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Miami cop charged with helping dealers due in NJ
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A Miami-Dade police officer, who the FBI says was known as "the Milk Man," is due in federal court in New Jersey to face charges of aiding a narcotics trafficking organization....

Tallahassee fire lieutenant honored by governor
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida's Firefighter of the Year is a lieutenant from Tallahassee's department....

Delay sought in loud music killing trial
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Attorneys for a Florida man charged with murder in the killing of a teenager during an argument over loud music are asking that his retrial be delayed....

Spacewalking astronauts complete urgent repair job
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength....

Bieber trial delayed on DUI, other charges to July
MIAMI (AP) -- Trial was delayed Wednesday until July for pop star Justin Bieber on driving under the influence and other charges after his lawyers asked for more time to examine evidence and discuss whether to accept a possible plea deal....

California bill reignites affirmative action fight
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives....

Florida woman denied flight in NC with oxygen tank
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- A Florida woman says an airline worker at a North Carolina airport refused to allow her to fly home with an oxygen tank because she didn't have the proper paperwork....

Technical glitch causes FCAT testing problems
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Testing was suspended Tuesday in several districts across Florida after students were unable to take the state's standardized assessment because of a computer glitch....

Lawmakers seek change in MLB Cuban player policy
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Two Florida lawmakers motivated by Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig's dangerous escape from Cuba are trying to change the way Major League Baseball treats Cuban players and are willing to tie state money for stadiums to the issue....

Mom cleared in '92 murder guilty of shooting son
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A Nevada jury found a woman guilty of shooting and paralyzing her adult son some two decades after she was acquitted of murdering her prominent tax attorney ex-husband in Florida....