ago
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NB I-75 reopens after Punta Gorda crash

NB I-75 reopens after Punta Gorda crashOne person is dead after a 9-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 over the Peace River near Punta Gorda.
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  • 3 days ago
Florida

FL cop seen slapping homeless man gives his account

FL cop seen slapping homeless man gives his accountThe Fort Lauderdale PD has released a report from the perspective of the officer who was filmed allegedly slapping an homeless man at a city bus terminal.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Education

Gov. Scott asked to suspend testing after glitches

Gov. Scott asked to suspend testing after glitchesTwo Florida Democratic state senators are calling on Florida Gov. Rick Scott to suspend the state's standardized testing now underway.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Florida

Gov. Rick Scott gives State of the State speech

Gov. Rick Scott gives State of the State speechFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is pushing for more tax cuts, more money for schools and lower state university tuition.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Florida

Session Preview: Hot issues at the FL Capitol

Session Preview: Hot issues at the FL CapitolDuring the two-month legislative session, lawmakers will create a new state budget, attempt to make improvements to former policies and create many new policies.
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  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Florida

Florida's Rubio close to decision about presidential run

Florida's Rubio close to decision about presidential runMarco Rubio isn't quite ready to say he's running for president, yet admits it sure does look like he will seek the White House in 2016.
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Florida

Great white among the whoppers caught on Gulf Coast beaches

Great white among the whoppers caught on Gulf Coast beachesIn the world of social media, news of landing massive-sized mako and tiger sharks on our Northwest Florida beaches is becoming more common.
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Health

Charlotte's Web law could unfold in April

Charlotte's Web law could unfold in AprilState health officials are hoping by April to roll out Charlotte's Web, a small strain of medical marijuana.
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Consumer

Duke Energy to drop nuclear fee off FL bills

Duke Energy to drop nuclear fee off FL billsOne of Florida's largest power companies says it will go ahead and drop a nuclear power fee now charged to customers.
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Consumer

Why gas prices are on the rise

Why gas prices are on the riseIt seems the flirtation with below-$2-a-gallon gasoline has ended.
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  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Florida

Demonstrators show support for jailed evangelist

Demonstrators show support for jailed evangelistA crowd of demonstrators has gathered outside the federal courthouse in downtown Pensacola to support a polarizing local evangelist.
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  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Weird News

Pot, a clogged toilet and a standoff end in arrest

Pot, a clogged toilet and a standoff end in arrestIt started with a suspicious package at the post office and a generic sounding California name. It ended with a clogged toilet, a two-hour standoff and the arrest of 22-year-old man on drug charges.
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  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Florida

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.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 12 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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  • 4 days, 12 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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  • 4 days, 14 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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  • 4 days, 15 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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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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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  • 1 week, 1 day 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.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 2 days 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.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 2 days 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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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Florida

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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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Florida

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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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Florida

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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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Florida

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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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Florida

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.
  • Florida
  • 4 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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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, 1 week ago
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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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Florida

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, 4 weeks ago
Florida

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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  • 3 months ago