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Board Of Education Approves College Performance Funding

A new performance-funding system for state colleges was approved Thursday by the State Board of Education, the latest step in Florida officials’ drive to tie money for higher education to how well institutions and their students do.

07/23/2015

This hippo was just one of hundreds of animals that escaped a zoo in Georgia after massive flooding destroyed the area and their enclosures. (Source: CBS4)

S.Fla. Wildlife Expert Talks About Animals Escaping Georgia Zoo

A South Florida wildlife expert spoke about the devastating sight in the main square in the former Soviet country of Georgia as a hippopotamus roamed free.

06/15/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott, Georgia Governor Meet To Discuss Water Dispute

Florida Governor Rick Scott and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal met to discuss a longstanding water dispute that has been taken all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

06/09/2015

Staff Sgt. Jose Garcia surprised his daughter Samantha at her high school graduation.
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Local Soldier Surprises Daughter At Graduation 

A solider deployed overseas, gave his daughter a big surprise on Monday.

06/01/2015

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Duke Energy Buys Stake In Proposed Pipeline In Florida

Electric Utility giant Duke Energy bought ownership in the proposed Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline that will run through Florida.

05/05/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio To Speak At Georgia Republicans’ State Convention

Presidential candidate Marco Rubio is scheduled to address Republicans at the party’s Georgia convention next month.

04/29/2015

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Drones And Dogs Deployed In Battle To Save The Guacamole

With the avocado killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When the killer, a deadly fungus spread by tiny beetles, is located—the dogs are sent in.

04/28/2015

Tom Watson of the United States hits his tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.  (Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tom Watson: Next Masters May Be My Last

One of golf’s best veteran players may be entering his final year on the PGA Tour.

04/20/2015

Honorary Starters Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus of the United States and Gary Player of South Africa wait on the first tee during the first round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. (Source: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Big Three On The Tee A Masters Tradition Steeped In History

Three of the best golfers to ever play at The Masters made a very special appearance to kick off the tournament.

04/09/2015

Jack Nicklaus walks up the 18th fairway en route to victory at the 1986 Masters tournament at Augusta National April 13, 1986 in Augusta, Georgia.  (Source: David Cannon/Allsport)

Top Performances In Masters History

Thursday marks the beginning of perhaps the most recognizable and prestigious golf tournament played in the world.

04/09/2015

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