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5 Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 30

January 29, 2015

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

Exploding air bag may have killed Texas man

January 29, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — There apparently has been another death caused by an exploding automobile air bag made by Takata Corp. of Japan.

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Lil Wayne sues mentor's record label for $51M, seeking split

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Lil Wayne has had it with his record label. more »»

Florida man gets 10 years in Vegas convention rape case

January 29, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 37-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years to life in Nevada state prison for raping an Australian tourist last year at a Las Vegas Strip hotel-casin. more »»

A sneaky snake: Teams hunt for rock pythons in Everglades

January 29, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — For all the danger posed to Florida's Everglades by invasive Burmese pythons, there's one thing researchers don't want to know: how they would interact with another python species... more »»

Decision looms over captive orca, but fate of Lolita unclear

January 29, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — For years, animal activists have campaigned to free a killer whale that was captured from Puget Sound waters in 1970 and has been performing at Miami Seaquarium in Florida for over... more »»

Judge upset with delays in quadruple slaying case

January 29, 2015

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. more »»

16-month-old boy drowns in Polk County

January 29, 2015

FORT MEADE, Fla. (AP) — Polk County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 16-month-old boy who drowned in a pool.

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As Romney weighs '16 bid, his past donors commit to Jeb Bush

January 29, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Closing in on a decision on whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several of his past donors have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. more »»

For traders, oil's plunge takes a toll on egos and accounts

January 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The plunge in oil has crushed the Russian ruble, erased $80 billion from Exxon Mobil's market value and pushed Venezuela to the brink of economic collapse. more »»

US seeks 29 drug suspects in Puerto Rico, Florida, Colombia

January 29, 2015

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. more »»

Girl struck, killed by car while walking to bus stop

January 29, 2015

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old northeast Florida high school student died when a vehicle struck her as she walked to her bus stop.

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Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitive

January 29, 2015

Tommy Thompson, a treasure hunter accused of cheating his investors out of their share of one of the richest hauls in U.. more »»

Royal Caribbean 4Q results, outlook disappoint; Stock drops

January 29, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. slid Thursday after the cruise operator reported fourth-quarter results and an outlook that missed Wall Street expectations. more »»

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville eatery opening in Syracuse

January 29, 2015

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — One of the snowiest cities in the nation is getting a taste of the tropics with the opening of a Jimmy Buffett-themed restaurant. more »»

Royal Caribbean misses Street 4Q forecasts

January 29, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $109.8 million.

The Miami-based company said it had net income of 49 cents per share. more »»

Man calls 911 to complain about deputy's investigation

January 29, 2015

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida man called 911 to complain that a sheriff's deputy was taking too long to finish an investigation into a fraudulent transaction. more »»

 
 
 

 

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