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Breaking News: Music industry's final bows of 2013
   
Posted by: George McGinn SelectMedia

Sarasota :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-12-30 23:54:05 -0800 | entertainment-news

The music industry lost more than 44 talented members in 2013. In a continuation of lists for famous people who passed away in 2013, listed below are the more famous, as a good number of session musicians are not listed...
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Breaking News: Can animals predict the weather?
   
Posted by: itobin53

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-01-29 01:18:31 -0800 | technology-news

Humans pride themselves on their technological skills and use of computers to predict the weather. However, animals may know more about forecasting than they get credit for. Groundhogs are probably the most well-known long-term weather forecasters. Legend has it, if...
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Breaking News: Judge rules Florida's welfare drug testing 'unconstitutional'
   
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-01-03 09:45:03 -0800 | political-news

US District Judge Mary S. Scriven struck down a Florida law Tuesday that mandated drug testing for welfare recipients. She ruled the testing requirement was unconstitutional. Her 30-page order made a temporary ban on the law permanent. In 2011, the...
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Breaking News: Is George Zimmerman crazy or what?
   
Posted by: Harold Michael Harvey, JD

Apopka :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-11-23 02:13:06 -0800 | disasters-news

I’m having a hard time reconciling the news on my television of late. It seems that George Zimmerman has been arrested once again. I’ve even written two articles about it and I still can’t believe that this scenario is playing...
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Breaking News: Stage and film industry's last curtain call of 2013
   
Posted by: George McGinn SelectMedia

Sarasota :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-12-30 23:55:07 -0800 | entertainment-news

The film industry lost 106 talented people this year, some still in the prime of their lives. Big names such as James Gandolfini, Jean Stapleton, Paul Walker, Peter O'Toole, and Dennis Farina to name a few. Also, there were some...
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Breaking News: Convicted murderer executed after 40 years on Florida death row
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Jacksonville :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-01-12 13:54:26 -0800 | disasters-news

A brutal Florida killer who had been on death row for nearly 40 years was executed Tuesday by lethal injection, prison officials said. Askari Abdullah Muhammad, 62, who was known as Thomas Knight when he shot a former employer and...
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Breaking News: Astronauts complete tense spacewalk to begin urgent repairs on space station
   
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Cape Canaveral :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-12-31 14:54:09 -0800 | technology-news

“Houston, we have a problem.” Who can forget those words highlighted in the 1995 movie “Apollo 13” based on the near tragedy of a 1970 space flight gone horribly wrong, but inflight repairs resulted in the safe return of the...
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Breaking News: Justin Bieber redefining the image of thuggery one incident at a time
   
Posted by: Harold Michael Harvey, JD SelectMedia

Miami :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-01-30 07:35:51 -0800 | arts-culture-news

Commentary Justin Bieber, that child wonder in the music industry, is in trouble with the law yet again. News reports out of Miami confirm that he was arrested today on “drag racing and driving under the influence” charges. According to...
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Breaking News: How can a black juror not see race in the loud-music trial?
   
Posted by: Harold Michael Harvey, JD SelectMedia

Jacksonville :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-02-24 15:32:13 -0800 | disasters-news

Race, according to Creshuna Miles, “was never brought up.” Miles is Juror No. 8 in the Michael Dunn murder trial, also known as the loud-music trial. I’ve never sat on a jury. I’ve been summoned several times to appear. On...
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Breaking News: Study shows Florida hospitals are price-gouging
   
Posted by: itobin53

Brooksville :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-01-15 13:43:32 -0800 | political-news

The state of Florida is famous for its sunshine and theme parks. It can also now be known for its price gouging at hospitals. A recent study by National Nurses United, shows that half of all US hospitals on the...
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Breaking News: 'Pot power' wedges into Florida's gubernatorial race
   
Posted by: HBKoplowitz SelectMedia

Boca Raton :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-01-22 09:59:34 -0800 | political-news

Florida may become the first state to test whether "pot power" can help elect a political candidate. A Florida Supreme Court ruling is pending on if a proposed amendment to the state's constitution that would legalize medical marijuana can be...
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Breaking News: Florida medical marijuana advocates caught in Charlotte's Web
   
Posted by: HBKoplowitz SelectMedia

Boca Raton :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-03-30 00:36:15 -0700 | political-news

In the political battle over medical marijuana in Florida, the Republicans have struck back. An initiative backed by Democrats to legalize medical marijuana, Proposition 2, will be on the November ballot. Now, Republican-backed bills are moving through the Legislature that...
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Breaking News: Zimmerman sells his art for money just like Hitler, Jodi Arias and Charles Manson
   
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Miami :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-01-07 17:46:48 -0800 | arts-culture-news

George Zimmerman is the latest in a line of infamous people to sell their artwork. The list includes history’s most vilified mass murderer Adolf Hitler; Charles Manson, leader of the insidious Manson family; Jodi Arias, convicted of murdering her boyfriend;...
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Breaking News: A child's plea that inspired a nation
   
Posted by: April Johnson SelectMedia

St Petersburg :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-11-27 12:58:30 -0800 | humanitarian-news

Davion Navar Henry Only is a 15-year-old orphan in Florida. At a church service on a recent Sunday, Davion asked the pastor if he could he speak to the congregation for just a brief moment. The words uttered from this...
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Breaking News: Michael Dunn: 'I'm the f***ing victim here!'
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Jacksonville :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-02-24 09:10:04 -0800 | political-news

Florida prosecutors in the Michael Dunn-Jordan Davis case on Monday released audio recordings of a number of jailhouse phone calls placed by Dunn, who was convicted on three counts of attempted murder but was mistried on first-degree murder charges in...
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