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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...
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    Back-to-school tax-free holiday

    The 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This sales tax holiday begins...
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    Corrections officers arrested, additional arrests likely

    Clermont, Fla. --  In conjunction with a criminal investigation, the Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest...
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    Crystal River couple arrested after man was badly beaten, plot twist

    Crystal River -- On Saturday, deputies responded North Seagull Point in reference to a domestic battery. A man and woman were arrested after they attacked and...
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    Woman rushed to hospital after she slammed into semi-trailer

      On Thursday, July 18, at approximately 12:24 p.m., multiple units from Gainesville Fire Rescue were alerted to a vehicle accident with entrapment at 7035...
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    Corrections officers under investigation after video of inmate beating surfaces

    Lake County -- Inmates at the Lake Correctional Institution say they are in fear of their lives. Inmates say that a recent video, which was...

    Crumps Landing hit by second fire since 2004

    Homosassa -- It was a sad day for Citrus County as the main tiki hut at Crumps Landing, located at 11210 West Halls River...