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Mars Research Crew Emerges After 8 Months Of Isolation

HONOLULU (AP) — Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged...

Going On In Florida Today: Dad Overdoes During ‘One Last Drug...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a Florida woman invited the father of her 4-year-old daughter to join her for “one last drug binge” before she entered a rehab program.
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Turtles In Indian River Lagoon Suffering From Tumors

SEBASTIAN, Fla. (AP) — Half the endangered green sea turtles in the Indian River Lagoon suffer from life-threatening tumors, caused by a herpes virus that doesn’t infect us, but that we make worse for turtles.
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Florida Delivery Man Hit By Police Car, Then Arrested

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami sandwich shop bicycle delivery man was struck by an unmarked police car — and then jailed for 12 hours.

Man Charged With Threatening To Blow Up Elementary School

CHIPLEY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been charged with threatening to blow up an elementary school.

Fewer Carrying Flood Insurance In Florida Despite Risk

PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — Amanda Spartz nearly did not renew her home’s flood insurance policy after her first year in Florida. Two hurricanes came close to the Fort Lauderdale suburbs last year, but they didn’t hit and her home isn’t in a high-risk flood zone. She figured she could put the $450 annual premium, due next week, to another use.
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Tragedy Averted In St. Petersburg Plane Crash

Tragedy was averted Friday morning when a small plane crashed at Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg.
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Report: Snooty The Manatee Died Of “Miscommunication”

An outside investigation into the death of Snooty the manatee at the South Florida Museum made shocking findings about how lax employees were about the sea cow’s well-being.
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Unconscious Mom Found With Child In Car, Suspected Overdose

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A 4-year-old crying in an unlocked van with her mother unconscious from a suspected overdose had been found by a passerby in Florida.

Court: No Charge For Deputy Who Shot Man Carrying Air Rifle

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge was correct to dismiss a manslaughter charge against a deputy based on Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law after he fatally shot a black man carrying a realistic-looking air rifle, an appeals court ruled Wednesday in a case headed for state Supreme Court review.
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