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  1. Flood Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... EDT Sun Jul 22 2018 The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a * Flood Warning for The St Johns River Near Astor * Until tomorrow afternoon. * From this evening until Monday afternoon. * Minor Flooding is Occurring and Minor Flooding is ...

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  2. Flood Warning issued July 19 at 10:19AM EDT expiring July 21 at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | WFTV Orlando

    ... 1019 AM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018 The Flood Warning Continues For The St Johns River Near Astor. * Minor Flooding is Occurring and Minor Flooding is Forecast. *At 2.3 feet, Minor flooding of low lying streets and yards north of Fox Road on Lake County ...

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  3. Minor flooding occurring along St. Johns River at AstorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | The Daily Commercial

    Minor flooding is occurring along the St. Johns River at Astor and Lake Harney, while a familiar sight has returned to DeBary - temporary drain pipes - as city officials work to alleviate flooding in a low-lying lake in the city.

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  4. Flood Warning issued July 18 at 9:52AM EDT expiring July 21 at 9:52AM ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | WFTV Orlando

    ... 938 AM EDT Wed Jul 18 2018 The Flood Warning Continues For The St Johns River Near Astor. * Minor Flooding is Occurring and Minor Flooding is Forecast. *At 2.3 feet, Minor flooding of low lying streets and yards north of Fox Road on Lake County side ...

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  5. Flood Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | WFTV Orlando

    ... 1006 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018 The Flood Warning Continues For The St Johns River Near Astor. * Minor Flooding is Occurring and Minor Flooding is Forecast. *At 2.3 feet, Minor flooding of low lying streets and yards north of Fox Road on Lake County ...

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  6. Flood Warning issued July 10 at 10:26AM EDT expiring July 13 at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | WFTV Orlando

    ... 1026 AM EDT Tue Jul 10 2018 The Flood Warning Continues For The St Johns River Near Astor. * Minor Flooding is Occurring and Minor Flooding is Forecast. *At 2.3 feet, Minor flooding of low lying streets and yards north of Fox Road on Lake County ...

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  7. Deputy Shoots Massive Alligator That Trapped Girl In TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A Florida teenager who climbed into a tree to escape an aggressive alligator while swimming in a creek was rescued by a deputy who shot the giant reptile with a semi-automatic rifle. Jordan Broderick had been hanging in the tree for a half-hour on Friday when Deputy Mitch Blackmon arrived at the creek in Astor, Florida.

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  8. Deputy shoots alligator, saves girl in treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | The Columbian

    A Florida teenager who climbed into a tree to escape an aggressive alligator while swimming in a creek was rescued by a deputy who shot the giant reptile with a semi-automatic rifle. Jordan Broderick had been hanging in the tree for a half-hour on Friday when Deputy Mitch Blackmon arrived at the creek in Astor, Fla.

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  9. Deputy Shoots Hissing Alligator After Girl Forced To Climb Tree In FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | CBS Local

    ... Broderick had been hanging in the tree for a half-hour on Friday when Deputy Mitch Blackmon arrived at the creek in Astor, Florida. The 15-year-old girl climbed into the tree after encountering the gator while rafting, according to an incident ...

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  10. Wildlife officer: Gator that chased teen girl was protecting its nest Updated Jul 3, 2018 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | The Daily Commercial

    ASTOR – A licensed nuisance alligator trapper on Monday recovered the carcass of a 8-foot-6-inch alligator that chased a teenage girl up a tree in Freak Creek near Alexander Springs on Friday.

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  11. Deputy shoots hissing gator, saves girl in tree Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Broderick had been hanging in the tree for a half-hour on Friday when Deputy Mitch Blackmon arrived at the creek in Astor, Florida. The 15-year-old girl climbed into the tree after encountering the gator while rafting, according to an incident ...

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  12. Deputy shoots gator, saves girl in treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | WWSB

    ... Broderick had been hanging in the tree for a half-hour on Friday when Deputy Mitch Blackmon arrived at the creek in Astor, Florida. Blackmon says in the report that the almost 11-foot-long gator started moving toward him so he fired at it with the ...

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  13. Florida deputy shoots gator, saves girl in treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A Florida teenager who climbed into a tree to escape an aggressive alligator while swimming in a creek was rescued by a deputy who shot the giant reptile with a semiautomatic rifle. Jordan Broderick had been hanging in the tree for a half-hour on Friday when Deputy Mitch Blackmon arrived at the creek in Astor, Florida.

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  14. Titusville teen chased by 11-foot alligator in Lake County; deputy shoots, kills animalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Florida Today

    ... gunshot, according to Florida Today news partner ClickOrlando.com . This only-in-Florida story happened Friday in Astor when the large alligator began approaching the 15-year-old Titusville girl floating on a raft in Freak Creek near Alexander ...

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  15. Deputy shoots gator, saves girl in tree Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Broderick had been hanging in the tree for a half-hour on Friday when Deputy Mitch Blackmon arrived at the creek in Astor, Florida. The 15-year-old girl climbed into the tree after encountering the gator while rafting. Blackmon says in the report ...

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  16. Lake County teen gets trapped in tree after being chased by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | WFTV Orlando

    ... by a deputy, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. A deputy was called to a home on Forest Service Road 18 in Astor on Friday after the teenager's mother called 911 saying her 15-year-old daughter was, "trapped in a tree by a large gator," ...

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  17. Lake County libraries offering free summer activities Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | The Daily Commercial

    ... seven libraries have teamed up with the Second Harvest Food Bank to provide free lunch for kids over the summer at the Astor County Library, East Lake County Library in Sorrento, Leesburg Public Library, Marion Baysinger Memorial Library in ...

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  18. Our Opinion: Be prepared for coming storm seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | The Daily Commercial

    ... power outages, flooding and damage from falling trees here and other parts of Florida. The tiny boating community of Astor along the St. Johns River in north Lake County was swamped for months by a river that crested above its banks, and parts of ...

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  19. Houseboat trip on St. Johns River tranquilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... Marina in DeLand, you can travel this north-flowing river for several hours through forest and swamp before reaching Astor, a rustic fishing community. With a quick wave to fishermen perched along the riverbank, you leave Astor behind and wilderness ...

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  20. Soak up the scenery, silence on a houseboat journey along Florida's St. Johns RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Marina in DeLand, you can travel this north-flowing river for several hours through forest and swamp before reaching Astor, a rustic fishing community. With a quick wave to fishermen perched along the riverbank, you leave Astor behind and wilderness ...

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