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Destin, Florida is located in Okaloosa County. Zip codes in Destin, FL include 32541, 32540, and 32550. The median home price in Destin is $449,000 which is roughly $209/per square foot. More Destin information.

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Local news for Destin, FL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

See lucky escape for swimming couple who don't notice hammerhead shark just feet away

The remarkable video shows a very near miss on a Florida beach as the huge beast goes for a stingray instead In a scene eerily reminiscent of the classic shark film Jaws, a couple take a dip in the sea, oblivious to the giant hammerhead circling nearby.

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10 hrs ago | Switched

Approaching Shark Doesn't Spur Swimmers To Action -- At First

Two people wading in the ocean off Destin, Florida, had a close encounter with an approaching shark -- and it took a while for them to react.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Alabama Live

Watch as onlookers warn couple off Destin Beach that shark is heading toward them

A hammerhead shark swims near a couple in the waters off Destin, Fla. A couple strolling in the waters off a Destin, Florida, beach just missed an encounter with a hammerhead shark, thanks to the urging of someone watching from a balcony above.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

The last beach bash: Locals look forward to slower pace with summer tourism season wrapping up

While most visitors use Labor Day Monday as a traveling day, the local beaches were packed Sunday with folks getting in the last bit of fun.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Mail

'Get out of the water!': Terrifying moment two unsuspecting...

A padlocked fridge, no store trips and even dog food has to be hidden: The heartbreaking condition driving Hannah, 14, to 'eat herself to death' and how her insurance won't pay out for treatment Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa is an 'emotional wreck' as she waits for news on the 81-year-old star who was placed in a medically-induced coma Man who ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

New music festival to benefit Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance

On Sept. 20, Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House of the Destin Harbor will host the inaugural Choctawhatchee Watershed Music Festival; a benefit concert to promote the health and sustainability of local waterways via the mission and objectives of the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance of Northwest Florida State College.

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Metro UK News

Holidaymakers fail to spot the large hammerhead shark right behind them

This video which shows a shark hunting a stingray just behind two unsuspecting holidaymakers on a beach in Florida will have you looking over your shoulder the next time you go for a relaxing dip in the sea.

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Business Journal

Parker Rains, Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance Inc.

Parker Rains moved from Destin, Fla., to Nashville seven months ago, where he is vice president of Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance Inc. How is your new job different from the one you left? Becoming Vice President of the new Tennessee branch has been extremely exciting.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Man allegedly knocks woman's tooth out during fight

A 47-year-old Destin man is charged with knocking a woman's tooth out and destroying her guitar during a fight.

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Walton Sun

Emerald Coast Theatre Company launches fall theater programs

After a second successful summer season, Emerald Coast Theatre Company continues its mission to provide art education to the Northwest Florida region with three after school/weekend opportunities this fall.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Commissioners want Navarre pass decoupled from leaseholders issue

Santa Rosa County Commissioners don't believe the Navarre Beach leaseholders' right to own their property should be tied to reopening the Navarre pass.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Enjoy our beaches, much more during unofficial end to summer

After I'd finished today's cover story package, it occurred to me that I had forgotten to include the most obvious way to spend this lovely, long holiday weekend: Go to the beach.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

So long, summer: Holiday lineup includes fireworks, music

This weekend signals the unofficial end of summer, and there are plenty of fun things planned to help take your mind off that bit of sadness.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Stop on river yields crying surprise

Before Jennifer Andreachi could rescue a crying kitten stranded on the bank of Choctawhatchee River, she had to decide how to transport it.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Eglin dismisses charges against helicopter employees

Eglin Air Force Base has dismissed trespassing citations issued in March to two employees of Timberview Helicopters.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Live Blog: Local election results

Bob Cole, who has trailed all night to Jim Melvin, now leads 50.24 percent to 49.76 percent with 40 of 41 precincts reported.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Boston Proper opening at Destin Commons expansion

The newest retail store to come to the Destin Commons expansion opens its doors Friday.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Niceville man's military career celebrated by best friend

This photo of Stan Lockley was taken January 23, 1966, at Takhli Royal Air Force Base in Thailand, just after he finished his 100th mission over North Vietnam.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Land proposal puts Navarre pass in jeopardy

Navarre Beach leaseholders may soon own their properties, but the price could be the end of any remaining hope of ever reopening the Navarre pass.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Florida Trend

Domi Station, with 30 startups leasing space, opened in May.

Domi Station, a newly renovated urban incubator and co-working space, opened to entrepreneurs when Domi Ventures, a private partner with ties to venture capital, partnered with Leon County government.

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