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UF renaming record system known as ISIS

UF renaming record system known as ISISThe University of Florida is changing the name of its records management system known as "ISIS," a move being applauded by a student who is the cousin of a journalist killed by the terrorist organization of the same name.
  • Florida News
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
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Tampa senator blasts Scott over FDLE ouster

Tampa senator blasts Scott over FDLE ousterEvery year, The Associated Press hosts a meeting before legislative session starts. This year kicked off with a bang.
  • Florida News
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
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Fla. man acting out song fatally shoots friend

Fla. man acting out song fatally shoots friendA panicked Merritt Island man can be heard crying and pleading for help on a 9-1-1 call, telling a dispatcher that his 17-year-old friend took his gun and accidentally shot himself in the head.
  • Florida News
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
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Pilot, 90, survives Fernandina Beach plane crash

Pilot, 90, survives Fernandina Beach plane crashPilot, 90, survives Fernandina Beach plane crash
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
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Florida off-limits to oil and gas drilling — for now

Florida off-limits to oil and gas drilling — for nowFlorida off-limits to oil and gas drilling — for now
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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Florida Gov. Scott proposes nearly $77 billion budget

Florida Gov. Scott proposes nearly $77 billion budgetFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is calling for a nearly $77 billion state budget
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Looking for work? FWC hiring alligator trappers

Looking for work? FWC hiring alligator trappersLooking for work? FWC hiring alligator trappers
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  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
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Florida man stung by bees over 150 times

Florida man stung by bees over 150 timesFlorida man stung by bees over 150 times
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  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Local

Polls Open: Special Election 2015

Polls Open: Special Election 2015Polls Open: Special Election 2015
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Military

Governor comments on St. Augustine VA clinic issue

Governor comments on St. Augustine VA clinic issueIn 2011, St. Johns County sold the property which holds the Health and Human Services complex on US 1 to Lowe's Hardware. Lowe's agreed to give all of the offices -- including the VA Clinic -- plenty of time to move out.
  • Military
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Florida News

St. Pete lawmaker files medical marijuana bill

St. Pete lawmaker files medical marijuana billThere's a renewed push to allow you to be able to legally buy marijuana for medical purposes in Florida. Monday's push has been fast and furious, and could ultimately come down to politicians, a petition and your physician.
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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Florida News

Charge dropped against man once wrongfully convicted

Charge dropped against man once wrongfully convictedA man who spent 24 years in prison for crimes he didn't commit says he is also innocent in an attempted murder case that prosecutors dropped after the alleged victim was murdered.
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  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
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Great white shark hanging around off Florida coast

Great white shark hanging around off Florida coastKatharine the great white shark has been hanging around off the coast of Georgia and North Florida
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  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
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FREE CHIPOTLE BURRITO | Here's the catch

FREE CHIPOTLE BURRITO | Here's the catchSometimes free is free. More often, free comes with a catch. Monday's free burrito catch is tofu.
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  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
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Genetically modified mosquitoes spark fear in Florida

Genetically modified mosquitoes spark fear in FloridaMillions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys this spring if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two viral diseases.
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
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Trailer released for documentary about Jordan Davis

Trailer released for documentary about Jordan DavisThe documentary explains the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.
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  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
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Fla. woman bitten trying to feed pet bear

Fla. woman bitten trying to feed pet bearA woman was severely injured when she tried to pet a 400-pound Florida black bear in its enclosure at the Wildlife Haven Rehab facility on Christian Road on Friday afternoon.
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  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
Elections

Marco Rubio moves toward 2016 presidential bid

Marco Rubio moves toward 2016 presidential bidSen. Marco Rubio has begun taking concrete steps toward launching a presidential bid, asking his top advisors to prepare for a campaign, signing on a leading Republican fundraiser, and planning extensive travel to early-voting states in the coming weeks, ABC News has...
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WATCH: Same-sex couples get hitched in Duval County

WATCH: Same-sex couples get hitched in Duval CountyThousands of same-sex couples across the state of Florida applied for a marriage license Tuesday morning. Lisa Robbins reports.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Groups oppose same sex marriage in Florida

Groups oppose same sex marriage in FloridaAs support for same sex marriage in Florida grows, there are still some groups working against it. Garin Flowers reports.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Longtime couple excited to get hitched

Longtime couple excited to get hitchedFlorida becomes the 36th state to begin issuing gay marriage licenses Tuesday. For many couples, it marks a day they've waited their whole lives for. Anne Schindler reports.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Law firm to marry gay couples after courthouse stops ceremonies

Law firm to marry gay couples after courthouse stops ceremoniesStarting Monday, the courthouse will no longer be an option for couples who want to tie the knot, prompting some to make a last minute dash to the courthouse chapel while they still had the chance.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Economy

3 million Americans get a raise for New Year

3 million Americans get a raise for New YearOn New Year's Day, Florida's minimum wage will increase by 12 cents to $8.05 per hour, benefiting an estimated 364,000 low-wage workers in the state.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Local

Three killed, six hurt in U.S. 90 crash

Three killed, six hurt in U.S. 90 crashThree people are dead and six others are hurt after a two vehicle crash and fire in Baker County early Thursday morning. Jacob Longs reports.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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U.S.-Cuba relations news draws mixed Fla. reactions

U.S.-Cuba relations news draws mixed Fla. reactionsWhile protesters gathered in South Florida furious over the decision to ease relations between the U.S. and Cuba, a Jacksonville woman with close ties to Cuba says she's relived by the move.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Life

Proposed law strengthens social media privacy in the work place

Proposed law strengthens social media privacy in the work placeImagine your employer having actual passwords and full access to your private social media accounts.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Money

Florida leads in foreclosures: Jacksonville near tops in state

Florida leads in foreclosures: Jacksonville near tops in stateAs the year is wrapping up, Florida continues to lead the country in home foreclosure activity with Duval County one of the most active in the state in the number of court filings.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Search warrants unsealed in Medi M.D. investigation

Search warrants unsealed in Medi M.D. investigationUnsealed search warrants are giving you a glimpse of the investigation into two medical clinics owned by a St. Johns County Commissioner. Heather Crawford reports.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Push for police body cameras raises new issues

Push for police body cameras raises new issuesThe push for law enforcement officers to use body cameras when on duty, both nationally and across Florida, breaks new ground and also raises several new issues. Garin Flowers reports.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

Arkansas girl takes 500-mile cab ride

Arkansas girl takes 500-mile cab rideAnything could have happened, but an 11-year-old Arkansas girl is safe after taking a 500-mile taxi ride on her way to Jacksonville. Mike Lyons has the story.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Crime

Third church struck with KKK vandalism

Third church struck with KKK vandalismA rash of vandalism targeting primarily black churches is now coming under FBI investigation. Garin Flowers reports.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Professor loses job over bigoted Facebook remarks

Professor loses job over bigoted Facebook remarksBigoted remarks posted to Facebook have led a professor at FSU to resign. Garin Flowers reports.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Arlington

Police investigating officer-involved shooting in ArlingtonAn investigation is underway into an officer-involved incident in Arlington that sent a suspect and an officer to the hospital Wednesday morning.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Beach erosion alarms St. Johns County residents

Beach erosion alarms St. Johns County residentsA State of Emergency has been declared in St. Johns County, where high tides and strong gusts swept away pieces of desks and flooded roads Monday. Roger Weeder reports.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Crime

State missed chance to keep rapist, accused killer locked up

State missed chance to keep rapist, accused killer locked upSexual predator Donald Davidson sits in Clay County Jail, accused of murder and sexual assault. But First Coast News has learned there missed were chances to keep him locked up.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Satanic display approved for Florida Capitol

Satanic display approved for Florida CapitolIt's not your average Christmas time display. The state has approved the Satanic Temple to set up shop at the Florida Capitol this year. Garin Flowers has the story.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Possible tornado hits Florida Panhandle prison

Possible tornado hits Florida Panhandle prisonSeveral vehicles were damaged when a tornado touched down near the Calhoun Correctional Institute on Monday morning.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Holiday

Photos: Enjoy these fun Halloween pics

Photos: Enjoy these fun Halloween picsIt's a bird...It's plane...No way it's SUPERMAN
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  • 3 months ago
Crime

Polk County couple charged for running dog fighting ring

Polk County couple charged for running dog fighting ringPolk couple arrested for running dog fighting rings.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Life

Get a peek at the baby Pygmy Hippo at Lowry Park Zoo

Get a peek at the baby Pygmy Hippo at Lowry Park ZooGet a peek at the baby Pygmy Hippo at Lowry Park Zoo.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Photos: Various forms of medical marijuana

Photos: Various forms of medical marijuanaBERKELEY, CA - MARCH 25: One-ounce bags of medicinal marijuana are displayed at the Berkeley Patients Group March 25, 2010 in Berkeley, California. California Secretary of State Debra Bowen certified a ballot initiative late Wednesday to legalize the possession and...
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
NFL

Photos: Indianapolis Colts v Jacksonville Jaguars

Photos: Indianapolis Colts v Jacksonville JaguarsJACKSONVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 21: Greg Toler #28 of the Indianapolis Colts runs back an interception for a touchdown during the second half of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on September 21, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Rob...
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago