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  1. Florida Frontiers: Did ancient Maya visit Florida?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Florida Today

    Florida Frontiers: Did ancient Maya visit Florida? Florida Frontiers: Did the ancient Maya visit Florida? Check out this story on floridatoday.com: http://on.flatoday.com/2toSEdi The Florida Historical Society hosted a tour to the ancient Mayan city of Tulum last month. It's possible that the Maya visited Florida as much as twelve centuries ago.

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  2. Education budget jeopardizes raises for Brevard's struggling teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Florida Today

    Chybion has been teaching in Brevard County for 24 years and makes $47,000 a year. For her, teaching sixth grade at Turner Elementary is paycheck-to-paycheck job.

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  3. A look ahead at the Florida 2017 session: what to expectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Florida Today

    This year's session, which is expected to include tax cuts and increased spending for education and health care for the poor, could be defined more by what divides lawmakers. The Florida Legislature begins its 60-day session this week divided on many issues , with Republican leaders clashing over health care, gambling, incentive programs and a reservoir to help control water quality on the state's coasts.

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  4. Keith Winsten: Lagoon will need time, money to healRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Florida Today

    So I have this recurring nightmare, that I'll be talking to someone in the community and they'll casually mention that the Indian River Lagoon is looking better already, or even worse, why hasn't it been fixed by now. Keith Winsten: Lagoon will need time, money to heal So I have this recurring nightmare, that I'll be talking to someone in the community and they'll casually mention that the Indian River Lagoon is looking better already, or even worse, why hasn't it been fixed by now.

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  5. Florida Tech to study toxic algae impact on dolphinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Florida Today

    FITA $275,000 grant from Florida's Protect Wild Dolphins Specialty License Plate Fund was awarded to Florida Institute of Technology marine biologist Spencer Fire and partners at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to study dolphin health in li Florida Tech to study toxic algae impact on dolphins FITA $275,000 grant from Florida's Protect Wild Dolphins Specialty License Plate Fund was awarded to Florida Institute of Technology marine biologist Spencer Fire and partners at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to study dolphin health in li Check out this story on floridatoday.com: http://on.flatoday.com/2k51iZA All those wild dolphins license plates could bring Florida scientists closer to figuring out just how much toxic algae a bottlenose dolphin can bear.

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  6. Study predicts a third of Florida land covered in development by 2070Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Florida Today

    Study predicts a third of Florida land covered in development by 2070 Florida's future growth is all over the map, literally, with more than 33 million residents projected by 2070 Check out this story on floridatoday.com: http://on.flatoday.com/2d3nzHp Would you still live in Florida if the population was 33.7 million, up from about 20 million today, and a third of the state's land was covered with rooftops, roads and other development? A new analysis by University of Florida, on behalf of the nonprofit 1000 Friends of Florida, found that over the next five decades the Sunshine State will grow all over the map, blanketing as much as a third of the state's landscape in development.

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  7. Celebrate history with the Florida Historical SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | Florida Today

    The Florida Historical Society will host the first annual Florida Frontiers Festival on Saturday, November 12, at the Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science in Cocoa, from 9am to 5pm. Celebrate history with the Florida Historical Society The Florida Historical Society will host the first annual Florida Frontiers Festival on Saturday, November 12, at the Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science in Cocoa, from 9am to 5pm.

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