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  1. Gaetz to support AHCA billRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... it more conservative and earned the votes of conservatives like me,” the freshman congressman from Fort Walton Beach said. The decision isn't a shocker. A New York Times article Tuesday listed Gaetz as supporting or leaning yes in support of ...

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  2. Deputy saves baby squirrelRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    FORT WALTON BEACH – A baby squirrel received a helping hand and a new name Wednesday after it fell from its nest on Magnolia Avenue.

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  3. Are you a Woolly Booger? Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... an old Southern term meaning hairy man - specifically an unkempt hairy man. But if you walk into the new Fort Walton Beach business by the same name, you will be met by a slew of very well-kept gentlemen and ladies. The Woolly Booger at Uptown ...

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  4. 'Liquor Wall' Closer To Getting Torn DownRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... or less, be displayed only behind the counter. Chuck Kelley, owner of Beach Liquor in Panama City, Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Crestview, called the delayed implementation "selective relief" designed to let some businesses get out of existing ...

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  5. Are you a Woolly Booger?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Destin

    ... an old Southern term meaning hairy man - specifically an unkempt hairy man. But if you walk into the new Fort Walton Beach business by the same name, you will be met by a slew of very well-kept gentlemen and ladies. The Woolly Booger at Uptown ...

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  6. Police: Fla. man leads police to his house, tries to flush marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    According to NWF Daily News , the unnamed 54-year-old was driving nearly 30 mph above the limit in a school zone when Fort Walton Beach police tried to stop his vehicle Monday. The man, who was on probation, came to a stop before driving off and leading an officer on a high-speed chase through residential neighborhoods, according to a report obtained by NWF Daily News.

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  7. Police Blotter: Man speeds through school zone, tries to wash pot down sinkRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A man who traveled through a school zone nearly 30 miles over the posted speed limit was arrested March 20. The 54-year-old man did not initially pull over when a Fort Walton Beach Police Department officer attempted to stop him.

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  8. Destin pool complex to get city fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... swimmers look forward to using the Destin facility rather than having to drive to pools in Niceville or Fort Walton Beach. Soto and Torley are members of the foundation's “Destin Leadership Team,” which leads the nonprofit group's ...

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  9. Former FWB resident in critical condition after motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Friends of former Fort Walton Beach resident Joe Wagner traveled to Gainesville after he was involved in a crash on his motorcycle Monday afternoon.

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  10. Cities, counties oppose terms for 5G wirelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Financial News & Daily Record

    ... a year in revenue, the proposals would set a cap of $15 on the annual fee for each 'small cell' placement. Fort Walton Beach City Manager Michael Beedie expressed concern that the proposals would preempt existing deals, noting his city entered an ...

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  11. Two pedestrians hit by car in DestinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... behind by a vehicle traveling south on Moreno Point Road. The male pedestrian was taken by ambulance to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center for treatment. A helicopter took the female pedestrian to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola for treatment of ...

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  12. FWB man charged in crash that leaves four in serious condition Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... at a State Road 281 intersection. According to a Florida Highway Patrol news release, Eric Thuney, 45, of Fort Walton Beach, was traveling east on San Jose Street at 6:43 p.m. in a 2004 Ford Explorer and was stopped at a controlled intersection with ...

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  13. Will Rogers Flight Schedules Shift For Spring, Summer TravelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News9 Oklahoma City

    Los Angeles and Florida are some of the new non-stop flight destinations available this season out of Will Rogers World Airport. Allegiant will add weekly Thursday and Sunday departures out of Will Rogers, including flights to Destin-Fort Walton Beach in Florida, Orlando, and Las Vegas.

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  14. Pair charged with Saturday night carjacking Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... victim and a witness say 22-year old Darren Campbell, no known address, and 17-year old Cierra Banks of Fort Walton Beach threatened to harm the victim and shoot up her house and family if she did not provide them with her vehicle or contacted law ...

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  15. Man busted for having guns, fighting deputies Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A 23-year-old Fort Walton Beach man was taken into custody early Monday morning after fighting deputies attempting to serve a warrant.

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  16. Motorcyclist seriously hurt in U.S. 98 crash Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Walton Sun

    ... of U.S. Hwy. 98, where the motorcycle overturned. Dreschler, who was wearing a helmet, was transported to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center where he was listed in serious condition Monday morning. The FHP release noted alcohol was not related to the ...

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  17. Guns, ammunition seized from convicted felonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | WALA

    A Fort Walton Beach man wanted on a charge of failure to appear in court for felony battery tried to exit his apartment around midnight with a rifle and pistol when Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office deputies knocked on his door. Officials say after being challenged, 23-year-old Tyree Dante Jones went back into the apartment at North Sea Lane in Fort Walton Beach with the weapons.

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  18. a It aina t busted yetaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... bars Sunday as March Madness continued with a slate of eight second-round games. At Buffalo Wild Wings in Fort Walton Beach, there were just a few fans quietly watching Kentucky against Wichita State on the big screens. Manager Ryan Earl said the ...

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  19. School Scoops: South Walton musicians excel in solo, ensembleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of time to their communities and their country. Fort Walton Beach High School student Caylee Laird earned the February City of Fort Walton Beach ACE Award, presented monthly to a student who ...

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  20. New Crestview ordinance targets citya s blightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... code, it prevents code enforcement officers from acting against a blighted building. The wording in the Fort Walton Beach city code, for example, authorizes building officials to inspect any “structure or portion thereof, including ...

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