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  1. 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 15Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A candidate for the city manager position in Mount Dora has withdrawn his name from consideration after receiving letters that threatened him and his family. The Orlando Sentinel reports Mount Dora Planning and Zoning Director Mark Reggentin applied for the city's top post after 65-year-old Michael Quinn retired.

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  2. Threats force Florida man to end bid for city manager jobRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A candidate for the city manager position in Mount Dora has withdrawn his name from consideration after receiving letters that threatened him and his family. The Orlando Sentinel reports Mount Dora Planning and Zoning Director Mark Reggentin applied for the city's top post after 65-year-old Michael Quinn retired.

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  3. 1 dead, several injured Orlando bowling alley shootingRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    One man is dead after an argument between two groups of people ended in gunfire outside an Orlando bowling alley. Orange County Sheriff's Lt.

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  4. Group hopes recycled hotel soap helps save lives worldwideRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    It began about seven years ago as a tiny operation with a few friends and family in a single-car garage in Orlando, Florida, where they used meat grinders, potato peelers and cookers to recycle used soap into fresh bars. The nonprofit initiative, now called Clean the World, has since grown to include industrial recycling facilities in Las Vegas, Orlando and Hong Kong, cities where hotels are plentiful and used bars of soap can be gathered easily by the thousands.

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  5. Group on mission to save lives with recycled hotel soapRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    It began about seven years ago as a tiny operation with a few friends and family in a single car garage in Orlando, Florida, where they used meat grinders, potato peelers and cookers to recycle used soap into fresh bars. The non-profit initiative, now called Clean the World, has since grown to include industrial recycling facilities in Las Vegas, Orlando and Hong Kong, cities where hotels are plentiful and used bars of soap can be gathered easily by the thousands. 1 comment

  6. Charter flights planned between Orlando and CubaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Officials at Orlando International Airport on Thursday said Island Travel and Tours will begin nonstop flights to Cuba in July. The company plans to use Boeing 737-300 aircraft with a capacity of 120 passengers - 112 in coach and eight in first class.

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  7. Here is the latest Florida news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Florida Senate gave tentative approval yesterday to a comprehensive bill that would create incentives to adopt children in state care. PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla.

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  8. USTA breaks ground on new tennis facility in OrlandoRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Officials on Wednesday broke ground on the USTA National Campus facility, which will have more than 100 courts when it is completed next year. It is open to the public and also will be home for the University of Central Florida's men and women's varsity teams.

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  9. Man convicted of killing roommate, sexually abusing corpseRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A central Florida man faces life in prison for killing his roommate, sexually abusing her corpse, killing her dog, stealing her car and checkbook and attempting to kill another roommate. An Orange County jury found 20-year-old Bryan Santana guilty Thursday of first-degree murder and other charges.

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  10. Florida toddler dies days after he was pulled from poolRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Sebastian Jones died Saturday at Florida South hospital in Orlando. Volusia County Sheriff's officials say the child was found floating face down in the family's swimming pool on Wednesday. 2 comments

  11. Ex-boyfriend of 'Teen Mom' star arrestedRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The ex-boyfriend of a star of MTV's "Teen Mom 3" has been charged with posting sexually explicit images on social media sites. Shakiel Brown was charged Tuesday with felony video voyeurism and released on bond Thursday in Orlando.

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  12. International attendee at area conference had measlesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Florida Department of Heath said Thursday that the person stayed at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center on March 16 and 17, but also visited Miami-Dade, Orange and Sarasota counties between March 14 and 20 while infectious. The Orlando Sentinel reports that officials said the person did not visit any area theme parks.

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  13. Congressman: Cancel VA bonuses, use them for Denver hospitalRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Colorado congressman Mike Coffman wants to cancel VA employee bonuses and use the money to finish the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital. Coffman and Sen. Gory Gardner, both Republicans, introduced bills Thursday to erase $360 million allocated for Department of Veterans Affairs bonuses this year.

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  14. 5 Things to Know in Florida for March 25Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    For the first time, Orlando International Airport is offering daily, nonstop service to the Middle East. OIA officials announced Tuesday that starting Sept.

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  15. Officials: 3 died in weekend helicopter crash in OrlandoRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police say 3 people died when a helicopter crashed into the unoccupied guest home of a house near downtown Orlando. Orlando police reported then that one person was found dead.

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  16. Reporter for Nyc TV station dies after brain hemorrhageRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    TV says 49-year-old Lisa Colagrossi was stricken while returning to the station from a fire scene Thursday. Colagrossi was taken to a hospital, where she died Friday.

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  17. 73-year-old found after missing for 7 days in OrlandoRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Efrain Melendez-Pacheco disappeared on March 13 after arriving from Puerto Rico following his brother's death. Family members say Melendez Pacheco took his dog for a walk and never returned.

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  18. Maker Studios and Full Sail join forcesRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The studio home of YouTube stars like PewDiePie is joining forces with an Orlando-area film-and-digital-arts school to create a studio at the school's campus.

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  19. Ex-soldiers sentenced in theft of more than $2.7 millionRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Federal prosecutors say two former U.S. Army soldiers have been sentenced for stealing millions of dollars in government money while they were stationed in Saudi Arabia. Authorities say 44-year-old Jasen Minter of Fayetteville, Georgia and 48-year-old Louis E. Nock of Orlando, Florida have each been sentenced to four years and nine months in prison for stealing more than $2.7 million in government funds.

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  20. Adventist Health to pay $5.4 million in false claims caseRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The parent company of Florida Hospital in central Florida has agreed to pay $5.4 million to resolve a false claims case involving radiation oncologists. Federal authorities say Adventist Health System Sunbelt Healthcare Corporation provided radiation services to Medicare patients with cancer without supervision from an oncologist or a similarly-qualified person.

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