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Brevard County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | TCPalm

Shooting death of Vero Beach real estate broker ruled suicide

Investigators at the Brevard County Sheriff's Office and the state Medical Examiner's Office said they have ruled the shooting death of a Vero Beach real estate broker as a suicide.

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Related Topix: Vero Beach, FL, Melbourne Beach, FL, Indian River County, FL

3 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

Victory Casino Cruises Is Getting Ready to Deploy the Victory II in Jacksonville, Florida

Due to their continuing success in Port Canaveral, Victory Casino Cruises is getting ready to deploy the Victory II in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, Blackjack, Poker

7 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans

Florida school stops serving soda before tests

Florida Today reports that a woman contacted local media outlets after learning that students were being served three tablespoons of soda and some trail mix before taking the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

WESH-TV

Investigators: 17-year-old boy killed man in Cocoa shooting

BOND IS SET AT $50,000. COVERING BREVARD COUNTY. JUST 17 YEARS OLD A COCOA TEEN WENT A WITH A HORRENDOUS CRIMINAL RECORD CHARGED WITH MURDER.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Prison

WESH-TV

Police: 17-year-old boy killed man in Cocoa shooting

A 17-year-old Cocoa teenager, with what a law enforcement official calls a horrendous criminal record, is now charged with murder.

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Related Topix: Prison

Click Orlando

Lockdown lifted after stabbing report

A stabbing report at a Brevard County school prompts a temporary lockdown, which was later lifted after police found no evidence or victims.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WESH-TV

Officials: Shark bites 42-year-old German tourist at Cocoa Beach

A 42-year-old man was rushed to the hospital Tuesday after a shark bit his leg, Brevard County Ocean Rescue officials said.

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Related Topix: Cocoa Beach, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Legislators agree on Central Florida bike trail

In a $75 billion budget stuffed with hometown goodies, lawmakers Tuesday agreed to fund the expansion of a bike trail through Central Florida, a gun range in Brevard County , and a raft of other pet projects.

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Related Topix: Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors

Flight Journal

Valiant Air Command Debuts A-4C Skyhawk

Another historic plane is now on display at Brevard County's Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum in Florida after more than seven years of restoration.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

TCPalm

Trustco Bank to open branch in Stuart by early summer

Trustco Bank, founded in 1902 in Schenectady, N.Y., plans to open its first Treasure Coast branch by early this summer.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL, Palm Beach County, FL

Seminole Chronicle

Oviedo man pleads guilty to deadly hit-and-run incident

A 27-year-old Oviedo man pled guilty Monday to leaving the scene of a November crash that killed a Cocoa Beach woman.

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Related Topix: Cocoa Beach, FL

Christian Science Monitor

Full STEAM ahead: Schools add art to STEM curricula

Across the nation, many schools are taking steps to integrate different academic disciplines to better connect science and technology with innovative thinking.

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Related Topix: Palm Bay, FL, Melbourne, FL, University of Florida, Laptops/Notebooks

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Church services, surf festival make for a busy weekend on Cocoa Beach

Some Brevard County residents woke up before the sun to a chilly morning to celebrate Easter Sunday on the beach.

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Related Topix: Cocoa Beach, FL

Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity

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The Florida Delta Upsilon at Florida Institute of Technology was involved in numerous projects benefiting their greater community including volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, aiding with critical home repairs and helping re-insulate a house.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Delta Upsilon, Fraternities, Florida Institute of Technology, Pi Lambda Phi, Sororities, Lambda Phi, Medicine, Doxycycline (generic), Vibramycin, Doryx

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

With state tax cuts, take broad-based approach: Editorial

For Florida lawmakers, squabbles over how best to cut state taxes by $100 million are a nice problem to have.

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Related Topix: Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors, Opinion

Hometown News

Brevard's Best Salsa to be chosen at Fiesta Brevard

Local nonprofits will be on display, while Brevard's best salsa will be chosen at the 10th annual Fiesta Brevard on Friday, April 25, in Cocoa Beach.

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Related Topix: Cocoa Beach, FL

Business Journal

April 18, 2014 Legal Notices V.2

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 7, 2014, and entered in Case No.

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Related Topix: Titusville, FL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Statement from Palm Bay Police Chief Doug Muldoon

"The City has received a notice of intent to sue involving an incident that occurred more than one year ago, on February 26, 2013, in which a police officer, since retired, arrested two individuals on drug-related charges.

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Click Orlando

Missing man may be disoriented, armed

Brevard County deputies on Thursday said a missing 81-year-old Cocoa man, who was possibly disoriented and armed with a gun, has been found safe.

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Related Topix: Cocoa, FL, Port St. John, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Palm Bay officer not punished for what judge called "abusive" arrest

A Brevard County judge described the actions of a former Palm Bay police officer as "condescending, threatening and abusive" while the officer arrested an 18-year-old girl.

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