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The biological mother of the teen kidnapped from her hospital room in Florida 18 years ago took to social media to thank friends and share her struggles after learning that her daughter still wants her accused kidnapper in her…
01.19 / 19:10
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On Friday, Donald J. Trump will become president of the United States. He will take the oath of office at noon on the Eastern Front of the Capitol with some 900,000 people expected to be in…
01.19 / 19:10
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Florida Rep. Randy Fine filed bill to require inspection of septic tanks as part of home and other real estate…
01.19 / 19:01
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A Florida man serving a 40-year sentence for beating a homeless man to death with a baseball bat will get a new…
01.19 / 18:59
wtxl.com
Florida A&M University students and faculty along with staff from historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) around the state, discuss ways to strengthen the relationship between the community and law…
01.19 / 18:58
wtxl.com
HENDRY COUNTY, FL. -- The 2017 Severe Weather Awareness Week will be held January 23 - 27, 2017. The goal of Severe Weather Awareness Week is to promote preparedness by all Floridians for all types of hazards. On Wednesday January 25th, 2017 around 10:10 am, Hendry County Emergency Management will participate in the largest community Tornado Drill in the State of Florida.This mass tornado drill event was originally started and hosted by Seminole County Emergency Management. This is the…
01.19 / 18:41
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Thursday on First Coast Connect, we spoke with local residents Judy Sheklin and Lori Shad who will be attending Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington. As part of NPR’s “A Nation Engaged” collaboration with local stations we asked listeners what they want the new president to know about themselves and their community as he takes office. We also spoke with Read 66 spokesman Chris Boivin and Jacksonville Public Library regional manager Keli Mathis about their initiative to get more people to …
01.19 / 18:40
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Story Submitted In Nov., North Florida Community College announced plans to select a new name for the College after receiving approval from the State Board of Education to begin offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the college’s first baccalaureate level program. On Tuesday at the NFCC District Board of Trustees’ regular scheduled meeting, the…
01.19 / 18:34
greenepublishing.com
Pinellas deputies are investigating a crash on 113th Street North, directly in front of the United States Postal Service…
01.19 / 18:33
classichitsandoldies.com
1809 Edgar Allan Poe is born   On this day in 1809, poet, author and literary critic Edgar Allan Poe is born in Boston,…
01.19 / 18:28
dailyridge.com
Polk County Public Schools Announces 2017 Teacher of the Year, School-Related Employee of the Year Lois Horn-Diaz, a gifted teacher at R. Bruce Wagner…
01.19 / 18:27
dailyridge.com
It probably hasn't set in yet for Fredrika, Zoo Miami's lone gorilla, that her friend and sometimes nemesis is…
01.19 / 18:21
miami.cbslocal.com
More than seven decades later, some of World War II's mechanized fighters are still flying high — and due for a stop in Pompano Beach and Boca Raton. A B-17 Flying Fortresses, a B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell "Tondelayo" bombers and a P-51 Mustang are part of the Wings of Freedom Tour due to l…
01.19 / 18:10
sun-sentinel.com
Miami's newest music festival, Kaya Fest, has already made headlines by reuniting the Marley brothers onstage for the first time in more than two decades. Now organizers have announced special appearances by Lauryn Hill, who packed the Fillmore Miami Beach last month, as well as her former Fugees bandmate Wyclef…
01.19 / 18:09
blogs.miaminewtimes.com
The Lakers have 13 players with international roots, with a total of eight different countries and territories…
01.19 / 18:07
wotimes.com
Felony and DUI arrests in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties: Friday, Jan. 20,…
01.19 / 17:58
pnj.com
Whether you’ve found the home you want to grow old in or you’re planning for an elderly relative to move in with your family, the design choices you make now should be made with an eye to the future. You’ll want to consider adding those independent-living accessories now that will make life easier and safer [R…
01.19 / 17:50
bocaratontribune.com
Our sunrise seems to be stuck at 7:16 a.m. and will not be even a minute earlier until the 20th of…
01.19 / 17:47
www.floridatoday.com
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Southwest Florida residents can shop for deals while helping a good cause at the Builders Care Garage S…
01.19 / 17:33
winknews.com
TAMPADoctors will evaluate the mental competency of a man accused of killing Pinky the flamingo last summer at Busch Gardens, a public defender said Wednesday in Hillsborough Circuit Court.Joseph Corrao's attorney, Assistant Public Defender Jessica Russ, filed a competency motion a day…
01.19 / 17:23
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