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A man could face charges after a year-old video of him jumping into a lake onto two manatees reportedly recorded in Brevard County surfaced on Facebook and YouTube this week. The video shows the most egregious of three acts of manatee abuse reported...
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $368 million in lawmaker pet projects Monday and blocked a 3 percent tuition hike for Florida colleges and universities. The tuition increase passed earlier this month was a small piece of the overall $74.1...
The notice in the mail told Carmen Olmeda she could transfer her profoundly disabled daughter out of Orange County's F-rated Magnolia School. But there is no other county school that can meet the needs of 18-year-old Loly, who needs hourly glucose...
The coastal ghost town of Shiloh, where the nation's rock-star rocketeer wants to build a space town, is for now a place of orphan oranges, turkey tracks and lonesome tombstones. Above all, Shiloh is surrounded by the healthiest part of Merritt Island...
Kissimmee might not be left without spring-training baseball after all. A Brevard County official expects the Washington Nationals to make the move from Viera in the near future. "They're not renewing their lease" in Viera, said Brevard County...
Goggles on, boys and girls. The test kitchen food processor is wobbling like a Tilt-A-Whirl at the county fair. Before the tidbits go wild, let's dish: Think before you eat. Friday's Food Revolution Day is part of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's...
In the past month, seven people have been shot by law-enforcement officers in Central Florida — some fatally. In situations ranging from a crossbow-wielding man in Orange County to a 61-year-old woman in Volusia, officers have employed the most...
Florida's elected officials can be generous to a fault – at least with your money. They're particularly gracious handing out incentives and tax breaks to companies and organizations dangling the prospect of jobs. Even if the company plans to add...
A section of northbound Interstate 95 was repaved Wednesday to repair damage caused by the crash of two big rigs near the Port St. John Parkway exit in Brevard County. Drivers Harold Jones, 48, of West Palm Beach and Carlos Velazquez, 46, of Belleview,...
With its quarterly revenue and profit faltering, Harris Corp. confirmed Tuesday it plans to eliminate 150 jobs in Brevard County as part of a previously announced restructuring to cut costs. Melbourne-based Harris, the largest high-tech company based in...
For seven legislative sessions in a row, the pest control and fertilizer industries have tried to eliminate Florida's more than 50 local ordinances that put strict controls on lawn fertilizer pollution. In the past six years those industries failed...
PORT ST. JOHN — Competing with the high-pressure whine of natural gas surging through gleaming pipes, Florida Power & Light Co. executives on Wednesday dedicated their newest power plant: a monster overlooking the Indian River Lagoon that bolsters...
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