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OJ keeps flowing at welcome centers despite Scott veto

OJ keeps flowing at welcome centers despite Scott veto

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott vetoed money for the free cup of Florida citrus juice that travelers get at the state’s official welcome centers, but now the Citrus Department says it will pick up the tab.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Lakeland teacher’s aide tries to have sex with boy, 11, police say

Lakeland teacher’s aide tries to have sex with boy, 11, police say

A 45-year-old teacher’s aide at a Lakeland elementary school who police say tried to have sex with an 11-year-old student faces attempted sexual battery charges.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriage

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled today that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Golf organizations distance themselves from Trump

Donald Trump says the golf industry supports him because “they know I’m right.” Four leading golf organizations said he’s wrong.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Spring Hill man used relatives’ card to make bad purchases, deputies say

Spring Hill man used relatives’ card to make bad purchases, deputies say

A Spring Hill man is facing charges after allegedly using his relatives’ debit card to make fraudulent purchases, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 4 hours ago
O say can you breathe? Fireworks pollute air, study says

O say can you breathe? Fireworks pollute air, study says

NEW YORK – July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling bursts of color. They spew pollution, too.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Emmitt Smith, Flo Rida out of Miss USA, Macy’s dumps Trump

Emmitt Smith, Flo Rida out of Miss USA, Macy’s dumps Trump

NEW YORK – Rapper Flo Rida, the Macy’s department store chain and football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith all had something in common today: They’re the latest to distance themselves from Donald Trump following his remarks about Mexi...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Missing Tampa man, 19, safely located

A 19-year-old Tampa man, with diminished mental capacity, has been safely located after being reported missing early this morning.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Bicyclist injured in crash with Hernando deputy

A bicyclist was injured in a crash with a Hernando County deputy’s patrol car in Spring Hill, authorities said.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Justice Department investigating potential airline collusion

WASHINGTON — A document obtained by The Associated Press shows the Justice Department is investigating whether airlines are colluding to grow at a slower pace as part of an effort to keep airfares high.
Updated: 6 hours ago