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Florida McDonald's Employee Caught On Video Repeatedly Screaming Racial Slur At Black Customer

A Spring Hill, Florida McDonald's employee is out of a job after repeatedly hurling racial slurs at a Black customer. Either people have no sense of self-preservation in today’s world where cellphone video and other information are easily shared and accessed…or they just don’t care. And a prime exam

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Florida To Announce Legalization Of Medical Marijuana Flower

Last year, attorney John Morgan sued the state of Florida, arguing that banning the smoking of dried cannabis flower for medical purposes is unconstitutional. A judge ruled in his favor to allow for flower sales in Florida. Directly afterward, then-Governor Rick Scott filed an appeal, which prevente

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Florida Indie Wrestler Dr. Rex Bacchus Passes Away at 35

A rising talent in the Florida indie circuit, on Thursday Chris Sims – professionally known as Dr. Rex Bacchus – succumbed to cancer at the age of 35. The news was broken by several places, including Major League Wrestling (MLW).

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Florida Indie Wrestler Rex Bacchus Passes Away After Battling Cancer

The wrestling world is in mourning today as Florida wrestler Rex Bacchus passed away following a battle with cancer at age 35. Bacchus started his in-ring career in 2015, training with Team Vision Dojo and winning multiple titles in the region. The wrestling dojo sent their condolences to a man that

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Florida Power & Light Plans Major Solar Expansion by 2030

Florida Power & Light said it plans a major expansion of solar-energy projects during the next decade, as the state’s utilities move forward with generating more renewable energy.

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Southwest Alabama-Northwest Florida Row Crops Expo, Bay Minette AL, Feb. 21

The 2019 Southwest Alabama-Northwest Florida Row Crops Expo will get underway on February 21 at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center, 301 D’Olive Street, Bay Minette Alabama. The free event starts at 8 a.m. Topics and presenters include;

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Florida Tech Lifelong Scholar Society Thursday Night Lectures

How do you spend your Thursday nights? Stuck on the couch, watching the same old television show or surfing the web to find something new and interesting? Put down that remote and step away from the keyboard. Lifelong Scholar Society is where you need to be!

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Florida Felons’ Voting Rights RESTORED

Around 1.4 MILLION people can now register to vote in Florida. Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down.

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Proposed Florida Bill Would Require Public High Schools to Offer Classes on the Bible and Religion

Florida state legislators recently introduced a new bill that will require the school districts to offer classes on religion and the Bible in public high schools. House Bill 195 was filed by Florida House Democrat Kimberly Daniel last week and requires “each school district to offer specified course

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Florida Gators recruiting mailbag: January 17th edition

The Florida Gators recruiting efforts finished the regular season strong with a huge win over Michigan and the coaching staff is now looking to finish off the 2019 class strong.

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ADM buys citrus products firm Florida Chemical

Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland has agreed to purchase Florida Chemical, a division of Houston’s Flotek Industries, for $175 million in cash. Florida Chemical is a large producer of citrus oils and other citrus-derived ingredients.

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Florida Panthers MacKenzie Weegar on IR, Will Miss two Games

MacKenzie Weegar will be absent from the Florida Panthers next two games after being listed on injured reserve Thursday. Weegar was placed in concussion protocol Tuesday during Floridas 5-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens.

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Report: Florida offensive lineman enters NCAA transfer portal

The Florida offensive line had a lot of depth and was a big part of the Gators’ resurgent 2018 season under new coach Dan Mullen. However, with star OL Jawaan Taylor leaving for the NFL Draft and senior starters Martez Ivey, Tyler Jordan and Fred Johnson out of eligibility, the Gators are going to b

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Florida Looks For SEC Traction Against Struggling Georgia

Badly in need of some wins to string together there might not be a better place to start then Athens, Georgia for the Gators as they take on a Bulldogs team that has lost to Tennessee by 46 points (not a typo, actually 46 points) and even lost to Georgia State of the Sun Belt conference by 24. Under

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Florida Gators Recruiting War Room

The final sprint to National Signing Day is here with only three official visit weekends left in the 2019 recruiting cycle. Florida is...

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Photo Flash: Opening Tonight - The South Florida Symphony Orchestra's PORGY AND BESS

The South Florida Symphony Orchestra's production of the Gershwin's great American opera Porgy and Bess opens tonight. The staging is directed by famed Broadway producer/director Richard Jay-Alexander and SFSO's acclaimed music-director Maestra Sebrina María Alfonso will conduct the 70 piece South F

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RUMOR: Florida Panthers Will Be Active on Trade Market

​The Florida Panthers are ready to make some moves. NHL analyst Darren Dreger reported that the Panthers should be active in trade talks as the deadline approaches, but at this point their plan isn't entirely clear. General manager Dale Tallon has reportedly made defenseman Bogdan Kiselevich availab

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Florida Power & Light aims to install more solar panels than any regulated utility

Florida Power & Light yesterday unveiled a solar energy campaign it dubbed "30-by-30," calling for the installation of 30 million photovoltaic panels by 2030, with an aim of reducing carbon emissions by 67% over that period.

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