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Clips from the July shark video

FWC Charges 3 in 'Disturbing' Shark-Dragging Incident

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office announced charges against three individuals connected to the video of a shark being dragged behind a boat at high speed. 

December 13, 2017 - 6:00am

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The clogged roads and strict security protocols that hurt local businesses and frustrate residents in Palm Beach ... they're all back. President Donald Trump is home for Thanksgiving.
When White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders asked the press corps Monday to preface their daily briefing questions with a statement of thankfulness, reporters obliged.
Rick Scott
Rick Scott, two-time governor of Florida facing his term-limit year, has submitted his final state budget. And what a striking departure from his previous annual spending proposals it is. This time Scott is calling for a budget increase of $2.4 billion over 2017's. 
It seems more than coincidence that the first year of Donald Trump's presidency coincides with a trend that was heretofore unrecognized -- groping.
Alan Forst, Barbara Pariente and Rick Scott
In the pending lawsuit that contends Gov. Rick Scott’s successor should hold the privilege of naming the next three Supreme Court justices, one thing now is obvious: Every current justice who has actively worked against the governor should recuse.
Without nearly enough fanfare, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made history this week with a scant four words: "I believe the women."
But for the bomb, the four would be in their 60s, probably grandmothers. Three were 14 and one was 11 in 1963 when the blast killed them in the 16th Street Baptist Church, which is four blocks from the law office of Doug Jones, who then was 9.
Sen. Jack Latvala says he's innocent, he didn't molest or harass any of the six unidentified women who told Politico he did, and he's got a lie detector test to prove it.
The Republicans' tax bill would somewhat improve the existing revenue system that once caused Mitch Daniels (former head of the Office of Management and Budget, former Indiana governor) to say: Wouldn't it be nice to have a tax code that looked as though it had been designed on purpose? Today's bill, which is 429 pages and is apt to grow, is an implausible instrument of simplification. And it would worsen the tax code's already substantial contribution to "moral hazard."
This week, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, made the following statement at a joint subcommittee hearing entitled “The President’s Plan for Afghanistan and Pakistan: Objectives and Resources”:
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