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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.
  • Traffic
  • 1 day, 7 hours 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
  • 1 day, 8 hours 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.
  • Education
  • 1 day, 10 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
  • 1 day, 14 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.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 16 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.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
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.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
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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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
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.
  • Consumer
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
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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  • 2 days, 13 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.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 13 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.
  • Weird News
  • 2 days, 16 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
  • 2 days, 18 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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  • 2 days, 18 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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  • 2 days, 21 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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  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
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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  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
News

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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News

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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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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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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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
News

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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  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
News

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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  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
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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  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
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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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  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
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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  • 5 days, 11 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.
  • Television
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
News

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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  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
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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.
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  • 17 hours, 55 minutes ago
News

Scott renews call to cut taxes in state address

Scott renews call to cut taxes in state addressScott renews call to cut taxes in state address
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Education

Schools have testing problems for second day

Schools have testing problems for second dayFor the second straight day, multiple school districts are being forced to delay or suspend testing, due to technical issues with Florida's new standardized tests.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Florida

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.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 13 hours 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.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 16 hours 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.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 17 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.
  • Florida
  • 1 week 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 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.
  • Weird News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida

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.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida

Video: Manatee Rescue Satellite Beach

Video: Manatee Rescue Satellite BeachVideo: FWC, Sea World, Satellite Beach Fire Dept and Public works worked through the night to rescue 15 trapped manatees in a drainage pipe on Cassia Blvd in Satellite Bch. Video by Malcolm Denemark 2/23/2015
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida

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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  • 1 week, 2 days 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.
  • Florida
  • 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.
  • Florida
  • 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.
  • Florida
  • 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.
  • Florida
  • 2 months, 3 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