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  • Florida policeman fatally shot, gunman apprehended
    Florida policeman fatally shot, gunman apprehended
    In the wake of the inexplicable assassinations of two NYC policemen on Saturday afternoon, a Florida policeman was shot and killed roughly 12 hours later. At approximately 3 a.m. today, a Tarpon Springs police officer responded to investigate a ...
  • Florida in the Civil War
    Florida's Role in the Confederacy
    During the Civil War, Florida's role was to provide men and supplies for the Confederacy. The state's secession convention met in Pensacola on January 3, 1861. The state officially seceded on January 10 following the convention delegation...
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    South Florida Libertarians join forces to feed the homeless today
    On November 9, 2014, the Libertarian Party of Palm Beach County (LP Palm Beach) drafted a resolution to defy a Fort Lauderdale ordinance which stated one needed the city's permission in order to feed the homeless. LP Palm Beach felt the...
  • Circle B Bar Reserve
    Circle B Bar Reserve
    Let's go on a vacation from the cold of Fresno to warm and sunny Florida. In Florida there are a multitude of free and fun places to get your exercise on while no breaking your budget. One great option is Circle B Bar Reserve. This is located...
  • Puppy's ears cut off
    Puppy's ears cut off by Florida man to 'make him look tough'
    On Saturday, December 13, Shawn Bailey appeared at the Williston, Florida, Police Department to report that he had just cut the ears off his 3-month-old dog. Reportedly, he had used a razor to cut the ears off his pitbull puppy to 'make him...
  • Dog pulled off euthanasia table seconds from death, now hopes for new home
    Dog pulled off euthanasia table seconds from death, now hopes for new home
    She nearly lost her life at Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control in Florida. She was already injected with the chemical sedative to start the euthanasia process. There was no reason for anyone to help her. She had already had a very tragic...
  • Taz - bouncy joyful boy, staff favorite
    Florida shelter enhances contact with rescue partners to help save more lives
    In recent months, Orange County Animal Services in Orlando, Florida, had cut back on the amount of information released to rescue partners regarding animals they were trying to save. In the past year, items including weight, behavior, up to date...
  • Aerial view of the Florida landscape
    Orlando-Miami High-Speed Rail on Track
    Florida East Coast Industries' All Aboard Florida (AAF) may soon offer 32 passenger trips a day between Miami and Orlando at speeds topping 110 miles per hour north of West Palm Beach, reduced to 79 miles per hour as it traverses the southern...
  • Convicted sex offender Timothy Poole wins Super Millions Lottery in Florida
    Sex offender wins Florida lottery
    Sex offender Timothy Poole won Florida's lottery jackpot, according to ABC News on Thursday. Poole, 43, reportedly won $3 million after purchasing a lottery ticket in Mount Dora, Florida. In 2002, Poole was convicted of sexual battery on a...
  • 2015 Central Florida International Auto Show - Highlights
    2015 Central Florida International Auto Show - Highlights
    It's the holiday season, and you know what that means in Orlando... the car show is in town!The 2015 Central Florida International Auto Show, presented by Motor Trend, brought hundreds of new 2015 models for everyone to get up close and...
  • Dale Lee Norman arrest
    Florida open carry case tests recognition of bearing arms
    A conviction being contested in Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal will challenge the state’s recognition of the meaning of the right to bear arms, NBC’s WPT5 in West Palm Beach reported Monday. Unknown to him at the time...
  • Justin Wolfe 2002
    2001 'Justin Wolfe' drugs, money, murder, death conviction over turned 2011
    Daniel Petrole (21) was sitting in a Honda Civic in front of his house on the night of March 15, 2001 (Manassas, VA). A gunman walked up to the car & shot 10 bullets from a 9 millimeter “Smith & Wesson” semi-automatic weapon. 9...
  • Intro to Florida's "Space Coast"
    Intro to Florida's "Space Coast"
    It is common, when thinking of Florida to immediately think of Orlando and all things Disney. Visions of mouse ears fly through your head. However, if you drive 70 minutes to the Southeast of Orlando you will arrive at the most quaint, beautiful...
  • Despite progress, Orange County still has a lot of work to be done
    Despite progress, Orange County still has a lot of work to be done
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and three other county commissioners were sworn in recently at the Orange County Convention Center, and although the county has progressed under her leadership, there is still a lot of work to be doneOrange has...
  • Tim Deegan, weatherman, sues for $75K over Tim Deegan, sex slave owner snafu
    Tim Deegan, weatherman, sues for $75K over Tim Deegan, sex slave owner snafu
    Tim Deegan is a popular Jacksonville meteorologist for First Coast News. A different Tim Deegan is a sex slave creep who imprisoned female drug addicts in his home and videotaped himself raping the cataleptic women high on cocaine. Because a media...