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Florida agriculture teacher is removed from classroom after reportedly drowning raccoons

OCALA (AP) — An agriculture teacher at a Florida high school has been removed from the classroom as school officials investigate whether he drowned raccoons in front of students.The Ocala Star Banner reports that Forest High School teacher Dewie Brewton was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into whether he drowned "nuisance animals" in class.A school district spokesman says the district had received statements from witnesses that [...]
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Parkland parents who lost kids file to run for School Board

FORT LAUDERDALE — Two parents who lost children in February's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School announced their candidacies for Broward County School Board seats Tuesday, saying they want to improve safety and increase accountability.Ryan Petty, a telecom and technology entrepreneur, said he wants to help restore the School Board to its proper function as an oversight body for the administration, saying he thinks that has been lost. He is running for an at-large [...]
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Navarre is growing, and growing fast. Is that a good thing?

NAVARRE — Drive on U.S Highway 98 in rush hour traffic and you'll learn the hard way that the area is growing.But take a look around. Navarre doesn't just have more people. There are more businesses, too.In the past year the unincorporated community has gained a Neighborhood Walmart, a new fitness center, two new beachside restaurants and a Family Dollar, to name a few. And there's even more coming."We stay very busy in terms of pre-application meetings and site [...]
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Okaloosa County is among the worst in Florida for water-related accidents

FORT WALTON BEACH — Okaloosa County ranked seventh in the state for boating accidents last year, and fourth in the number of boating accidents involving personal watercraft, according to the latest Boating Accidents Statistical Report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.The report covers accidents reported between March 27 of last year and March 13 of this year.According to the FWC's compilation, there were 34 "reportable accidents" in Okaloosa [...]
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Bay County sheriff says spring break is improving

PANAMA CITY BEACH — Laws the city and county passed in 2015 to tame spring break are working to keep crime down during the celebration, Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford said Tuesday.Ford told Bay County commissioners they need to be vigilant and continue the course.County Commissioner Guy Tunnell, a former Bay County sheriff, questioned whether the laws — which include a ban on drinking on the sandy beach in March — [...]
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