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[Video brought to you by our partners at AccuWeather] Marion County officials have issued a Mandatory evacuation for residents who live in modular and mobile homes. The latest models for Hurricane Irma have shifted the storm slightly left, taking it straight up the Florida Peninsula. AccuWeather meteorologists said that “the worst-case scenario is now possible […] The post Video: Hurricane Irma update, mandatory evacuation for some Marion County residents appeared first on…
09.19 / 23:50
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The Broward Medical Examiner's Office is investigating the death of a ninth nursing home resident who was evacuated from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills. Carlos Canal, 93, died in hospice care shortly after midnight Monday, Broward Medical Examine Dr. Craig Mallak said. He was…
09.19 / 23:50
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"Potentially catastrophic" Hurricane Maria heads toward Puerto Rico and the Virgin…
09.19 / 23:49
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The Dolphins acquire third-year linebacker Stephone Anthony - as announced in a Tuesday press…
09.19 / 23:46
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The Broward Medical Examiner's Office is investigating the death of a ninth nursing home resident who was evacuated from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills. Carlos Canal, 93, died in hospice care shortly after midnight Tuesday, Broward Medical Examine Dr. Craig Mallak said. He was…
09.19 / 23:46
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One of Florida’s largest condo developers wants to replace Boca’s Mizner Park Amphitheater with 300 to 400 luxury apartments or condos, restaurants and a parking garage. But in exchange, the Related Group is courting the city with an offer: The company would fund and build the city a 1,5…
09.19 / 23:46
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Elsie Louise Rice, 88, of Lehigh Acres, Florida passed away peacefully September 2, 2017.  She was born October 24, 1928, and preceded in death by her husband, Donald H. Rice, April 3, 1987.  They were active residents of Harvard, Illinois most of their lives.  She was the second youngest of nine children born to Edmund [...](Visited 39 times, 1 visits to…
09.19 / 23:35
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LARGO — They said they had no choice but to do it. They said they would rather reach a…
09.19 / 23:23
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SPRING HILL —A woman was arrested Monday on charges of animal cruelty after deputies said they found injured animals at her Spring Hill…
09.19 / 23:23
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WASHINGTON — The suddenly resurgent Republican effort to undo the Affordable Care Act was dealt a blow on Tuesday when a bipartisan group of governors came out against a proposal gaining steam in the…
09.19 / 23:23
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Hurricane Irma was the strongest storm to hit Florida in 12 years, and it impacted nearly the entire state -- from wind damage and storm surge, to evacuations, gas shortages and of course the loss of power for…
09.19 / 23:23
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Forty years ago, Alaska had a near monopoly on supplying the world with salmon. But then Norwegian fishermen began experimenting with salmon farming — raising fish in enclosed ocean pens. By the 1990s, international salmon farming had taken off, not just in Norway, but also in Canada, Scotland and Chile. As global supplies skyrocketed , Alaskan salmon prices plummeted. “In 1988, the price for Sockeye salmon in Alaska was well over $2 a pound. By about 2000, the price had fallen to 40 cents …
09.19 / 23:21
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09.19 / 23:21
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Donald Trump loves the military. He claims "our military will soon be the strongest it has ever been." And now he’s touting an idea for celebrating the US armed forces: a massive military parade in Washington, for the Fourth of July, perhaps as soon as next year. He was inspired by the Bastille Day parade he witnessed in Paris in July. “To a large extent because of what I witnessed [in Paris], we may do something like that on July Fourth in Washington down Pennsylvania Avenue,” Trump said o…
09.19 / 23:21
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It’s been more than a month since members of a Rohingya militant group attacked police outposts in northern Myanmar, killing 12 people. The attack led to a massive Myanmar military crackdown on the Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority that is denied equal rights and widely despised by the Buddhist majority. About 400,000 Rohingya have fled across the border into Bangladesh since then, with reports of burning villages and mass killings. A UN official called the Rohingya crisis "a textbook exa…
09.19 / 23:21
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The government of Russian President Vladimir Putin is widely believed to be behind social media disinformation campaigns aimed at influencing the 2016 US presidential election. As Germany’s general elections approach, many worry that a similar scenario could play out in that country. But according to a report published by the Oxford Internet Institute on Tuesday, “the impact of political bots [has been] minor overall.” “In Germany, we had very few bots, whereas in the US the role of bots wa…
09.19 / 23:21
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New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the team's doctor…
09.19 / 23:21
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A pile of storm debris is turning into an eyesore for residents in one Seminole…
09.19 / 23:21
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City leaders will vote on ordinances involving the sale hours of alcohol, a proposed 43-home residential subdivision and an emergency contract for disaster debris…
09.19 / 23:20
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TAMPA - Port Tampa Bay approved a public-private partnership agreement with four other entities to divvy up who will pay for a $60 million widening and extension of the Big Bend Channel.The strategic partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Florida Department of…
09.19 / 23:06
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