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Jaguars win the Trevor Lawrence sweepstakes by losing to Bears

The Jaguars didn't win many games this season but losing to the Bears in Week 16 means Jacksonville has won the race to draft Trevor Lawrence.

It's So Cold in Florida That Iguanas Are...

Several Floridians have seen this happen before, but it does not take away the fact that this is a very weird phenomenon—especially to those of us who don't live in Florida!

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Push for Jacksonville firefighters to be...

As Florida prepares for the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed, there’s a push to get firefighters who deal with medical calls to the front of the line.

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Former Jacksonville mayor named interim Flagler College president

Former Jacksonville Mayor John Delaney will serve as the interim President of Flagler College starting next year, the school announced Monday.

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Terrifying New Species of Venomous Spide...

What has 8 legs, can live for 20 years, and ambushes its prey via a trapdoor—oh, and it has a bite as painful as a bee sting? That'd be the new species of venomous spider, The Pine Rockland trapdoor spider (Ummidia richmond).

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Kentucky Derby fever begins with Florida Derby

in Saturday’s $750,000 Grade I Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park. Soup and Sandwich is 2 for 2 in his career, but the two victories came in his maiden debut at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 28 and an allowance/optional claimer at Tampa Bay Downs on Feb. 24.

Tampa Bay company searching for other va...

Tampa-based biotech company Oragenics is in the pre-clinical phase of developing a vaccine they say would solve two critical problems when it comes to ending the pandemic: the fear of needles and the prevalence of antibodies.

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Florida women’s group pushes for recreat...

Another group has launched its support of recreational marijuana legalization in Florida. Women Initiative for a Safe & Equitable Florida — WISE Florida — launched with a

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‘You Received No Complaint’: Frustrated Black Tampa Officer Fired...

Delvin White was fired from his job as a Tampa police officer on March 2 for saying the N-word while on duty. The incident has sparked some conversations

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5,143 new Florida coronavirus cases repo...

The Florida Department of Health says the number of known cases of COVID-19 in the state rose by 5,143 Wednesday. According to the state's daily update, the total number of cases in Florida is now 2,021,

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Bucs to bring back DT Ndamukong Suh, ext...

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued their quest to retain their Super Bowl roster Wednesday with contract agreements for offensive tackle Donovan Smith and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.

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Tampa woman cited in crash that killed Marion Oaks man

A woman, whose vehicle was on the sidewalk when it struck and killed a man last summer, has been cited by a police officer for the crash. Sandyla Cardosa Santana received a ticket from an Ocala Police Department officer for driving upon a sidewalk or bicycle path in an accident involving a death.

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AP sources: Dolphins tell LB Van Noy he ...

Veteran linebacker Kyle Van Noy is moving on after one season with the Miami Dolphins, and he's not happy about it. The Dolphins told Van Noy he will be released, two people familiar with the discussion confirmed to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Dolphins had not commented.

Watch: DeSantis Suggests He Might Divert...

On Wednesday, at a press conference in Lakewood Ranch, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) appeared to suggest that if county officials want to criticize how he’s distributing vaccines, he’s happy to divert vaccines from counties critical of him to counties that aren’t.

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Florida circuit judge makes history as first woman elected to chi...

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida recently elected its first female chief judge. The Honorable Lisa T. Munyon will soon lead the charge at courthouses in Orange and Osceola counties. Munyon spent 18 years as a circuit judge and will now have a new title,

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The Best Player In FIFA 10 Just Signed W...

I fondly remember how AC Milan was ridiculously good on FIFA 10 and 11, and it wasn’t just because of Ronaldinho, Zlatan and Alessandro Nesta. It’s because of a Brazilian striker who was one of the best players in the FIFA video games for a couple of years.

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Hershey Recalls Chocolate Shell Topping ...

The Hershey Company announced a "voluntary recall" of the Hershey's Chocolate Shell Topping, a single lot, after it was discovered that it was filled with the Heath Shell Topping product and contains almonds.

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13 Presidential Quotes About Moms (and P...

Yes, it's true: Even presidents love their mommies. From Washington to Biden, look at these mom pics and read these presidential quotes about moms.

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'Birds Aren't Real,' They're 'Robotic Replicas'—At Least, That's ...

According to its website, Birds Aren't Real was founded back in 1976 and the movement's main prerogative is to shed light on the government's use of "robotic replicas" that are watching us all.

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Debris From Chinese Rocket to Hit Earth,...

A 98-foot-long, 20-ton section of the Long March 5B rocket, which was launched by China in late April, is expected to crash back to Earth this weekend. Oh, and get this—nobody is exactly sure of when or where it will re-enter the atmosphere. That's ... comforting.

Pandora Switching to Lab-Created Diamond...

Pandora Jewelry is making a move to cut out traditional diamonds and replace them with ones created in a lab. The Copenhagen-based company is making the switch in order to make diamonds more accessible and sell a product that is more sustainable and free from human rights issues.

Different Types of Car Tires: Which Is Right for You?

Do you know the differences in car tires? Check 'em out. Choosing the right type of tire is key.

'Tiger King': Carole Baskin Launches Cat...

"Tiger King" star Carole Baskin has launched her own cryptocurrency. Called $CAT, the crypto coin will allow fans to buy merch and more from Big Cat Rescue animal sanctuary.

VIDEO: Terrifying Footage Shows Shark Ci...

In shocking video footage, Anela Rezentes, 6, can be seen splashing in the water along the shoreline of Oahu's Kalama Beach on Sunday when a shark began circling her. Luckily, the girl walked away unharmed.

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Now You Can Buy Beer From Queen Elizabeth's Country Home

It seems Queen Elizabeth's gotten into the brewing game. Drink like a royal with pints sold at Sandringham Estate's gift shop.

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Listen Up, Flat-Earthers: The Universe C...

According to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Waterloo, the University of Southhampton (UK), INFN, Leece (Italy), Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and the University of Salento (Italy), the hologram principle works similarly to the Big Bang model in explaining the early universe. 

New York's Broadway to Re-Open With 100%...

On September 14, Broadway will re-open with 100% capacity, and ticket sales will begin on May 6.

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Robert Downey Jr's Assistant Reportedly Killed in Car Crash

On Thursday, May 6, Robert Downey Jr. took to social media to share "a terrible and shocking tragedy." His assistant and right-hand man Jimmy Rich was reportedly killed in a car crash on Wednesday night.

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