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  • Snake and Eggs? Floridians Could Soon Eat Invasive Pythons

    12/12/2020 5:03:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | December 12, 2020 | Chris Perkins
    Snake and eggs? Floridians could soon eat invasive pythons Python Bowl kicks off Friday in Florida Everglades Python Bowl kicks off Friday in Florida Everglades FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Donna Kalil estimates she’s eaten a dozen pythons in the last three years or so. That’s not including the python jerky, says Kalil, a python hunter for the South Florida Water Management District. “I eat that several times a week because I take it out with me on python hunts and I eat it out there.” State officials would like to see more people like Kalil putting pythons on the menu...
  • Lakewood Ranch murder victim had his back to his wife when she started shooting, cops say (Ex-Ballerina)

    11/10/2020 12:19:44 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    Bradenton Herald ^ | 11/6 | Mark Young
    Douglas Benefield had his back to his wife when she opened fire on him Sept. 27, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. Benefield, 58, later died, and the woman, Ashley Benefield, 28, was arrested and charged this week with second-degree murder. Details about what detectives believed happen were included in an affidavit in support of an arrest warrant for Ashley Benefield. Detectives say recent claims by Ashley Benefield that she was the victim of a domestic violence and that her husband had attacked her before she shot him, were false. According to the affidavit, Benefield began to file domestic...
  • Great news for those who like bananas

    11/05/2020 4:32:15 PM PST · by ancientart · 9 replies
    Aberdeen American News ^ | November 2000 | Art Marmorstein
    Great news for those who like bananas During the weeks since the election, everyone’s eyes have been on Florida. We’ve held our breath through counts and recounts and recounts of ballots. We’ve watched carefully the court decisions and legal maneuverings that could determine, not only the outcome of the election, but perhaps the entire direction of the country. But while our eyes have been on Florida, we may have been missing a bigger story: the corruption of our entire system of free and fair elections. Election fraud in Arkansas was so extensive that Governor Huckabee ended up calling his own...
  • Florida student sent home when ‘time of the month’ is mistaken for COVID-19

    10/14/2020 9:06:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | Adrienne Cutway, Web Editor Published: October 14, 2020 | Adrienne Cutway
    Girl required to get doctor’s noteA Florida girl was sent home from school when a nurse indicated that fatigue from her menstrual cycle could be a symptom of COVID-19, according to WFTX. The girl, an eighth grade student at Lexington Middle School in Fort Myers, went to the school nurse on Monday complaining of fatigue because she had just started her period. The nurse gave her a form indicating that her condition could be coronavirus-related. Sheila Gayle told the TV station that her daughter didn’t have any aches, chills or a fever. The school said she would either need to...
  • Crane Collapses On Fort Lauderdale Home

    A home in Fort Lauderdale is severely damaged after a crane toppled over on top it. It happened in the 1900 block of NE 57th Street on Friday around noon. Video from Chopper 4 shows the crane collapsed onto the roof and the cab turned over on its side. There are reports of at least one minor injury but it’s not know whether the person is the crane operator or someone in the house. This is a developing story and will be updated as much information is made available.
  • ‘Beast Of A Snake’ Breaks Record For Largest Burmese Python Captured In Florida (19 Feet)

    10/09/2020 12:35:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | October 9, 2020
    It’s official. An invasive Burmese python captured in the Everglades over the weekend has broken the state record measuring 18.9 feet long. The previous record was 18.8 feet long. Ryan Ausburn, a contracted python hunter with the South Florida Water Management District and Kevin “Snakeaholic” Pavlidis, a contracted python hunter with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, captured the monster sized python on Friday, Oct. 2 along the L-28 Tieback Canal about 35 miles west of Miami. On social media, Pavlidis wrote, “On Friday night, we pulled this BEAST of a snake out of waist-deep water in the middle of...
  • Report: Florida man who requested mail-in ballot for dead wife wanted to ‘test the system’

    10/07/2020 2:50:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | October 6, 2020 | Adrienne Cutway
    A Florida man who requested a mail-in ballot for his wife who died in 2018 said he just "wanted to test the system,” according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said the local supervisor of elections contacted them on Sept. 17 about possible voter fraud after they received a request for a mail-in ballot for Ursula Wiggins, who has been dead for two years, and noticed that the signature on the form didn’t match the signature on her prior voter registration records. A search was conducted that showed the woman’s address was the same as her husband’s, Larry Wiggins,...
  • Troopers: 12-year-old boy causes crash while driving mom’s stolen car

    09/30/2020 1:29:55 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    I>Child cited for careless driving A 12-year-old boy caused a chain-reaction crash while driving his mother’s vehicle without permission, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash happened Monday at about 6:30 p.m. on Sand Lake Road and Sunport Drive when the boy rear-ended a Jeep while driving his mother’s 2010 BMW. A Mazda and a Dodge were also involved in the chain-reaction crash, records show. All four vehicles were able to pull into a parking lot until authorities arrived. The boy was taken to an area hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries and he was also cited for...
  • Prominent Democrat ADMITS to Being Bisexual

    09/17/2020 10:55:33 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 23 replies
    The Blacksphere ^ | Kevin Jackson
    Apparently rehab didn’t help this former rising star in the Democratic Party. Because the former mayor of Tallahassee now admits he’s bisexual. That’s not what he said when he was caught in a room with a male prostitute. Here’s what I documented at the time of his incident: Do they have rehab for being butt-naked with a male prostitute from Because that’s the rehab former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum needs. However, Gillum apparently only believes he has an alcohol problem. Yahoo news reported, Days after police say they found him in a South Beach hotel room with a collapsed...
  • Video Shows Wrong Brother Accused in Shooting up Florida Store

    08/27/2020 2:30:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    WKMG ^ | August 27, 2020
    A Miami man accused of shooting up a convenience store in April faced 20 years or more in prison — until he saw the surveillance video being used as evidence against him. The face that Darnell Palmer spotted on the video his defense attorney sent him to review was his half-brother, who resembles him, the Miami Herald reported. The evidence had stacked up against Palmer, attorney Scott Saul told the newspaper. His client frequented the North Miami Beach store, owned a gun and the car used by the shooter was traced back to Palmer's mother. Still, Saul said, Palmer insisted...
  • CBS News in Palm Beach posts 2020 primary election results before election day [ Laura Loomer ]

    08/17/2020 9:01:24 AM PDT · by george76 · 15 replies
    The Floridian ^ | August 16, 2020 | Javier Manjarres
    Early voting has just ended in Florida and election day is on Tuesday, August 18th, but that hasn’t stopped CBS12 in Palm Beach County, Florida from posting their election results in the 2020 primary election. President Donald Trump and Republicans have warned of voter fraud and voter suppression in the 2020 presidential election, so could CBS12 pre-election day, election results be a sampling of what is to come in the coming months? How can CBS12 be reporting the election results before election day? Or better yet, why is CBS12 reporting 100% precincts reporting 48 hours before the polls even open....
  • Self-Declared White Supremacist Viciously Punches Woman (barf)

    08/02/2020 9:55:38 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 31 replies
    TMZ ^ | 8/2/20
    One of the most vile, disgusting displays we've seen in a long time went down in Nokomis, Florida, when a white supremacist spewing his love for Trump and hatred for others violently attacked a woman. The self-proclaimed Aryan and white supremacist, Nicholas Arnold Schock, went on a rampage inside a restaurant and began screaming, "I'm a white supremacist, Aryan Nation will rule the world. People covered in tattoos are gonna be my closest relatives, I promise you." Someone at the restaurant asked him to pipe down because kids were present, to which he responded ... "I don't give a f***,...
  • 'Pure evil in the flesh': Well-known felon 'massacres' three fishing buddies in Frostproof, sheriff says

    07/22/2020 12:53:50 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 109 replies
    Fox 35 ^ | July 22, 2020 | Fox 12 News
    FROSTPROOF, Fla. - A 26-year-old man with 230 felony charges to his name is behind bars and accused of brutally murdering three fishing friends in Frostproof, the sheriff announced Wednesday. Two other suspects were arrested, and officials said it all stemmed from an argument over a truck. On Wednesday morning, Sheriff Grady Judd announced three people had been arrested in the Friday night murders of 23-year-old Damion Tillman, 30-year-old Keven Springfield, and 27-year-old Brandon Rollins. The suspects were identified as 26-year-old Tony “TJ” Wiggins, his girlfriend, 27-year-old Mary Whittemore, and his brother, 21-year-old Robert Wiggins. Judd said TJ alone has...
  • The enemy within (Sidney Blumenthal alert)

    03/09/2005 7:44:34 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 46 replies · 1,317+ views
    The Guardian ^ | March 10, 2005 | Sidney Blumenthal
    How an Americanist devoted to destroying international alliances became the US envoy to the UNIn the heat of the battle over the Florida vote after the 2000 US presidential election, a burly, mustachioed man burst into the room where the ballots for Miami-Dade County were being tabulated, like John Wayne barging into a saloon for a shoot-out. "I'm with the Bush-Cheney team, and I'm here to stop the count," drawled John Bolton. And those ballots from Miami-Dade were not counted.Now that same John Bolton has been named by President Bush as the US ambassador to the UN. "If I were...
  • FSU Student Leaders Stick By Anti-Semitic Senate President

    06/20/2020 7:12:33 AM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 15 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 19, 2020 | Chrissy Clark
    Florida State University's student senate narrowly voted to keep its president despite his history of anti-Semitic comments. FSU student senate president Ahmad Daraldik wrote "f— Israel" and "stupid Jew" in social media posts and created a website comparing the "occupation of Palestine" to the Holocaust. He defended his past behavior in a video circulated prior to the vote. "I was a child living under an oppressive occupation, where my voice was not heard. So, when I saw a post of a child with a soldier's foot on their chest and a gun to their face, I had no time," Daraldik...
  • DeAndre Baker’s bail amount may mean case is unraveling

    05/17/2020 6:11:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 17, 2020 | Paul Schwartz
    The $200,000 bail set Sunday for DeAndre Baker sounds like an onerous amount, but it was not, given that the Giants cornerback signed a four-year contract worth $10.5 million and last year received a signing bonus of $5.67 million. SNIP This could be an indication that despite the serious charges against Baker — four counts of armed robbery with a firearm and four counts of aggravated assault — the case might be unraveling, with witnesses recanting on their initial statements, a local defense attorney said. “From what has been presented to the public from the arraignment it seems that this...
  • Tampa man’s stimulus payment missing; can’t get answers from PayPal, IRS

    05/05/2020 8:25:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    WFLA ^ | May 5, 2020 | Shannon Behnken
    David Charles needs his $1,200 stimulus payment, but he can’t get a straight answer about where his money went. “I’m starving because I need this money and no one cares,” Charles said. The IRS website shows that his money was paid to his PayPal Mastercard, a prepaid card, on April 29, but the card shows no such payment, and customer service representatives have offered no answers, he said. He says he activated the card for the sole purpose of obtaining his stimulus money faster than through a check. He does not have a bank account because of his low income...
  • Venezuela’s Maduro says 2 US ‘mercenaries’ were captured in failed raid attempt

    05/05/2020 4:10:40 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 05 2020 | Edmund DeMarche
    Nicolás Maduro, the embattled leader of Venezuela, said Monday that authorities in Caracas captured 13 “terrorists”—including two U.S. citizens-- in a failed invasion attempt that he said was no doubt orchestrated by the Trump administration. Maduro made a nationwide broadcast on state television and held up a pair of U.S. passports that he said were recovered. He read off the names and birthdays of the two Americans.
  • Florida Shop Makes Coronavirus Face Masks From Python Skin

    04/23/2020 12:36:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | April 22, 2020 | Adriana Brasileiro
    Across America, people are making coronavirus masks with everything from t-shirts and pillowcases to vacuum cleaner bags. Because it’s Florida, one guy is using python skin. Brian Wood, owner of All American Gator Products in Dania Beach, is crafting decorative mask coverings from the skin of the Burmese python, the infamous invasive species wreaking havoc on the native wilidlife of the Everglades.
  • Florida Man Encases Self in Concrete at Governor's Mansion in Tallahasse

    04/18/2020 8:17:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    WPTV ^ | 4/17
    A Florida man encased himself in concrete outside the Governor’s Mansion in the state capital apparently to protest prison conditions related to the coronavirus. A Tallahassee police spokesman says 28-year-old Jordan Mazurek put PVC pipes horizontally into two 55-gallon plastic drums filled with concrete, with some sort of mechanism that locked his arms in place.