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“Florida Roadkill” TV Series based on Tim Dorsey’s Novels in the Works

Former newspaperman and Tampa author Tim Dorsey is out with his 19th book about Florida serial killer and anti-hero Serge Storms. After growing up just north of Miami, working as a journalist, then as the Tampa Tribune’s night metro editor and now going on book tours around the state for the past 18 years, Dorsey has plenty of stories to tell. Real ones. Real crazy ones.
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Shark Attacks In 2015 Set Record

A record 98 shark attacks occurred worldwide in 2015. Florida led the nation with 30 attacks.Most of the state's attacks occurred in central Florida, home to large populations of tourists and surfers who spend more time in the water, and to sharks those tourists and surfers splashing around resemble fish.
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Head-On Train Crash In Germany Kills At Least 9 People

Two passenger trains crashed in southern Germany on Tuesday, killing at least nine people and wounding more than 100 — a third of them seriously. The accident in Bavaria happened shortly before 7 a.m., local time.Rescue and salvage crews are still working at the site of the crash near the town of Bad Aibling, roughly 40 miles southeast of Munich. They're also trying to figure out what caused the deadly collision. The trains' drivers and conductors are believed to be among the dead, according...
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The South Florida Water Management District

Water managers broke ground Monday on a project to return wetlands in Southwest Florida to their natural state. It’s called the Sam Jones/Abiaki Prairie. The plan is to improve water quality in the Everglades.

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By a tie vote, a bill that would bar discrimination in jobs and housing based on sexual orientation failed to pass its first stop in the Florida Legislature on Monday.

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak  spoke Monday night at a meeting of the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.

He says that the deal to prevent Iran from building nuclear weapons should last for at least five years - but after that, it's anyone's guess.

Shark Attacks In 2015 Set Record

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Albert Kok

A record 98 shark attacks occurred worldwide in 2015. Florida led the nation with 30 attacks.

Most of the state's attacks occurred in central Florida, home to large populations of tourists and surfers who spend more time in the water, and to sharks those tourists and surfers splashing around resemble fish.

A bill aimed at cutting down the number of drowning deaths associated with car accidents in Florida has passed its first House committee. “Chloe’s law” stems from the death of a University of Central Florida student last year.

Florida lawmakers are expected to unveil their plans Tuesday for dealing with gambling in Florida.  Gov. Rick Scott has hammered out an agreement with the Seminole Indian Tribe, but legislative leaders say the plan will likely need to change to garner approval.

Same sex couples can marry, but in Florida members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community lack a number of basic protections against discrimination.  A measure that would change that is in trouble.

At a time when Governor Rick Scott is begging businesses to come to Florida, some Republicans want to shut down a $70 million-dollar-a -year Florida corporation that cranks out everything from custom office furniture to false teeth. 

A bill allowing all sexual abuse victims to avoid going physically to court to give their testimony during a trial has passed its first Senate panel. But, not without some concerns.

Rubio Responds To Climate Change Issue

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MANCHESTER, N.H. – The issue of climate change seems to have followed Florida Sen.  Marco Rubio outside of his home state.

As the New Hampshire primary approaches, Rubio has made several appearances around the granite state. 

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