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November 10, 2018 - 9:22 am
MIAMI (AP) — Officials say a Florida trapper has captured a record-setting python as part of a program to remove the invasive species from the Everglades. A South Florida Water Management District news release says Kyle Penniston captured a 17-foot, 5-inch (5.3-meter) female Burmese python while...
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November 09, 2018 - 3:42 pm
By TERRY SPENCER , Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is once again at the center of election controversy, but this year there are no hanging chads or butterfly ballots like in 2000. And no angry mobs in suits — at least not yet. The deeply purple state will learn Saturday...
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(AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
November 03, 2018 - 7:39 am
By GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON , Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman killed two people and wounded five others at a yoga studio in Florida's capital before killing himself Friday evening, officials said. Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo told reporters Friday night that...
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October 20, 2018 - 10:46 am
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and JAY REEVES , Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — It's the greatest need after a hurricane and sometimes the hardest one to fulfill: Electricity. More than a week after Hurricane Michael smashed into the Florida Panhandle on a path of destruction that led all the way...
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October 18, 2018 - 1:40 pm
By DAVID GOLDMAN and JAY REEVES, Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle. So Capps, his wife...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 15, 2018 - 1:24 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump flew above the Florida Panhandle on Monday to see the wreckage left behind after Hurricane Michael slammed its coastal communities and he immediately praised Gov. Rick Scott for an "incredible" response to...
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(AP Photo/David Goldman)
October 12, 2018 - 12:30 pm
By RUSS BYNUM and BRENDAN FARRINGTON , Associated Press MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Search and rescue teams working through a ruined landscape found no signs of mass casualties during their initial "hasty search" afer Hurricane Michael, but Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Friday they still "do not know...
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NOAA
October 09, 2018 - 8:14 am
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael intensified over warm Gulf of Mexico waters Tuesday amid fears it would swiftly become a major hurricane before making landfall Wednesday along Florida's Panhandle. Mandatory evacuations were issued as beach dwellers rushed to board up homes just ahead of what could...
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September 03, 2018 - 10:30 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge has denied conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' request to dismiss a lawsuit surrounding the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that he has called a hoax. The Infowars host is being sued for defamation in Texas by the parents of a 6-year-old who was among the 20...
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Associated Press
August 30, 2018 - 8:54 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In a sign that the next 10 weeks could eclipse past campaigns in the nation's largest political battleground, Florida's race for governor swiftly became heated and personal after the surprising primary victories of Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis...
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