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  1. Will Florida DOT Pull Off a "Culture Change" and Make Streets Safer?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Streetsblog

    Holding the distinction of being the most dangerous state for biking and walking seems to have inspired a real reform effort in Florida. Billy Hattaway, Florida DOT District 1 secretary and bike and pedestrian coordinator, is responsible for reducing the state's horrible pedestrian fatality rate.

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  2. American International Motorcycle Expo Coming October 18-19, Don't Miss OutRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | RiderMagazine.com

    ... from around the world on Thursday-Sunday, October 16-19, 2014, at Orlando's Orange County Convention Center in Florida. New this year, the ACF-50 Rider's Garage will hold presentations on Saturday and Sunday on topics such as: Tire Technology; ...

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  3. Jackson town newsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... nice to sit with friends and neighbors. Maybe we could do it again?? Rod Gray stopped by to visit before he left for Florida after being here in Maine all summera such a member of our family. Soccer, field hockey, and football, fall sports are well ...

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  4. Woman killed, man missing in a canoe accidentRead the original story

    11 min ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A woman is dead and her son is missing after their canoe sank during a family outing at Half Moon Lake in the Ocala National Forest. Florida Fish and Wildlife spokesman Greg Workman told the Ocala Star-Banner the canoe began taking on water Sunday evening.

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  5. 19 people treated after bus crashes in FloridaRead the original story

    27 min ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Florida Highway Patrol says a car crossed the center line on County Road 846 in Hendry County Monday morning causing a bus carrying farmworkers to steer toward the grassy shoulder. The left front of the car struck the bus.

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  6. Nerves, liquor and back flips: Angst often takes over while taking Bar exam and waiting for resultsRead the original story

    9 min ago | Financial News & Daily Record

    ... in July can find out today if they were one of the eight-in-10 like Driver or one of the two. The results are on the Florida Supreme Court website . For Troy K. Smith, trouble began the night before the test. In a cost-cutting move, he roomed with ...

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  7. St. Joe considers a loan to SearsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Financial News & Daily Record

    ... opened $1.26 lower Friday morning at $19.90. St. Joe moved its headquarters from Jacksonville to WaterSound in the Florida Panhandle in 2010. Other than its cash, the company's assets include about 182,000 acres of land for development mainly ...

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  8. Birds: Making spirits soar in the Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Examiner.com

    The beauty and value of birds in the Florida Keys may be measured by their frequent portrayal in art. Florida Keys artists seek to capture the allure and essence of the subtropical islands that dangle off the southern tip of Florida by portraying wading birds on spindly legs as they pursue their next meal and silent soaring raptors riding thermal air currents.

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  9. Lawyer snapshot: Bill AdamsRead the original story

    10 min ago | Financial News & Daily Record

    I got involved in both because I believe in the missions of the organizations. ECS focuses on early childhood education in North Florida.

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  10. Bar Bulletin: Meet The Jacksonville Bar Association Litigation Section's starting lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Financial News & Daily Record

    ... a squad filled with some wily veterans, precocious young talent and dependable contributors. Being a University of Florida Law School alum, my coaching philosophy is more patterned after Steve Spurrier than Will Muschamp. This year's team will play ...

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  11. Sluggish jobless rate leads to drop in economist's optimismRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Financial News & Daily Record

    Jacksonville has seen some of the best job growth in the state over the past year, but the area's unemployment rate is not improving, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The unemployment rate for the Jacksonville metropolitan area - consisting of Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties - was unchanged in August at 6.6 percent, the agency said Friday.

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  12. New Arthur Rutenberg Homes Model Home Opens in Windermere, FL in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | PRWeb

    Arthur Rutenberg Homes opened a new fully furnished and professionally decorated model home built by Castle Rock Custom Homes, Inc. The Castellina 1272 is Arthur Rutenberg Home's newest model home in Florida and is located in Windermere's exclusive community, Casa Del Lago. The model home illustrates what today's buyers demand in luxury home building; inspired design combined with function and value.

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  13. SJR State non-credit art classes begin next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | St. Augustine Record

    Local artist and Florida School of the Arts instructor David Ouellette will teach four art-related leisure courses open to the public at SJR State on its St. Augustine campus. The courses are non-credit and have no prerequisites required for registration, but space is limited.

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  14. 3rd Down Woes: Post BamaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Alligator Army

    Florida continued it's trend of encountering more 3rd downs in the first quarter of play against Alabama. So far on the year Florida has had 17 3rd downs in the first quarter, which is 34.7% of all offensive 3rd downs so far.

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  15. Boil water notice issued for Bradenton complexRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Precautionary Boil Water Notice for Pasco County Utilities Customers residing in Lake Jovita, Dade City. Bradenton, Florida -- The City of Bradenton has issued a precautionary boil water notice for the Sun Chase Apartments complex on 30th Avenue W. ...

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  16. Inmate cooked to death, Federal probe urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Final Call

    ... showers to sexual abuse to starvation diets to inmates battling it out while guards placed bets and watched. The Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) is the third-largest state prison system in the country with an operating budget in 2012-13 of ...

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  17. Armed duo robs Deltona convenience storeRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | DeLand-Deltona Beacon News

    ... with information about the latest robbery is asked to call the Sheriff's Office or Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida, toll-free, at (888) 277-TIPS. You can also text "TIP231 plus your message" to CRIMES to report a tip. Anyone who provides ...

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  18. Deltona Winn-Dixie store robbed Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | DeLand-Deltona Beacon News

    ... dark skin. Anyone with information about the robbery should call the Sheriff's Office or Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida at 1-888-277-TIPS. The tip can also be texted to "TIP231 plus your message" to CRIMES. You can remain anonymous at Crime ...

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  19. Rainy Day 10 PointRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Florida Sportsman

    ... area 540 in Melbourne out of air boats. We got a good one we last Friday night. Measured and weighed at central florida trophy hunts at 13' 1" and weighed 836 pounds. Within 20 minutes he had snapped my rod in two places. I grabbed my baitcaster, ...

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  20. Biscayne Bay Brewing Company Releases First Distribution ListRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Miami New Times

    ... of expansion. He said that meeting demand is the key to the business. The demand, or the thirst, for South Florida craft beer is growing, if the establishment of new breweries has to do with it. Anticipation grows for J. Wakefield Brewing Company ...

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