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Photos Show Skunks Taking Over Snake Traps, Surprising Scientists

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission said the incident was a happy one as it would help with their ongoing skunk survey.
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Coast Guard ends migrant search off Florida coast after 5 bodies found, 34 more feared dead

Coast Guard ends migrant search off Florida coast after 5 bodies found, 34 more feared dead

5 hours ago   |   Post Gazette


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'Swipe left for meth': Florida officials using dating apps to try to find drug dealers

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

Dozens of people are accused of selling drugs on gay and LGBTQ dating apps and concealing their sales with emojis and codewords, authorities in Florida said Thu
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Orlando Fire explains how to safely warm up during Florida cold front

Orlando Fire explains how to safely warm up during Florida cold front

7 hours ago   |   WESH

As Central Floridians try to find ways to stay warm, experts say do it with caution.
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'No one will be turned away': Cold shelters open as Central Florida faces freezing weekend temps

'No one will be turned away': Cold shelters open as Central Florida faces freezing weekend temps

9 hours ago   |   WESH

Thousands of people in Central Florida won't have a home to go to when the weather turns unusually cold.
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Florida forecast: Freezing temperatures and falling iguanas

10 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

A cold snap threatened Florida this weekend as the Northeast braced for a blizzard. With sub-freezing temperatures predicted, residents were warned to protect pipes and pets...
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Veterinarian shortage impacting Central Florida animal shelters, clinics

Veterinarian shortage impacting Central Florida animal shelters, clinics

10 hours ago   |   WESH

“I'm struggling to find more people, and I have enough work for at least one more veterinarian, probably one and a half more veterinarians,” one vet said.
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Florida man with same name, age as fugitive mistakenly locked up for 5 days

Florida man with same name, age as fugitive mistakenly locked up for 5 days

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

A Florida man spent five days in county jail after he was mistaken for a wanted fugitive with the same name, age and similar appearance.
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How to keep your pets safe amid Florida cold snap

How to keep your pets safe amid Florida cold snap

13 hours ago   |   WESH

Veterinarians suggest having your pets spend more time indoors this weekend as temperatures are forecast to plummet.
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Coast Guard to End Search After Finding Bodies of 5 Migrants From Capsized Boat

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

More than 30 people remained unaccounted for after the boat that was carrying them overturned off Florida's Atlantic Coast last weekend, the authorities said.
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Medvedev wins explosive grudge match to reach Australian Open final

Medvedev wins explosive grudge match to reach Australian Open final

Daniil Medvedev won a bad-tempered semifinal in Melbourne to set up a showdown with Rafael Nadal Daniil Medvedev will face Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final after the... Read more ...

Light snow showers and flurries today

Light snow showers and flurries today

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WATCH: Football fan drives 24 hours round-trip to watch playoff game at...

WATCH: Football fan drives 24 hours round-trip to watch playoff game at father's graveside

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Man Held for Five Days in Jail Over Mistaken Identity, His Lawyer Says

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After two years, growing calls to take masks off children in school

After two years, growing calls to take masks off children in school

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Matthew Reeves Killed by Lethal Injection After Nitrogen Hypoxia Execution...

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