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SpaceX 1st: Recycled rocket soars with recycled capsule
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- SpaceX racked up another first on Friday, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a grocery run for NASA....

Sheriff: Undercover video shows dairy workers hitting cows
OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) -- Police in Florida arrested three dairy farm employees on animal cruelty charges following the release of an undercover video by animal rights group showing workers abusing cows....

'This is happening': GOP revels in all-but-certain tax deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to the American people for Christmas....

Ex-corrections officer sentenced to prison for inmate attack
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) -- A former correctional officer in Florida has been sentenced to federal prison for attacking an inmate and then planting evidence on him in an attempt to claim self-defense....

Coach arrested in NY with teen booked into Florida jail
LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida soccer coach arrested in New York after accusations that he ran away with a teenage girl has been returned to his home state....

Florida Gov. and House speaker reach deal over lottery
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- The administration of Gov. Rick Scott has reached a deal that should end a legal battle over the Florida Lottery....

Miami officials vote to end city's red light camera program
MIAMI (AP) -- Miami officials have decided to take down the city's red light cameras....

1 missing after plane's emergency water landing in Bahamas
MIAMI (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 57-year-old man after a small plane made an emergency water landing in the Bahamas....

German gets life in prison for flying to US for child sex
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A German man has been sentenced to life in U.S. federal prison for flying to Florida to have sex with a 13-year-old child....

US investigators target Florida-based fake marriage scheme
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) -- U.S. authorities say they've broken up a fraudulent marriage scheme linking Americans with partners from countries that once were part of the Soviet Union....

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