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Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 11

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 11

VISIT FLORIDA TO PAY $73,000 TO CEO AFTER RAPPER KERFUFFLE The Visit Florida board of directors agreed Tuesday to pay Will Seccombe, who agreed to resign after pressure from Gov. Rick Scott. Visit Florida is hiring Ken Lawson, the current secretary of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation as a replacement. Seccombe led the […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 3

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 3

POLICE SHOOT, WOUND MAN SUSPECTED OF KILLING WIFE, SON, WOUNDING ATTORNEY Miami-Dade police say Fadel Jabado was shot Wednesday afternoon following a nearly three-hour standoff. Police said they believe Jabado killed his wife Bessima and their oldest son at their southwest Miami-Dade home and wounded real estate attorney Larry Harshman at his Kendall office. VANDAL […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 20

Five Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 20

GEORGIA TAKING PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FLORIDA KEYS SCREWWORMS A Florida Department of Agriculture news release said Wednesday that new restrictions are being placed on livestock and pets being moved from Florida to Georgia. The release says animals should be carefully examined for signs of screwworm and treated appropriately. Animals coming from the quarantined area in the […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 16

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 16

TIGER ATTACKS, KILLS VETERAN KEEPER AT PALM BEACH ZOO Palm Beach Zoo spokeswoman Naki Carter says 38-year-old Stacey Konwiser was killed Friday afternoon by a 13-year-old male tiger. West Palm Beach police spokeswoman Lori Colombino says Konwiser was attacked in the Malayan tiger’s enclosure. Colombino says the tiger was tranquilized. 2 WORKERS INJURED IN SOUTH […]