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A hunter aims and prepares to shoot a wild duck on Pripyat's river, not far from the village of Veresnitsa, some 260 km south of Minsk on April 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO / VIKTOR DRACHEV        (Photo credit should read VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Central Florida Residents Challenge Decision To Allow Silencers

Three Central Florida residents have filed a legal challenge against a state decision allowing hunters to use silencers, citing safety issues as their primary concern.

12/08/2014

File image (Source: CBS4)

Central Florida Woman Bit By Bear

An Orlando woman is recovering after being bit by a bear while on a walk with her dog.

12/04/2014

(Courtesy: Aquiles R. Solano)

Hundreds Of Toys Meant For Needy Children Went Missing In Hialeah

Just 48 days before Christmas, a Grinch struck in Hialeah, and a charity’s estimated 800 toys are missing.

11/06/2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

In Final Swing, Scott Promises To ‘Kick Charlie’s Rear’

Gov. Rick Scott made a final swing through the I-4 corridor on Monday, hoping to motivate voters in one of the state’s most politically significant areas as polls showed the Republican incumbent in a virtual tie with his Democratic opponent, former Gov. Charlie Crist.

11/03/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Gubernatorial Candidates Kick Off Early Voting Weekend

Former Governor and Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist rallied with voters on Saturday to kick off the first weekend of early voting.

10/25/2014

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Few Sparks As Attorney General Candidates Joust In Lone Debate

Attorney General Pam Bondi defended Gov. Rick Scott’s integrity and the state’s ongoing fight against same-sex marriage in a brisk and mostly civil debate Monday with her general-election challengers, Democrat George Sheldon and Libertarian Bill Wohlsifer.

10/06/2014

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Third Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Central Florida

The West Nile virus has now been confirmed in a third person in Volusia County.

10/06/2014

Source: AP (Josh Anderson)

2 Wounded In Central Florida Mall Shooting

Authorities say two people have been wounded in a shooting at a central Florida mall, and police are trying to determine if two men found dead a short time later in a crashed vehicle are connected.

09/23/2014

Richard Rawles allegedly ran human trafficking ring. (Source: Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation)

Fla. Men Accused Of Forcing Female Prisoners Into Prostitution

A central Florida man and his two associates allegedly recruited women inmates and used them as prostitutes once they were released from prison.

09/19/2014

(JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami’s Goalkeeper Scores A Goal Against UCF

Emily Lillard scored the first goal of the University of Miami’s women’s soccer season. And she’s a goalie.

08/24/2014

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