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Iguana causes a racket at Miami Open for several minutes

March 23, 2017

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — An iguana caused quite a racket during a professional tennis match at the Miami Open, perching atop a scoreboard and then scurrying across the court. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for March 23

March 22, 2017

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

Competency training for man accused of killing flamingo

March 22, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has ruled a man accused of killing a flamingo at Busch Gardens must undergo in-home competency training before the animal cruelty case against him can continue. more »»

Florida Senate's medical marijuana bill at least 2 weeks way

March 22, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The chair of the Florida Senate's Health Policy Committee says they're at least two weeks away from voting on a medical marijuana bil. more »»

Former Alabama receiver Carter sues Kiffin, Florida Atlantic

March 22, 2017

COLUMBIANA, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama receiver Antonio "A.C." Carter has filed a fraud suit against Florida Atlantic, coach Lane Kiffin and the state of Florida. more »»

Coast Guard searches for man who fell from cruise ship

March 22, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says crews are searching for a Florida man who fell off a Carnival cruise ship near Cuba. more »»

Florida coastal communities could soon ban plastic bags

March 22, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Senate committee has advanced a bill that gives certain Florida coastal communities the power to temporarily ban or regulate the use of plastic bags. more »»

The Latest: Nightclub shooter's wife appeals bond revocation

March 22, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on legal proceedings related to the mass shooting at a Florida nightclub (all times local):

5:15 p.m. more »»

Florida editorial roundup

March 22, 2017

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:


March 21

Tampa Bay Times on a Florida prosecutor's anti-death penalty stand:

The controversy surrounding Orlando State... more »»

Sweet 16 guide: Top NCAA matchups, players and story lines

March 22, 2017

The NCAA Tournament's first weekend closed with a flourish, a Sunday full of scintillating games after three days of good-not-always-great basketball. more »»

Florida investigating whether grad rates were manipulated

March 22, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is investigating whether or not school districts are moving students around in order to manipulate graduation rates. more »»

Florida bill banning steroids for greyhounds headed to House

March 22, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A bill that would ban injecting racing greyhounds in Florida with anabolic steroids is heading to the House floor. more »»

Labor nominee says he won't let politics influence hiring

March 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Labor Department said Wednesday he won't allow potential political pressure from the administration to influence his hiring decision... more »»

Labor nominee Acosta says he'll advocate for workers

March 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's labor nominee is facing questions about how he would back up American workers when his record provides few clues. more »»

Mom arrested after boy, 3, shoots gun in school parking lot

March 22, 2017

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A woman faces a child neglect charge after police say her 3-year-old son fired her loaded handgun in the parking lot of a Florida church's school academ. more »»

Police: Teen fatally shot at Florida nightclub

March 22, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager is dead following a shooting at a Florida nightclub.

Orlando police Lt. more »»

Police arrest 1, 1 on the run after shootout with officer

March 22, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — One person is in custody and police are searching for another following an exchange of gunfire with an officer in Florida. more »»

Officials: DNA ties man to 20-year-old rape case

March 22, 2017

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in central Florida say they've identified one of three suspects in a 20-year-old gang rape case.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal (https://goo. more »»



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