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9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Brevard County Commission Takes Liberties With Liberty

Back in May of this year the US Supreme Court ruled on a gnarly little problem that causes no end of mischief in America: the separation of church and state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Liberal Political News

11 hrs ago | Capital Soup

3rd Bernier Show at DSC features medical marijuana discussion and Volusianaires

Both sides of Florida's medical marijuana topic will be discussed during WNDB 1150 AM's Marc BernierShow in the third live radio show hosted by Daytona State College, set for Aug. 28. This special series of Bernier's radio show focuses on community topics of interest, news, wide-ranging guests and an open forum.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Volusia County, FL

18 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Florida county unanimously bans atheists from delivering invocations at public meetings

The county commission in Brevard County, Florida, voted unanimously on Wednesday to prohibit atheists from offering invocations at public meetings, Hemant Mehta reports .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WESH-TV

Person of interest in arsons also facing sexual battery trial

The person of interest in a string of Central Florida arsons will fight his extradition back to Georgia for a probation violation.

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Related Topix: Florida, Daytona Beach, FL

School Bus Fleet

STI unveils safety app

Student Transportation Inc. rolled out SchoolWheels SafeStop, a mobile app that allows parents, students and schools nationwide to securely pinpoint the location of a vehicle on its route to and from school.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Congressional candidate has faith in technology

In a congressional race that might otherwise be an uneventful re-election stroll for incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Posey , R-Rockledge, Democratic nominee Gabriel Rothblatt is drawing attention for family connections that are fueling his run with money.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Bill Posey, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rockledge, FL, Orange County, FL, Bithlo, FL

Click Orlando

Central Fla. heads back to school

FACING. HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF CENTRAL FLORIDA STUDENTS ARE HEADING BACK TO SCHOOL THIS MORNING.

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Related Topix: Volusia County, FL

Click Orlando

Students head back to school

FACING. HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF CENTRAL FLORIDA STUDENTS ARE HEADING BACK TO SCHOOL THIS MORNING.

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Related Topix: Volusia County, FL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Edgewater tax district requested EDGEWATER a " The owners of an almost...

The owners of an almost 900-acre tract west of Interstate 95 are asking city officials to create a special taxing district that would pay for roads, water lines, and other costs for the potential development of up to 1.5 million square feet of nonresidential uses on the property.

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Related Topix: Edgewater, FL, Volusia County, FL, Daytona Beach, FL, Flagler County, FL

USA Today

School security system to reveal sexual predators

A new security system in Brevard Public Schools will run an automatic sexual predator check when volunteers and visitors sign in on campus.

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Related Topix: Computers, Cocoa Beach, FL, Cocoa, FL

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

$9.4M Hindu temple opens in Brevard County

The $9.4 million Manav Mandir Temple in the Brevard County community of Suntree is marking the opening with purification rituals, dancing and prayer.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WESH-TV

Pinpointing today's storms...

SHOULD BE PROTECTED, JUST NOT WANTING TO GET OUTSIDE BECAUSE YOU'RE NOT TOUCHING THE METAL.

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Related Topix: Florida, us Travel, Travel, Weather, Flagler County, FL, Ocala, FL

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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Related Topix: Merritt Island, FL

Thu Aug 14, 2014

ABA Journal

Ethics charges reveal new details in case of judge who punched public defender

A Florida judge who struck an assistant public defender in a hallway outside his Viera courtroom is now facing a legal ethics case.

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Lowell Sun

Florida man facing charges in beating death of Lowell native

A Cocoa, Fla. man indicted in the 2013 murder of an 80-year-old woman could soon be charged with the death of a Lowell native who attempted to help the woman.

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Related Topix: Cocoa, FL, Rockledge, FL, Cocoa Beach, FL

Click Orlando

County worker resigns for movie-sharing

An employee of Brevard County's information technology department has resigned as a result of an investigation of the use of county computer equipment to share movies and recorded music with other county employees.

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Lowell Sun

Florida man facing charges in beating death of Lowell native

A Cocoa, Fla. man indicted in the 2013 murder of an 80-year-old woman could soon be charged with the death of a Lowell native who attempted to help the woman.

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Related Topix: Cocoa, FL, Rockledge, FL, Cocoa Beach, FL

Click Orlando

County worker resigns for movie-sharing

An employee of Brevard County's information technology department has resigned as a result of an investigation of the use of county computer equipment to share movies and recorded music with other county employees.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WESH-TV

Several arrested in undercover raid at adult bookstore

LATE BREAKING. THIS IS "WESH 2 NEWS FIRST AT 4" IN HIGH DEFINITION. A RAID ON ROCOCO BEACH SEX -- ON A COCOA BEACH SEX SHOP.

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Related Topix: Cocoa Beach, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Sharks swim near shore at Brevard beach | Video

A beachgoer captured video of two sharks swimming extremely close to the shore in Brevard County on Saturday, according to WPTV .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Patrick Air Force Base, Cocoa Beach, FL

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