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Florida corrections officer suspended following failed jailbreak

Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office says they are taking bids and have set aside over $500,000 to have new fencing and razor...
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Florida woman arrested, urinated in front of deputy, offered to “go down” on him

Leesburg, Florida -- A young woman who could have gotten a ride home found herself behind bars with a felony charge after she urinated...
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Florida Education Association files emergency order against Gov. DeSantis to keep schools closed

On Tuesday, the Florida Education Association filed an emergency injunction against Gov. DeSantis and the Florida Department of Education. In the new court documents,...
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Red snapper season for Gulf and federal waters ends soon

The last day to harvest red snapper in Gulf state and federal waters for private recreational anglers is July 25.   The current season also...
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Scalloping season for Florida: areas and dates

The 2020 recreational bay scallop season for Pasco County opens Friday, July 17, and will remain open through Sunday, July 26. This region includes...
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DeSantis signs bill to increase salaries for teachers

At a press conference Wednesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that will provide $500 million in funds to raise teachers starting salaries...
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UF bans “Gator Bait” cheer, use of jail inmates for farm labor

In what many are citing as a ridiculous move, UF President Kent Fuchs announced Thursday that the university will stop using the Gator Bait cheer (If...
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Teen violated Publix policy, quit his job over BLM mask

A Florida teen quit his job at a Publix after he violated company policy and handwrote BLM on his medical face mask, which is...

NASCAR bans Confederate flag, creates uproar with the south

NASCAR announced Wednesday that the organization has banned the Confederate flag from all of its races as well as NASCAR owned properties. NASCAR said they...
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How to bypass Florida’s unemployment online waiting queue

Many who have applied for unemployment since the "outbreak" of COVID-19 still have not received any benefits. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the...