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'Dolphin Tale' aquarium plans to drop animal shows

September 1, 2014

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — No animal performances will be held at a redesigned aquatic center planned by the Florida aquarium featured in the "Dolphin Tale" movies. more »»

3 Fantasy 5 players win $61,333.19 jackpots

September 1, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Three "Fantasy 5" game players selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $61,333.19 each, Florida Lottery officials said Monday. more »»

Authorities identify pilot killed in Florida crash

September 1, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have identified the pilot of a small banner-towing plane that crashed into the waters off St. Petersbur. more »»

$100M lawsuit over Bahamas chopper crash dismissed

September 1, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — A $100 million lawsuit against a Florida billionaire over a fatal 2012 helicopter crash in the Bahamas has been dismissed. more »»

Scott to begin two-week bus tour on tax proposals

September 1, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is beginning a two-week, 28-city campaign bus tour to promote proposed tax cuts as part of his re-election campaign.

The tour begins Monday. more »»

Marine overcomes amputation, becomes deputy

September 1, 2014

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Robert Smith was on foot patrol as a U.S. Marine in Fallujah in May 2008 — suddenly, a roadside bomb exploded. It was a hasty ambush, followed by small arms fire. more »»

1 killed in small plane crash near St. Petersburg

August 31, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says that authorities have recovered the body one person following an apparent small plane crash less than one mile from St. more »»

Police looking for man after machete attack

August 31, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police in Holly Hill are searching for a man it says attacked his friend with a machete.

WKMG-TV Orlando (http://bit. more »»

UF preparing to launch Islamic studies center

August 31, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The University of Florida is launching a center for global Islamic studies.

The Gainesville Sun (http://bit. more »»

Tortoises must be removed before tower demolition

August 31, 2014

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — The city of Davenport's landmark water tower will be demolished later this year, but first, a couple of cold-blooded residents must be relocated. more »»

1 Fantasy 5 player wins $250,634.69 jackpot

August 31, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One "Fantasy 5" game player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $250,634.69. more »»

Florida Lotto jackpot rises to $21 million

August 31, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The jackpot in the Florida Lotto game has grown to $21 million after no one matched the six winning numbers in the latest drawin. more »»

John Morgan: The man behind the medical pot drive

August 31, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The worst day of John Morgan's life was when his brother snapped his neck diving into a Walt Disney World lagoon while working as a lifeguard. It left him a quadriplegic. more »»

Coast Guard repatriates Cuban, Haitian migrants

August 31, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has repatriated 86 migrants it says were illegally migrating from Cuba and Haiti. more »»

Feds file harassment cases against 2 Florida firms

August 31, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed separate sexual harassment lawsuits against two Florida agriculture companies.

The cases were filed Thursday in U.S. more »»

Radio Ponzi scheme targeted Haitian Americans

August 31, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — In the world of Florida's Creole-language talk radio, where hard-working Haitian Americans tune in by the thousands, Philippe Bourciquot pitched the lure of easy money. more »»

President Bill Clinton to speak at Crist rally

August 30, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is headed to Miami to stump at a campaign rally for Florida gubernatorial candidate Charile Crist. more »»

Manatee officials name deputy involved in shooting

August 30, 2014

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have named the Tampa Bay area deputy that fatally shot a man who was wielding a samurai sword during a domestic battery call. more »»

Historic ship to become new Jacksonville museum

August 30, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville City Council has agreed to allow an historic U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer to be moored on the banks of the St. more »»

South American food chains use Florida as US gate

August 30, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Latin American restaurant chains are opening locations in Florida in hopes of expanding throughout the United States. more »»

 
 

 

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