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  1. Wise, Donald W. "Don"Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Lakeland Ledger

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for DONALD W. "DON" WISE. DONALD 'DON' W. WISE, Jr., 87 WINTER HAVEN - Mr. Don Wise died July 1, 2015, in Winter Haven, Florida.

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  2. NELMS, ROBERTRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... 88, died 7/1/15. Survived by sons Jerry Nelms and Howard Nelms; brother Grover Nelms. Cremation Services of Mid-Florida. Bookmark this memorial on Facebook with the My Memorials application. My Memorials helps you honor departed family members, ...

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  3. Miami-Dade County Loosens Pot LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | High Times

    Miami-Dade became the first county in the state of Florida to soften the Sunshine State's harsh marijuana laws on Tuesday after county commissioners voted 10-3 to modify the county code. Technically, this is not cannabis decriminalization, as Miami-Dade law enforcement still has the option of filing criminal misdemeanor charges against those busted with 20 grams or less for personal possession.

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  4. Chris King: #BBKING Legacy Keeping the name aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... first wave of how me, being a legacy , shows America how much we love this man." Recently, a screening was held in Florida for "Life of Riley" documentary. The documentary covered King's life, slavery and the Martin Luther King era. "Life of Riley ...

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  5. 'Ballers' looks at humor, drama in the lives of pro athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, far left, with Rob Corddry and John David Washington, far right, with Omar Benson Miller in scenes from "Ballers." Omar Benson Miller spent three seasons on "CSI: Miami," but only this past year did he get a chance to film a television show in South Florida.

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  6. 10 Best Places to Retire in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Kiplinger Online

    ... as well as access to the Sarasota Memorial Health Care system, which is one of the largest public health systems in Florida. Located along the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota has miles of white-sand beaches. Homes a few miles inland tend to be newer and ...

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  7. Hometown FourthRead the original story

    51 min ago | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    For the second year running, the city of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation Department has geared up to present the community's annual Independence Day bash, Red White & Boom! As the event did under the years-long effort by the Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral, this year's street party will feature live entertainment, plenty of food and drink vendors, the popular kids area and, of course, the biggest and best fireworks display in Southwest Florida. For those who would like to have prime seating, access to the Cat Country Party Pit for an "upclose stage experience" with headliner Chase Rice, it's $20.

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  8. TBT Editorial: Florida Needs Non-Partisan Redistricting CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Bradenton Times

    Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that an independent state commission can draw federal Congressional districts opens the door for Florida to cure its long history of gerrymandering election maps in order to prevent elections from occurring as intended. For too long, the state legislature has abused its power when drawing legislative districts, with the end result favoring the party in power at the expense of the rights of our citizens.

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  9. Police Call Davie Man's Disappearance SuspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

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  10. Mullins, Crowleys Enjoying Canadian and Alaskan Odyssey That Will End at World Cup FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... soon headed to Samford on a soccer scholarship. And Kelly and Kirsten Crowley at Arnold. Kelly's bound for Central Florida to play. Kirsten's already a national champion soccer player at Florida State. As graduation presents for Stevie-Marie and ...

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  11. Florida's new 24-hour abortion waiting period on hold againRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    A Florida judge once again blocked the state's new 24-hour waiting period for abortions on Thursday, ended two days of legal limbo. The new law, pushed by Republican legislators who said they wanted women to have a reflective period before an abortion, was signed by Gov. Rick Scott earlier this year and took effect Wednesday.

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  12. Bondi discusses oil spill settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi talks about a settlement for the state of Florida with British Petroleum during a press conference held at the Cruiseship Terminal 2 at Port Tampa Bay on Thursday morning, July 2nd, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Florida is receiving the most money of any state - $3.25 billion.

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  13. Public Requests for Barracuda Conservation Measures in South Florida Receive Initial Approval by FWCRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Bradenton Times

    At its June meeting in Sarasota, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission gave initial approval to several barracuda conservation measures after hearing concerns from various south Florida stakeholder groups about potential declines in barracuda populations. These proposed changes will come back before the Commission at its September meeting in Weston for final approval.

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  14. Hot Shot Bakery and Cafe owner chases 35-year dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    ... to talk to people from all over," she said. McKee has served at the restaurant for the last seven months, but the Florida-native has been in the restaurant business for the last five years. "It just caught my eye, and once I got here with Sherry. I ...

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  15. UNF nutrition program graduates conduct study to determine right...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    What's the best combination of diet and exercise to overcome the worst effects of the typical American diet, high in fat and sugar? That's a question a group of University of North Florida student researchers are trying to answer this summer as they conduct a study using 48 Wistar rats, an albino form of rat commonly used in lab research. The study was conceived by four students in the nutrition and dietetics flagship program at UNF's Brooks College of Health.

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  16. Jacksonville attorney asks for new trial following Allied Internet cafes convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    ... Authorities said the St. Augustine-based Allied Veterans of the World operated dozens of gaming centers throughout Florida, pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars and engaged in illegal gambling. The arrests prompted the Legislature to ban the ...

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  17. Weekly Interstate Report: Lane Closures for week beginning 07/05/15Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Capital Soup

    As a reminder, FDOT's 511 Traveler Information System offers five convenient ways for drivers to check real-time traffic conditions: call 511; visit ; download the Florida 511 app for Apple or Android devices; follow @FL511_Central on Twitter; or sign up for a "My Florida 511" account on

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  18. SB I-75 Exit Ramp Closure at Bushnell Road (SR48) in BushnellRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Capital Soup

    Sumter County - On Monday, July 6 and Tuesday, July 7 from 8:00 PM to 7:00 AM, the Interstate 75 southbound exit ramp for SR 48 in Bushnell will be closed. The project contractor, Middlesex Corporation, will utilize the closure for construction necessary to the Florida Department of Transportation's I-75 widening and improvement project.

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  19. Venus, Jupiter and a thunderstormRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    A photographer snaps a shot of Venus, Jupiter and a thunderstorm lit up by lightning over the skies of Orlando, Florida.

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  20. Gnaw marks on Burger King hamburger bunRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Inspector finds gnaw marks on Burger King hamburger bun Rodent and other health issues close Burger King in Clearwater. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1Ix94E3 CLEARWATER, Florida - Ominous skies loom over the Clearwater Burger King.

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