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  1. Grand Slam Sports Opens 11th Season with Memorial Day TourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

    The boys of summer are back at Frank Brown Park as Grand Slam Sports Tournaments opened their 11th season with their Memorial Day Beach Blast. 50 teams featuring players as young eight to as old as 14 from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee have gathered to battle on Bay County's ball fields.

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  2. Trump: Jeb Bush - NotEven a Smart Person'Read the original story

    4 min ago | Lucianne.com

    This week in an interview with ABC News political director Rick Klein, real estate mogul Donald Trump attacked the field of Republican presidential candidates with his harshest criticism reserved for the former Gov. Jeb Bush . Trump said of Jeb Bush, "He is stumbling.

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  3. Naked man rescued after getting stuck on raised drawbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    A naked man sitting on top of a drawbridge in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was rescued on Friday. Fort Lauderdale police and rescuers were called to the railroad drawbridge at about 8:30am.

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  4. America's Veterans To Be Honored At 'A Salute to Veterans' Event...Read the original story

    27 min ago | PRWeb

    ... Brothers Osborne are known for their single, "Rum". Gordon & Doner, P.A. is a sponsor of "A Salute to Veterans". The Florida law firm's practice areas include Veterans Benefits, with a team of attorneys to assist service men and women in obtaining ...

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  5. Community Foundation of Collier County Awards $247,190 in Scholarships for 2015Read the original story

    28 min ago | PRWeb

    The Community Foundation of Collier County is pleased to announce it has awarded approximately 55 new and renewable scholarships, totaling more than $247,000, to students enrolled in accredited high school, trade school, community college and university programs for the 2015-2016 academic year. The majority of the scholarships are designed for students who currently attend schools in Florida's Collier and Lee Counties.

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  6. Celebrity sharks spur social media followingRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... scientist Greg Skomal. Front and center in the spotlight are the five sharks, four from the Cape and one tagged off Florida, that researchers onboard the vessel OCEARCH equipped with devices that broadcast their location when they surface. These ...

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  7. My Turn: Early childhood education helps communities prosperRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Concord Monitor

    ... Network, which advocates for expanding early childhood education here in New Hampshire and across the nation. Former Florida governor Jeb Bush just did the latest taping, on Thursday in Manchester, and I told him what I have told the other ...

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  8. Cavs' Irving tests knee with brace, questionable for Game 3Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Times Observer

    ... Irving aggravated tendinitis during Game 1, and after visiting renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews on Friday in Florida, the Cavs rested one of their stars. Cavs coach David Blatt said Irving's status for Sunday will be a medical decision and won't ...

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  9. Rotary International to Charter New Club for Central Florida Chinese CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 24-7 Press Release

    Rotary International President Gary C.K. Huang, Taiwan Republic of China, will be pinning the charter members of the Rotary Club of Orlando Dragons on June 11, 2015. Rotary District 6980 Governor Jo Weber will assist Huang in inducting the members of the Chinese speaking club into the five county central Florida district.

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  10. Florida Grand Opera Announces Casting for 2015-16 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 24-7 Press Release

    MIAMI, FL, May 24, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Florida Grand Opera with its new artistic vision, is proud to announce casting for the four productions of its 2015-16 Season, which include Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville , Vincenzo Bellini's Norma, Mieczysaw Weinberg's The Passenger , and Gaetano Donizetti's Don Pasquale. "If there was ever a season to look forward to, this would be it! This season speaks to the diversity of our community while bringing some of the most spectacular productions to South Florida" says Susan T. Danis, General Director and CEO of Florida Grand Opera.

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  11. Bottom LineRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KeysNews.com

    ... abartender who was recognized for heroutstanding performance and dedication to her work. First State Bank of the Florida Keys recently congratulated Lori Menendez, assistant vice president and marketing manager, for 15 years with the bank. Menendez ...

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  12. Silver liningRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KeysNews.com

    ... a few makeovers to become its current configuration of two bedrooms and two bathrooms, with a loft and a 1996 Florida room addition at the back. This addition changed the front entrance to a side entrance that works nicely for Warmouth as his ...

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  13. Editorial: Sunshine stateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Why is it that our state government, convening daily in that great Athens of America to our east, operates under some of the most restrictive and least transparent public records laws in America? Aren't we the birthplace of town meeting government, that ultimate exercise in democracy and in pouring over everyone's town business? And why is it that the state known for those unsophisticated “Florida man ….” tweets and trivia games has what's considered the most open and transparent sunshine laws in America? Only four states in America earned an “F” on a legislative report card issued in 2013 by the nonprofit Sunlight Foundation – We live in one of them.

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  14. Editorial: The Record prints retraction - sort ofRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Historic City News

    ... north of his new district - in a county he does not represent. Old habits?" The "forum" they are referring to is the Florida Times-Union; a real newspaper with relevant content of wide circulation in northeast Florida and southeast Georgia, also ...

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  15. Above par: Golf participation in the north country holds steady amid nationwide declineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    ... golfers are back on area courses, swinging clubs, sinking putts and savoring the outdoors. “If I lived in Florida or a place like that, there would be a lot of days where I probably wouldn't feel like playing because I could play any other ...

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  16. Fiesta Days parade, carnival brings out funRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... of Fairfield came out to walk in the parade and have a booth to raise a little cash for their trip to Kissimmee, Florida, for the USSSA World Series. "You have to win a tournament to be invited to attend, and we did back in April," said Chad Sayre, ...

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  17. Boater's distress signal leads to more distressRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheBostonChannel.com

    A boater fired a flare gun in the wrong direction on Lake Orienta, in Florida, sparking a blaze that destroyed his boat, according to firefighters. WE'RE HEADING TO THE SCENE RIGHT NOW AND WILL BRING THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AS SOON AS WE GET THEM.

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  18. Battle Stirs Over Confederate FlagRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Confederate flags, like these in an Atlanta, Ga., cemetery, are the subject of renewed controversy with a Florida artist's plan to burn and bury Confederate flags in 13 mostly Southern states on Memorial Day. A conceptual-art project that includes plans to burn and bury Confederate flags in 13 mostly Southern states on Memorial Day has drawn the ire of groups such as the Sons of Confederate Veterans that consider the events disrespectful and divisive.

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  19. Tropicana Speech contest recognizes outstanding youth speakersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Highlands Today

    ... said Brian Myers, interim assistant dean for 4‐H youth development programs at the University of Florida's IFAS. “Whether or not they win, writing and delivering a speech helps youth learn valuable life skills that will benefit them ...

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  20. Sebring businessman meets with Congressman RooneyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Highlands Today

    - David Leidel, EA, a Sebring businessman, met with Florida Congressman Tom Rooney and staff member Jessica Moore on May 13 to discuss important issues affecting taxpayers as part of the annual National Association of Enrolled Agents' “Fly-in ...

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