5 things to know in Florida for Sept. 16

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

JUDGE ORDERS MENTAL EVALUATION FOR FLORIDA MAN ACCUSED OF 9/11 ANNIVERSARY BOMB PLOT

Joshua Goldberg, 20, appeared in federal court in Jacksonville for a hearing about his detention, but the judge sent him to a mental health facility in North Carolina for 30 days.

AMAZON FOUND JEFF BEZOS IS SHIPPING HIS SPACE BUSINESS TO FLORIDA

(BAY’-zohs) says his Blue Origin space company will build rockets and launch them into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base.

STATE AGRICULTURE OFFICIALS DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY OVER FRUIT FLY INFESTATION

Fruit flies attack more than 430 different fruits, vegetables and nuts, and they’re considered one of the world’s most serious pests due to the potential economic harm.

FANTASY SPORTS RAISE LEGAL QUESTIONS IN FLORIDA

A group representing fantasy sports companies says it’s hiring lobbyists to educate legislators on fantasy sports. A 1991 legal opinion contends fantasy leagues are no different from betting on a horse race.

PENSACOLA JURY AWARDS $34 MILLION TO THE FAMILY OF MAN WHO DIED OF LUNG CANCER 15 YEARS AFTER HE QUIT SMOKING

The lawsuit filed by Garry O’Hara’s widow and children against R.J. Reynolds tobacco company was one of thousands filed in Florida after the state Supreme Court tossed out a $145 billion class action verdict.

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