Fla. Mayor Orders Police To Remove Man Who Wouldn’t Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance

Fla. Mayor Orders Police To Remove Man Who Wouldn’t Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance

By Stephen Hudak, Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. -- Winter Garden Mayor John Rees ordered a man to leave the city commission meeting Thursday night because he refused to stand for ...

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Crocodile Sought In Attack Dies During Capture

Crocodile Sought In Attack Dies During Capture

By Monique O. Madan, The Miami Herald MIAMI -- Pancho -- a 12-foot, 300-pound American crocodile that has made its home in the backyard waters of the exclusive Gables by the Sea c ...

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Caregiver, Case Workers Accused In Autistic Girl’s Starvation Death

Caregiver, Case Workers Accused In Autistic Girl’s Starvation Death

By Rafael Olmeda, Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Tamiyah Audain weighed 115 pounds when she was placed in the care of her mother's cousin in Lauderhill in December 2012. Sh ...

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Efforts To Restore Florida’s Coral Reefs Get A High-Tech Boost

Efforts To Restore Florida’s Coral Reefs Get A High-Tech Boost

By Ken Kaye, Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- South Florida's coral reefs are about to get Google-mapped, sort of. Government scientists this month used new high-tech cameras ...

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Florida Supreme Court Agrees To Decide State’s Gay Marriage Ban

Florida Supreme Court Agrees To Decide State’s Gay Marriage Ban

By Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel In a ground-breaking move, the Florida Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to take on the issue of gay marriage. The justices announced that they wil ...

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Crocodile Attacks Swimmers In Coral Gables Canal

Crocodile Attacks Swimmers In Coral Gables Canal

By Monique O. Madan, The Miami Herald MIAMI -- Coral Gables, Fla., authorities on Monday were combing a canal for a crocodile that went on the attack over the weekend. They're als ...

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19 Migrants Come Ashore In Florida; 1 Dead, Another Sent To Hospital

19 Migrants Come Ashore In Florida; 1 Dead, Another Sent To Hospital

By Carli Teproff, The Miami Herald Nineteen people believed to be from Haiti were found on Hillsboro Beach, Fla., early Monday morning after the police department was alerted to t ...

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Ponzi ‘Feeder’ Admits $20 Million Role In Rothstein Fraud

Ponzi ‘Feeder’ Admits $20 Million Role In Rothstein Fraud

By Paula McMahon, Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A Broward County, Fla., man pleaded guilty to his role in Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme Tuesday in federal co ...

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GOP Turns Crist’s Republican Past Against Him

GOP Turns Crist’s Republican Past Against Him

To become the next governor of Florida, Charlie Crist needs to do everything he can to convince Democrats that he’s truly one of them, while reassuring Republicans that he’s still ...

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Charlie Crist Says He’s Not Worried Democratic Voters Might Spurn Him

Charlie Crist Says He’s Not Worried Democratic Voters Might Spurn Him

By Patricia Mazzei, The Miami Herald MIAMI -- Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida said Wednesday he is confident he can excite Democratic voters -- though some are ups ...

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