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  1. Allegiant Air offering flights from Fort Lauderdale to Destin starting at $35Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Low-cost carrier Allegiant Air is launching seasonal service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Destin/Fort Walton Beach - for as low as $35. The Las Vegas-based airline announced the new twice-weekly routes Thursday.

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  2. Miami Hurricanes football team welcomes 12 new enrollees to campusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Some of them were South Florida high school standouts. Some are transfers. Some are walk-ons.

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  3. Florida man having sex at community pool fights with other swimmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    When swimmers at an apartment complex pool told a man to stop having sex with a woman, he got angry. The 28-year-old man did interrupt intercourse with a woman, but then got out of the pool and chased and tried to hit children at the Heather Glenn Apartments in Fort Walton Beach, nwfdailynews.com reported.

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  4. Cops: Masturbating man rams squad car, takes police on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A Florida man wanted for masturbating in public took officers on a car chase and rammed two patrol cars along the way, nwfdailynews.com reports. After an officer approached 27-year-old Deverick Markelle Smith of Fort Walton Beach earlier this month, he put his car in reverse, rammed the police car and took off, according to the report.

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  5. Florida legislative committee revives bill to legalize all marijuana strains for terminally illRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2013 | The Miami Herald

    After months of being sidelined, a bill to legalize full-strength medical marijuana for terminally ill patients resurfaced in the Florida House Monday with a rewrite that restores the number of eligible growers to five. The bill, HB 307, was approved by the House Appropriations Subcommittee by a 9-2 vote, leaving it one more stop before getting to the full House.

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  6. Carl Hiaasen: Fantasy sports bet on the LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The red-light district that masquerades as the Capitol building in Tallahassee is bustling as always with the Legislature in session. It's the annual festival of whores, when many Florida lawmakers sell out and roll over for high-rolling special interests, if the price is right.

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  7. SUV crashes into emergency roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Officials say two people at a Florida Panhandle hospital became patients after an SUV crashed into the emergency room's waiting area. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center released a statement saying one person was in serious but stable condition following the Monday afternoon crash.

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  8. Florida Senate exploring alternative ways to boost dollars for K-12 educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The chairman in charge of crafting the Senate's education budget proposal signaled again Thursday that Florida Gov. Rick Scott's plan to increase K-12 education dollars primarily off the checkbooks of local taxpayers isn't going to fly. Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, is preparing his fellow senators to consider other options including ones that would require a greater share of state support - something that's not likely to be met well by Scott, who's also seeking a $1 billion tax cut in 2016-17.

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  9. Terminal patientsa cannabis proposal becomes battleground for marijuana in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Terminally ill patients could soon be allowed to use medical marijuana to ease their pain under proposals that passed House and Senate panels Tuesday. Lawmakers had intended to widen two state laws: one that permits terminally ill patients to try experimental drugs and another that lets five nurseries grow medical marijuana with low levels of the euphoric chemical THC.

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  10. Carl Hiaasen: from Goda s lips to Gaetza s earsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    That's the latest Word from Rep. Matt Gaetz, the Fort Walton Beach Republican who's on a crusade to flood Florida with more firearms. He's pushing legislation to allow concealed weapons on state college campuses, and to let permit-holders openly carry their handguns in stores and restaurants.

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