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  1. BDB: Why the river stinks, SpaceX's epic week and a woman finds teeth in her tacosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Florida Today

    ... Brevard's ripe scent is literally part of history and goes back well into the 1800s. Listen, there's a reason Ponce De Leon sailed right past the Space Coast and landed in St. Augustine. I'm not saying it was the smella but it was probably the ...

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  2. County gives wildflowers the right of wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Navarre Press

    On Palm Sunday of 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sighted land near St. Augustine on his journey to the New World. In honor of the holiday and the vast array of native plant life he observed, he dubbed it the "land of flowers," or Florida in Spanish.

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  3. Nature Nut: Paradisal Sanibel Island will get you out of your shellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Post-Bulletin

    ... on, they were inhabited by the Calusa tribe of Indians, who fought often with Spanish explorers, including Ponce De Leon, whom they ultimately killed. But disease spread by the explorers ultimately wiped out the Calusa. Today, these two islands are ...

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  4. Life 12 mins ago 6:44 p.m.Shaquille O'Neal helps girl injured in dog attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... for Syrai. O'Neal has been busy in the Atlanta area as of late. Last October, he bought a Krispy Kreme on Ponce de Leon. In December, he was sworn in as an honorary deputy with the Clayton County Sheriff's Office. In February, he popped up at the ...

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  5. A Show of Flora & Fauna's Free SpiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Coastal Breeze News

    Florida's "Flora and Fauna" was the theme of the Calusa Garden Club's recent March exhibit at the Marco Island Center for the Arts. It has been written that Florida's flora is what caught the eye of Ponce de Leon and the Spanish explorers when they claimed Florida for Spain in 1512.

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  6. Region makes gains in industrial growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Washington County News

    ... a 70,000-square foot facility with the potential to provide about 70 new jobs. The 12-acre industrial site in Ponce de Leon that was once a lumberyard is a blank canvas with railroad access. The county has explored selling the property to investors ...

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  7. Bonifay eyes code enforcement boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | Washington County News

    ... Modern Tech Squad, LLC of Bonifay was the sole bidder for the security system at $3,760. Carl Gillman of Ponce de Leon was the sole bidder for the stadium seating railing at $7,435. Both projects will be funded through the city's legislative grant. ...

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  8. He didna t get much for his robberies. But he might get lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | The Miami Herald

    ... SW 10th Ave. Cameras chronicled his caper there, which brought him $465. A Dec. 8 robbery of a Domino's, 1400 Ponce de Leon in Coral Gables, featured Smith leaping over the counter to put the silver pistol on a manager about to put money in the ...

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  9. Where to Eat at Daytona Bike WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Motorcycle Cruiser Magazine

    ... lunch. The Old Spanish Sugar Mill and Griddle House sits beside the spring named for the legendary explorer Ponce De Leon. It was originally a sugar cane crusher in the 1830s via the power of the water flowing from the spring. A chimney, which ...

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  10. RV resort proposed for PDLRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Washington County News

    PONCE DE LEON – A well-known Wakulla County real estate broker is contemplating the development of an RV resort in Ponce de Leon, potentially bringing an economic boost to the area. The property, located on State Road 81 near Interstate 10, is owned by David McQuary.

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  11. Beach-side residents cry foul to fowl feedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... chair of the Halifax River Audubon, said both species have shared the beach since before Ponce de Leon first sailed to Florida. "I don't see much chance for any abatement of (bird feeding) behavior," he said. "It gives pleasure to the ...

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  12. Happy 172nd birthday, FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | ABC Action News

    With a population of about 60,000 people, Florida was granted statehood on March 3, 1845, though it wouldn't become a state for more than a year due to the politics of slavery. The name Florida, which was "discovered" by Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon in 1513, means "land of flowers" in Spanish.

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  13. Rocky Bayoua s Grete named AOTW Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... drew just one walk over five innings. This past week the 15-year-old followed up with a 17-K effort against Ponce de Leon, which mustered just three hits in a 10-0 loss. The victory not only affirmed her comfort level after switching from shortstop ...

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  14. 1 killed, 5 injured in multi-vehicle crash in south AlabamaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 27 | Washington Times

    Authorities are investigating a three-vehicle crash that left one person dead and five others injured near the Alabama-Florida state line in Geneva County. News outlets report that 58-year-old Gerald W. Stephenson of Dothan was killed Friday when the pickup truck he was driving was struck by another truck, which was driven by Donald Harry Rhein of Ponce De Leon, Florida.

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  15. Geneva County Fatality IdentifiedRead the original story

    Monday Feb 27 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    A three-vehicle crash at 8:35 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, has claimed the life of a Dothan man and injured five others. Gerald W. Stephenson, 58, was killed when the GMC Sierra truck he was driving was struck by a 1994 Ford Ranger driven by Donald Harry Rhein, of Ponce De Leon, Fla.

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  16. Motorists identified in fiery Geneva Co. crash that left 1 dead, 5 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    One person died and five others are recovering from injuries, some critical, after a crash involving three vehicles in Geneva County Friday. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Gerald W. Stephenson, 58, of Dothan, was killed when the GMC Sierra truck he was driving was struck by a 1994 Ford Ranger driven by Donald Harry Rhein, of Ponce De Leon, Florida.

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  17. What if We Didn't Have to Die?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Psychology Today

    ... life) even though our achievements may be more modest in the end (a few extra healthy years). Remember, Ponce de Leon was looking for the Fountain of Youth, but had to settle for finding Florida. When I put the article down, I realized that no ...

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  18. Rise from the ashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... are 11-1 since, the lone loss a respectable defeat to District 1-8A champion Niceville a night after beating Ponce de Leon on the road.  Soon later South Walton defeated 7A sweet-16-qualifier Choctaw before crushing Baker in the District 3-1A ...

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  19. The Priest Who Helps Illegal ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... Province. Christopher Columbus was not the first European to reach continental America. It was actually Ponce de Leon, who landed in Florida . He brought the Franciscan friars with him on one of his first voyages. Ponce de Leon went on to become the ...

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  20. Jaromir Jagr has found the fountain of youth with FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... in each of the Panthers' first 54 games this season, earning a $1.5-million bonus in his one-year contract. Ponce de Leon couldn't find the fountain of youth in Florida but it appears as if Jaromir Jagr did. "It amazes me every day because just when ...

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