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Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly touts praise from President Trump in new campaign ad

WASHINGTON – Sen. Joe Donnelly touts praise from President Donald Trump in a new ad that his campaign says is the first from a Democrat this cycle to showcase approval from the president.<p>“Sen. Donnelly, thank you very much,” Trump says in the ad the Indiana Democrat’s campaign began airing Thursday.<p>…

Typography

Tourist jailed for collecting conch seashells from beach

KEY WEST, Fla. — A Texas woman has been sentenced to 15 days in jail for taking 40 queen conchs in the Florida Keys.<p>The Miami Herald reports that …

Key West

GrubHub expands food delivery in 17 states

GrubHub (GRUB -0.2%) has made its next delivery expansion, adding dozens of additional markets across 17 states.<p>The new expansion adds markets …

Business

ESPN awards ESPYs to victims of Larry Nassar, hero coaches from Parkland, Fla.

ESPN gave out its annual ESPY awards Wednesday, with recipients including more than 140 victims of sexual abuse linked to disgraced former doctor Larry Nassar and three hero coaches who died while saving students during the massacre at Parkland, Fla., last February.<p>The 141 sexual abuse survivors — …

USA Gymnastics

Faster, Lighter, Smarter: DARPA Gives Small Autonomous Systems a Tech Boost

DARPA’s Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program recently completed Phase 2 flight tests, demonstrating advanced algorithms designed to turn small air …

DARPA

Nonpoint Debut Gloomy, Melodic New Song 'Fix This'

Last month, Nonpoint announced their 10th studio effort, <i>X</i>, and gave fans a double dose of new music with the "Dodge Your Destiny" and "Chaos and …

New Singles

XXXTentacion slaying: 4 men indicted on first-degree murder charges

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion. Two are already in custody; the other two are being sought.<p>The Broward County panel formally charged Dedrick Williams, …

XXXTentacion

Local veterans charity shut down

A local charity that raised millions of dollars and claimed it was helping veterans has now been shut down.<p>The same charity was founded and run by a …

Veterans

Florida — 6-Pound Pork Sandwich Challenge - 50 States, 50 Insane Food Challenges - Pictures - Chowhound

Slow & Low BBQ in Cocoa Beach, Fla., has a crazy pulled-pork sandwich challenge. The 6-pound sandwich is made up of three pounds of pulled pork, an …

Cooking

Former Florida State linebacker faces tax fraud charges

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida attorney who started at linebacker for Florida State's 1993 national championship team is facing federal tax fraud charges.<p>Court records show that a federal grand jury in Tallahassee indicted 46-year-old Ken Alexander this week on nine counts of preparing false …

Florida

Lynyrd Skynyrd Documentary to Premiere on Showtime in August

'If I Leave Here Tomorrow' covers the band's entire career, including tragedy and triumph. Continue reading…

Guitar

Witt Jr. leads star-studded group at UA All-America Game

CHICAGO -- Friday afternoon's Cubs-Cardinals game will include nine former first-round picks on the two rosters. The nightcap may feature even more …

Under Armour

U.S. Equestrian Announces U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Team presented by Deloitte for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

<b>Lexington, KY</b> – US Equestrian has named four athlete-and-horse combinations to the U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Team presented by Deloitte for the …

Team USA

Four men indicted in Xxxtentacion killing

Four men were indicted on Thursday in the killing of hip-hop artist XXXTentacion outside of a motorcycle dealership in Florida last month, …

Crime

Braves plan to ‘top off’ new spring training facility Friday

The Braves plan to celebrate a construction milestone on their new spring-training facility in southwest Florida with a “topping off” ceremony Friday …

Sports Complex

Youth voter surge, up to 61% of the newly registered

Political battleground states that are key to the GOP’s hold on the House and Senate have experienced a surge in young voter registration since the …

U.S. Politics

Weather forecast: More storms in Bay area

<b>ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.</b> -- An area of high pressure is across South Florida while a front stalls near North Florida today.<p>Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy …

Weather

Mancheno qualifies for U.S. Amateur - Auburn University

<b>ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.</b> – Auburn rising sophomoreBrandon Manchenoearned a spot in the U.S. Amateur after placing second at the qualifying event at the …

Golf

3 face charges after Osceola teen forced into human trafficking, officials say

Three men have been charged with human trafficking of a child younger than 18, officials confirmed on Thursday.<p>Agents with the Metropolitan Bureau of …

Social Media

Police: 2 people found dead at Orlando apartment were mother, son

The two people who were discovered dead on Wednesday at an Orlando apartment were a mother and adult son.

Crime

Florida ICE protesters face unlawful assembly charges

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — At least 17 protesters face charges after blocking a roadway outside a South Florida office of the U.S. Immigration and Customs …

Florida

Real estate Q&A: Quick answers on rental leases

I get many rental-related questions where the answers are too short to write a whole column about - but they are important questions. Here I answer …

Real Estate

In America, 'Going To The Beach' Hasn't Always Meant Fun In The Sun

Nowadays, the beach is synonymous with enjoyable, sandy getaways. But for Colonial Americans, the shoreline was a dangerous, untamable landscape.

Santa Monica

Carvana opens a 'car vending machine' in Warrensville Heights

Carvana (NYSE: CVNA), a Tempe, Ariz-based e-commerce platform for buying used cars, has opened one of its car vending machines to serve the Northeast …

Cleveland

Are the fish in Florida's waters polluted with toxic algae safe to eat?

STUART, Fla. — Two scientists looking at toxic algae's long-term effects on people say ditch the fish caught in waters contaminated with cyanobacteria.<p>Rain, heat and pollutants have caused the outbreak of toxic algae blooms this summer in South Florida's Lake Okeechobee and other waterways linked …

Florida

VIDEO: Cain Velasquez Spotted Working Out at WWE Performance Center

<i>(Courtesy of UFC)</i><p>Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez may be absent from the Octagon of late, but he recently appeared at the WWE …

WWE

Panthers Happy with Development of Goalies Montembeault, Bednard

<b>CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -</b> The Florida Panthers believe that the team's starting goaltending of the future could already be developing within their system …

Ice Hockey

Filmmaker Bruce LaBruce Gets "Provocative and Political!"

We could all use a bit more misandry in our lives, and director Bruce LaBruce's latest film, making its Texas premiere at this weekend's Contrast …

Film Festivals

Woman being treated for rabies after being attacked by bat

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. — A Florida woman who was helping a friend into a car at a large retirement community felt something hit her arm but thought …

Florida

Florida soldier says agency is blocking path to citizenship

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Haeder Al Anbki was all set to become a U.S. citizen last year. The former interpreter for U.S. forces in Iraq, who had been …

Florida