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Applications available for FWC’s 2019-2020 High School Fishing Program

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) 2019-2020 High School Fishing Program offers high school fishing clubs or teams the opportunity to apply...
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Bears are more active in the fall

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding people to help prevent conflicts with bears by securing garbage and other items that...
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Thousands of line workers, tree-trimmers prepare for Hurricane Dorian’s aftermath

It really is a sight to see. Video is one thing, but seeing the site in person is something even more spectacular. It is an...
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Hurricane Dorian now category 5, shifts slightly west, new satellites images

Hurricane Dorian is now a catastrophic category 5 hurricane. As of 11 a.m. EDT Sunday, Dorian was located about 205 miles east of West Palm...
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Florida man seen pumping gas into buckets, it’s illegal and unsafe officials say

As a result of Hurricane Dorian, there has been an influx of people buying large quantities of gasoline. Unfortunately, officials say many of these people...

Early food stamp benefits disbursement due to Hurricane Dorian

Tallahassee, Fla. – To assist families as they prepare for Hurricane Dorian, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) has been approved by...
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VIDEO: Hurricane Dorian noon update, new satellite images, sandbag locations

Dorian slowly grew in size, becoming a Category 2 storm late Thursday over the warm waters of the Atlantic. The Bahamas and U.S. continue to...
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VIDEO: Hurricane Dorian expected to reach category 4 hurricane strength, new satellite images from...

Overnight, as Hurricane Dorian moved into the warmer, open waters, greater concern grew about the storm's projected path towards Florida. The concern is that Dorian...
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Hurricane Dorian midnight update

Wednesday night, Hurricane Dorian pulled away from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Dorian, continuing to gather strength, increased winds to 85 mph. In a press...
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Video: The power of Hurricane Dorian, Gov. declares state of emergency

Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency as residents on the east coast of Florida prepare Hurricane Dorian. According to Accuweather, the latest forecast...
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Cottonmouth, a.k.a water moccasin, outside front door of home

With so much rain and rising water comes Florida nature. Imagine finding a cottonmouth, a.k.a water moccasin, a.k.a viper, right outside the door of your...
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Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast hits, kills pedestrian on US Hwy 19

Shortly after 9 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, 2019, Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast was involved in a vehicle crash in Hernando County. Sheriff Prendergast was...

FHP will be out in full force this week

Beginning today through August 22, 2019, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) joins its southeastern law enforcement partners to participate in the Operation Safe DRIVE...

This story is nuts: Florida man drops the ball during failed castration

Florida -- On Sunday, August 18, just before midnight, a deputy responded to a home on Orday Road in Sebring after a 911 hang-up. The...
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Online gamer arrested after making threats to shoot up school

A 15-year-old student from Seabreeze High School in Daytona Beach, Florida was arrested after posting a comment on the video game chat platform, Discord. The...
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Fans not happy about Disney’s list of rules for College GameDay football pregame show

Orlando, Florida - ESPN's College GameDay football pregame show will be taped live at Disney's Magic Kingdom for the University of Miami vs. University...
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Not student who made threats: mother started rumor on Facebook about school threats, CCSO...

A mother, over Facebook, started a rumor that a student had not been suspended from school after making threats. The mom claimed that a student...
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Daytona man wanted to set record for mass shooting, shoot into crowd

Daytona Beach, Florida -- A Daytona Beach man has been charged with making threats to commit a mass shooting after the Volusia County Sheriff’s...

FWC long-term investigation, fish and wildlife being sold on black market

A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigation led to the arrests on Friday, Aug. 9, of three suspects in Levy and Pinellas...
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Cat declawing could be banned in Florida

Florida -- Democratic Senator Lauren Book has introduced a bill that would ban the declawing cats in Florida, unless medically necessary. Like New York, if...