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    Temporarily suspension, nursing home and Intermediate Care Facility assessment payments

    Tallahassee -- In order to address the financial burden caused by COVID-19, the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has issued Emergency Order AHCA...
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    Boy attempted to hire friend to kill entire family

    // Port St. Lucie, Florida -- A 14-year-old boy is accused of soliciting to have his family killed after the boy's...

    Actor vomits while filming Howl-O-Scream commercial

    Tampa - A paid actor apparently had a weak stomach while riding the SheiKra roller coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa. The actor, whose name was...

    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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    Spiny lobster regular recreational and commercial season

    FWC - Today, spiny lobster regular recreational and commercial season begins. The two-day sports season last week successfully wrapped up, and lobster lovers everywhere are...
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    Firefighter beat infant to death, x-rays showed previous injuries

    According to detectives, on May 20, 2019, Citrus County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call for service in reference to a two-month-old infant...
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    Dunnellon woman arrested, dealing, doing drugs with infant baby

    A Dunnellon woman who was released from state prison in 2017 after being sentenced to more than two years following drug charges in Marion...
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    Manhunt under way for person of interest in Crystal River shooting

    The Citrus County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help in locating 25-year-old David Jerome Lemon, Jr. Lemon is wanted for questioning in the February 20,...
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    Click It or Ticket campaign begins

    Tallahassee, Florida – Beginning May 14, Drivers will see increased enforcement on buckling up. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) will join multiple law enforcement...
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    Roger Aguilera Arrested Marijuana Bust On I-95 Reveals 30 Bricks

    St. Johns County -- The Florida Highway Patrol has stopped a large amount of marijuana from hitting the streets. On October 2, 2013, at approximately...

    Children were living in meth home surrounded by filth

    // Crystal River, Florida -- On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, members of the Citrus County Sheriff's Office Tactical Impact Unit, Levy/Citrus...
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    U.S. Postal Worker Alzet Parker Arrested

      Palm Beach County, Florida -- U.S. Postal Employee Alzet Parker, 51, of 1767 North Jog Road, Apt 106, West Palm Beach was arrested and...
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    FHP: Meth lab found inside truck

    // Volusia County - At  approximately 11:44 a.m., on April 12, 2016, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper  saw a 1996...
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    Officials: Many types of fireworks are illegal in Florida

    There will be dozens of firework shows across Florida for New Year's, and many residents will choose to light up the sky with their...
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    Wheel Breaks Free From Car; Kills One, Injures Another

      Williston, Florida -- According to Williston Police, a wheel broke free from a car and killed an man early this Monday morning, March 2,...

    Man angry over Sabal Trail pipeline, shot and killed

    A Sabal Trail pipeline protester is dead following a chase that began in Marion County and ended in Citrus County. Citrus County deputies are currently...
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    Grandfather Bruce Fleming Shot On Christmas Day

      Deltona, Florida -- The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after gunfire on Christmas morning in Deltona claimed the life of Bruce Fleming, 69....
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    Dr. arrested for soliciting a prostitute

    Wildwood, Florida - Sumter County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Squad conducted an "In-Call" Escort/Prostitution sting at the Sleep Inn Motel, located at 1224 South...
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    Anglers, be aware of snook harvest seasonal closures

    Florida - The recreational harvest season for snook closes December 15 in Atlantic state and federal waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. The season...
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    Bad news for parents whose children are enrolled in the Florida Healthy Kids program

    // Florida -- Insurance rates for children enrolled in the Florida Healthy Kids full pay insurance plan are going to almost...