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5 Things to Know in Florida for June 3

June 3, 2015

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. more »»

Police: Man fatally shot while mowing lawn in Miami Gardens

June 3, 2015

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating after a 61-year-old man was fatally shot while mowing his lawn in Miami Gardens. more »»

Andres weakens to tropical storm, Blanca gains strength

June 3, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Andres has weakened to a tropical storm in the eastern Pacific while Hurricane Blanca is rapidly strengthening and is expected to become a major hurricane. more »»

Sturgeon leaps from river, knocks Florida teen unconscious

June 3, 2015

CHIEFLAND, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife authorities say a teenager was knocked unconscious by a sturgeon jumping from the Suwannee River. more »»

Body cameras endorsed for Miami-Dade police

June 3, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami-Dade county commissioners have approved spending up to $5 million during the next five years on body camera technology for the police force. more »»

Parents of teens fatally shot awarded posthumous diplomas

June 3, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — The parents of two high school students who were fatally shot in two separate incidents in Miami have received posthumous diplomas for their sons.

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Toddler dies in hot car as mom teaches inside school

June 3, 2015

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — An 18-month-old has died after her mother inadvertently left the girl in the back seat of the car while she went inside to teach at a Panama City elementary school. more »»

Army recruiter facing sexual misconduct allegations

June 3, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a U.S. Army recruiter is facing allegations of sexual misconduct with 10 female students who were potential military recruits. more »»

Odyssey Marine says it's exploring 5 North Atlantic wrecks

June 3, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa treasure hunter Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc. more »»

Train shears car in half after driver tries to beat gates

June 3, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An Amtrak Silver Star train sheared a car in half with three people on board at a Jacksonville railroad crossing after authorities say a man went around the crossing arms. more »»

Bail decision due for Canada diplomat's teen son in killings

June 3, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A decision is due on whether the teenage son of a prominent Canadian diplomat should be released on bail pending trial on murder charges. more »»

Hurricane Blanca stronger, Andres weaker in eastern Pacific

June 3, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Blanca is strengthening quickly in the eastern Pacific and is expected to become a major hurricane. more »»

Scottsdale city manager hospitalized after medical incident

June 3, 2015

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say Scottsdale's city manager is hospitalized after collapsing at a City Council meeting. more »»

Teacher suspended for jamming cell phones in classroom

June 3, 2015

LAND O' LAKES, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Tampa Bay area science teacher has been suspended for running a signal jammer to prevent his students from using their cell phones in clas. more »»

Menendez cites Ted Stevens' case as he seeks to move trial

June 2, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez cites arguments the government made in its case against a former Alaska U.S. more »»

Gov. Scott administration under fire in health care fight

June 2, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration is coming under fire in the state's ongoing battle over health care. more »»

Florida Gov. vetoes insurance and store security bills

June 2, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is vetoing bills designed to beef up convenience store security and give additional protections to customers of Citizens Property Insurance. more »»

Florida House scales proposed tax cuts

June 2, 2015

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  1. In the last year.
  2. Over the last two or three years I’ve had a couple.
  3. I’ve received regular increases.
  4. I haven’t received a raise since the economy collapsed.
  5. What raise? I’m making less for the same type of job.
  6. I haven’t been able to find a comparable job or am only working part-time.
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