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Merritt Island, Florida is located in Brevard County. Zip codes in Merritt Island, FL include 32953, 32954, and 32952. The median home price in Merritt Island is $254,900 which is roughly $107/per square foot. More Merritt Island information.

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Wednesday Aug 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

X-way must protect scrub-jay habitat: My Word

I was recently part of an Orange Audubon Society survey of scrub lands proposed for purchase by the Central Florida Expressway Authority as mitigation for construction of the Wekiva Parkway.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

With close ties to sugar, Florida's next House speaker admits taking King Ranch trip

Crisafulli, who becomes the most powerful man in the Florida House of Representatives this fall, has been a major beneficiary of the state's sugar industry.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Click Orlando

Lightning strikes through new SUV's windshield at Brevard County dealership

The lightning struck the 2014 Rav4 at around 1:30 p.m. at Mike Erdman's Toyota at East Merritt Island Causeway, according to dealership officials.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

WESH-TV

Tracking your Sunday storms

ABOUT 250 TO 300 MILES TO THE NORTH, SO ROUGH SURF. THAT ISLAND WILL BE FULL OF SURFERS, I BET.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

USA Today

Vietnam veterans still dogged by PTSD

Carlos Gonzalez Alayon talks about the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Reappoints Two to Eastern Florida State College District Board of Trustees

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointments of Myra Haley and Dewey Harris to the Eastern Florida State College District Board of Trustees.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Scott's environmental plan could be superseded by Amendment 1

Gov. Rick Scott is touring the state this week to promote a new environmental plan he intends to push if voters give him a second term in office, including more spending on conservation and heftier fines for polluters.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Editorial: Scott, Putnam, Weatherford should explain Texas trips

When prominent Florida politicians repeatedly gather in Texas for secret hunting weekends as guests of a special interest, the public has an interest in who attended, who paid and who said what.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Crist's 'fairness' pledge could draw fight from GOP lawmakers

On his first day back as governor, Charlie Crist says he wants to raise the minimum wage and stop job discrimination against women and gays.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sunshine State News

Primaries Ahead, But No Cease-Fire Between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist

With a month to go until the primaries, the two leading candidates in Florida's gubernatorial election -- Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist -- are concentrating their firepower on each other as if it were the general election.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Crist's promise of 'First Day of Fairness' draws an Obama-like smackdown from GOP

So, what gives exactly? Crist at a campaign stop in St. Petersburg this morning announced five executive orders he would sign his first day in office: A vague equal pay order for women to "help end wage discrimination for companies doing business with the agencies he oversees"; "Middle-class families across Florida deserve a fair shot at success ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Brevard lawmaker doesn't live in district, opponent contends

Space Coast Rep. Tom Goodson is being accused by his Republican primary challenger of not living in the district he represents, a claim his campaign has labeled as "desperate political attacks."

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bradenton.com

Florida GOP ranch trips paid for by U.S. Sugar

On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Click Orlando

Behind the Kitchen Door: Popeye's in Merritt Island

FOOD JOINT. THEY SAY THEY ALSO FOUND SOME ROACHES. AND AN EMPLOYEE NOT PROPERLY WASHING HANDS SO THEY SHUT IT DOWN RIGHT ON THE SPOT.

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St. Petersburg Times

Why won't Florida GOP leaders talk about hunting trips to King Ranch in Texas?

On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Miami Herald

2 geese cause flap at Fla. retirement community

The geese - who residents have named Lucy and Rickey - apparently love the swimming pool.

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