5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 24

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

Trial opens on battery charge for FSU running back

Suspended 20-year-old Dalvin Cook goes on trial Monday on charges he punched a woman in the face outside a Tallahassee bar.

SeaWorld spending on lobbying spikes as company fights bad publicity, declining attendance

The surge in spending comes as protests have mounted and attendance has declined since the release of the 2013 documentary “Blackfish,” which argued against captivity of killer whales.

Prosecutor at center of Casey Anthony case admits using cheating website

Jeff Ashton, the state attorney for Orange and Osceola counties in central Florida, confirmed reports Sunday that he used the cheating website Ashley Madison, whose client data was targeted by hackers.

Students stranded, late for class thanks to software glitch

The launch of new bus-routing software led to a chaotic start to the school year across Palm Beach County, with stranded students and delayed arrivals rampant. Administrators hoped for improvements after spending the weekend recreating the routes by hand.

NASA partnership aims to figure out what plants can grow in space

South Florida middle and high school students will be working with NASA to determine which edible plants might be suitable for growing aboard the International Space Station.

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