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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. TRUMP LINKS DRUGS, CRIME TO LACK OF BORDER WALL In a televised plea from the Oval Office, the president urges congressional Democrats to fund his border wall, but Democrats accused the Republican of appealing to “fear, not facts.” 2. AUSTRALIA WILL ASSESS RUNAWAY SAUDI WOMAN FOR SETTLEMENT The move comes as 18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 21

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 21

2 ALLIGATORS CAUGHT, KILLED AFTER HOMELESS MAN ATTACKED Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesman Greg Workman told Florida Today (https://goo.gl/wKdTX8) on Tuesday that authorities actually captured and killed two large alligators in Crane Creek in Melbourne. Both gators were about 11 feet long. FLORIDA OFFICERS CLEARED IN FATAL SHOOTING OF BLACK MOTORIST A grand […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 24

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 24

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ATTACKING FLIGHT ATTENDANT The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Jacksonville reports in a news release that 36-year-old Joseph Michael Sharkey of Virginia entered his plea Tuesday. He faces up to 20 years in prison. BEER, CHIPS SPILL ONTO FLORIDA HIGHWAY It wasn’t a happy hour for some central Florida drivers when trucks […]