Heroic dog saves girl from sex offender attack
When a 17-year-old girl decided to take a Florida shelter dog for a walk, she had no idea that the dog would protect her from a sexual predator.
Penguin exhibit at Florida's SeaWorld will get 10 tons of snow daily
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - SeaWorld Orlando opened its "Antarctica: Empire of the Penguins" on Friday, a new attraction that will be coated with 10 tons of fresh snow each day.
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U.S. weather-watcher satellite fails just before hurricane season
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - A key satellite positioned to track severe weather in the eastern United States has failed, just as the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season is about to start.
Curiosity Rewarded: Florida Teen Heading to Space Camp, Not Jail
Kiera Wilmot, the Florida high school student who was expelled from her school after an unauthorized science experiment was misperceived as a weapon (at least for purposes of arrest and charging), won't be going to jail. She will, though, be going to Space Camp, thanks to a crowdfunding campaign started by author and former NASA engineer Homer Hickham. All charges against her have been dropped.
Man linked to Boston bombing suspect killed by FBI in Florida
ORLANDO, Fla./WASHINGTON - A Chechen immigrant who was being questioned about his possible links to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was shot and killed by a federal agent in Florida on Wednesday after he suddenly turned violent, the FBI said.
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Man Connected to Boston Suspects Is Killed
A Florida man with ties to suspected Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was shot and killed by a federal agent in Orlando while being questioned about a 2011 triple murder, according to federal law-enforcement officials.