Florida News: Southern District of Florida Charges 124 Individuals Responsible

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Florida – Largest National Health Care Fraud Enforcement Action in Department of Justice History Resulted in Total of 76 Doctors Charged and 84 Opioid Cases Involving More Than 13 Million Illegal Dosages of Opioids. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; Robert F.

Florida News: Florida Governor Scott – Florida’s Credit Rating Highest in State History

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TALLAHASSEE, FL – Yesterday, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that Moody’s Investors Service, a leading international credit rating agency, upgraded Florida’s General Obligation (GO) bond rating to Aaa – the highest rating possible.

Florida News: Florida Governor Scott, Southwest Florida Unemployment Rates Remain Low

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Florida employment is as beautiful as its sunsets and wildlife. NAPLES, FL – Florida Governor Rick Scott announced today that unemployment rates in Southwest Florida areas have dropped in the past year.

Florida News: Florida Governor Scott – $616 Million for Affordable Housing and Business Assistance Approved for Florida

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Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, Governor Rick Scott announced the approval to distribute $616 million to local communities for Florida’s long-term recovery efforts from last year’s hurricane season.

Florida News: Florida Attorney General Bondi’s Memorial Day Statement

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TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi released the following statement ahead of Memorial Day weekend: “On Memorial Day, we honor our fallen heroes who gave their lives so we can live free.

Florida News: Florida Governor Rick Scott Takes More Action to Combat Algal Blooms

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TALLAHASSEE, FL – Thursday, Florida Governor Rick Scott met with White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney to continue advocating for full funding for the repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.

Florida News: Florida Governor Scott Statement on School Shooting in Texas

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Florida News: FLorida Governor Scott – Floridians Should Pay Attention to Potential Severe Weather

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TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Governor Rick Scott today made the following statement regarding the National Hurricane Center’s monitoring of a weather system that could potentially develop into a tropical or sub-tropical depression.

Florida News: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Activates Price Gouging Hotline

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TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi today activated Florida’s price gouging hotline for consumers statewide. Florida’s price gouging law only applies within the area of the declared state of emergency, which in this case is all Florida counties.

FLORIDA | Know Thy Neighbor; FWC provides important alligator safety advice

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FLORIDA– Alligators become more active during warm weather months, and it’s not uncommon to see them throughout the state. Continue reading FLORIDA | Know Thy Neighbor; FWC provides important alligator safety advice at STL.News.

Florida News: South Florida Resident Pleads Guilty to Impersonating a Member of the Saudi Royal Family

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Continue reading Florida News: South Florida Resident Pleads Guilty to Impersonating a Member of the Saudi Royal Family at STL.News. The Impersonation Scheme Involved Fake Diplomatic License Plates, Expensive Jewelry, Artwork, Wire Fraud, and International Trips.

WASHINGTON | Trump endorses Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz during European trip

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is tweeting his endorsement of a Florida congressman during his trip to Europe, writing that Rep. Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump endorses Florida Rep. General European trip Florida Rep.

Florida News: Florida Governor Scott – FDOT Begins Process for Privately Funded High-Speed Rail from Orlando to Tampa

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TALLAHASSEE, FL – Yesterday, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has begun the process to allow for private investment in a high-speed rail connection from Orlando to Tampa.

FLORIDA News: PENSACOLA Felon, Kenneth Lamar Weathers Convicted of Drug and Firearm Charges

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PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – After a three-day jury trial, Kenneth Lamar Weathers, 27, of Pensacola, was convicted on July 11 of possessing a firearm by a convicted felon (two counts) and possessing a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

FLORIDA News: PENSACOLA, Jerry T. Vertefeuille, Business Owner and Former Government Contracting Officer

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PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – Jerry T. Canova, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. Continue reading FLORIDA News: PENSACOLA, Jerry T. Vertefeuille, 53, of Niceville, and Christopher A.

FLORIDA | Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Palm Coast July 14 promises day of learning, fun

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FLORIDA- Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Palm Coast on Saturday, July 14.

Florida Realtors®: June is National Homeownership Month

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June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — June is National Homeownership Month, a time of year when Florida Realtors, Realtors across the U.S. Continue reading Florida Realtors®: June is National Homeownership Month at STL.News. ORLANDO, Fla.,

Florida News: Neil Timothy Aho,Former South Florida Resident Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

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Florida – On June 1, 2018, Neil Timothy Aho, 45, of Menlo Park, California, was sentenced to 17 years in prison and a lifetime of supervised release for distributing child pornography.

FLORIDA | Fish and Wildlife Conservation approves new course requirements for airboat operators carrying passengers for hire

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At its June 19-20 meeting in Sarasota, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved new course requirements for airboat operators carrying passengers for hire.

Florida News: Florida Resident, Dustin Allen Hughes Charged with Religious Obstruction Offenses in Connection with Mosque Bomb Threats

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Florida News: Davie Woman, Amy E. Ahrens Convicted of Participating in an IRS Impersonation Scam

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Florida – Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Gary L. Continue reading Florida News: Davie Woman, Amy E. A Davie woman was convicted of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud in federal court on Tuesday.

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida | NASCAR race at Daytona begins with Chase Elliott on pole

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Continue reading DAYTONA BEACH, Florida | NASCAR race at Daytona begins with Chase Elliott on pole at STL.News. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Chase Elliott is on the pole and the green flag has dropped for the start of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.

Florida, Texas, Red Raiders, Hogs make College World Series

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Defending national champion Florida, Texas, Texas Tech and Arkansas won their winner-take-all games in the NCAA Tournament best-of-three super regionals on Monday and are headed to the College World Series.

Florida News: Dark Web Vendor, Adam Lemar Miles Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison for Narcotics Trafficking and Money Laundering Charges

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Florida – Adam Lemar Miles, a/k/a “NoStress,” 46, was sentenced today by U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; Adolphus P. District Judge Ursula M. Ungaro to a total of 108 months in prison, to be followed by 4 years of supervised release. Benjamin G. Greenberg, U.S.

Miami Florida News: Miami International Airport says “benvenuto” to Air Italy

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.  | Singer Chris Brown arrested for felony assault in Florida

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Singer Chris Brown walked off stage after his concert in Florida and into the hands of waiting sheriff’s deputies, who arrested him on a felony battery charge and booked him into the Palm Beach County Jail. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.

SUNRISE, Fla | Official: Florida shooting suspect’s mom let him buy gun

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A commission investigating the Florida high school massacre learned Tuesday that the suspect’s late mother allowed him to buy a gun even though his mental health counselors opposed the idea. SUNRISE, Fla. —

SUNRISE, Flam | Florida school honors 4 slain seniors at graduation

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AP) — The senior class from the Florida high school where 17 people died in February’s gun massacre held graduation ceremonies Sunday afternoon, with the focus on honoring four students slain in the attack. SUNRISE, Fla. (AP)

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission restores aquatic habitat on Lake Istokpoga

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will began aquatic habitat restoration efforts on Lake Istokpoga Monday June 4. Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission restores aquatic habitat on Lake Istokpoga at STL.News.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission offers additional BearWise funding to reduce conflicts

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FLORIDA– For a third year in a row, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is inviting local governments to apply for BearWise funding to help their communities reduce human-bear conflicts.

Florida News: Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Berrocal, With Assistance of U.S. Attorney’s Office in Southern District of Florida, U.S. Extradites Former President of Panama to Face Illegal Wiretapping and Embezzlement Charges

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Florida – The United States today extradited Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Berrocal, who served as President of Panama from 2009 to 2014, to stand trial in that country on four charges related to an illegal wiretapping scheme allegedly conducted while he was in office.

Florida News: Five Arrested in Massive Seizure of Methamphetamine, Thousands of Dollars

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TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration Thursday announced the arrest of five individuals in connection with a massive methamphetamine and cannabis ring.

Florida News: Honduran Drug Kingpin, Sergio Neftali Mejia-Duarte Sentenced to Life in Prison

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FLORIDA – Honduran national Sergio Neftali Mejia-Duarte was sentenced today to life in prison for his involvement in a large-scale international narcotics transportation organization. Greenberg for the Southern District of Florida; Acting Assistant Attorney General John P.

Florida News: Two Broward County Residents Sentenced to Prison for Selling Fentanyl, Heroin and Cocaine

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Florida – The ringleader of a fentanyl, heroin and cocaine distribution center was sentenced to 24 years in prison. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Adolphus P.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.| Florida panhandle braces as storm Alberto gains new strength

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The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto, gained strength as it approached the northern Gulf Coast, emptying out beaches in Florida ahead of Memorial Day. Florida panhandle braces as storm Alberto gains new strength at STL.News. PETERSBURG, Fla.—

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Florida authorities say a suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion.

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AP) — Florida authorities say a suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion. Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Florida authorities say a suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP)

Florida News: Miami-Dade Goodwill Ambassadors assist Miami Beach Police Department during Memorial Day Weekend celebrations

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FLORIDA | Seven Arrested in Massive Shoplifting Ring Targeting Several Retail Stores

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. | Senator denied entry to see Florida child migrant facility

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Bill Nelson accused the Trump administration of a “cover-up” after officials denied him entry Tuesday to a detention center for migrant children in South Florida where he had hoped to survey living conditions. Senator denied entry to see Florida child migrant facility at STL.News.

ORLANDO, Fla.  | Gunman kills self, 4 child hostages after Florida standoff

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A man who police say shot an officer before barricading himself in a Florida apartment killed the four children he had been holding hostage before killing himself, police said Monday. Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla. | Gunman kills self, 4 child hostages after Florida standoff at STL.News.