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Three Florida Men Charged With Animal Cruelty For Dragging a Shark Behind Their Boat

Three Florida Men Charged With Animal Cruelty For Dragging a Shark Behind Their BoatA video of a shark being dragged behind their speeding boat went viral in late July after a Miami sport fisherman criticized it on social media



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Report: Taxpayers Forked Out $220,000 To Settle Sex Harassment Suit Against Florida Rep

Report: Taxpayers Forked Out $  220,000 To Settle Sex Harassment Suit Against Florida RepTaxpayer funds to the tune of $ 220,000 were used to settle a lawsuit charging Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) with sexual harassment, Roll Call has reported.



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Donald Trump Attacks Roy Moore's Accuser At Florida Rally

Donald Trump Attacks Roy Moore's Accuser At Florida RallyPresident Donald Trump attacked one of the women who has accused Senate hopeful Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager and he was in his 30s, mocking her over the scrutiny a note she made under Moore’s alleged signature in her high school yearbook has received.



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17-Foot Python Takes New Record for Annual Florida Snake Hunt

17-Foot Python Takes New Record for Annual Florida Snake HuntJason Leon broke the hunt record Friday and previously held the record for largest python ever found in Florida.



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Former Florida congresswoman sentenced to five years for fraud

Former Florida congresswoman sentenced to five years for fraudFormer U.S. Representative Corrine Brown of Florida was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison for her role in helping raise more than $ 800,000 for a bogus charity that was used as a slush fund, federal court officials said. Brown, 71, was convicted in May on 18 counts of participating in a conspiracy involving a fraudulent education charity, concealing material facts required on financial disclosure forms and filing false tax returns. Brown, a Democrat from Jacksonville who served 24 years in Congress, lost her re-election bid last year after being indicted.



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Sign language interpreter delivered gibberish in Florida

Sign language interpreter delivered gibberish in FloridaTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Hearing-impaired people tuning in to a news conference about the arrest of a suspected serial killer got a message of gibberish from an American Sign Language interpreter.



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Missing Florida teen found in upstate New York by police

Missing Florida teen found in upstate New York by police17-year-old Caitlyn Frisina and her family returned home to Florida today after the teen disappeared with her 27-year-old school soccer coach, traveling over a thousand miles before being apprehended by police in Syracuse NY.



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Florida Student Believed to Have Run Away With Soccer Coach Found Safe in New York: Sheriff

Florida Student Believed to Have Run Away With Soccer Coach Found Safe in New York: SheriffCaitlyn Frisina was found in New York, according to the Columbia Sheriff.



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Missing Florida Teen, 14, Disappeared One Week After Witnessing a Murder: Police

Missing Florida Teen, 14, Disappeared One Week After Witnessing a Murder: PolicePolice say a 14-year-old Florida boy missing for nearly three months apparently witnessed a fatal shooting on a Sarasota vacant lot one week before his disappearance, PEOPLE confirms



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Arrest In Florida Road Rage Shooting

Arrest In Florida Road Rage ShootingAfter a manhunt for a gunman who opened fire on a major highway in Florida, a suspect has been arrested. Authorities are investigating it as an act of road rage, a growing problem in the United States.



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