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A cannabis plant is seen in a house of Montevideo on April 25, 2014.    (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Rejected Medical Pot Applications Likely To Be Challenged

Even before selecting five nurseries to become Florida’s first legal pot producers, Department of Health officials will face a challenge from at least one grower whose application was tossed out because it was late.

07/24/2015

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Deputies Warn About Displaying Gun-Shaped Cellphone Cases

Deputies took to social media Friday to warn people about displaying cellphone cases that are shaped as guns.

07/10/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 7:  Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. A group of activists have submitted about 50,000 signatures in an effort to force a referendum on a marijuana dispensary ban in Los Angeles to take effect next week. A minimum of 27,425 valid signatures from registered voters is needed to let voters decide on the issue in March, and until the number can be verified, the ban will not be enforced. . The ban would not prevent patients or cooperatives of two or three people to grow their own in small amounts. Californians voted to legalize medical cannabis use in 1996, clashing with federal drug laws.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Nurseries Seek Piece Of New Pot Industry

Florida health officials say they’ve received 28 applications for firms wanting to cultivate and distribute non-euphoric cannabis.

07/08/2015

The Orlando Eye (Source: www.facebook.com/OfficialOrlandoEye)

66 Riders Safely Evacuated After 400-Foot Ferris Wheel Stops

Crews safely evacuated 66 stranded rider from The Orlando Eye Ferris wheel after an incident shutdown the attraction that towers 400 feet high, authorities said.

07/04/2015

Apperson turned himself in to Lake Mary police without incident early Friday evening. (Source: Lake Mary Police Department)

Police Report: Shooter Was Fixated On George Zimmerman

A man charged with aggravated assault for shooting at George Zimmerman last week had “a fixation” with the former neighborhood watch leader, according to the police report.

05/19/2015

Source: CBS4

Four Juveniles Escape Central Florida Detention Center

Authorities are searching for a 16-year-old boy after he and three others escaped from a juvenile detention center in Orlando.

05/17/2015

Apperson turned himself in to Lake Mary police without incident early Friday evening. (Source: Lake Mary Police Department)

Man Who Shot At George Zimmerman Arrested

The Lake Mary Police Department has announced the arrest of Matthew Apperson, the man who shot at George Zimmerman earlier in the week.

05/15/2015

George Zimmerman reportedly involved in shooting (Source: WKMG)

Police Question Men Involved In Zimmerman Shooting Incident

The 911 calls have been released surrounding the shooting incident with George Zimmerman in Central Florida Monday.

05/12/2015

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Wildlife Officials Support Black Bear Hunts

Black bears are closer to being placed on the state’s wildlife hunting calendar for the first time in more than 20 years.

04/15/2015

Florida Black Bear.  (Source: http://myfwc.com/education/educators/black-bear-education/)

Florida Targets October For Bear Hunt

The state this October would open its first black-bear hunting season in two decades, under a set of rules that will be reviewed next week.

04/06/2015

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