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  1. Expert: 'Perfect storm' caused Fla. judge scuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

    A hallway scuffle between a Brevard County judge and a public defender in June was likely brought on by a "perfect storm" of welled-up emotion and fatigue , a psychologist told a six-member panel deliberating the jurist's professional fate. The ethics hearing ended just after noon Tuesday, bringing to close a case that touched on courtroom demeanor along with a candid view on the interaction between judges, attorneys and defendants.

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  2. Confederate flag display allowed at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    Brevard County commissioners have decided a Confederate flag can still be displayed at a Cocoa library. Dan Billow reports. 7 comments

  3. A Day of Fun with Big Trucks and Big Pups on the RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... trucks up-close and talk with the truck owners about their customizations. The SPCA of Brevard and the Brevard County Sheriff's Department Animal Services will have dogs available to meet and adopt on location as well. All adoption fees for the day ...

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  4. Hearing starts for judge accused of hitting attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    A panel that disciplines Florida judges is hearing the case of a Brevard County judge accused of punching an assistant public defender during an altercation. A special counsel for the commission told the panel that Murphy hit Weinstock twice in the face just outside the courtroom a short time later.

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  5. Judge in courtroom dispute under scrutiny in BrevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

    A panel that disciplines Florida judges is hearing the case of a Brevard County judge accused of punching an assistant public defender during an altercation. Deputies say Richard Keefer, 35, attacked a Volusia County Fire Services battalion chief while high on bath salts and methadone.

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  6. NAACP opposes Confederate display at Brevard libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Click Orlando

    A complaint about an annual Confederate-focused Civil War display at Brevard County's main library in Cocoa has triggered a review of county policy on such displays. The Central Brevard County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People filed a citizens' request to the Brevard County Commission, in which the NAACP indicates opposition to the annual display by a unit of the Confederate Sons Association of Florida.

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  7. Judge in scuffle 'fights' for seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News 4 Jax

    A Brevard County judge who last June engaged a public defender in a fistfight, used profanity and then proceeded to handle seven cases even though the public defender did not return to court, finds himself on the other side of the bench Monday. Judge John Murphy apologized for his actions and said he took full responsibility for his behavior, but he also wants everyone to know how rude and disrespectful the public defender was, Florida Today reported.

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  8. HFF closes $7.1M sale of hotel near Kennedy Space CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    ... 95 and State Road 50 in south Titusville at 4760 Helen Hauser Blvd. "We have seen a strong rebound in Brevard County's lodging market led by the fastest-growing cruise port at Port Canaveral, privatization of the spaceport around Kennedy Space ...

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  9. Two Brevard County beaches make USA Today listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    Two Brevard County beaches earned kudos from USA Today readers, with one ranking among the best Florida beaches and the other ranking high as a popular spring break destination.

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  10. Fire Rescue: Two children injured in I-95 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Click Orlando

    All lanes of I-95 Southbound were shutdown Sunday afternoon due to a crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. There were two pediatric trauma alerts and medical helicopter was requested along with three ambulances, Brevard County Fire Rescue said.

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  11. Slightly warmer todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | WESH-TV

    ... BECAUSE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK, MID TO EVEN UPPER 80s. THAT'S NOT THE FORECAST FOR TODAY. A LIVE LOOK OUTSIDE IN BREVARD COUNTY. AND, HEY, IT'S NOT LOOKING BAD. IT'S DARK AND EARLY AND CAN'T SEE WHAT'S GOING ON. WE'RE KEEPING AN EYE OUT FOR THE ...

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  12. Woman, Toddler Killed in Fla. FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | FireHouse.com

    March 28--PALM BAY -- A woman and her 2-year-old daughter were found dead after a house fire this morning in Brevard County, authorities said. A garbage collector called 911 shortly before 9 a.m. to report smoke at a home on Fox Glove Avenue, according to Palm Bay Fire-Rescue spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez.

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  13. Marlene MuirheadRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | Florida Today

    ... was born in Canada, Nova Scotia in the town of Sheet Harbor on September 5, 1932. Marlene was a resident of Brevard County since 1977. In her youth, she sang on the radio and appeared with showcase big bands. Marlene was married to the late Col. ...

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  14. Mother, toddler killed in fire ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Click Orlando

    ... STARTED, WE'LL LET YOU KNOW A woman and her 2-year-old daughter were killed Friday morning in a house fire in Brevard County, according to officials. The fire broke out at a home in the 2800 block of Southwest Foxglove Avenue in Palm Bay. Officials ...

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  15. Mother, 2-year-old daughter killed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WESH-TV

    ... Meredith (@MichelleWESH) reports. ARRIVE THIS WEEKEND AND POSSIBLY EVEN A FEW 30S. BACK TO YOU. TONIGHT A BREVARD COUNTY COMMUNITY MOURNING THE DEATH OF A MOTHER AND HER TWO-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER BOTH KILLED IN A FIRE IN PALM BAY. INVESTIGATORS TRYING ...

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  16. '48 Hours' brings in tips in cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Click Orlando

    ... has been some new information received that was not provided previously," said Major Tod Goodyear with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office. "We are very appreciative of the response from the viewers and hopeful that this cooperative effort may lead ...

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  17. Space age relic finds new home at Florida museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | USA Today

    Space age relic finds new home at Florida museum The domed roof once housed an Air Force telescopic tracking station. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1bDLYOJ In this 2010 photo, Bob Nolan steps out of the Air Force tracking station dome when it was located behind Brevard County Fire Rescue Station 64 near Melbourne Beach.

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  18. Two Alpizar Law Attorneys Selected As Nation's Top One PercentRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | PR Log

    ... principal office is in Palm Bay, Florida - 1528 Palm Bay Rd., NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905. The attorneys serve Brevard County and all of Central Florida including Melbourne, Palm Bay, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Sebastian, Vero Beach and the greater Orlando ...

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  19. Photos: Monster Gator Returns, Chomps on Giant TurtleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Patch.com

    ... "much larger." The record in Florida is 14 feet, 3 A1 2 inches. That male was found in Lake Washington in Brevard County. Back in October, a 765-pound, 13-foot creature named "Lumpy" was bagged in North Florida. As for Goliath's future on the ...

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  20. Ticked off! @neighbors, FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | OrlandoSentinel.com

    For years my paycheck has been mailed in Orange County on Tuesday, and arrived in Brevard County on Wednesday. This year, it mostly shows up on Friday! I'm ticked off it takes three days to go to the adjacent county.

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