BP settlement includes new health claims process

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOOTHEVILLE, La. (AP) - A settlement that BP is hammering out with victims of the massive Gulf oil spill finally provides a system for monitoring health concerns and compensating p..
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Tulsa authorities search for missing girl's body

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Authorities in Tulsa are digging up a parking lot in search of the body of a young Florida girl who disappeared 15 years ago.    Orange County De..
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Man dies in Ocala crash with sheriff's deputy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SUMMERFIELD, Fla. (AP) - A Marion County Sheriff's deputy is in stable but critical condition after a head-on collision with another driver who died at the scene.    ..
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Controlled fire burn for Everglades National Park

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A controlled fire is expected to burn just over 30,000 acres from Everglades National Park.    The Miami Herald reports (http://bit.ly/yFrVx0 ) the park..
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Report: Drunk man walks off dock, into water

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIAN ROCKS BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Pinellas County Sheriff's Office report says a 'very' drunk man died after walking off a dock and into the water.    Authorities ha..
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First shark bite of season reported in Brevard Co.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Brevard County has its first shark bite victim.    The man is being treated at the hospital, but his injuries and condition have not yet been..
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Transgender woman denied ladies night promotion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The owner of a St. Petersburg bar has apologized for refusing to serve free drinks to a transgender woman, who eventually left Bishop Tavern and Lounge ..
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Police remove members of Occupy Palm Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Protesters from the Occupy Wall Street movement have been removed from a site in West Palm Beach.    The Palm Beach Post (http://bit.ly/..
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8-month-old suffers shaken baby syndrome, 1 arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man on child abuse charges after an 8-month-old boy was flown to St. Petersb..
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Fla. to spend money for interstate warning signs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida lawmakers want to spend $2 million to put up large signs that will warn motorists about dangerous driving conditions. House and Senate budget negot..
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Motorcyclist involved in fatal crash on SR 776 in Englewood

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Englewood. The victim has been identified as 59-year-old Henry Kirsten. The collision happened on McC..
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BP settlement includes new health claims process

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

BOOTHEVILLE, La. (AP) - A settlement that BP is hammering out with victims of the massive Gulf oil spill finally provides a system for monitoring health concerns and compensating p..
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FGCU women's basketball team gets warm welcome home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - An historic victory for the FGCU women's basketball team has the athletes celebrating and the school excited about the potential "ripple effect" from the win. Su..
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Red Sox top Twins in stadium's debut

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Opening day is finally here. The Red Sox hosted the Twins Sunday for the first Major League spring training game at the the brand new JetBlue Park. Much to the d..
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BP settlement includes new health claims process

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAIN BURDEAU/Associated Press BOOTHEVILLE, La. (AP) - A settlement that BP is hammering out with victims of the massive Gulf oil spill finally provides a system for monitoring heal..
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Girl scouts hold yard sale to buy badges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

The yard sale will run on Sunday, March 4 at  21187 Glendale Ave., in Port Charlotte. The sale will open at 8:00 am.
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High number of manatee deaths prompts boating crackdown

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Law enforcement is cracking down on speeders on the water, after an unusually high number of manatee deaths this year. In the first 2 months of the year, 7 manat..
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BP expects to pay $7.8 billion in Gulf spill suit deal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HARRY R. WEBER/Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP's settlement of lawsuits filed by more than 100,000 victims of the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history goes a long way to..
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Losses mount from scams targeting older Americans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

DAVID CRARY/AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Boomers beware: Scams, frauds and other financial exploitation schemes targeting older Americans are a growing multibillion-dollar in..
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Justice Dept wants trial on Florida voting changes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PETE YOST/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department is opposing changes in Florida voting procedures and says it wants a trial in the dispute, a move that could imp..
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