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Nurse Fired For Refusing Implicit Bias Training In Latest Equity Hurdle For Hardworking Americans

Laura Morgan of Texas was a nurse for 39 years before being fired from for refusing to take the required implicit bias training.

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Tail-gator? Reptile seen tied to vehicle on I-95 in Brevard County

A Floridian on the road this weekend captured what appeared to be a real alligator tied to the rear bumper of a vehicle.

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Florida man arrested on DUI charge after driving scooter into Walmart shelves, police say

Melbourne police make an arrest under strange circumstances.

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Sea turtles on Florida's Space Coast on track to set new record for nests

Sea turtle nesting season begins in March and ends in October. Upwards of 23,000 nests have been counted on the Florida Space Coast and there's still time for this year's numbers to grow.

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Has Florida Man finally met his match? Meet Florida Sheriff

Maybe Florida Man has finally met his match

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Here’s video of a toddler in his underwear beating a cop

You might be wondering where the child's parents are, or even where his clothes are.

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FCC commissioner urges TikTok be removed from Apple, Google stores over 'unacceptable national security risk'

FCC chief Brendan Carr urged the CEOs of Google and Apple to remove TikTok from their stores, arguing that Chinese “data harvesting” poses an “unacceptable national security risk.”

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Hurricane category isn’t the full picture. Scientists suggest it’s time for a new scale

MIAMI — Nothing drives hurricane experts crazier than the sentiment, “Oh, it’s just a Category 1.” It’s not just an annoying attitude, it’s a deadly one. Hardly a hurricane season goes by without a fresh example of a low-category storm causing

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Goldman Sachs-backed firms buy entire Florida community for $45M

Fundrise Interval Fund and Growth eREIT VII picked up 87 single-family properties in Brevard County as part of an ongoing southern spending spree.

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Michigan car owner sued after Jeep kills mechanic during oil change

A Michigan man who left his car at a dealership for an oil change and tire rotation is being sued after his vehicle killed a mechanic.

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Warren Buffett rips Wall Street for turning the stock market into ‘a gambling parlor'

Warren Buffett has a long history of deriding investment bankers and their institutions.

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Autistic teen found alive in shivering cold Utah parking lot 3 years after vanishing from California

A California teenager with autism was found sleeping in a Utah gas station parking lot three years after disappearing from his family home.

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Two men posed as federal agents, provided Secret Service officers with iPhones, apartments, officials allege

Two men in Washington, D.C., were charged on Wednesday with posing as federal agents after they gave U.S. Secret Service agents gifts, including iPhones, apartments, and televisions, according to officials.

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Disney employees busted in child trafficking sting just days after corporation opposed anti-grooming law

The Sheriff of Polk County held a press conference on Wednesday talking about the culmination of a massive sting operation which lead to 108 arrests being made, including employees of FunSpot and Disney.

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HOA Outdoor TV Antenna Restrictions Are ILLEGAL - FCC OTARD Rule

In this video I bring up the FCC's Over-the-Air Reception Devices Rule. It prohibits restrictions on outdoor TV antennas by HOAs, condominium associations, t...

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Stanford professor says COVID-19 mandates doing long-term damage to public health

A Stanford University medical professor argued Tuesday that persistent masking and social distancing mandates are contributing to long-term damage to the immune systems of the public.

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Iguanas could rain down from trees in Florida as temperatures plunge

Temperatures in the usually balmy state are expected to plunge this weekend, hitting below freezing in some areas, meaning the cold-blooded lizards raining down to the ground.

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Volcanic eruption more than 7,000 miles away detected in Cape Canaveral

City officials said more than 7,000 miles from the volcanic eruption near the island of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean Jan.15, Cape Canaveral’s weather stations picked up readings related to the eruption that day.

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45 years ago this week, snow fell in Central Florida

Central Florida remembers the Sunshine State snow event of 1977.

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Moderna CEO says fourth COVID-19 shot could be necessary

The CEO of Moderna says that a fourth coronavirus vaccine shot may soon be necessary due to declining efficacy of booster shots.

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Ann Coulter: The Daunte Wright NYT Readers Don’t Know!

The New York Times is aggressively hiding relevant facts on a matter of public interest in order to promote a victimhood narrative.

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87-year-old husband arrested after repeatedly visiting wife at facility

An 87-year-old husband was arrested after repeatedly visiting his wife at a local assisted living facility.

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Bomb squad called to ER after a patient turned up with a WWII artillery shell lodged in his rectum, police say

Bomb disposal experts were called to a hospital in Gloucester, England, after a man with a WW II anti-tank shell lodged inside of him needed treatment.

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Workers Quit Jobs in Droves to Become Their Own Bosses

Seeking flexibility or escape from corporate bureaucracy, employees are discovering their inner entrepreneur to start businesses ranging from advertising to handling e-commerce logistics out of their homes.

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Tonight on MeTV, our monthlong “FrankenFest” concludes with, as the Monty Python folks said, ...

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Ann Coulter: Give the Dog Narcan

The best way to prevent the human tragedy caused by fentanyl and meth addiction is to secure our borders.

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Ann Coulter: Give the Dog Narcan

The best way to prevent the human tragedy caused by fentanyl and meth addiction is to secure our borders.

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    Ann Coulter: Give the Dog Narcan

    The best way to prevent the human tragedy caused by fentanyl and meth addiction is to secure our borders.

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      FOX Weather | Home of America's Weather Team

      Discover the latest weather updates & news on FOX Weather. Check out live updates & learn about all things weather related.

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      A worker in Florida applied to 60 entry-level jobs in September and got one interview

      Joey Holz, whose experiment went viral, told Insider he specifically applied to businesses that were publicly complaining of a worker shortage.

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      Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ dead at 95

      Betty Lynn had been working on an autobiography before her death. It’s now expected to be released posthumously.

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      Florida ports say they can solve Pacific shipping woes, product shortages

      A traffic jam of cargo vessels in the Pacific Ocean is causing shortages that could impact deliveries to the United States for the holiday season. The Florida Ports Council says they can fix the problem.

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      Condo Association sells unit after denying widow transfer of ownership

      A woman says the New Smyrna Beachfront condo her husband owned for more than a decade, is being sold out from under her.

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      Federal Government Lauds Gov. DeSantis’ Decision to Prioritize Seniors in Vaccine Distribution - Space Coast Daily

      The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report which validates Governor DeSantis’ Seniors First vaccination policy, declaring that “efforts to prioritize and vaccinate” those 65 and older “helped prevent hundreds of thousands o

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      She bought her dream home; a ‘sovereign citizen’ changed the locks

      Known as the Moorish sovereign citizen movement, and loosely based around a theory that Black people are foreign citizens bound only by arcane legal systems, it encourages followers to violate laws in the name of empowerment.

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      With spearguns, Florida women earned a place among the world’s elite

      Team USA will compete next month in Italy, after breaking gender barrier a few years ago.

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      US study: Moderna vaccine far better than Pfizer at preventing Delta infection

      Mayo Clinic research finds both inoculations have dropped in efficacy, but Pfizer's decline has been much steeper; both remain highly effective against severe illness

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      Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine just 42% effective against infection amid delta spread, preprint suggests

      While COVID-19 vaccines might protect against infection and severe disease, there are differences in their effectiveness relative to each other.

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        Crooks take over Sarasota man’s cell phone, use online banking app to transfer nearly $20,000

        SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – Larry Kraus saw the email come through on his phone while at work on June 21. He thought it was Chase Bank trying to protect him from identity thieves. But it was the …

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        U.S. now averaging 100,000 new COVID-19 infections a day

        The U.S. averaged about 11,000 cases a day in late June

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        NIH director acknowledges new mask mandates for vaccinated people are 'mostly about protecting the unvaccinated'

        NIH director Francis Collins told CNN's Jake Tapper that in areas with high spread, it's "prudent to put on a mask just to be safe."

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        Dropped insurance policies leave Florida homeowners scrambling

        Four insurance companies have asked Florida officials to drop more than a combined total of 54,000 customers.

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        ‘Decolonize your bookshelf’: Leaked documents show defense contractor Raytheon uses critical race theory

        Raytheon calls on its white workers to reject racial “equality” in favor of “equity,” and “participate in reparations,” internal documents from the defense contractor …

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          Raytheon's critical race theory program calls on White employees to acknowledge 'privilege': report

          Internal documents showing Raytheon's critical race theory (CRT) program calls on its White employees to acknowledge their "privilege."

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            Raytheon gets $2B nuclear missile contract with the Air Force

            Raytheon will build a new nuclear missile which will replace the nuclear AGM-86B Air-Launched Cruise Missile beginning in 2030

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            Real estate scam robs Florida mom of $63K in life savings

            A mother of two is speaking out about how she fell victim to a real estate scam that resulted in the loss of $63,000 in savings amid her home buying journey.

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              Florida man refuses to sell home as it’s engulfed by $600M development

              Echoing the Pixar movie “Up,” a Florida man is refusing to sell his cherished family home even as it’s swallowed by a massive $600 million commercial development.

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              Access Denied

              Circuses made entertainment a community event.

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                Blinded by Brighter Headlights? It’s Not Your Imagination.

                The rising use of light-emitting diodes and the popularity of pickups and S.U.V.s have prompted complaints about the glare and intensity of headlights.

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                  Lockheed Martin’s Woke-Industrial Complex | City Journal

                  The nation’s largest defense contractor sends key executives on a mission to deconstruct their “white male privilege.”

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                    Growing mystery of suspected energy attacks draws US concern

                    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is facing new pressure to resolve a mystery that has vexed its predecessors: Is an adversary using a microwave or radio wave weapon to attack the brains of U.S.

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                    Raytheon Technologies Hosts 2021 Investor Day, Provides Long-Term Growth Strategy and Financial Outlook

                    Raytheon Technologies Corporation (NYSE: RTX), a leading aerospace and defense company, will outline its strategy to drive long-term growth and value creation for shareowners at its first Investor Day since its formation in April 2020. The event will be h

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                    Colonial Pipeline Paid Hackers Nearly $5 Million in Ransom

                    (Bloomberg) -- Colonial Pipeline Co. paid nearly $5 million to Eastern European hackers on Friday, contradicting reports earlier this week that the company had no intention of paying an extortion fee to help restore the country’s largest fuel pipel

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                      CDC risk of coronavirus transmission outdoors greatly exaggerated, bombshell report finds

                      A stunning New York Times report claims that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's estimate that the risk of coronavirus transmission while outdoors is around 10% is greatly exaggerated. 

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                      Cyberattack forces closure of largest US refined-fuel pipeline

                      The Colonial Pipeline, the main conduit carrying gasoline and diesel fuel to the U.S. East Coast, said it had halted all operations after being hit with a cyberattack.

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                        WATCH: Suspect steals 2 police cruisers in wild multi-county chase

                        Xavier Cummings is being held in the Volusia County Jail on two counts of grand theft of a motor vehicle, two counts of grand theft of a firearm, escape as well as other charges.

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                          Lawmaker Raises Alarm over 'Directed Energy' Attacks on US Personnel

                          Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said she understands the classified nature of the issue, but said "the horse is out of the barn."

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                          MIT study challenges indoor social distancing, finds 'no difference between 6 feet and 60 feet'

                          A new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology challenges the widespread social distancing guidelines, asserting that the "six-foot rule" is "inadequate" in mitigating indoor transmission of COVID-19.

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                          Study: This stretch of I-4 is the most dangerous road in America

                          This is the second time it has earned the dubious distinction.

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                          Hawaiian rail project that got $70 million in COVID stimulus lobbying for more to cover shortfall

                          A behind-schedule and over-budget rail project in Hawaii that got $70 million in the coronavirus stimulus package is now angling for more federal money to close a $3.68 billion funding gap.

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                          Moderna hopes to have Covid booster shot for its vaccine ready by the fall, CEO says

                          Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel told CNBC the biotech firm hopes to have a booster shot for its Covid vaccine to protect against variants ready by the fall.

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                          WATCH: U.S. Navy, Royal Malaysian Air Force Conduct Joint Exercise Over South China Sea

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                          Navy punishes author of letter that disparaged enlisted sailors at base in Japan

                          Media reports said Yokosuka Naval Hospital determined that Lt. Nathanael Allison wrote the letter, in which he complained of being forced to live with his family in a building for enlisted families, that drew controversy on social media.

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                          Navy officer under scrutiny for letter disparaging enlisted sailors as ‘deviants’ and ‘perverts’

                          A letter that led to an investigation states that living in a Yokosuka Naval Base apartment building for enlisted families is “unacceptable.”

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                          Guests kicked out after Kissimmee resort abruptly closes

                          The hotel had been sold and, without any warning or full refunds, the building had to be cleared out.

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                          Giant Homemade Disney Cinnamon Rolls • Love From The Oven

                          Homemade Cinnamon Rolls big enough for the whole family to share! Learn how to make the Gaston's Cinnamon Rolls found at Disney Parks.

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                            Covid-19 PPE litter is killing wildlife - CNN

                            Waste from lifesaving personal protective equipment (PPE) is killing birds, fish and other wildlife across the globe, a study has found.

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                              Time to Face Reality: Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff! | Kiplinger

                              One estate planning mistake I see all the time is that parents want their children to inherit their homes and treasured possessions, and they assume their children would be happy to get them. But have you asked your kids? You might be surprised.

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                              NC sheriff offers $10G reward after Pa. mom of 6 killed in 'road rage' shooting on way to beach vacation

                              North Carolina authorities are offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a suspect accused of fatally shooting a Pennsylvania woman in a highway "road rage incident" last week while she and her husband were on their way to a be

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                                Georgia man receives last paycheck in oily pennies dumped on his driveway

                                A Georgia man who was having trouble getting the last paycheck from his employer was shocked to discover its equivalent in pennies dumped in his driveway earlier this month.

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                                Low-dose aspirin cuts severe coronavirus risk, study suggests

                                Low-dose aspirin could help keep coronavirus patients off of ventilators, decrease their chances of requiring admission to the intensive care unit and lower the risk of in-hospital death, according to the findings of a new study. 

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                                That Time a Marine Mechanic Took a Joyride in a Stolen A4M Skyhawk

                                How much could a Marine Corps fighter cost?

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                                Marine Corps' Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum to Close Permanently

                                The service plans to shutter its only museum dedicated solely to aviation on March 28.

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                                Virginia Kroger's accidentally gave out empty COVID-19 shots

                                The professional who had administered the blank shots thought that all of the syringes had been properly filled with the vaccine prior to the appointments.

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                                Merritt Island park now a ‘manatee graveyard’ as Florida sea cows starve to death

                                Scientists say Florida’s most enamored marine mammal is starving to death, News 6 partner Florida Today reports.

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                                HOLY HAIL: Photos show hail blanketing Daytona Beach like snow

                                Storms moved through Central Florida on Saturday, prompting nasty weather that led to a severe thunderstorm warning in Volusia County.

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                                'Helmets to Hardhats' Trains Veterans for Careers in Almost Any Construction Field

                                Construction jobs and skilled trades are at veterans' fingertips with Helmets to Hardhats.

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                                Seattle-Based Coast Guard Icebreaker Returns Home After First Mission in Nearly 40 Years to Wintertime Arctic

                                The Polar Star is the only icebreaker classified as "heavy" — able to break through ice up to 21 feet thick.

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                                Johns Hopkins expert says COVID-19 pandemic could end by April

                                Makary echoes previous health officials who believe herd immunity is possible by April.

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                                Column: Is all this crankiness really necessary?

                                There will always things that annoy, like Mardi Gras parties held during Lent, but let's just all take a breath and calm down

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                                Is spending 2 hours outdoors the new 10,000 steps?

                                As people spend more time indoors, a mountain of scientific research says spending time in nature is critical to health and increases longevity.

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                                Beekeeping Is All the Rage. These Programs Can Help Veterans Get Started

                                Beekeeping can have sweet rewards.

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                                FBI, Florida authorities pursuing leads as water-treatment hacking investigation continues

                                The FBI, Secret Service and Florida law enforcement are searching for one or more suspects they say tried to change the make-up of a local town’s water in a failed attempt to add a potentially caustic chemical by remotely accessing the computer system

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                                China's latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger

                                TAIWAN-CHINA/SECURITY (GRAPHIC, PIX):China's latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger

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                                As temperatures drop, forecasters warn of falling iguanas in Florida

                                Because they're cold-blooded, iguana's bodies can stiffen up and fall out of trees, appearing to be dead.

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                                Four-phase Warbird Museum expansion forges ahead

                                Plans are moving forward for a four-phase expansion of Titusville’s Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum, which features an extensive vintage aircraft collection and event space rentals at Space Coast Regional

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                                SSC Tuatara supercar claims world speed record at 282.9 MPH

                                The Washington state-made SSC Tuatara supercar has claimed the production car speed record with a 282.9 mph average set on the Space Shuttle landing strip in Florida.

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                                'Snow Flurries Fall in Brevard': Arctic blast struck 44 years ago, freezing Florida

                                From Jan. 18-20, 1977, Florida was frosted by a historic Arctic blast that pushed snowflakes as far south as Miami Beach.

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                                Colombia’s ‘cocaine hippos’ must be stopped, scientists warn

                                Pablo Escobar’s hippos are taking over the marshlands of Colombia — and need to face the same fate as their late owner before they become impossible to control, scientists have warned. …

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                                  Why You Should Talk to Yourself in the Third Person

                                  Evidence suggests that there are real benefits of talking to yourself in the third person—in your head, not out loud.

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                                  Bindi Irwin, Chandler Powell celebrate their first Christmas as newlyweds

                                  Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell commemorated their first Christmas as a married couple on Instagram.

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                                  NY Post Editorial Board: China’s deadly COVID cover-up was worse than we thought

                                  Fresh evidence published jointly by The New York Times and ProPublica confirms that Beijing has been trying to keep COVID-19 information from the rest of the world since the very start of the pandemic.

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                                    Access Denied

                                    The common refrain in initial reviews is that the new radar website is a step backward.

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                                      Tropical Storm Eta Approaching South Florida With Flooding, Strong Winds; Hurricane Warning Issued | The Weather Channel - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

                                      Eta will impact Florida, then stall in the Gulf. Here's our latest complete forecast briefing. - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

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                                      Yellowstone visitor banned for cooking chickens in thermal hot spring

                                      A man from Idaho has been temporarily banned from Yellowstone National Park after pleading guilty to charges stemming from an Aug. 7 outing, during which he was found cooking chickens in a thermal geyser.