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Rescuers in Florida free 19 manatees stuck in drain

February 24, 2015

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers working late into the night freed 19 manatees who were stuck in a storm drain in central Florida.

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Florida gov. may find it tough getting tax cut plans passed

February 24, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's economy is recovering but that's no guarantee state legislators will pass all the tax cuts Gov. Rick Scott want. more »»

Appeals court to consider warrantless cellphone tracking

February 24, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court in Atlanta is set to hear arguments in a Florida case over warrantless cellphone tracking.

A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. more »»

2 years in prison for gallery employee who embezzled

February 24, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Orlando-area art gallery employee has been sentenced to two years in prison for embezzling more than $1 million. more »»

Trial opens for man claiming pot was for medical need

February 24, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida man is using a medical necessity defense in a trial on charges of illegally growing dozens of marijuana plants on his property. more »»

Moffitt Cancer Center wins grant for ovarian cancer research

February 24, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa is receiving a $250,000 grant to continue research into ovarian cancer in older women, for whom the disease often is more aggressive. more »»

Man arrested for fatal shooting after a fight over $5

February 24, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a 2012 killing where the victim was shot after a fistfight over $. more »»

Voter challenges Rubio's immigration stance during town hall

February 24, 2015

HOLLIS, N.H. (AP) — Back in New Hampshire for the first time since the midterm elections, it didn't take long for Sen. Marco Rubio to get a question about immigratio. more »»

Rescuers work to free manatees stuck in drain

February 24, 2015

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers were working to free as many as 15 manatees from a storm drain in central Florid. more »»

Purina recalls sheep food in Florida

February 24, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Purina Animal Nutrition has initiated a limited voluntary recall of DuMOR Sheep Formula in Florida because of the potential for a higher-than-acceptable level of copper. more »»

SeaWorld Orlando ends public dolphin feedings

February 24, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Guests a SeaWorld's Orlando theme park will no longer be allowed to feed the dolphins. more »»

Bills could make state government less open

February 23, 2015

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A-Rod back early with Yanks, still avoiding PED specifics

February 23, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days ahead of schedule. He spoke for 8 1/2 minutes about his season-long drug suspension. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 24

February 23, 2015

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. more »»

Raw food chef Matthew Kenney on why movement has struggled

February 23, 2015

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Vegetarian is hot. Vegan is even hotter. But what about raw diets, the extreme and sometimes labor-intensive end of the healthy eating spectrum? That's much cooler. more »»

Last-ditch protests in fight over Florida boy's circumcision

February 23, 2015

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Last-ditch protests and legal maneuvers are underway as an estranged Florida couple's protracted fight over whether to circumcise their son appears close to an end. more »»

Body in submerged car is missing Florida woman

February 23, 2015

BRANDON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they've identified a body found in a car pulled from a Tampa Bay area lake as a woman who's been missing for over a week. more »»

 
 
 

 

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