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Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015

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Delta says it’s banning shipment of hunting ‘trophies’

NEW YORK – Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale file for divorce

LOS ANGELES – Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale filed for divorce on Monday, seeking to end a nearly 13-year marriage between two members of rock music royalty.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Alligator attacks worker at Florida attraction

KENANSVILLE – Wildlife officials say a worker at a central Florida ecotourism attraction was injured in an alligator attack.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Amber Alert canceled, missing boy now a homicide case

JACKSONVILLE – Florida authorities canceled an Amber Alert for a missing 21-month-old boy on Monday and say they are now investigating the disappearance of Lonzie Barton as a homicide.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan

Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan

MIAMI – Jeb Bush outlined plans Monday to improve security of the nation’s borders and enforcement of its existing immigration laws, calling both a requirement before any president could begin to address the status of the estimated 11 m...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Colorado theater shooting jury keeps death penalty on the table

Colorado theater shooting jury keeps death penalty on the table

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Jurors on Monday moved one step closer toward sentencing James Holmes to death for his Colorado movie theater attack, taking less than three hours to reject arguments that the former neuroscience student’s mental ill...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan

Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan

MIAMI – Jeb Bush outlined plans Monday to improve security of the nation’s borders and enforcement of its existing immigration laws, calling both a requirement before any president could begin to address the status of the estimated 11 m...
Updated: 12 hours ago

Gov. Scott wants Medicaid insurance, hospital contracts examined

FORT LAUDERDALE – Gov. Rick Scott is targeting health insurers participating in the state Medicaid program, accusing them of negotiating hospital rates that are too high, which he says is the reason the new managed care program is not generati...
Updated: 12 hours ago

24 Cuban migrants land in Key West

MIAMI – Authorities say 24 Cuban migrants have landed in the Florida Keys.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Affidavit: Polk woman says daughter, dad killed in self-defense

Affidavit: Polk woman says daughter, dad killed in self-defense

LAKELAND — A 25-year-old central Florida woman told detectives that she acted in self-defense when her father and 6-year-old daughter were fatally stabbed, according to an arrest affidavit released Monday, but detectives aren’t buying h...
Published: 08/03/15