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    But First…Let Me Take A Selfie

    // Palm Harbor, Florida -- Brian Genest, 17, was visiting Chestnut Park with his mom, Paula Genest, in Palm Harbor, Florida...
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    Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Deadline

    // Tallahassee, Florida – The Agency for Health Care Administration continues to roll out the Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) program,...
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    WANTED And Extremely Dangerous

    // Polk County, Florida -- The Polk County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating 30-year-old Travis "Pinky" Barrientos,...

    WARNING: Raw Sewage Spill

      Tallahassee, Florida - The Florida Department of Health on Saturday issued an advisory to residents in counties surrounding the Withlacoochee and the downstream Suwannee...
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    Florida Weather Alert For April 18, 2014

      The U.S. National Weather Service has issued a storm warning as well as a flood watch for North Central Florida beginning Friday April 18,...
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    To the Editor: Should state colleges and universities be required to give taxpayer-funded in-state...

      Florida -- Following the Easter and Passover break, the Senate and House will be back in Tallahassee Monday for the final two weeks of...
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    Abortion Bill Passes Second Senate Committee

      Tallahassee, Florida – Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Senator Tom Lee (R- Brandon), passed Senate Bill 918, which advances Florida’s protection of...
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    Homeless guy murdered mom

      Crystal River, Florida -- On April 5, 2014, shortly after 3 p.m., Citrus County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an area behind Farmer’s Furniture in...
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    Increased Punishment For Sex Offenders In Florida Signed Into Law

      Tallahassee, Florida -- On April 1, 2014, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bills 522, 524, 526 and 528, which substantially strengthen protections against...
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    Suspicious Death Of Veterans Now Under Investigation

      Tallahassee, Florida -- In light of recent reports of injuries and deaths to veterans at federal Veterans Affairs hospitals, earlier this week Governor Rick...
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    Road Rage Karma Captured On Video

      Tampa, Florida – A woman whom was driving and minding her own business was being tailgated by another driver on State Road 41 in...
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    Childs Death Being Blamed On Court Decision

      Sanford, Florida -- Disturbing video of a murderer regaining custody of her children has now been released. The video of the hearing was recorded on...
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    26 Men Arrested In Sex Sting Involving Minors

        Seminole County -- On March 24, 2014 the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office announced the results of Operation SafeNet, a multi-agency, undercover operation targeting...

    Sheriff outraged: illegal immigrant drug dealers on food stamps

      Polk County, Florida -- This investigation directly impacts Central Florida as a whole. A drug bust in Polk County that public assistance officials should...
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    Prescribed Burn Alert

      Levy County, Florida -- The Florida Highway Patrol will be monitoring the area of SR 24 in the community of Rosewood today, March 20,...

    Raw Sewage Mixed With Storm Water Warning

      Tallahassee, Florida -- The Florida Department of Health today issued an advisory to residents in counties surrounding the Withlacoochee river. The City of Valdosta has...
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    Power Failure Leads To Grow House

      Deltona, Florida -- When the lights went out in Deltona on Sunday, an illegal marijuana growing operation was revealed. A transformer fuse on a utility...
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    To the Editor: Corruption in the city hf High Springs

      PBA Responds to City of High Springs Termination of Police Chief Steve Holley: This morning, in an email to the attorneys representing High Springs Police...
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    Vehicle Registration Reduction Bill Approved

      Tallahassee, Florida –On March 13, 2014, the Senate Committee on Appropriations, chaired by Senator Joe Negron (R-Stuart), unanimously approved Senate Bill 156, Motor Vehicle...
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    Low grade marijuana Bill passed

      Tallahassee, Florida–The Florida Senate Committee on Health Policy, chaired by Senator Aaron Bean (R-Fernandina Beach), On March 12, 2013, passed Senate Bill 1030, allowing...