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Authorities Seized More Than 69 Pounds of Cocaine Found on a Cruise Ship
Security on a cruise ship found 69.5 pounds of cocaine stashed on board last week. Upon docking the vessel at a port in Florida, they turned it over to officers for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, according to a statement from that agency.
The Biggest Smalltooth Sawfish Ever Measured Washed Ashore in Florida
DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CEO ANNOUNCES THEY WILL NO LONGER SELL ASSAULT RIFLES
The deadly Valentine’s Day school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida has inspired a movement among teens to protest for changes in gun laws. Retail outlets that sell assault weapons are taking notice. Dick’s Sporting Goods indicated Wednesday that it is making a huge move inspired by the mass murder, which killed 17. Continue reading DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CEO ANNOUNCES THEY WILL NO LONGER SELL ASSAULT RIFLES
What We Know About the Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Matthew
Since yesterday evening, Hurricane Matthew has gathered strength and is on a collision course with the Caribbean. Here’s what we know about the strongest hurricane to hit the region since 2007.
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Florida Beach Suffers 3 Shark Attacks in Less Than 3 Hours
Three different people were bitten by a shark during three different attacks in under three hours at a Florida beach, local authorities have confirmed. The shark encounters occurred in the same general area at New Smyrna Beach Sunday, WFTV reported. All three victims suffered lacerations, though none of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
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Invasive Species Known to Be Resistant to Pesticides Spotted Outside in US
The whitefly is kind of cute looking as far as invasive pests go, but they’ve recently been expanding their reach and are presenting a new threat to landscapers, gardeners, and farmers in the United States.
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