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  1. Candidates for County Commission, school board show contrasts at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Florida Today

    Candidates for County Commission, school board show contrasts at forum Candidates for County Commission, school board show contrasts at forum on Merritt Island Check out this story on floridatoday.com: District 2 Brevard County Commission candidates Victoria Mitchner, a Democrat, and Brian Lober, a Republican, participated in a candidate forum at Calvary Chapel on Merritt Island. Political candidates for three races - none of which has an incumbent running -presented their contrasting views during a forum on Merritt Island.

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  2. Handcuffed man flees police at Walmart in Cocoa - twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Florida Today

    Handcuffed man flees police at Walmart in Cocoa - twice He was being held for shoplifting, then fled from an interview room Check out this story on floridatoday.com: Cocoa police said they dealt with a slippery man at Walmart who escaped custody twice after being questioned about shoplifting Sunday. Ryan Prebor, 38, was charged with escape, battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest with violence, two counts of petty theft and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  3. Music (and gumbo) headline the third annual Florida Frontiers FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Florida Today

    Music headline the third annual Florida Frontiers Festival Blues, funk and acoustic music are the big draws of the Florida Frontiers Festival Check out this story on floridatoday.com: One-man blues band Bill "Sauce Boss" Wharton will bring his slide guitar, and his gumbo, to the third annual Florida Frontiers Festival October 20 in Cocoa. The festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science, 2201 Michigan Ave., Cocoa.

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  4. Brevard County Commission honors Sen. Hukill following her deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Florida Today

    Brevard County Commission honors Sen. Hukill following her death Brevard County Commission honors Sen. Hukill following her death Check out this story on floridatoday.com: The resolution was introduced by District 3 Commissioner John Tobia, who served with Hukill when they both were members of the Florida House of Representatives. The resolution recognizes Hukill "for her outstanding commitment to public service, her love and dedication to her family and friends, and her never-ending devotion to her community."

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  5. Wright's wealth was plus for GOP choosing him as candidate to replace Hukill in Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Florida Today

    Wright's wealth was plus for GOP choosing him as candidate to replace Hukill in Senate race Wright's personal wealth was plus for GOP choosing him as candidate to replace Hukill in Senate race Check out this story on floridatoday.com: The selection on Thursday of Tom Wright, a New Smyrna Beach business owner, as the new Republican candidate is the latest twist in an unusual Florida Senate race in District 14. The incumbent Republican in Senate District 14, Dorothy Hukill of Port Orange, announced on Sept. 28 that she was pulling out of the race because of an "aggressive recurrence" of cervical cancer.

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  6. GOP selects Tom Wright to run in Dorothy Hukill's place in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Florida Today

    GOP selects Tom Wright to run in Dorothy Hukill's place in Senate election against Democrat Mel Martin New Smyrna Beach business owner Tom Wright will run in place Sen. Dorothy Hukill, who died last week. Check out this story on floridatoday.com: New Smyrna Beach businessman Tom Wright to run for District 14 Senate seat, filling in for Dorothy Hukill, who recently passed away.

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  7. Political Spin online extra: Volusia GOP officials control selection of candidate to replace HukillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Florida Today

    Political Spin online extra: Volusia GOP officials control selection of candidate to replace Hukill Political Spin online extra: Retired businessman Tommy Wright of New Smyrna Beach may have upper hand to replace Hukill Check out this story on floridatoday.com: Volusia County Republican officials will have the upper hand over their Brevard County counterparts in selecting a GOP candidate for Florida Senate in District 14, replacing Sen. Dorothy Hukill, who died last week. Hukill, 72, of Port Orange, died after a recurrence of cervical cancer.

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  8. 2018 elections: City of Cocoa District 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Florida Today

    Check out this story on floridatoday.com: There are 3 constitutional amendment proposals on the 2018 ballot that would changes taxes in Florida. Isadora Rangel, FLORIDA TODAY's engagement editor, explains.

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  9. Cocoa suspect arrested in home burglary, assault of womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Florida Today

    Cocoa suspect arrested in home burglary, assault of woman Cocoa suspect arrested in home burglary, assault of woman Check out this story on floridatoday.com: A 33-year-old man suspected of breaking into a Cocoa home and smashing a woman over the head with a vase before fleeing was arrested after another police agency spotted him on a school campus Wednesday. Officers also believe he was connected to another attempted burglary in the same area.

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  10. Live: Watch our interview with Brevard County Commission candidates in 2018 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Florida Today

    Live: Watch our interview with Brevard County Commission candidates in 2018 elections FLORIDA TODAY livestreams its interview with candidates running for County Commission Districts 2 and 4. Check out this story on floridatoday.com: FLORIDA TODAY editors Isadora Rangel and Bob Gabordi interview Brevard County Commission candidates ahead of the Nov. 6 election. We're asking them about the Indian River Lagoon, economic development and infrastructure.

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  11. Tom Goodson among those on short list to run for Senate in Hukill's placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Florida Today

    Tom Goodson among those on short list to run for Senate in Hukill's place Tom Goodson among those on short list to run for Senate in Hukill's place Check out this story on floridatoday.com: Florida Rep. Tom Goodson's name is being mentioned as a possible candidate for the Florida Senate being vacated by Dorothy Hukill. Republican Florida Sen. Dorothy Hukill's death on Tuesday - just four days after announcing an "aggressive recurrence" of her cervical cancer - took many people in the political world by surprise.

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  12. 's Business Briefs: Holiday Inn; Brevard Health Alliance; City of CocoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Florida Today

    FLORIDA TODAY's Business Briefs: Holiday Inn; Brevard Health Alliance; City of Cocoa FLORIDA TODAY Business Briefs: Holiday Inn; Brevard Health Alliance; City of Cocoa Check out this story on floridatoday.com: Orange Lake Resorts, home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations brand, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and pool party at 10 a.m. Wednesday for its new five-story, Signature Collection Reserve building in Cape Canaveral. The expansion includes 42 two- and four-bedroom luxury villas and an additional pool at Holiday Inn Club Vacations Cape Canaveral Beach Resort.

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  13. Flatbed truck fire stalls traffic on S.R. 520 west of CocoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Florida Today

    Flatbed truck fire stalls traffic on S.R. 520 west of Cocoa No injuries were reported from the fire. Check out this story on floridatoday.com: A flatbed truck carrying scrap vehicles has traffic stalled on eastbound State Road 520 just west of State Road 524 Tuesday afternoon.

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  14. Deputies: Dispute led to death of Cocoa man, no arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Florida Today

    Deputies: Dispute led to death of Cocoa man, no arrests Deputies: Dispute led to death of Cocoa man, no arrests Check out this story on floridatoday.com: Brevard County Sheriff's Department investigating what may have been a bullet that hit the rear right corner of a window of a pickup truck heading south on 1-95, between Cocoa and Rockledge, hitting a child in the vehicle. The driver pulled off at the nearest exit in Rockledge and parked near Ruby Tuesday's and Lowe's Home Improvement store.

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  15. Woman charged with attacking Cocoa students with 'peppery' powderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Florida Today

    Woman charged with attacking Cocoa students with 'peppery' powder Woman charged with attacking Cocoa students with 'peppery' powder Check out this story on floridatoday.com: A woman who told Cocoa police her daughter was being bullied was charged with tossing a peppery-like powder in the eyes of two Cambridge Elementary School students on Monday. Simmone Lavern James, 46, was charged with child abuse, disruption of a school function and battery after Cocoa police were called to the campus at 1614 Clearlake Road to investigate reports of a possible assault on two students.

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  16. Mystery canoe goes on display in Cape Canaveral: Was it made from a utility pole?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Florida Today

    The unusual wooden boat is on indefinite loan from the Florida Division of Historical Resources to the city of Cape Canaveral. Mystery canoe goes on display in Cape Canaveral: Was it made from a utility pole? The unusual wooden boat is on indefinite loan from the Florida Division of Historical Resources to the city of Cape Canaveral.

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  17. Advocates for less fortunate make plea to Brevard County commissioners for funding shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Florida Today

    Advocates for less fortunate make plea to Brevard County commissioners for funding shift Advocates for less fortunate make plea to Brevard County commissioners, saying county budget doesn't do enough Check out this story on floridatoday.com: Cocoa resident Sara Ann Conkling told Brevard County commissioners that "I'm concerned that you don't care enough about our poor and disenfranchised citizens to use public money to care for them. These vulnerable citizens need your help."

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  18. Chefs collaborate to bring a culinary renaissance to Brevard CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Florida Today

    Chefs collaborate to bring a culinary renaissance to Brevard County Local chefs see collaboration and healthy competition as ways to raise the flavor profile of the Space Coast Check out this story on floridatoday.com: FLORIDA TODAY's third annual Flavor Dining Month will be Oct. 1-31. Here are the 18 participating restaurants.

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  19. Sen. Dorothy Hukill drops out of race due to cancer; GOP can find replacement candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Florida Today

    Sen. Dorothy Hukill's District 13 seat includes northern Brevard County and southern Volusia County. GOP can find replacement candidate Sen. Dorothy Hukill drops out of race due to cancer; GOP can find replacement candidate Sen. Dorothy Hukill's District 13 seat includes northern Brevard County and southern Volusia County.

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  20. Volunteer Recognition Awards are a way to show our true values, not through federal policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Florida Today

    People who think Washington policy has anything to do with American values have it wrong. Generosity, compassion is best seen in places like Brevard.

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