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Five Things to Know in Florida for April 6

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 6

REPORT: JANET RENO’S RANCH TO BE DONATED TO MIAMI COLLEGE A final agreement is being ironed out to donate the ranch which sat on the edge of the Everglades where Reno’s mother built the rustic home in the 1940s. It’s slated to become part of the environmental center at the college’s campus south of Miami. […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for March 2

Five Things to Know in Florida for March 2

LEGOS READY TO BLAST OFF WITH ‘WOMEN OF NASA’ SET Lego said Wednesday it had chosen the “Women of NASA” project as the winner of its fan design contest. The announcement comes on the heels of the Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures,” which tells the story of three black female mathematicians who helped NASA during the […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 15

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 15

DONALD TRUMP DROPS LAWSUIT ABOUT FLIGHTS ABOVE FLORIDA CLUB County Attorney Denise Nieman emailed commissioners about the lawsuit Monday afternoon. Nieman says Trump’s attorneys contacted her to say they are dropping the lawsuit, which claimed the historic Mar-A-Lago was being irreparably harmed by air traffic from Palm Beach International Airport. MORE PULSE 911 CALLS RELEASED […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 10

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 10

FLORIDA DEPUTIES FATALLY SHOOT MAN ARMED WITH BB GUN Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Larry McKinnon says in a news release that at least four deputies responded Tuesday night to the Windwood Oaks Apartments after 911 calls about man screaming and waiving a gun. FLORIDA REPORTS FIRST CASE OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED ZIKA VIRUS Secretary of […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 11

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 11

DEPUTIES: TEEN DIES AFTER SHOOTING LINKED TO HOVERBOARD Authorities in Florida say an 18-year-old lost his balance on a hoverboard and accidentally shot his 13-year-old cousin in the back of the head. The shooting happened Sunday in Orlando. Officials say Lavardo Fisher died Monday night. FLORIDA GOVERNOR REMAINS MUM ON HOW TO FIX STATE’S DEATH […]