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  1. Tallahassee's Scott Maddox indicted in case that rocked Andrew...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox was indicted Wednesday on 44 charges stemming from an FBI corruption investigation that became an issue during Andrew Gillum 's campaign for Florida governor. Maddox confidant, Paige Carter-Smith, who allegedly helped him in an ongoing scheme to solicit bribes from companies seeking to do business with the city of Tallahassee, also was indicted.

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  2. New U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz says he's a Republican who can work with DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Newly elected U.S. Representative Michael Waltz from Florida's 6th district talks about his bipartisan approach and his hopes for Florida's space industry in an interview on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018. Newly elected U.S. Representative Michael Waltz from Florida's 6th district talks about his bipartisan approach and his hopes for Florida's space industry in an interview on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018.

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  3. Broward School Board sends message to staff: Don't hesitate to call a Code RedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The three-story building that was the site of the deadliest school shooting in Florida history at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. TAIMY ALVAREZ / SUN-SENTINEL The three-story building that was the site of the deadliest school shooting in Florida history at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

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  4. Amid Trump shutdown threat, Congress tries to wrap up work for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... "Kids' stuff. Kids' stuff and children books." Home surveillance cameras captured that conversation between two Florida women Monday afternoon as they snatched five packages from the porch of a Tampa-area home, WFTS reported. In a news release, the ...

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  5. Kids werena t vaccinated in 4 measles cases in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The health agency says the children in Sarasota County on Florida's Gulf Coast had close contact with each other but didn't elaborate further. Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus.

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  6. New rules loom for shark fishing in Florida Updated Dec 12, 2018 atRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The Daily Commercial

    Using chum to attract sharks in waters used by beachgoers, surfers and divers is closer to being banned in Florida, despite concerns the change will further squeeze out “blue collar” angling.

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  7. Cards for TroopsRead the original story

    53 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    We've got a great tradition in Southwest Florida. Our sister station 92.5 Fox News Radio asks for donated Christmas cards so they can be sent off to the troops.

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  8. Shore shark fisherman may face chumming banRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    At its December meeting in St. Augustine, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved draft changes to shark fishing regulations, including management changes for the shore-based shark fishery.

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  9. 25+ things to do in SWFL for the 2018 holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    While you probably won't see snow in Southwest Florida, there's no shortage of holiday events to get you in the spirit. Whether you want to take your kids for a snapshot with Santa or see lights along the water, we've picked out the best Southwest Florida has to offer this year! "Thousands of lights and hundreds of historic decorations," at this Southwest Florida favorite in downtown Fort Myers.

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  10. Woman on first date left to die after falling off motorcycle, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Post

    The family of a Florida woman who reportedly died Friday after falling off a motorcycle during a first date claims her date left her for dead on an interstate, reports said. Jennifer St. Clair, 33, was found dead around 3 a.m. near an Interstate 95 exit in Pompano Beach, West Palm Beach's WPBF-TV reported .

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  11. Catchmark Timber Trust Inc (CTT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... CatchMark began operations in 2007 and owns interests in over 1.6 million acres of timberlands located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Receive News & Ratings for Catchmark Timber ...

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  12. South Florida man's deportation scare sparks legal fight over...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... hours after the inmate has served his or her time for local charges. (File) A case of mistaken identity - in which a Florida Keys resident said he was nearly deported to Jamaica - has sparked a legal fight over Civil rights groups filed suit last ...

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  13. Florida closer to changing shark fishing rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted last April to impose limits on shore-based shark fishing , an activity that produces dramatic Instagram photos and YouTube videos of anglers reeling in 12-foot hammerheads and tiger sharks. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted last April to impose limits on shore-based shark fishing , an activity that produces dramatic Instagram photos and YouTube videos of anglers reeling in 12-foot hammerheads and tiger sharks.

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  14. Charges filed against two Flagler students who threatened teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Historic City News

    ... a well-founded fear that such violence was possible. Each student is facing enhanced assault charges allowed under Florida law in cases involving hate crimes. Flagler County's Chief of Investigative Services, Steve Brandt, explained that the facts, ...

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  15. Find Relief from Seasonal Allergies with Allergy Testing in West Palm BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    Allergy testing and balloon sinuplasty performed by board-certified ENT Dr. Napoleon G. Bequer of Sinus Solutions of South Florida. Allergy symptoms can be debilitating.

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  16. Disneyland revoking annual passes of souvenir resellers: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... story. "No one can get them except the people who mark them up." Frank Kruppenbacher, as the top attorney at the Florida Virtual School, used school employees to do work for his other employers and made "boorish" and "off-color" comments to women, a ...

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  17. Destin named a top retirement spotRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... on interviews with retirees, local knowledge and cost. Thirty-five states were selected, with 18 cities located in Florida. Destin was one of 10 “Best Small Towns” to retire, along with Amelia Island, Florida; Boynton Beach, Florida; ...

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  18. Financial firm expands with second Palm Beach County locationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Financial services company Rehmann is expanding to a second location in Palm Beach County after joining forces with longtime South Florida firm Lamn, Krielow, Dytrych & Co .

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  19. History Channel's American Pickers Look For Locals For The Show & MoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Osprey Observer

    Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are excited to return to Florida. They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in February 2019.

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  20. Disney lawsuit dismissed over scooter crash allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... over the scooter, her lawyer, Michael Sanchez, had previously said. Frank Kruppenbacher, as the top attorney at the Florida Virtual School, used school employees to do work for his other employers and made "boorish" and "off-color" comments to ...

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