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  1. UNF Student Honored for Service at Summer CommencementRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Capital Soup

    The University of North Florida will honor one student with an outstanding record of volunteerism when it hands out nearly 780 degrees Friday, Aug. 1, during summer commencement at the UNF Arena, Building 34, on campus.

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  2. Cape Coral Dad Wins $500,000 in Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off GameRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that James Walker Jr., 55, of Cape Coral, claimed a $500,000 prize in the GOLD RUSH TRIPLER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.

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  3. Republican Party of Florida Releases New TV Ad "Jobs"Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Capital Soup

    Today, the Republican Party of Florida released a new TV ad, "Jobs." The ad features Floridians sharing their views on Rick Scott's commitment to job creation versus Charlie Crist's record of economic failure.

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  4. Florida Polytechnic Approves New Scholarship Model for 2015-2016 Academic YearRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Capital Soup

    Florida Polytechnic University students beginning classes next year can once again count on financial support from the institution.

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  5. FL voters face deadline to register for primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... will select nominees for a number of offices on Aug. 26. At the top of the ticket will be the contest for governor. Florida has closed primaries, so only voters registered with one of the major parties can participate.

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  6. Idea for 3rd bridge over Washington/Oregon Columbia River revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Trucker

    ... completed in five years. That timeline takes into account permitting and the design-build phase, said Linda Figg of Florida-based FIGG Engineering Group. Madore has also been an opponent of revamping the Interstate 5 river crossing, a two-state plan ...

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  7. Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the partyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Historic City News

    ... The mother of Historic City News editor, Michael Gold, was a typing teacher and instructor of blind students at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind in St Augustine for over twenty years. She taught students to use a typing device known as a ...

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  8. Ex-Florida WR Commit Tristan Payton Closer to a USC CommitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Reign of Troy

    ... Jones Field. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Once again, the Trojans are zoning in on the state of Florida when it comes to football recruiting. Head coach Steve Sarkisian and receivers coach Tee Martin are leading the charge for former ...

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  9. Five things for Monday, July 28Read the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Happy Monday. It's going to be hot today and this week. Temperatures in Central Florida will soar up to the 100-105 degree range today.

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  10. Father killed, daughter injured by plane landing on a beachRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... not clear if the plane hit the two or if other objects thrown by the crash caused the injuries. Police near Venice Florida's Caspersen Beach say a woman who watched the scene was also taken to a hospital with chest pains. The Tampa Tribune reports ...

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  11. Megabus offering Orlando to Fort Lauderdale routeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... express route starting Aug. 7 with one-way fares as low as $1. Megabus also runs between Orlando and five other Florida cities: Gainesville, Jacksonville, Miami, Tallahassee and Tampa, with connections to destinations in Georgia, Alabama and ...

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  12. Charlie Crist Applauds Ruling Striking Down Florida's Gay Marriage BanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | On Top Magazine

    Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has applauded a judge's ruling striking down the state's ban on gay marriage.

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  13. Poll: Floridians' support for medical marijuana crosses age, party boundariesRead the original story

    39 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The poll found that 88 percent of Florida voters approve of medical marijuana, including 83 percent of voters age 65 and older and 95 percent of those between 18 and 29. The support also crosses party lines, the poll by Quinnipiac University found.

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  14. Cape Coral dad wins $500,000 in scratch-off gameRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The Florida Lottery announces that James Walker Jr., 55, of Cape Coral, claimed a $500,000 prize in the GOLD RUSH TRIPLER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.

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  15. South Florida Food and Drink Events: Beer Dinner, Savor PGA, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Broward-Palm Beach

    Weekdays are the worst, unless you live in South Florida, where we refuse to let a moment go by without cramming it full of entertainment.

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  16. Back-to-school sales-tax holiday gets closerRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... an average increase of at least 30 percent in store traffic over the weekend because of the tax holiday, says the Florida Retail Federation. In all, Florida residents are expected to save at least $40 million over the three-day holiday, which was ...

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  17. Pinellas tourism chief leaving for Kissimmee tourism agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... in the position and helped the Pinellas tourism industry rebound from the recession and establish itself as one of Florida's strongest tourism counties. The most recent record was set in 2013, when the county had 5,579,900 overnight visitors. That ...

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  18. West Palm Beach commissioners to get update today on charter schoolRead the original story

    49 min ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... across from commission chambers on the first floor of City Hall, 401 Clematis St. Eliot Kleinberg, born in South Florida, has spent more than three decades in both broadcast and print news, including a quarter-century at The Palm Beach Post in West ...

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  19. Should manatees come off of the endangered list?Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... FPL power plant there. / Palm Beach Post The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has just announced plans to review the Florida manatee's place on the endangered species list, indicating it may downgrade the sea cow's status to "threatened" - despite the ...

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  20. Waters around Florida like invigorating, warm bath to hurricanesRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... update on their prediction of a below-average season. Watch this blog for an update. Eliot Kleinberg, born in South Florida, has spent more than three decades in both broadcast and print news, including a quarter-century at The Palm Beach Post in ...

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