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Third victim in SE Seminole Heights killings was Middleton High grad, 20 (w/video)

Third victim in SE Seminole Heights killings was Middleton High grad, 20 (w/video)

TAMPA — The third victim in a string of killings in Seminole Heights was a 20-year-old man shot dead after he got off the No. 9 bus, interim Police Chief Brian Dugan said Friday. Anthony Naiboa, a graduate of Middleton High School, got off at ...
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Florida's 'Turtle God' is ailing. What happens to his remarkable collection of specimens? (w/video)

Florida's 'Turtle God' is ailing. What happens to his remarkable collection of specimens? (w/video)

OVIEDO — In a small town about five miles from the University of Central Florida there stands a two-story yellow house built in the 1920s. A modest sign mounted on the wall next to the front door says, "Chelonian Research Institute."Step inside...
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Ex-Honolulu police chief indicted in corruption probe

A former Honolulu police chief who retired amid a federal investigation into department-wide corruption has been indicted and arrested
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Spacewalking astronaut copes with frayed tether, bad jetpack

Spacewalking astronaut copes with frayed tether, bad jetpack

A spacewalking astronaut has successfully replaced a blurry camera outside the International Space Station, despite difficulties.
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Koetter: QB Jameis Winston will start Sunday vs. Bills

Koetter: QB Jameis Winston will start Sunday vs. Bills

After five days of uncertainty, Jameis Winston will be starting at quarterback on Sunday as the Bucs play at Buffalo, coach Dirk Koetter announced Friday afternoon.Winston had not thrown at practice all week, but resumed throwing Friday morning, and ...
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Indiana lawmakers look into expanding voter access

A panel of Indiana lawmakers is recommending that the Legislature consider offering Election Day voter registration and expanding mail voting options
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Police: Before a shot was fired after Spencer's UF speech, men gave Nazi salutes and chanted about Hitler

Police: Before a shot was fired after Spencer's UF speech, men gave Nazi salutes and chanted about Hitler

Gainesville police have arrested three men they say are responsible for the shooting after Richard Spencer's speech at the University of Florida on Thursday. Tyler Tenbrink, 28; William Henry Fears, 30; and Colton Gene Fears, 28, all face attempted h...
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Is a Florida charter school a public school, or not?

Is a Florida charter school a public school, or not?

Florida lawmakers have taken great pains to include charter schools in the pantheon of the state's public education system. But the state Ethics Commission saw things a bit differently in a draft advisory opinion offered to a Lake Wales city commissi...
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Coming soon at two Tampa Bay area hospitals: a cancer treatment that could replace chemo

Coming soon at two Tampa Bay area hospitals: a cancer treatment that could replace chemo

A new cancer treatment that could eventually replace chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants — along with their debilitating side effects — soon will be offered at two of Tampa Bay's top-tier hospitals. The U.S. Food and Drug Administrat...
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Clinton to campaign for Democrat seeking to succeed Christie

Clinton to campaign for Democrat seeking to succeed Christie

Hillary Clinton will help raise cash for New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy days after former President Barack Obama campaigned for him.
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