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  1. Merck goes 1-under in final round of Jay Jennison MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida - Tanner Merck used three birdies in the final six holes to post a one-under 71 in the final round of the Jay Jennison Memorial hosted by Flagler. The University of North Georgia men's golf team finished in 13th place in the tournament.

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  2. A kangaroo is on the loose in Florida. Vanilla Ice's animal...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | SFGate

    After Storm breached the confines of his south Florida sanctuary on Monday, he likely had one thought: time to run for it - or, at least, time to hop for it. The 5-year-old eastern gray kangaroo did just that near Jupiter, Florida, setting off an area-wide, multiagency search complete with tranquilizers, drones and high drama.

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  3. Teacher fired after giving students zeros for not turning in assignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    A Florida teacher is fired after giving students zeros for not turning in their assignments. Going against the schools "No Zeros" policy.

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  4. You Should Order This Delicacy To Be Delivered For DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Forbes.com

    ... impossible to do when he had the restaurant. But there is still a finite supply even though he has 50 boats in the Florida Keys trawling for stone crabs and he predicts a good shellfish season due to an unanticipated benefit of Hurricane Irma last ...

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  5. Attempted burglary leaves shirtless Florida man stuck on roofRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A shirtless would-be burglar got himself stuck on the roof of a convenience store on Saturday, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. Body cam video shows a deputy arriving at the Woodland Food Mart in DeLand, FL, about an hour north of Orlando.

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  6. Teacher says she was fired for refusing to give credit to students who didn't do their workRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    She says the school has a 'no zero' policy, requiring teachers to give students no less than a 50-per cent grade on assignments Tirado refused to follow the policy after several students didn't turn in a homework project she had assigned two weeks earlier Before leaving, she left a note on a whiteboard for her eighth-grade history class explaining her firing and bidding farewell A Florida history teacher says she was fired for refusing to give half-credit to students who didn't turn in their assignments - and now her farewell message to her class is going viral. Diane Tirado says West Gate K-8 School in Port St Lucie had a 'no zero' policy, requiring teachers to give students no less than a 50-per cent grade on assignments.

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  7. Teacher says she was fired for giving students zeros as gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTXL

    A teacher in Florida believes students should only get credit for work that is completed and handed in. Now, she says she is without a job for going against her former school's policy.

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  8. Woman bitten by shark in the Bahamas says she was looking for them and plans to go back soonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    ... to control the bleeding,' Chief Colin Albury of Abaco Crash and Fire Rescue told ABC News . Ewing was airlifted to Florida for critical surgery, where despite suffering significant damage to her index and middle fingers on her left hand, doctors ...

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  9. Texas AG argues black girl should have been forced to stand for...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    ... on this - specifically involving a parental permission policy - but there was at least this district case ruling in Florida favoring a student: https://t.co/EiFKoTcqM3 David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also ...

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  10. Olivia Culpo Strips Down To A Bikini For Sexy Date With NFL Star Boyfriend Danny AmendolaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HollywoodLife

    ... ver a photo of her windblown hair on a drive through Miami. Olivia seems way more into visiting Danny in sunny South Florida rather than chilly New England so maybe the trade is the best thing that could have happened to their romance.

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  11. Leon County highway renamed after fallen Deputy Christopher SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTXL

    Today, the 15-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 90 from Chaires Cross Road in Leon County to State Road 59 in Jefferson County is now called the "Deputy Christopher Smith Memorial Highway." "Not only was it important for the family, but it was important for this community and the state of Florida," said Bill Montford, a state senator.

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  12. Married Florida Dad Accused of Killing Pregnant Mistress After She Refused to Get AbortionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A married Florida father is accused of killing his mistress who was eight months pregnant with a child authorities say he fathered, PEOPLE confirms. Jose Soto-Escalera, 41, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of Tania Wise, 23, whose body was found in a ditch in a rural area on Aug. 24, St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office spokesman Bryan Beaty confirms to PEOPLE.

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  13. "Should the Republicans revoke Kavanaugh's...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Talk Florida

    On today's edition of Florida Live, host Dan Maduri breaks down last night's Fox News interview with Brett Kavanaugh. He talks the breaking news of "America's Dad" Bill Cosby being sentenced to a minimum of three years and a maximum of ten years in a Pennsylvania prison.

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  14. West Palm Beach golf course shuts downRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    ... changes which makes it more challenging. It makes it a more interesting golf course than the flatter courses in Florida," said golfer Blake Lafavour. "I'll absolutely miss it, but I can't wait until I come back and see what its like when it's done."

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  15. Kangaroo escapes from South Florida sanctuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WWSB

    Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on Tuesday were hunting for the 5-year-old kangaroo named Storm in an area of Palm Beach County known as Jupiter Farms. Eric Westergard, the owner of the sanctuary, tells the Palm Beach Post that he doesn't know how Storm escaped but noticed the kangaroo missing Tuesday morning.

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  16. Adult Literacy League's Joyce Whidden to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    "Obviously it's bittersweet," said Whidden, 66, who became the league's first executive director in 1998, four years after joining the organization as a part-time program director. "This has been a large part of my life.

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  17. How to Style Natural Hair at the Beach: 7 Lessons I Learned the Hard WayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Self.com

    ... going to the beach with my natural curls out. When I was invited to visit a number of resorts in West Palm Beach, Florida, for a preview of Spa and Wellness week, I planned to get my hair braided before I left. I had limited time-I was getting back ...

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  18. The 5 Iconic Dishes of Southwest FloridaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Gulfshore Life

    ... dishes (per Mir), the latter of which take inspiration from the ancestral homeland of Cyrus and Xerxes but inject Florida ingredients and different culinary styles. This is one such dish that first surfaced at Bha! Bha! (which translates to ...

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  19. Seeding Is Believing: How the Naples Botanical Garden Flourished After IrmaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Gulfshore Life

    ... shortly after the storm. "It will be different, but just as spectacular." ot, dead air settled upon Southwest Florida in the storm's aftermath, prolonging summer and post-storm stress. By late October, though, anxieties quelled, breezes cooled, and ...

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  20. Search for escaped kangaroo in Jupiter FarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... animal poses a significant risk to public safety. However, anyone who spots it should not try to approach it. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said captive wildlife investigators are assisting the owner to try and find and ...

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