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Panther numbers increasing due to conservation efforts

Panther numbers increasing due to conservation efforts

Panthers have plenty of options when it comes to preying on wildlife. But there are instances when they will target domesticated animals, including pets. That’s called depredation, according to Carli Segelson, who works within the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Division of Habitat and Species Conservation. Read the full article in the May […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 5

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 5

COAST GUARD: 185 MIGRANTS REACH FLORIDA KEYS IN DECEMBER Capt. Jeffrey Janszen of the Coast Guard’s Sector says it’s not clear why there were so many migrant landings in December. Good weather may have helped some migrants, though Janszen said winds were rough around Christmas. Coast Guard officials say the number of Cubans attempting to […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 20

Five Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 20

FLORIDA’S 29 ELECTORS CAST VOTES FOR DONALD TRUMP IN TALLAHASSEE Florida’s 29 electors cast their votes for Donald Trump inside the state Senate chambers Monday as about 200 people protested outside the doors. Protesters shouted, “Love trumps hate” just before the vote took place, and “Vote your conscience” as the electors filled out their ballots. […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 17

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 17

ROAD CONSTRUCTION WORKER KILLED BY STREET SWEEPER TRUCK Everett Leslie Rolfe was killed Friday. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Rolfe was flagging traffic at a Hastings intersection as the sweeper truck moved through the area. Officials say Rolfe was walking backward when the sweeper’s rear bumper hit him. FLORIDA OFFICIALS: MAN FLEEING IN STOLEN […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 27

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 27

U.S. REP. CORRINE BROWN FROM FLORIDA MAKES LAST STAND FOR HER DISTRICT Court records show attorneys for Brown late Monday announced they would take a legal challenge to Florida’s congressional districts to the U.S. Supreme Court. A three-judge panel earlier this month ruled against the veteran congresswoman. Brown had argued the current map violates federal […]