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Holiday Lights in the Gardens 2012 Return to Largo Florida Friday November 23(Comments Off)

November 21, 2012

The Florida Botanical Gardens holiday lights are back. With more than 500,000 twinkling lights on display from treetops, along walkways and on the bougainvillea, hibiscus and bromeliads. The 12th annual Holiday Lights in the Garden has been a much-enjoyed tradition since 2002. This year, the holiday lights will have new lighting displays. Two new fountains […]

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13-Year Old Student Shot on School Bus, Miami-Dade Police Say Boy in Custody

A child was shot in Homestead, Florida while riding on a bus headed to Somerset Silver Palms campus, which enrolls students K-12, Tuesday morning. It happened at the area of Southwest 296th Street and SW 137th Avenue. Initial reports from Homestead police indicated that a 13-year old who was shot in the neck. The girl […]

16 Year Old, Mark Ochkie Jr Killed in Motorcycle Accident

A teenager was killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunday in St. Augustine around 4:40 p.m. The accident happened on Woodlawn Road in the Heritage Park subdivision, said Florida Highway Patrol troopers. Florida Highway Patrol troopers stated that 16-year old Mark Ochkie Jr. was headed northbound on Hefferon Drive, in the Heritage Park neighborhood near […]

Tuberculosis Outbreak in Jacksonville: Worse in 20 Years CDC Reports

A report was sent to Florida health officials by Dr. Robert Luo of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that a tuberculosis outbreak in Jacksonville was the worse seen in 20 years. Governor Rick Scott had signed a Department of Health bill that required the closure of A.G. Holley State Hospital in Lantana, […]


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