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Library Addition: Fort Clinch, Fernandina, and the Civil WarFrank A. Ofeldt III began as a volunteer with the Florida Park Service in the late 1980s as a historical interpreter in the Fort Clinch living history program.

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Village of Fenney couple with $525,000 home can't get out of drivewayA Village of Fenney couple with a $525,000 home say they can't get out of their driveway and pleaded for help from the Community Development District 12 Board of Supervisors.

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Villager arrested after allegedly spraying insecticide at Village of Marsh BendA Villager who was suspected of illegally spraying insecticide in the Village of Marsh Bend was arrested after an altercation with an agent from the Florida Department of Agriculture.

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Villagers facing potential fines for illicitly widened drivewayA Villages couple is facing potential fines over a driveway that was widened illicitly.

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Lady Lake Stein Mart to shut down after parent company files bankruptcyThe Stein Mart in Lady Lake is among the 279 stores that will be closed after the company filed for bankruptcy protection amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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5 more local residents die of COVID-19 as long-term care centers battle virusCOVID-19 has claimed the lives of five more tri-county residents as the virus continues to strike area long-term care facilities and sweep across the local area.

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CDD 7 hires back legal counsel at hourly rate after terminating contractThe Community Development District 7 Board of Supervisors has agreed to hire back its legal counsel at an hourly rate after terminating the contract with the firm last month.

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Wildwood police seek help locating trailer stolen from Villages construction siteWildwood Police officers are searching for bandits who stole a trailer recently from a construction site in The Villages.

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Summerfield woman wanted on warrants nabbed after hiding in residenceA Summerfield woman wanted on outstanding warrants was jailed Monday after Marion County sheriff's deputies saw her enter the back yard of residence near the Little Lake Weir subdivision.

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Sumter County school supply drive to culminate at EisenhowerA weeklong drive to collect school supplies for Sumter County schools will wrap up Friday, Aug.

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Seven New West Nile Virus Cases In Miami-Dade County Brings Total To 33The Florida Department of Health is reporting seven new cases of the West Nile virus infection in Miami-Dade County.

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Area residents warned about possibility of heavy smoke in Belleview on FridayCrews from Marion County Fire Rescue will wrap up nearly two months of specialized instruction with a live-fire exercise from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Snowy Egret Taking A Morning StrollThanks to Jan Betz for sharing! Share your local photos with us.

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Coronavirus Stats At-A-Glance: Florida's 2-Week Positivity Rate Drops Below 10 PercentHere are the latest numbers and information you need to know at-a-glance as of 1:00 p.m.

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Lawmakers: More Oversight of Florida COVID-19 Data NeededThe daily coronavirus numbers are used to make critical decisions that impact the lives of Floridians.

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Enforcing Face Masks, New Report On Police Accountability, Federal Bill Might 'Save Our Stages'On WLRN Sundial for Monday, August 10, 2020 we discuss South Florida's mask enforcement efforts, police transparency and the future of live performances.

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Political Analyst On Florida's Primary, Race Equity Challenge, Bookstore Owner On Black LiteratureThis Tuesday, August 11, episode of Sundial includes discussion of Florida's primary, race equity and black-owned bookstores.

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Key West Mayoral Race, Miami-Dade School Board Election, Kamala Harris' Caribbean Connection, Funerals During a PandemicKey West Mayor Teri Johnston faces two challengers in the August primaries. Plus, there are 17 candidates running for seats on the Miami-Dade School Board.

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Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels given two options: resign or be arrestedClay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels has been given an ultimatum by a special prosecutor, according to News4Jax sources.

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Hurricane Planning and PetsIt's that time again, South Florida. While there's no need to be on high alert at the moment, the tropics have been heating up steadily.

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Scientists Investigate a€˜Fish Kill' Impacting Marine Life From North Miami to Virginia KeyEnvironmental advocates are asking for the public's help after an "unprecedented fish kill event" has resulted in dozens of dead fish washing ashore, though the causes of the incident are still being investigated.

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After year, memorial to be held for firefighters who vanished at seaJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On Friday, loved ones will gather to remember two firefighters who went on a fishing trip one year ago and didn’t return.

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A Psychologist's Advice to Parents Ahead of Remote LearningWith just days away from the start of the school year, psychologists are helping families navigate remote learning.

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Women's Prison Corrections Officer Dies After Positive COVID-19 TestThe officer had been employed with the Department of Corrections for more than a decade.

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Man injured at scene of woman's stabbing death charged with her murderOne woman was killed and one man was injured after being stabbed inside an apartment on Saturday.

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Brevard Program Helps Nursing Students Get Financial SupportThe need for nurses is growing, but for some training can be financially out of reach.

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Ex-Jaguar Telvin Smith cited for animal neglectJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Ex-Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith is facing more legal trouble after several citations for animal neglect.

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2 More Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in Miami-DadeThe Florida Department of Health reported two more cases of West Nile virus infections Thursday in Miami-Dade, bringing the county's total to 28 this year.

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Trump Admin Suspends Private Charter Flights Between US And CubaIn another step toward limiting travel to Cuba and, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has asked the Department of Transportation to suspend private charter flights to and from airports on the island nation, including Havana.

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COVID-19 latest information for Jacksonville, FloridaThe latest, up-to-date information on how coronavirus is impact Jacksonville, Florida.

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Furloughed Jacksonville airport restaurant employees could lose their jobs permanentlyIn a letter to the city, HMSHost wrote: "Never in the history of aviation and the hospitality industry have we experienced such catastrophic customer traffic decline."

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Florida Colleges Launch A Gateway For Employers To Register Once And Post Jobs To Reach All Colleges For Free!Florida employers seeking job-ready talent now have a FREE resource to post jobs: the Florida Colleges Jobs Consortium website, powered by College Central Network, Inc.

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Kaleida  Feed Us SomeFeed Us Some is Kaleidas third single from the forthcoming album Odyssey, due for release on August 28th!

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Putnam County educator, veteran dies after contracting COVID-19Family, friends and the Putnam County School District are mourning the loss of an Army veteran and longtime educator, who died at age 47 after contracting the coronavirus.

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Georgia reports 82 more COVID-19 deaths; 2 in Ware CountyThe Georgia Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 82 additional coronavirus-related deaths, including two in Ware County.

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Parents Asked to Sign Waiver for Kids to Attend in-Person Classes at Broward Charter SchoolThere’s another dilemma some parents are facing when it comes to educating their kids this fall - NBC 6 found a Broward charter school is sending out legal waivers telling parents it is not responsible if their child gets COVID-19 while taking in-person programs.

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Vice mayor arrested for DUI after wrecking Tesla in Florida, investigators sayA vice mayor of a Florida town was arrested Wednesday morning for driving under the influence after crashing her Tesla with an open container of Fireball whisky in the center console, officials said.

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August Primary Could Remake Orange County School BoardOrange County voters have the potential to elect four candidates to the Orange County Public School Board in August.

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8 COVID-19 deaths in Clay County among 149 reported statewideJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Among the 149 COVID-19 deaths reported by the state on Thursday were eight residents in Clay County.

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Peak Florida Hurricane Season Is HereAtmospheric scientist Bob Bunting updates his predictions on the extreme storm season ahead.

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My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing  review.Description HOW WELL DO YOU REALLY KNOW THE PERSON YOU LOVE MOST? Their life was just like yours.

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Florida Beer PodcastHere on the Florida Beer Podcast, we are going to be getting a bit political.

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Seminole Schools Implement New Bus Cleaning Procedures to Curb COVID-19 SpreadWith Seminole County Public Schools starting up again on Monday, Spectrum News took a look inside the transportation hub as drivers get ready to welcome thousands of students back aboard school buses as the pandemic stretches on.

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Florida Tech product Chris Carter signs with Germany's Rostock SeawolvesFormer Florida Tech basketball standout Chris Carter signs pro contract with German team.

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Police: Florida man arrested for making 26 bombsBOYNTON BEACH, Fla.  Florida police arrested a man after finding more than two dozen pipe bombs, including some that contained nails, screws and...

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Feds now investigating Florida man accused of making pipe bombsBOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Federal agents are taking over the investigation of a Florida man who was arrested after police found more than two dozen pipe bombs near his home, including some that contained nails, screws and metal pellets.

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New Florida coronavirus cases stabilize after testing dump causes spikeORLANDO, Fla. – A day after Florida reported a large increase of coronavirus cases due to a laboratory testing dump, the state reported 6,236 new cases, putting Florida on track for reporting under 7,000 cases per day this week, outside of Wednesday’s blip.

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Americans Are Heading to Florida and Hawaii for Labor Day Weekend, Data ShowsAnd the majority of those heading to Florida will be visiting Orlando.

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Over 6K new COVID-19 cases reported by FDOH on ThursdayThere are now more than 557,000 reported cases of the coronavirus in Florida, with 8,913 deaths.

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FBI expected to release additional information on missing mother of son found in MiramarIt has been weeks since a mother was reported missing after her son was found wandering alone in Miramar and the...

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Reports Of False Negatives In Antigen Tests May Have Impact On Miami-Dade Coronavirus TestingAntigen testing has become another option for people looking to get their coronavirus test results fast.

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HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson attends groundbreaking ceremony for affordable housing in MiamiA member of President Donald Trumps administration made a stop in South Florida for a groundbreaking ceremony for affordable housing.

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Florida Felons, Lawyers Face 'Tremendous Confusion' On Voting RightsThe state and voting rights groups are battling over how to carry out a 2018 constitutional amendment that was designed to restore voting rights for felons.

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Florida State wide receivers challenge school's handling of coronavirusThe delicate balance of player safety and pushing forward with football might have hit a tipping point at Florida State, where three wide receivers, including star Tamorrion Terry, have publicly spoken out about a lack of transparency in coronavirus testing at the school.

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Trump Vows to Fight Against USPS Funding Needed for Mail-In VotingWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday he is firmly opposed to additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position will make it more difficult for Americans to vote by mail during the coronavirus pandemic.

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FIU Postpones Athletic Competitions Through September 16th Amid PandemicFans of the FIU Panthers will have to wait until the middle of September for the first chance to see their teams in action in part due to the coronavirus crisis.

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Craft Beer Festival Returns to SeaWorld Orlando"We couldn't be happier to host our annual Craft Beer Festival, modified to reflect enhanced health and safety protocols, including limited capacity, to give guests the chance to delight their senses," SeaWorld Orlando park president Kyle Miller said in a statement.

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The CDC issues a dire warning for the fall if coronavirus measures are not followedA top federal health official is issuing a dire warning: Follow recommended coronavirus measures or risk having the worst fall in US public health history.

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Failure To ConveneIn these extraordinary times it is quite possibly the largest failure in state government to see state lawmakers, particularly Republican lawmakers, refuse to convene a special legislative session to fix the numerous problems ailing Floridians at the moment.

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Beaker and Gray Pops Up at The Citadel, Chef Adrianne's Finds a New Home, and More Restaurant OpeningsKENDALL — After 13.5 years at its original location in Kendall, Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant and Bar has moved into an all-new 8,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor space, which used to house Devon Steak + Seafood in The Palms at Town and Country.

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Florida Reports 148 More Coronavirus Deaths, 6,200 New CasesConfirmations of coronavirus deaths of Florida residents continued to slow Thursday, as the state reported 148 deaths and added 6,236 new cases, according to the state Department of Health.

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Life in the Time of COVID-19: You Can't Fix StupidHello there, Dear Reader. Well, here we are on Thursday, August 13, 2020, and in my corner of Florida it is a hot summer morning.

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Federal appeals court: Male-only draft is constitutionalNEW ORLEANS  A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the constitutionality of the all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a 1981 U.S....

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Florida Men Accused Of Peddling Fake, Toxic COVID-19 Cure Arrested In ColombiaA Florida father and son wanted in the US for selling a toxic beach-like chemical as a "miracle" cure for coronavirus have been arrested in Colombia.

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FBI to Give Update on Search for Missing Mother of Wandering BoyThe FBI is expected to give an update on the search for a missing mother from Georgia whose son was found wandering in South Florida.

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State Opening Free COVID-19 Testing Site at Disney WorldThe site, which opens Friday, is located in Kissimmee at the Disney Maingate Complex near Disney's Animal Kingdom and will be run by the Florida Division of Emergency Management.

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Relaxing cruise to the Caribbean gone awryToday marked the end of our cruise on the Brilliance of the seas and the beginning of a back-to-back 5-night cruise to the Western Caribbean.

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New Concerns Over U.S. Postal Service During ElectionThe U.S. Post Office says it can handle rain, sleet and snow but what about mail-in voting?

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Tropical Storm Josephine forms; no warnings in effectMIAMI — Tropical Storm Josephine formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday morning, making it the earliest “J-named” storm in a record-setting hurricane season....

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Grieving family says Canada abandoned son in Florida prisonA Quebec man serving a 20-year sentence in Florida is dying in a U.S. hospital after he fell into a coma caused by a reaction to medication.

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'All Voting Is Local,' Other Groups Pitch Expanded Early Voting In Florida For General ElectionThe organization All Voting Is Local bills itself as a nonpartisan campaign to "eliminate discriminatory barriers to voting." On Wednesday, it teamed up with other groups like the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, as well as a former elections supervisor, to call for extended early voting for the general election.

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COVID-19 Boosted Number of New Yorkers Moving to FloridaFla. is a winter retreat for New York’s upper class, but over the past few years, some relocated permanently to escape high tax laws.

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Florida Man Accused Of Killing Ex During Daughter's Online ClassA Florida man is accused of storming into his ex-girlfriend's house and fatally shooting her as her 10-year-old daughter took an online class.

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Florida governor compares schools reopening to killing bin LadenGovernor Ron DeSantis has compared the reopening of schools in Florida to the operation that killed terrorist Osama bin Laden.

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Florida Sheriff Bans Face Masks from His OfficeA sheriff in the southern U.S. state of Florida has banned the use of face masks in his office and for his deputies, with certain exceptions when working with the public.

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Florida's New Jobless Claims Drop the Most of Any StateFederal labor figures released Thursday show Florida led the nation in a drop in the number of new jobless claims filed last week compared to the previous week.

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Astronomers find galaxy similar to Milky Way more than 12 billion light-years awayCNN)  Our Milky Way galaxy has a bit of a look-alike in an unlikely place: the early universe.

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Instacart partners with Walmart to compete with AmazonCNN)  Just three years ago, Instacarts future seemed bleak. Whole Foods, one of its biggest partners at the time, was acquired by Amazon, leaving an...

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Some Workers Sent Home After COVID-19 Exposure At Florida SchoolAfter being exposed to coronavirus on campus, several employees of a Manatee County high school are quarantining for 14 days.

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Florida teacher resigns as schools begin reopeningA teacher at Neptune Beach Elementary School quit her job Wednesday when her hopes of her school reopening to virtual learning didn't happen.

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AMC Theatres to Charge 15 Cents a Ticket on Reopening DayAMC Theatres will begin reopening its movie theaters next week, and tickets will be heavily discounted on opening day.

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Victims fight back when man takes car with child insideDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A man and a woman fought off a carjacker who tried to take a vehicle from a Daytona Beach gas station with a child in the back seat Monday, police said.

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Some Workers Sent Home After COVID-19 Exposure at Florida SchoolThe principal of a Florida high school says several employees are quarantining for 14 days after being exposed to the coronavirus on campus.

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United Joins Airline Flock To Florida Despite State's High Coronavirus Case NumbersWhile people want to go to Florida, the state has lagged in addressing the health crisis.

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Man Arrested After Dozens of Pipe Bombs, Explosives Found in Boynton Beach: PoliceA man was arrested after police found more than two dozen pipe bombs and explosives in Boynton Beach Wednesday.

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Adjusting to Customer Demand, United Adds New Nonstop Service to FloridaUnited Airlines today announced plans to add up to 28 daily nonstop flights this winter connecting customers in Boston, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, New York/LaGuardia, Pittsburgh and Columbus, Ohio to four popular Florida destinations. The new, nonstop flights reflect United's continuing strategy to aggressively, and opportunistically...

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Florida selected to participate in federal COVID-19 vaccine pilot programFloridians will be among participants in a pilot program the Trump administration is launching to not only test a potential COVID-19 vaccine but also how it would be distributed.

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U.S. Increase in Cases Steady; Florida Death Alert: Virus UpdateBloomberg) - U.S. coronavirus cases increased by 1.1% on the day, matching the average daily increase over the past week.

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The Year Mama Killed Christmas  Florida 2014/15  Blog 3In this blog we spend new years in Orlando, play mini golf, do lots of shopping and spend another day in Universal Orlando!

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Miami's 12 Best Italian RestaurantsFamous for its house made mozzarella bar, NiDo also serves up some beloved Italian fare.

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Video: Oxygen-Deprived Fish in Miami's Biscayne BayA video from the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station shows pufferfish gasping for oxygen in Biscayne Bay in Miami.

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Miami's El Toro Loco Expands and Plans Fast-Casual ConceptEl Toro Loco steakhouse has four brick-and-mortar locations including the original on Tamiami Trail, plus four food trucks.

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New Jobless Claims Fall Below 1 Million for First Time Since MarchThe Labor Department said applications fell to 963,000, the second straight drop, from 1.2 million the previous week.

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1687 WATERVIEW LOOP, HAINES CITY, FL Presented by Bardell Real Estate.863-424-2309 Located in the beautiful Golf Course Community of Southern Dunes this fully furnished family pool home is currently a successful vacation rental but would equally make an excellent second home or family residence.

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Coronavirus claims lives of father and son in Florida, both doctorsThe coronavirus has claimed the lives of two Florida doctors - a father and son.

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Miami Dolphins to Honor Legendary Coach With Jersey Patch During 2020 SeasonThe Miami Dolphins will honor the team's legendary former head coach, the late Don Shula, with a special jersey patch during the 2020 season.

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Are Florida Schools Reopening During Coronavirus? Parents Can't Tell as State and Districts FightDays before the first day of school, some districts haven't determined whether classes will be in-person or remote.

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Slow down, stop the spread: Florida police issue masks instead of speeding ticketsSome drivers stopped for speeding along a stretch of A1A in Flagler County will be given something besides a ticket.

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2 face off in tight race for Miami-Dade State Attorney's OfficeThe 2020 race finds incumbent Katherine Fernandez Rundle defending a seat she has...

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"Random Acts of Violence" Movie Review"Random Acts of Violence" practically throws its tone out the window and shoots any semblance of structure in the back of the head.

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Kimberly's Frozen Treats Opens at Melinda's in Downtown MiamiPatrick Walsh pivots from DJing to operating a frozen lemonade stand out of Melinda's in downtown Miami.

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August 2020 Miami DJ Mixes: Oscar G, Nick Leon, Soul ClapCheck out mixes from Miami producers and DJs Oscar G, Dude Skywalker, Nick León, Soul Clap, and more.

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Miami-Dade Early Voting: "Black Lives Matter" Shirt Causes StirA Miami-Dade voter says a poll worker at FIU's early-voting site told her she couldn't wear a "Black Lives Matter" shirt.

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Owner of kangaroo found roaming Fort Lauderdale faces chargesThe owner of a kangaroo that was found roaming the streets of Fort Lauderdale is now facing charges.

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Rollover wreck in NW Miami-Dade causes heavy delays along US Route 27An 18-wheeler rolled over in Northwest Miami-Dade and caused heavy traffic delays. The crash happened along the southbound lanes of...

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Florida Sheriff Bans Mask Use By Deputies, Employees While On DutyThe sheriff of Marion County is going against the recommendations from scientists and government officials and has ordered his deputies and office employees not to wear masks while on duty.

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Two local educators selected to work with Florida Civics and Debate InitiativeMarna Weston from Oak Hall School and Doctor Kellie Roberts at the University of Florida were selected as ambassadors.

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Status Hearing for Florida School Reopening Lawsuit Starts TodayLawsuit wants school districts to have control over in-person learning Governor pushing to have in-person learning option RELATED stories.

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New Opportunities For Layla Capital In South Florida's Gold CoastSouth Florida's Gold Coast provides opportunities in the private lending industry to expand business capabilities and gain exposure to a new audience.

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Father and son doctors die of coronavirus weeks apart after being hospitalized on Father's DayCNN)  Two well-known physicians from Florida, a father and son, have died from Covid-19 complications, according to a family member.

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Coronavirus: Florida sheriff bans deputies from wearing masksThe order also requires visitors to the sheriff's office to have their face uncovered.

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Trump Wants Brick-and-Mortar Schools to Reopen; Offers no Mask MandatesSTATEWIDE — As face masks are at the top of the back-to-school supply list for students in Central Florida and Tampa Bay, the Trump administration is encouraging students, teachers and staff to use face coverings, but no mandates.

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Florida Transportation Revenues Take A HitPointing to issues such as the coronavirus pandemic, economists say Florida will collect about $1.5 billion less than expected in revenues during the next several years.

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Overturned Tractor Trailer Caused Lane Closures on Miami-Dade RoadwayAn overturned tractor-trailer had crews working to clean up the scene and caused traffic troubles Thursday morning for drivers on one roadway in Miami-Dade County.

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Study: Florida Ranks 17th Nationally in Social DistancingThe data was compiled by TOP Data, and shows Floridians have dramatically cut their personal, daily social interactions with others.

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Florida on a Tankful: 5 Things to Know About CatBoat Adventure ToursMOUNT DORA, Fla. — Off the shores of Lake Dora, you might find your new favorite activity.

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Is Florida the least haunted state in the country? An online poker company says yes.Local ghost hunters dispute the claim because Ybor City — which they say is quite haunted — is not mentioned in the research.

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6 Things to Know a€“ COVID Data Dump Blamed for Increase, a€˜Bolt From The Blue' Caught on CameraIt's Thursday, August 13th - and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day.

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Tropical Depression Eleven Still Not Tropical Storm, Not Forecasted to Hit U.S. NHCTropical Depression Eleven remains a disorganized system in the Atlantic Ocean, but forecasters still anticipate it becoming a tropical storm on Thursday.

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Scattered Storms Return on ThursdayORLANDO, Fla. — Another active afternoon is ahead with scattered thunderstorms developing across Central Florida.

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Florida sheriff bans masks for deputies with some exceptionsST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A central Florida sheriff says his deputies won’t be allowed to wear face masks except under some conditions, and neither will visitors to the sheriff’s office.

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Tick-tock. Time to fight Florida's school reopening order is elapsing.A roundup of Florida education news from around the state.

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Census changes will shortchange FloridaCensus officials should go back to a reasonable timetable to make sure Floridians are counted, writes an advocate.

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Prominent Tampa activist and protester arrested, hospitalized, witnesses sayJae Passmore was detained by Tampa police officers, according to fellow protesters, then taken to the hospital.

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Coronavirus Cases Among Children Jump in Past 2 WeeksDuring that period, 309 children have tested positive for COVID 19, Pino said in a briefing for the Orange County Public Schools Medical Advisory Committee, which is tasked with advising the county how to safely reopen schools.

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Judge: Key West cruise ship referenda remains on Nov. 3 ballotA federal judge has ruled that Key West residents will be allowed to vote on the three cruise ship referenda slated for the Nov.

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For Capt. Slate, 'Shark Week' is dailyYou’ll have the time of your life, ” Capt. Spencer Slate tells a caller inquiring about snorkeling aboard his boat stationed at Tavernier Creek.

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Schools OK budget, get set for challengesThe Monroe County School Board on Tuesday, Aug. 11, approved the district’s $230.5 million budget, which started July 1 for the new fiscal year with $4 million more in revenue than last year, and approved the memorandum of understanding with teachers on the school start date of Wednesday, Aug....

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CFK students win national marine energy competitionThe College of the Florida Keys’ 11-member student team recently won the Moonshot Award at the first “Powering the Blue Economy” national Marine Energy Collegiate Competition.

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Florida sheriff bans masks for deputies with some exceptionsST. PETERSBURG — A central Florida sheriff says his deputies won’t be allowed to wear face masks except under some conditions, and neither will visitors to the sheriff’s office.

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Aerial larvicide mission set for ThursdayOn Thursday, Aug. 13, the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District will conduct an aerial larvicide mission via helicopter, weather permitting, from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m.

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Miami Beach has issued $14,400 in fines to mask violatorsFla. — Police and city officials in Miami Beach have issued $14,400 in fines to people who weren't wearing facial coverings to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Today in Keys History: Aug. 131855: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 4:20 having altered the alarm, four being to early.

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Today in History: Aug. 13On August 13, 1961, East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin’s eastern and western sectors before building a wall that would divide the city for the next 28 years.

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WE WANT TO PLAY: Online petition continuing to collect signatures in hopes FHSAA allows fall seasonsA petition, titled “Let Them Play Florida” was created late Monday on the website Change.org requesting the Florida High School Athletic Association to permit fall sports to be played as planned.

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World struggles to stop spread of coronavirusCalifornia is 'turning the corner' as hospitalizations decrease. Florida to begin Disney World cast testing.

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Coronavirus live updates: U.S. has most deaths in 1 day since May; Calif. 'turning the corner'; Florida to begin Disney World cast testingCalifornia is 'turning the corner' as hospitalizations decrease.

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Missing 10-year-old from North Lauderdale found safe in Pompano BeachA 10-year-old boy who was last seen in North Lauderdale has been found safe in Pompano Beach and has since been reunited with his family.

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Florida man lived in stadium luxury suite for nearly 2 weeks, police sayOne man's luxury suite at a Florida stadium turned out to be another man's home for nearly two weeks.

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Inmate COVID-19 cases at Baker Correctional jump from 20 to 561 in a weekSANDERSON, Fla. – Inmates and their families are speaking out about a COVID-19 outbreak at Baker Correctional Institution, saying safety protocols are not being followed.

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BSO searching for thief who stole guns, cash at Oakland Park apartment complexBroward Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for a thief who was seen on camera stealing guns from an Oakland Park apartment complex.

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Man threatens action from militia if Georgia officer isn't arrestedWAYCROSS, Ga. – At a community meeting in a Waycross church, a man wearing a shirt with a Black Panther Party logo threatened that a militia would be coming to Waycross unless an arrest is made of the officer who Georgia police said fired gunshots at a car containing two teenagers during what investigators said was an attempted traffic stop.

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Family: 19-year-old found out he was going to be a father before he was killedAccording to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, police found Haynes in a car that crashed through the fence and into a tree near the intersection of Franklin and Fourth streets on the city’s Eastside.

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DeSantis cautiously optimistic amid confusion regarding reported COVID-19 numbersFlorida's governor said he is cautiously optimistic regarding the recent downward trend in COVID-19 numbers in the state amid confusion about the numbers the state is reporting.

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Local Florida officials become latest to create Eviction Diversion Program to help rentersThe Orange County Board of County Commissioners has unanimously approved the Orange County COVID-19 Eviction Diversion Program, an income-based assistance program that will provide tenants unable to pay their rent with up to $4,000 in relief.

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Florida advocacy group says environmental law hurts its chance to save natureIt is suing over the Clean Waterways Act, which blocks efforts to grant legal rights to nature.

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150It has been 150 days of self-isolation, of quarantining, of living in a state of emergency – whatever you wanna call it – and of systemic and willfully ignorant failures by governments , but also of of self-realizations and revolution.

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Florida Mother Shot During Child's Zoom Class as Teacher WatchesDonald Williams is accused of murdering Maribel Rosado Morales at her home in front of her 10-year-old daughter who was taking an online class.

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Florida election candidate's court date falls on day of state primaryJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Court documents show Republican Gary Adler, a Jacksonville businessman who’s running for the seat in Florida’s 5th Congressional District, is fighting a first-degree misdemeanor charge of false representation as a licensed contractor.

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Duval County teacher resigns as schools begin reopeningJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A teacher at Neptune Beach Elementary School quit her job Wednesday when her hopes of her school reopening to virtual learning didn’t happen.

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What happens if Duval student refuses to wear mask?Dr. Diana Greene, the Duval County school superintendent, took time on Wednesday night to answer the questions of concerned parents whose children are preparing to head back to school.

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Florida teachers ponder early retirement as schools reopenMany teachers feel that the reopening of schools amid the coronavirus pandemic is forcing them to choose between their livelihood and their health.

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Florida Tech Time: The Sunshine State's Way ForwardThe Sunshine State is used to making things grow, this includes its tech industry, where Florida is sprouting thousands of new jobs.

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Local Journalist Creates Website Tracking Complaints Against Miami OfficersPeople will able to search a name or badge number of a Miami Police Department officer and see if they had complaints filed against them.

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A€˜Bolt From the Blue' Strikes Palm Tree in FloridaA lightning bolt was caught on dashcam video striking a palm tree in a Florida neighborhood - and it wasn't even raining.

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Trump bus rolls through North FloridaDonald Trump carried the vast majority of counties in the Panhandle in 2016, and Team Trump is on the road with a swing across northern Florida looking for a repeat.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Warns Of 'Stale' COVID-19 DataGov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday warned "policymakers" about problems with COVID-19 data collected and published by the state and said he directed the Department of Health to "remedy" the issue.

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North Central Florida Flavors: Wednesday 12, 2020Chef Steve Acree with Francesca's Trattoria demonstrates how to make a delicious pasta dinner.

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Florida fisherman shares up-close video of encounter with great white shark 20 miles off Jupiter InletA Florida fisherman captured video of a great white shark swimming near his boat off the coast of Jupiter Inlet over the weekend, video shows.

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Oldsmar vice mayor crashes Tesla, faces DUI charge, say Hillsborough deputiesDeputies say the city official was driving a red Tesla "erratically" before the crash. The Sheriff's Office tweeted about the incident.

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Data Dump Inflates Infection Rate in Florida a€” for One DayA Miami Gardens laboratory had trouble uploading its test results for seven weeks. Then all 14,181 tests were reported at once, artificially inflating the state's and Miami-Dade's positivity rates.

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Carl Icahn has officially ditched NYC for FloridaThe billionaire activist investor has entered into a lease for a 23,463-square-foot office in the new Milton Tower, becoming its first tenant.

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10 more local COVID-19 deaths as virus continues to slam long-term care centerTen more tri-county residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as the virus continues to plague a Villages-area long-term care center and sweep across the local area.

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Sheriff: Woman killed by ex during daughter's online classINDIANTOWN, Fla.  A Florida woman was fatally shot by her ex-boyfriend as her daughter started her first day of online school, authorities said....

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Florida, Felons and Judicial BullyingMeantime, felons and advocacy organizations sued in federal court. In May a federal judge ruled that Florida's "pay-to-vote system," as he called it, violates the U.S. Constitution as applied to felons who "are genuinely unable to pay," and also those for whom the owed amounts "cannot be determined with diligence," given aging and disorderly...

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Actors back at Disney World after deal reached with unionORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World and the union for its actors and singers reached an agreement on Wednesday that will allow them to return to work, more than a month after they said they were locked out of the reopening of the theme park resort for publicly demanding coronavirus tests.

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Disney World Performers Could Soon Return to WorkUnion had called for COVID-19 testing to be made available to its members.

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Former state Rep. Marlene O'Toole connected to Villages property deed compliance caseMarlene O'Toole was connected to a property deed compliance case during a public hearing Wednesday afternoon in The Villages.

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AAC members were offered choice between apartments or parking garageA three-hour meeting Wednesday of the Amenity Authority Committee revealed that members had been offered a difficult choice - an apartment complex or a parking garage at the site of the former Hacienda Hills Country Club.

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Deceased Villager's home left abandoned after daughter cleans out houseThe house in question is located at 509 Jason Drive in the Village of Silver Lake and was owned by Catherine Conner, who is deceased.

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Villager's grandson arrested after fleeing hospital after crashing vehicleA Villager's 32-year-old grandson was arrested after fleeing UF Health-The Villages Hospital where he was taken by ambulance after crashing his vehicle on County Road 466.

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Sumter teachers and students to get fast turnaround on COVID-19 test resultsWhen Sumter County public schools open on Aug. 24, students and teachers may be able to get results of COVID-19 tests within 24 to 48 hours, County Administrator Bradley Arnold told commissioners Tuesday.

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Golf cart parking approved for children's play area in The VillagesEarlier this year, the Wilkerson Creek Park and Children’s Playground, which is across from Sonny’s BBQ restaurant at Lake Sumter Landing, saw a major renovation.

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Nasty tiff over dirty dishes inside camper lands Fruitland Park woman behind barsA Fruitland Park woman found herself behind bars Monday night after a violent battle with her man friend after he asked her to wash dishes inside their camper.

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Fruitland Park man jailed after driving home instead of stopping for deputyA speeding Fruitland Park man was jailed early Tuesday morning after allegedly refusing to stop for a pursuing Lake County sheriff's deputy until he reached his residence.

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Mulberry Grove Dog Park to be closed through FridayThis schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather. If you have any questions or need additional information, contact the Mulberry Grove Recreation Center at 259-6040.

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Mote researchers observe restored corals spawning near Florida Keys for first timeThe mountainous star corals are a key, but endangered, part of the Florida Reef Tract.

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'I Will Never Say I'm Sorry': South Florida Lawyer Sought $700,000 in Fees to Fight a $100,000 Claim Against HimI will never give in, and I'll never write a check, the attorney said.

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10-Year-Old Boy Who Went Missing in North Lauderdale FoundA 10-year-old boy who went missing Wednesday in North Lauderdale has been found hours later.

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Florida Rep. Jamie Grant abruptly withdraws re-election bid for Tampa Bay area seatThe Tampa Republican was an architect of the Amendment 4 law and sponsored a law this year that shaped the job he's now taking with the state.

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LIVE: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis COVID-19 press conferenceFlorida Governor is set to speak to the media on Wednesday afternoon to update Floridians on COVID-19.

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Sports medicine advisory committee recommends delayed start for Florida sportsThe governor wants high school sports back. Athletes and coaches can't wait to return. The medical professionals who advise the state's governing body of high school athletics still don't think it's safe to do so yet.

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Hemming family may ask court to block changing name of parkJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The descendants of the man who donated a Confederate statue to a downtown park that later took on his name told News4Jax they are looking into taking legal action to attempt to block changing the name of Hemming Park.

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Coronavirus in Florida: Simple tasks like visiting DMV and renewing driver's license increasingly difficultMIAMI – If you've tried to make an appointment with the DMV recently, you've probably noticed the process is even slower during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Death of Jacksonville man spotlights differences in medical examiner, health department COVID-19 dataThere are some differences in the way medical examiners and the Florida Department of Health count COVID-19-related deaths.

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Tropical Storm Josephine expected to form sometime ThursdayIf it forms it will be the 10th Atlantic storm to form this year — setting a record for the earliest "J" storm on record.

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Sheriff: Florida woman killed by ex during daughter's online classAuthorities say a Florida woman was fatally shot by her ex-boyfriend as her daughter started her first day of online school.

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Miami-Dade Health Expert Recommends Both Antigen and Diagnostic Tests in Certain CasesHealth experts remain confident antigen tests are reliable though they are likely to return a false negative result.

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LIVE: Duval school superintendent hosts back to school town hallClick photo below to watch live. Scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m.

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Dermatologist Gives Tips on Safe Skincare for Pregnant WomenExpectant mothers have enough to worry about these days. NBC 6 anchor Sheli Muñiz spoke to Miami dermatologist Dr. Roberta Del Campo, who offered tips on skincare to pregnant mothers.

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Eagle Nest On Multimodal PathThe eagles are starting to add material to their nest on the multimodal path between Briarwood and Walnut Grove executive golf courses.

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Mayor Curry wants to expand Cure Violence program to other neighborhoodsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – With Jacksonville close to breaking records for homicides this year, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is looking to make some changes.

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Stein Mart files for bankruptcy, lays off ‘substantial number' of employeesNational discount department store chain Stein Mart announced Tuesday it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and laid off nearly 200 employees at its Jacksonville headquarters.

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Rapid COVID-19 Testing Coming to Volusia CountyOn Friday, Volusia County will open its first rapid testing lane for patients showing symptoms.

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Clay County superintendent race brings school police force debate back to forefrontThe race for Clay County School Superintendent has resurfaced a recurring issue — the issue of the school district having its own police force and a previously strained relationship with the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

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CSI Sharks: Tracking the fish in Florida by what they leave behindBlacktip sharks are common around Tampa Bay. University scientists want to see if they could one day help protect the fish by just sampling the water.

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How to Check The Status of Your Florida Vote-by-Mail BallotORLANDO, Fla. — Early numbers are showing an already record number of ballots being cast by mail in the primary.

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Lawsuit alleges negligence in deadly fireJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The mother of a 49-year-old man who died in a fire in April at the Westside Christian Home Care facility has filed a lawsuit against the business and the property owners, claiming negligence.

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Biden and Harris Hold First Event Together as 2020 Democratic Ticket: "I'm Ready to Get to Work'Biden and Harris Hold First Event Together as 2020 Democratic Ticket: "I'm Ready to Get to Work'"

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Florida Teachers Considering Early Retirement As Schools Reopening Amid COVID PandemicWith Florida schools reopening amid the coronavirus crisis, some teachers are considering an early retirement.

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Sheriff: Woman Killed by Ex During Daughter's Online ClassAuthorities say a Florida woman was fatally shot by her ex-boyfriend as her daughter started her first day of online school.

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How to Catch a Predator: How CBF Advocates to End High-interest LoansIn fact, you might not even know what payday loans are. But the scary truth is that many average, middle class Americans are just one big financial emergency away from knowing all too well what many already do—that predatory&.

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Feds Inspect Coleman Prison After 2nd COVID-19 Inmate DeathThe Office of the Inspector General review comes after a 2nd inmate died of COVID-19 at FCC Coleman.

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United bets on sun-seekers with new Florida flightsUnited is adding more routes to Florida cities from the northern U.S. to capitalize on vacationers with business travel still weak because of the pandemic.

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How To Recognize COVID Symptoms In ChildrenWith the start of school just around the corner, some parents are concerned about what happens when districts decide to return to in-person instruction in classrooms.

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Florida park named after police chief who forced Jackie Robinson out of game gets new nameThe Florida police chief infamously known for ejecting baseball legend Jackie Robinson from a game in 1946, will have his name removed from a park in Sanford.

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Sheriff: Woman killed by ex during daughter's online classINDIANTOWN, Fla. — A Florida woman was fatally shot by her ex-boyfriend as her daughter started her first day of online school, authorities said.

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Peruvian cruise ship worker weathers COVID-19 pandemic in Miami hotelInjured cruise ship worker Paul Córdova has been living in Miami hotels since January. The coronavirus pandemic has kept him away from his family in Peru.

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Twitter Calls Out Marco Rubio and Esteban Bovo Phone Bank PhotoFlorida Sen. Marco Rubio and Miami-Dade County mayoral candidate Esteban "Steve" Bovo goofed a phone-banking photo op for Bovo's 2020 campaign.

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On Florida's deadliest day of pandemic, this sheriff told officers to take off their face masksSheriff Billy Woods from Florida's Marion County has also told visitors they will be thrown out of the sheriff's office if they don't remove their face masks.

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Piney-Z Park ~Love 320 PhotosMorning adventure taken with landlord D on August 11, 2020. I took extra special time to bring you my best work.

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How A Lebanese Woman Is Supporting Beirut Relief Efforts From South FloridaA Lebanese woman in South Florida wanted to do more to help her home country that's suffering from a recent deadly explosion and the coronavirus.

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Florida woman's fatal shooting death leaves 6 children 'traumatized'As the 10-year-old stared at his teacher and classmates on his computer monitor Tuesday morning, shouting erupted around him.

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4 arrested and 1 wanted after luring children for sex, Central Florida deputies sayThe operation that caught these four men will be repeated in the future to catch more predators.

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School bus company warns against Duval driver strike, promises to pull benefitsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Regional Vice President of Operations for Student Transportation of America told its Duval County employees that they’ll be stripped of any longevity benefits if they do not return to work next week.

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United plans more daily flights to Florida a€” if coronavirus allowsDALLAS — United Airlines said Wednesday it plans to add up to 28 daily flights to Florida this winter, but the airline is prepared to reverse course if the rate of coronavirus cases in the state remains high.

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United Airlines bets on Florida, adding dozens of flights a day starting NovemberReuters / Chris Helgren FILE PHOTO: A United Airlines passenger jet takes off with New York City as a backdrop - United Airlines is adding up to 28 daily nonstop U.S. flights to Florida starting Nov.

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Small Businesses Struggling During Pandemic Receive Relief Through GrantsThe pandemic continues to have an economic impact on small businesses and restaurants, but some much needed relief may be on the way.

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Florida Trump Supporters Tout Mail-In Ballots, Blast HarrisFormer Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi implored Republican Party volunteers in Tallahassee to stress the positives of mail-in-ballots as a campaign bus tour for President Donald Trump swung through Northwest Florida on Wednesday.

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4 people accused of vandalizing 'Back the Blue' mural in TampaIt was also defaced earlier in August by two separate people who splashed tar and red paint on it.

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Florida Sheriff bans deputies and office visitors from wearing face masksDecision comes as state records its highest single-day number of coronavirus-related deaths.

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Projecting the Florida Gators 2020 Fall Camp DL Depth ChartWhat does the Florida Gators defensive line depth chart look like entering 2020 fall camp?

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If a person does not wish to remove the mask they will be asked to leaveWhile the number of cases in Florida has trended downward in the last ten days, I can count on my fellow citizens for abject stupidity and stupid malice.

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Report: University of Florida researchers find coronavirus in collected aerosols, showing it could be airborneA report said that the infected aerosols were found at a distance of seven to 16 feet from patients hospitalized with COVID-19.

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DeBary Man Charged in Slaying of Dad Found in River in 2012Nearly eight years after Robert Remus Sr. was found dead in the St. Johns River, his adult son was taken into custody and charged in his father's death, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday.

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Mother shot during child's online Zoom lessonI know that people hearing about this, reading about this, are going to be horrified,' says Martin County sheriff William Snyder.

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Florida Sets Weekly Record for HospitalizationsAugust 12, 2020 - Florida recorded 3,355 new hospitalizations for coronavirus last week, a weekly record for the state, the Orlando Sentinel reported, citing figures from the Florida Department of Health.

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Osprey nabs giant bass, and of course anglers are jealousA Florida wildlife officer this week watched an osprey pull from the water a largemouth bass so big that the bird did not even attempt to fly off with its catch.

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Gambling Granny Killer Lois Riess Pleads Guilty AgainLois Riess, who has already pleaded guilty to murder charges in Florida and received a life sentence in exchange for avoiding the death penalty, has now pleaded guilty to the murder of her husband in Minnesota.

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'Archbishop' of Florida church selling bleach 'miracle cure' arrested with sonMark Grenon and his son, Joseph Grenon, arrested in Colombia and expected to be extradited to the US for selling solution Trump mentioned at briefing.

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A€˜I can already hear the whining:a€™ Florida sheriff bans masks for deputiesOCALA, Fla. – A Central Florida sheriff says his deputies won’t be allowed to wear face masks except under some conditions, and neither will visitors to the sheriff’s office.

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Coronavirus: Father and son of renowned medical family in Miami die of coronavirus after being hospitalised on same dayHe really was the true definition of a hero. I knew that when Covid started, that he was going to be a hero’.

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Florida sheriff bans face masks for deputies, office visitors with some exceptionsST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A central Florida sheriff says his deputies won’t be allowed to wear face masks except under some conditions, and neither will visitors to the sheriff’s office.

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Florida sheriff orders deputies not to wear masks, bans civilians in masks from office"Now, I can already hear the whining and just so you know I did not make this decision easily," Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods said in a memo to staff.

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Disney World to Adjust Epcot After 4 Passes Due to Reduced Park HoursAfter a nearly four-month closure, Disney World reopened in July with reservation requirements, capacity limits and other health and safety measures like mandatory face masks and temperature screenings.

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Father and son doctors died of the coronavirus within weeks of one another in Florida hospitalsDr. Jorge A. Vallejo and Dr. Carlos Vallejo were both hospitalized with the coronavirus on Father's Day, The Miami Herald reported.

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Rare albino alligator babies hatch at Wild FloridaWhats small, with sharp teeth and white all over?

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Tropical Depression Eleven Not a Florida ConcernA new tropical storm is forming, but it's not a concern to Florida.

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Pasco school employees union sues to keep classrooms closedThe schools can't be "safe" or "secure," and that's a violation of the state Constitution, the group argues.

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This Florida city has issued $14,400 in fines to mask violatorsFailure to pay could result in an additional fine of up to $500 and a criminal misdemeanor charge of violating an executive order, which can carry up to 60 days in jail.

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Florida sheriff bans his deputies and office visitors from wearing masks on a day his county broke records for Covid-19 deathsA mandate from a local sheriff in Florida is going against the recommendations from scientists and government officials: masks will not be worn.

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'Just take me to jail': Florida man charged with DUI after riding lawnmower on highwayA man has been charged with driving while intoxicated after he was caught riding a lawnmower in the middle of a Florida highway.

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Coronavirus Stats At-A-Glance: Large Jump In Miami-Dade Cases Blamed On Testing Data Backlog From Miami LabHere are the latest numbers and information you need to know at-a-glance as of 11:00 a.m.

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Plant City Man Wilmer Rosales Indicted For Murder Committed In Park Next To Elementary SchoolSTL.News) – United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces the unsealing of an indictment charging Wilmer Rosales , a/k/a “DoubleU, ” and Joel Sierra , a/k/a “Jojo, ” with conspiring to traffic in controlled substances, conspiring to commit robbery, and robbery. The indictment charges Rosales with using a firearm...

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Florida sheriff bans masks for deputies with some exceptionsA central Florida sheriff says his deputies won't be allowed to wear face masks except under some conditions, and neither will visitors to the sheriff's office.

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Gov. DeSantis: College Football is Safe Amid PandemicRon DeSantis said student athletes will practice and play in a safe environment. He said the health and safety protocols are above and beyond what is expected.

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Universal's Hagrid Coaster Closes After Small Backstage FireUniversal Orlando's newest roller coaster, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, closed on Tuesday after a small fire broke out backstage.

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Poll: Donald Trump losing ground to Joe Biden in FloridaThe Change Research/CNBC “States of Play” poll, conducted from August 7 through 9, shows Biden with a six point lead over President Donald Trump, both nationally and in Florida, at 50% to 44% in each cohort.

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Florida child's mother shot and killed during online Zoom class as teacher watchesA Florida elementary student was on Zoom for her first day of school when her mother was shot and killed during the online class, police said.

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