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  • Florida sees record tourism numbers despite Hurricane Irma 20 Nov 2017 07:53 MIAMI (AP) — Florida is still getting a record number of tourists even though the state was hit by a devastating hurricane. Gov. Rick Scott will announce Monday at a Miami ice cream boutique that a record 88.2 million visitors came to the state during the …
  • Florida Woman Shot Her Husband, Hid Body In Closet: Police 20 Nov 2017 07:44 A 65-year-old woman from Florida was charged Friday with killing her 72-year-old husband and hiding his duct-taped body behind a brick wall she built inside a closet.  Barbara Wozniak was charged with a case of second-degree murder along with the charge …
  • AP source: Florida meets with Chip Kelly about coaching job 20 Nov 2017 07:26 Florida has seemingly zeroed in on Chip Kelly to be the program's next football coach. The Gators met with Kelly about the vacant job Sunday, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person said athletic director Scott Stricklin and five …
  • Florida Lottery results for Sunday, Nov. 19 20 Nov 2017 07:03 LOTTO Wednesday’s jackpot: $2 million Nov. 18: 19-20-28-37-47-48 Xtra multiplier: 4 6 of 6: 1 winner of $22 million 5 of 6: 24 winners of $4,796.50 each 4 of 6: 1,087 winners of $79.50 each 3 of 6: 23,076 winners of $5 each Nov. 15: 13-15-19-24-33-40 Xtra …
  • Ducks beat Florida after pregame ceremony honoring two legends 20 Nov 2017 06:58 John Gibson continues to face a bevy of shots, but each and every night, he’s up to the task. This time, he had a whopping 52 shots unloaded on him by the Florida Panthers, but it didn’t matter. The goaltender swatted all but two away, and propelled the …
  • Watch how members of a Bradenton church get their Thanksgiving without taking a bite 20 Nov 2017 06:40 2:43 Watch how members of a Bradenton church get their Thanksgiving without taking a bite 0:09 Braden River marching band celebrates on bus after winning Class 3A state title 0:20 Braden River marching band wins Class 3A state championship 0:53 NFL legend …
  • Weather forecast: Increased chance of rain leading up to Thanksgiving 20 Nov 2017 06:39 The cold front will exit the area Sunday evening with high pressure moving across the southeast states Sunday night and Monday. Skies will be clear through daybreak. Lows will be near 50 around Tampa Bay. Monday will be partly cloudy with breezes, …
  • Florida meets with Chip Kelly about coaching job 20 Nov 2017 06:32 Florida has seemingly zeroed in on Chip Kelly to be the program's next football coach. The Gators met with Kelly about the vacant job Sunday, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person said athletic director Scott Stricklin and five …
  • AP source: Florida meets with Chip Kelly about coa 20 Nov 2017 06:11 By MARK LONG, Last Updated: Monday, November 20, 2017 --  (AP) A person familiar with the situation says Florida has met with Chip Kelly about becoming the team's next football coach. The person says athletic director Scott Stricklin and five key …
  • Florida survives UNH scare 20 Nov 2017 06:10 After scoring over 100 points in back-to-back games to start the season for the first time in program history, the Gators (3-0) struggled offensively, shooting just 32.1 percent from the floor Kevin Brockway @gatorhoops Florida junior guard Jalen Hudson …
  • Florida meets with Chip Kelly about coaching job 20 Nov 2017 06:08 By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer Florida has seemingly zeroed in on Chip Kelly to be the program's next football coach. The Gators met with Kelly about the vacant job Sunday, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person said athletic …
  • Florida meets with Chip Kelly about coaching job 20 Nov 2017 06:08 A person familiar with the situation says Florida has met with Chip Kelly about becoming the team's next football coach. The person says athletic director Scott Stricklin and five key staffers met with Kelly in New Hampshire on Sunday. The person …
  • Magee Scores 31 as Wofford Defeats North Florida, 86-83 20 Nov 2017 05:37 SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Wofford SID) – The Wofford men’s basketball team picked up its second win in a 24 hour span with an 86-83 win over North Florida on Sunday afternoon in Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium. With the win, Wofford improves to 3-2 on the season …
  • AP source: Florida meets with Chip Kelly about coaching job 20 Nov 2017 05:34 A person familiar with the situation says Florida has met with Chip Kelly about becoming the team’s next football coach. The person says athletic director Scott Stricklin and five key staffers met with Kelly in New Hampshire on Sunday. The person spoke to …
  • Florida Institute of Technology to Hold Third Annual Day of Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28 20 Nov 2017 05:31 EVENT SEEKS ALUMNI GIFTS OF ALL SIZES Florida Institute of Technology will hold its 3rd annual Day of Giving starting at midnight Tuesday, Nov. 28, giving Panthers from around the world the chance to support their university. BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, …
  • REPORT: 35 Percent Increase in Florida Opioid-Related Deaths in 2016 Compared to 2015 20 Nov 2017 05:29 22 percent increase in drug-related deaths The Florida Medical Examiners Commission’s Drugs Identified in Deceased Persons annual report showed a 22 percent increase in drug-related deaths and a 35 percent increase in opioid-related deaths in 2016 …
  • Florida AD Scott Stricklin, President Kent Fuchs and others return from visit to N.H.: Won’t confirm meeting with Chip Kelly 20 Nov 2017 05:07 OCALA, Fla. — As social media buzzed about a chartered plane booked for a return flight from Portsmouth, N.H., to Ocala on Sunday night, about 10 Florida football fans lined up outside of small airstrip to see if Chip Kelly was indeed on the plane. Kelly, …
  • Report: Chip Kelly requests to meet with UCLA after no deal with Florida 20 Nov 2017 04:41 The race for Chip Kelly is officially on. After the much sought-after former Oregon Ducks head coach reportedly met with with University of Florida officials Sunday about the school’s head coaching vacancy, it appears that no deal is in place, according …
  • LACETT | Hoosiers back to .500 after win over South Florida 20 Nov 2017 04:34 LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) – It appears the Indiana Hoosiers are making progress in the Archie Miller era. Shaking off a sloppy first half at home, IU bounced back with a solid second half to beat South Florida 70-53. Senior Robert Johnson led the way with 21 …
  • Men’s basketball falls to Bowling Green on late three-pointer 20 Nov 2017 04:28 Coming off a second straight win to begin the season, the Eagles dropped their first game against Bowling Green to move to 2-1 on the season. Despite a thirteen-point lead in the first half, FGCU was outscored 43-37 in the second half and fell after Dylan …

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