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Gov. Scott Declares State Of Emergency In Panhandle

Hit with up to 20 inches of rain, Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for 26 counties in the panhandle and big bend.

04/30/2014

Bubba Watson of the United States hits his tee shot on the seventh hole during the final round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 13, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Source: David Cannon/Getty Images)

Fla. Senate To Honor Golf Champ Bubba Watson

The Florida Senate is planning to honor Masters champion and hometown hero Bubba Watson.

04/25/2014

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Man Gets Life In Prison For Murder, Twin Gets 15 Years

A former reporter became friends with twin brothers through the world of fantasy card and role-playing games, and it was a set of $100,000 collectible cards that led one of the brothers to kill the journalist and bury his body in a concrete-covered pit. The other brother helped cover up the crime.

02/13/2014

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Parts Of Florida Panhandle May See Snow

While South Florida warms up to the lower 80s Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service is forecasting snow for parts of the Florida Panhandle thanks to an arctic blast.

CBS Miami–01/28/2014

Jodi Eller, 31, of St. Augustine became the first woman to complete the 1,515-mile Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail that runs from Pensacola to Key West to the Georgia border.  Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

First Woman Completes 1,515 Mile Saltwater Paddling Trail

The first woman to complete the 1,515 mile Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail completed her journey as 2013 came to a close.

CBS Miami–01/11/2014

HOMESTEAD, FL - Icicles hang from a bush as a farmer uses water in an effort to keep his crops from being damaged by freezing temperatures on December 15, 2010 in Homestead, Florida. In 2010, South Florida endured a weather system that pushed the temperature into the 30s Fahrenheit. (Photo by: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Record Lows Expected In N. Florida

Farmers are preparing for a drastic drop in temperatures Monday night and Tuesday morning. Some locations will feel the coldest air of the winter season.

01/06/2014

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Anti-Gambling Chatter Dominates Legislative Hearing

Panhandle residents sounded off Thursday against the state expanding gambling.

11/14/2013

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Fish And Wildlife Commission Bans Deer Importation

There is a new ban set in place by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission that prohibits the importation of deer from other states and countries, a move intended to protect the deer from a deadly mad cow-like disease.

09/06/2013

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Denies Demands But Protesters Persist

As a small group of peaceful protesters persist at the state’s Capitol Wednesday, Governor Rick Scott reiterated that he does not have plans to call a session to address Florida’s self-defense laws following the George Zimmerman trial, the man acquitted of charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.

07/17/2013

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Former ME Charged After Human Remains Found In Storage Unit

A Florida panhandle man has been charged after police reportedly found crudely preserved brains, hearts, lungs and other organs and specimens were discovered in more than 100 containers in a storage locker he rented.

09/09/2012

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