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Text of Hurricane Warning for Lakeland from the National Weather Service

Hurricane Warning Irma Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 48 National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL AL112017 1152 PM EDT Sun Sep 10 2017 FLZ052-111200- /O.CON.KTBW.HU.W.1011.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ Polk- 1152 PM EDT Sun Sep 10 2017 …HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT… * LOCATIONS AFFECTED – Lakeland – Winter Haven – Bartow * WIND – LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent […]

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Live Coverage of Hurricane Irma from WPTV West Palm Beach

Live coverage of Hurricane Irma from WPTV (NBC Affiliate) in West Palm Beach, Florida. 24/7 coverage of the impacts of the storm on Florida (intermittent live programming/blank screen, no audio during local commercial advertisements). Get updates from The Florida Cardinal ALL NEWS FEEDS on Facebook. Just ‘LIKE’ the ‘The Florida Cardinal Page (become a fan […]

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Accuweather ‘Picture of the Day’ Shows Storm Near Cape Coral, Florida on July 3, 2017

A spectacular photo of a storm approaching Cape Coral, Florida on Monday July 3, 2017 made Accuweather Photo of the Day on Monday, July 10, 2017. The city of Cape Coral is located in southwest Florida near Fort Myers in Lee County with a shoreline on the Gulf of Mexico. Cape Coral was founded in […]

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Hot Air Balloon Crash Lands in Alligator-Infested Pond Near State Road 429 Near Disney World

A hot air balloon was transporting 16 people Monday morning July 3, 2017 when wind conditions forced an emergency landing that ended up in a pond in Orange County, Florida. Florida Highway Patrol and Orange County Fire Rescue responded about 8:00 a.m. Monday July 3, 2017 to State Road 429 and Western Way for a […]

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North Korea Tests a Rocket That May Have Capability of Traveling 2800 Miles

North Korea caused some confusion about a missile’s capability by launching the rocket at an almost vertical trajectory. The missile hit an altitude of more than 2,000km and landed about 700km from where it was launched. With a lower angle trajectory, analysts believe it would have been able to travel 4,500km, reaching US bases in […]

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Leland Vittert, Fox News Reports on 113th Wing of Air National Guard Over Washington DC

Major General Scott Vander Hamm provides insight — part of the NORAD Air Defense Shield is the 113th Wing of Air National Guard, which is the busiest of the NORAD fighter wings. The District of Columbia Air National Guard units are stationed at nearby Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. The District of Columbia Air National […]

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Amazon Introduces Echo Show

Amazon introduced the Echo Show — an Echo speaker with a video screen — in May 2017. Echo Show features a tactile 7-inch LCD screen that can be used for playing media, making video calls (5 MP front camera), and other features. The Echo Show was introduced June 28, 2017 at a price of $229.99. […]

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David Patrikarakos Explains How to Avoid Fake News

INFORMATION AGE: Do we live in a ‘Post Truth’ world in which facts no longer matter? Social media now enables lies to spread faster than at any time in history with automated Twitter accounts – bots – can now push specific content onto thousands of targeted feeds. In a recent TEDx talk, author and journalist […]

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The Reaction to Anesthesiologist Tim Farnum’s Quest to Ban Cell Phones from Children Under 13

Children might suffer psychological effects from cell phone use, but many argue that doesn’t mean all should be banned from cellphone use. There are other ways to limit cellphone use.

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Floating Mountain in the Valley of Mo'ara World of Avatar

Pandora — The World of Avatar Opens Saturday May 27, 2017 at Disney World Florida

Pandora – The World of Avatar will transport guests to the visually stunning world of Pandora, where floating mountains and bioluminescent plants will amaze visitors of this magnificent land, beginning May 27, 2017 in Disney’s Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando. Guests can join the Na’vi on […]

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Tampa’s Busch Gardens Flamingo “Pinky” Killed by an Orlando Man that Threw Her to the Ground

Pinky was a 19-year-old Chilean flamingo that was killed allegedly when an Orlando man picked up the bird at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and through the bird to the ground. Pinky, a 19-year-old Chilean flamingo, had to be euthanized after the female flamingo suffered severe trauma when an Orlando man reached into a flamingo pen, […]

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Florida Prosecutor Kenneth Lewis Suspended After Facebook Rant About Orlando Melting Pot

A Florida assistant state attorney has been suspended after allegedly writing controversial Facebook posts slamming the type of people in downtown Orlando and those who go to nightclubs. As the news was beginning to spread that 49 people had been killed and 53 injured at the Pulse nightclub, Assistant State’s Attorney Kenneth Lewis, whose jurisdiction […]

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