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Cape Sable canal assessment gets funding

October 19, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The Everglades Foundation is contributing $143,000 toward the first phase of plugging four small canals that experts say are exacerbating Cape Sable's vulnerability to rising sea... more »»

County performer Dustin Lynch hit by beer can

October 19, 2014

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — When country music performer Dustin Lynch sprayed his Florida Panhandle audience with champagne, he got back a beer — only it wasn't a friendly drink. more »»

200 gather to mourn children slain by father

October 19, 2014

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 200 people gathered outside Florida middle school to remember two children shot and killed by their father before he killed himself. more »»

Fantasy Fest is relatively tame for police patrols

October 19, 2014

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — For all the alcohol, nudity and carousing that highlight Key West's annual Fantasy Fest, law enforcement officials say the 10-day festival is relatively tame. more »»

Economic malaise clouds Florida governor's race

October 19, 2014

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — By many measures, Republican Rick Scott has a strong case for a second-term as Florida governo. more »»

Florida Lotto jackpot rises to $38 million

October 19, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The jackpot in the Florida Lotto game has grown to $38 million after no one matched the six winning numbers in the latest drawing. more »»

1 Fantasy 5 player wins $248,175.46 jackpot

October 19, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One "Fantasy 5" game player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $248,175.46. more »»

Filmmakers screening movie about water fight

October 19, 2014

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Two filmmakers are screening their documentary about the three-state water fight between Alabama, Florida and Georgia. more »»

Florida DOT tries to prevent wrong way crashes

October 19, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Eleven people have died since February in the Tampa Bay area because of wrong way crashes, and area law enforcement officers are trying to prevent more deaths. more »»

New exhibit highlights native Key West artists

October 19, 2014

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A new exhibit in Key West celebrates artists born on the Florida island known for its eclectic people and tropical surroundings. more »»

Teenager healing after accident that killed mom

October 19, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The first prayers over, Rabbi Yaakov Fisch smiled, bowed his head and spoke with a soft voice. more »»

Florida's miniature horses have their fans

October 19, 2014

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Miniature horses are more than just a novelty. To those who love them, they are a passion. more »»

Florida boy loses 3 fingers in fireworks accident

October 18, 2014

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old boy lost three fingers while playing with illegal fireworks.

The Lauderhill boy's family tells WTVJ-TV (http://bit. more »»

Panhandle resort plans clothing-optional 5K race

October 18, 2014

JAY, Fla. (AP) — A nudist resort in the Florida Panhandle is organizing some streaking for a good cause.

The Northwest Florida Daily News (http://bit. more »»

CDC sets Ebola training call for Florida hospitals

October 18, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold a conference call on Ebola preparedness and training with Florida hospitals.

Gov. more »»

South Florida district calls end to wet season

October 18, 2014

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — South Florida's water managers say the region's wet season has ended with slightly above-average rainfal. more »»

Windsurfing races moved from Israel to Florida

October 18, 2014

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — An international windsurfing competition that had to be moved from Israel because of a war is underway along Florida's Gulf Coast. more »»

Officials defend trapping cats in Keys refuges

October 18, 2014

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Officials say trapping cats in two federal wildlife refuges in the Florida Keys is helping native species. more »»

10-day Fantasy Fest underway in Key West

October 18, 2014

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The flamboyant Fantasy Fest has begun in Key West, kicking off a 10-day schedule of more than 40 costume contests, masquerades and processions. more »»

Ohio man falls to his death from Florida condo

October 18, 2014

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say alcohol may be a factor in the death of an Ohio man who fell while trying to climb to the roof of a beachfront condominium. more »»

 
 
 

 

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