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  • Henry -- killed without a chance
    Could Henry's life have been saved? Volunteers will never know
    Henry was a young, sweet dog who was gentle and friendly. He seemed to get along with other dogs. In short, the kind of dog who would easily find a home. Yet "was" is the correct tense to use regarding sweet Henry because he was killed...
  • Adopted by someone who gave a false address - shelter didn't care
    Shelter director on the hot seat after lies exposed
    Local rescuers have been saying that the policies and procedures at the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center in Tampa, Florida, are inhumane. Now, Steve Andrews of NewsChannel 8 has exposed some more of the shelter's sordid story.In his...
  • Downtown Disney has more great live music options than ever
    Downtown Disney adds live music to its repertoire
    According to a May 19 report from Florida Today, Downtown Disney has transformed into a theme park for shoppers, foodies and live music enthusiasts. What once was Disney's most mediocre space is now a must-see for anyone traveling to the...
  • Nile crocodiles: Man-eaters discovered in Florida
    Nile crocodiles found in Florida: Man-eating crocs see humans as prey
    Nile crocodiles were discovered recently in Florida, which is a bit concerning considering they are known to eat humans. The Nile crocodiles are man-eaters, which means besides eating big mammals in the wild, humans are actually considered prey...
  • Marco Rubio
    Florida National takes Progress Energy on separation of powers and Marco Rubio
    Recently, a Florida National sent a letter to Marco Rubio. That letter related to how Progress Energy, the electric company supplying electric power to most of Pasco Country Florida residents, is allegedly utilizing radiation emitting power...
  • Florida invaded by Nile crocodiles
    Florida invaded by Nile crocodiles
    Spotting gators is no big deal in Florida, but when the gators turn out to be Nile crocodiles wildlife officials wonder how the reptiles, normally found in Sub-Saharan Africa ended up cruising through the Everglades some 6,000 miles or so away,...
  • New Florida Flathead Record
    Florida teen sets Florida flathead catfish record on the Chattahoochee River
    Florida has a growing reputation for big flathead catfish. More and more anglers are targeting the big cats for the shear fun of catch and release fishing. Smaller flatheads are great for the dinner table, but more and more of the big ones are...
  • Vero Beach Hotel and Spa
    Vero Beach – Florida’s secret resort
    The state of Florida has many popular and well known resort destinations, where you can find gourmet dining, beautiful ocean front vistas and upscale comfortable resort hotels. Undiscovered by many frequent Florida vacationers, is Vero Beach and...
  • Baby nurse shark was provoked before biting Florida woman
    Baby shark that bit Florida swimmer was provoked
    On May 16, 2016, news broke about a 23 year old woman from Boca Raton Florida being bit by a baby nurse shark Sunday. However, it now appears that the shark attack was provoked as several news agencies such as The Dodo reported witness accounts of...
  • Simba was loving and smart
    Shelter cruelly kills dog whose owner (a rescue) wanted him back
    Another dog has been killed by Miami Dade Animal Shelter (MDAS) in spite of the rescue's demand that the dog be returned to them. The dog had been rescued by Fur Angels, and adopted out. When the dog bit a family member, the adopter took Simba...
  • Florida tennis professional Steve Vaughan
    Steve Vaughan - Florida tennis professional par excellence
    TENNIS DESTINATION FLORIDATwo-time Australian Open Champion Johan Kriek describes Steve Vaughan as "the hardest working guy I have ever met, extremely well liked and good at his job."Born in Bluefield, West Virginia and raised in...
  • Masters Tennis and the social aspects of tennis in Florida
    Masters Tennis - emphasizing the social aspects of tennis in Florida
    TENNIS DESTINATION FLORIDAWhat is Masters Tennis?In the fall of 2013 the Board of the USTA's Florida Section decided to start a tennis program that is played on a smaller 60-foot court, with a slower ball, and, optionally, with a lighter or a...
  • Woman taken to hospital with shark still biting her arm
    Woman taken to hospital with shark still biting her arm
    First responders on the scene after answering a 911 call regarding a shark bite at Red Reef Park beach in Boca Raton, Florida, on May 15 said that they’d never seen or heard of anything like this. A 23-year-old woman was taking a dip in the...
  • Woman bitten by nurse shark should face animal cruelty charges?
    Woman bitten by nurse shark should face animal cruelty charges?
    A Florida woman bitten by a nurse shark on Sunday didn’t know that sharks can bite? Witnesses report that the 23-year-old woman was antagonizing the nurse shark in the water, holding the animal by its tail, and was “messing with it....
  • Louie dies tomorrow
    Little Louie dies tomorrow in county shelter
    Adorable little Louie dies tomorrow. He is a Chihuahua, and per the shelter's email, he will be killed tomorrow unless he finds rescue. Louie has bilateral grade 4/4 medial luxating patellas that will need surgery. He also has a head tilt ...
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