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  1. Tourism bureau to study hotel occupancy, how to attract arts visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Highlands Today

    ... are being rented, room rates have gone up, and Tax Collector Eric Zwayer is doing a better job than the State of Florida of collecting the local tourism tax. "We can go back many years and can see how we trended," Zwayer said. "It will definitely ...

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  2. Community colleges are big component of educational systemRead the original story

    10 min ago | KeysNews.com

    What do Chuck Young, who served with distinction as chancellor of UCLA and president of the University of Florida, and movie star Tom Hanks have in common besides having been born in California and becoming hugely successful in their careers? It turns out both got big helping hands in their lives by going to community colleges, and then transferring on to universities. For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at .

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  3. Plan to ban instant horse racing in Idaho heads to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Miami Herald

    ... email newsletters and submit again. Political Currents (Monday - Friday) Keep up with the latest in politics - in Florida, the nation, Latin America and the Caribbean. Family Fare (Wednesdays) Have a family? Then this is your source for family ...

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  4. A's: Billy Beane introduces Oakland players to former teammate Billy...Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... (LGBT) community. This is his first spring training on the job, and he's going to visit teams in both Arizona and Florida. But ... "I'm only visiting teams that have asked me to," Bean said, noting that most of the clubs have. He was introducing ...

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  5. Kratom latest herb on warning listRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... actually produces a little bit of euphoria, and some opiate like effects," says Dr. Alfred Aleguas, director of the Florida Poison Information Center in Tampa. Aleguas is very familiar with Kratom, but its danger was flying under the radar until 10 ...

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  6. You Could See Fall Out Boy in West Palm BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Z100

    Z100 has your chance to hang with Elvis Duran and the Z100 Morning Show in sunny West Palm Beach, Florida as Fall Out Boy headlines SunFest, Florida's biggest party along the water. To win, listen all weekend long for the cue to call.

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  7. New Jersey suit over Florida pizza shop logo tossedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

    The New Jersey Turnpike Authority's lawsuit against a Florida pizza shop for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs has been tossed. Federal Judge William Martini granted the Jersey Boardwalk Pizza shop's request to dismiss the suit Thursday, saying that the shop doesn't have enough contact with the state for New Jersey to bring the lawsuit here.

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  8. Family believes missing woman headed to JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTLV

    A Florida woman hopeful that she could be reunited with her sister who went missing 21 years ago. Now, there are new clues that reveal her sister could be heading toward Jacksonville.

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  9. Gov. Scott Walker immigration position under fresh scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKOW-TV

    ... thway to citizenship and legal status matters little to many conservatives. It's largely the same position as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who has been widely criticized for supporting "amnesty."

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  10. Florida Sheriff: 12-Year-Old Boy Kills Brother And Self During ArgumentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    ... said. The family lived in the mobile home park off a dirt road in Hudson, which is about 30 miles north of Tampa on Florida's Gulf coast. The shootings happened about 2 miles from the location of another family slaying. In August, three members of a ...

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  11. March 27, 2015 Legal Notices V.2Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LAKE COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No:35-2013-CA-002299-XXXX-XX Division: Civil Division FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF M. ARNELL BROWN, ... (more)

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  12. Are you Safer Beyond the Gate? Advise after Gated Home InvasionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... wants to get in the community-example is last year's home invasions-they're gonna do it." Knott says Southwest Florida has what he calls "professional" criminals. Ones we have seen at work in the Collier home invasions and the latest home invasion ...

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  13. Cape Police break out body cameras for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    ... photographer snapped a picture of two children scampering on top of the Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington. Six Florida metro areas were among the 20 fastest-growing, according to the US Census Bureau: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, ...

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  14. Sharapova Stunned By Gavrilova In Miami, Venus Wins; Serena, Sloane v Keys FridayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Tennis Articles

    ... Venus Williams and Agnieszka advanced. "I definitely feel like I'm in my own backyard," said Venus. "I love South Florida. I've been here over 20 years, and I'm not going anywhere else!" Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki was also a winner along with ...

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  15. Investigation leads to seizure of about 90 large dogs from Westside Jacksonville propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... in Jacksonville, FL where they are in the process of seizing approximately 90 dogs being kept on the property. (The Florida Times-Union, Bob Mack) Photos by Bob.Mack@jacksonville.com Several dogs are prepped to be taken into custody Thursday at a ...

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  16. Bayfront ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

    Adam Foster is a South Florida-based DJ and producer, founder of twilightnotes.com, and entertainment director for the Restaurant People.

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  17. Ariana Grande and Rixton pop into OrlandoRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Ariana Grande's Honeymoon Tour stopped in Orlando Thursday bringing British group, Rixton along to open for her at Amway Center . Grande tweeted this show was her first in her home state of Florida.

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  18. River Oaks fundraiser for former Florida Gov. Jeb BushRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    A big fundraising event took place in River Oaks Thursday to help former Florida Gov. and possible presidential candidate Jeb Bush .

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  19. Arkansas governor says there's no room for more tax cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... email newsletters and submit again. Political Currents (Monday - Friday) Keep up with the latest in politics - in Florida, the nation, Latin America and the Caribbean. Family Fare (Wednesdays) Have a family? Then this is your source for family ...

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  20. Woman rescued, pets die in St. Pete fireRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Woman rescued, pets die in St. Pete fire A woman was rescued by a dog and two cats died in a townhouse fire on Thursday. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1Cfi5ge St. Petersburg, Florida -- A woman was rescued by a dog and two cats died in a townhouse fire on Thursday.

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