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Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 15

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 15

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT SAYS YES TO FIRST EXECUTION IN MONTHS The court on Monday ruled 6-1 that the state can go ahead with the scheduled Aug. 24 execution of Mark Asay. Asay, 53, was originally scheduled to be executed in March 2016, for the 1987 murders of Robert Lee Booker and Robert McDowell in Jacksonville. […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 19

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 19

HARAMBE’S MATRIARCH GRANDMOTHER DIES AT ZOO MIAMI The zoo announced on social media that the 49-year-old ape was euthanized Wednesday morning, saying she had been suffering from several health issues that slowly incapacitated her. Josephine was born in the wild in March 1967 and arrived at Zoo Miami in March 1983. Harambe who gained worldwide […]

Five things to know in Florida for Oct. 6

Five things to know in Florida for Oct. 6

FEDERAL JUDGE CRITICAL OF FLORIDA GAMBLING REGULATORS A three-day trial that could shape the future of gambling in the state ended Wednesday. But during closing arguments, U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle suggested state regulators had violated an existing deal with the tribe. The state and Seminoles reached an agreement in 2010 that allowed the tribe […]