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Florida football recruiting: Four-star TJ Searcy commits as Gators continue rebuilding defense

If the Florida Gators only had to recruit the defensive side of the ball, it would be difficult to second-guess the job head coach Billy Napier and his staff are doing. That was obvious again Monday as four-star defensive end TJ Searcy (Thomaston, GA) committed to the Gators.

onlygators.com ,  33 minutes ago 0
Florida football recruiting: Four-star TJ Searcy commits as Gators continue rebuilding defense

Shark scientist shares ways to stay safe in light of recent attack

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As friends and families flock to the beaches to celebrate the fourth of July, one Florida family is in the hospital with 17-year-old Addison Bethea after she was attacked by a shark Thursday off the coast of Keaton Beach, Florida. According to the Florida Museum of Natural History, Florida continues to lead the nation in unprovoked shark attacks.

news4jax.com ,  34 minutes ago 0
Shark scientist shares ways to stay safe in light of recent attack

FDLE launches Florida Purple Alert Plan

FLORIDA – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) has launched the Florida Purple Alert Plan. According to the FDLE, the Purple Alert is being used to assist in the location of missing adults suffering from mental, cognitive, intellectual, or developmental disabilities, and who do not meet the criteria for a statewide Silver Alert.

niceville.com ,  35 minutes ago 0
FDLE launches Florida Purple Alert Plan

White Sox reinstate Liam Hendriks, Adam Engel from IL

The Chicago White Sox welcomed two regulars back from the injured list today, as closer Liam Hendriks was reinstated from the 15-day IL and outfielder Adam Engel was reinstated from the 10-day IL. Right-hander Jimmy Lambert and outfielder Adam Haseley were optioned to Triple-A to create space on the active roster.

yardbarker.com ,  36 minutes ago 0
White Sox reinstate Liam Hendriks, Adam Engel from IL

A Florida Man Had A Pretty Out-There Reason For Stealing An R2D2 Statue From A Disney Resort

Over the last handful of years, the term “Florida Man” has become a fixture of memes and the news, and with good reason: There are so many Florida Men. Defined as an eccentric who commits some outside-the-box deed in the Sunshine State, it’s been used to describe everything from criminals to oddballs.

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A Florida Man Had A Pretty Out-There Reason For Stealing An R2D2 Statue From A Disney Resort

Florida man, 44, is arrested after admitting to stealing items from Disney resorts, including a $10,000 'R2-D2' statue - but claims it was because he had applied to be a security guard and wanted to expose gaps in the company's security system

David Proudfoot, 44, was arrested while posing as Disney staff at the Swan Reserve Hotel just outside of the Epcot section of the theme park on May 31 A search of his home found at least $730 in additional stolen Disney property Proudfoot was charged with grand theft and obstruction by false information

dailymail.co.uk ,  43 minutes ago 0
Florida man, 44, is arrested after admitting to stealing items from Disney resorts, including a $10,000 'R2-D2' statue - but claims it was because he had applied to be a security guard and wanted to expose gaps in the company's security system

California becomes the first state to provide health insurance to undocumented immigrants

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday released attack ads urging Florida residents to move to California in the days after it became the first state to offer state-subsidized health insurance to all illegal immigrants. Newsom bought $105,000 worth of commercials that first aired on Fox News in Florida, sparking speculation he could run as a presidential candidate in 2024.

shepherdgazette.com ,  43 minutes ago 2
California becomes the first state to provide health insurance to undocumented immigrants

'Evil does eventually die': Scathing obituary published in Florida newspaper

A Florida Times-Union obit pulls no punches, calling a father's life "much longer than he deserved." JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Placed between loving tributes to a woman who died from Alzheimer's and a 96-year-old World War II vet, the Florida Times-Union published an usual obituary: Not a celebration of life, but of death.

firstcoastnews.com ,  43 minutes ago 0
'Evil does eventually die': Scathing obituary published in Florida newspaper

Look: Tiger Woods Monday Drive Video Is Going Viral

Tiger Woods is preparing to play The Open in Scotland later this month, but before that, he's competing in the J.P. McManus Pro-Am in Ireland. We haven't seen Tiger on the course since he withdrew from the PGA Championship back in May, and he showed some rust today, shooting an opening-round 77 at Adare Manor.

thespun.com ,  46 minutes ago 5
Look: Tiger Woods Monday Drive Video Is Going Viral

Florida man loses hand in fireworks accident over holiday weekend

A Florida man’s hand was blown off by fireworks in a horrific accident in Lauderdale Lakes early Saturday morning, according to FOX 35 Orlando news. The police were called just after 1 a.m. and when Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue arrived, the man was rushed to hospital.

torontosun.com ,  54 minutes ago 0
Florida man loses hand in fireworks accident over holiday weekend

20 US beach destinations to visit this summer

Carefree summer beach days are finally upon us. You don’t have to travel to far-flung destinations like Mallorca or Bali to find a summer beach paradise. The U.S is home to many diverse waterfront landscapes — from breezy sand dunes and rocky cliffside shorelines to cityscape sands and secret beach coves.

thepointsguy.com ,  55 minutes ago 0
20 US beach destinations to visit this summer

Florida Schools Civics Training for Teachers Will Include Importance of Religion in the Public Square

Teachers in Florida will now learn some lessons in American history as they train to teach civics in the state, including the importance of religion in the public square. The new training course includes facts missing from many history books, including that the Establishment Clause of the Constitution only prohibits the government from establishing a national religion or having policies that favor one religion over the other.

breitbart.com ,  1 hour ago 0
Florida Schools Civics Training for Teachers Will Include Importance of Religion in the Public Square

Singh is Sparking Up an Early Fire in the Gold Section

Raminder Singh is chipping up in the early going. Singh, born in India but resides in Florida, has more than $1,700,000 in recorded earnings. He took down the RunGOOD All-Stars Pro-Am Invitational Entry here in Las Vegas last December. Singh also has a long list of cashes and victories just this year.

pokernews.com ,  1 hour ago 0
Singh is Sparking Up an Early Fire in the Gold Section

Shark bites surfer on foot off Florida beach

ORLANDO, Fla. — A 28-year-old surfer was bitten on his foot, “presumably by a shark,” off New Smyrna Beach Sunday, Volusia County Beach Safety said. The Daytona Beach man was surfing shortly before noon next to the New Smyrna Beach jetty when he fell off his board and was bitten on his left foot, Volusia County Beach Safety Capt.

heraldpalladium.com ,  1 hour ago 0
Shark bites surfer on foot off Florida beach

The fight over Florida's 15-week abortion law and a constitutional privacy protection

It has been one week since the Supreme Court removed a U.S. constitutional right to have an abortion. And this week, a state judge cited Florida’s state constitution for protecting abortion access. A state judge ruled that the new law restricting abortions from 15 weeks to 24 weeks was unconstitutional on Thursday — a day before it took effect, but has yet to issue his written ruling which, means the 15-week is state law.

wlrn.org ,  1 hour ago 0
The fight over Florida's 15-week abortion law and a constitutional privacy protection

Gavin Newsom Runs Ads in Florida Trying to Get Folks to Move to California for More Freedom

You gotta hand it to Gavin Newsom. He’s quite sure of himself, and the righteousness of his cause. The Democratic governor of California has made a growing number of appeals to conservatives lately, along the lines of, “Hey, if you REALLY like freedom, you’d LOVE what we’ve done in The Golden State!”

pjmedia.com ,  1 hour ago 0
Gavin Newsom Runs Ads in Florida Trying to Get Folks to Move to California for More Freedom

City of Orlando apologizes for Fourth of July message following backlash

Eola Park in Orlando, Florida. (Getty Images) (The Hill) – The City of Orlando, Fla., apologized on Saturday for its Independence Day message that declared the nation was in “strife” and questioned why people would want to celebrate the holiday in the city’s weekly newsletter.

wate.com ,  4 hours ago 0
City of Orlando apologizes for Fourth of July message following backlash