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Live flies, soup stored in construction buckets shut down three South Florida restaurants

Flies landing in sauce containers, beef broth stored in Home Depot buckets and leaking AC pipes prompted state inspectors to briefly shut down three South Florida restaurants last week. During a visit to a Chik-fil-A in Lake Park, one of the 47 flies found in the restaurant landed on an inspector’s arm. More flies were found in the food prep areas at Talkin’ Tacos in Miramar, and a few were ...
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2 Central Florida scratch-off winners: Woman wins $2 million, Man wins $1 million

MELBOURNE, Fla. - The Florida Lottery said that two people in Central Florida have won big off of scratch-off tickets. They said that 57-year-old Baerbel Habedank of Melbourne claimed a $2 million prize at the Orlando lottery office after playing a ‘$10 Gold Rush Supreme’ scratch-off ticket. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,760,000.
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Winners Announced In Florida Lottery’s Guy Harvey Trucks, Bucks, And Trips Promotion

The Florida Lottery announced the winners from the first of three drawings in the Trucks, Bucks, and Trips Promotion. One top prize winner is driving home in a brand new 2021 Ford F-150 Guy Harvey Edition pickup truck, two-second prize winners are each going on a VIP getaway trip to the Cayman Islands to meet Guy Harvey, and 40 third prize winners are each $1,000 richer!
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Famed escapee Buddy the beefalo adjusting to life in Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Officials at a Florida sanctuary say that a bison hybrid who roamed the woods in Connecticut for months after escaping on the way to a slaughterhouse has adjusted to his new life. Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary in Gainesville posted on Facebook this month that Buddy the...
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Chicago Me Up Food Truck Brings Windy City Classics to South Florida

Chicago might be the best food town in the United States. The Windy City is home to a host of big-name chefs, including Rick Bayless, Grant Achatz, and Stephanie Izard. Chicago restaurants have taken home numerous James Beard awards and the city currently counts 173 Michelin-approved restaurants to its name.
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10 Amazing Places To Visit in Florida

Florida is one of the most popular destinations in America, and there's good reason for that. There's so much going on in the state!. From the theme parks of Disneyworld and Universal Studios, art deco architecture in Miami and the home of space exploration at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida has a lot to offer.
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No Casinos urges feds to reject Florida’s Seminole Compact

A prominent group opposing the expansion of casinos in Florida has sent a letter to federal regulators asking them to reject the state’s recent deal with the Seminole Tribe. Lawmakers last month ratified Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Tribe’s Compact, and it now awaits the U.S. Department of the Interior’s approval. If given the green light, the 30-year deal is guaranteed to rake in $500 million per year for Florida over the next five years.
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Chick-fil-A looking to hire 200 people in South Florida

(WSVN) - Chick-fil-A is looking to hire an additional 200 team members. The company announced a hiring event set for Friday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event will take place across 22 different locations in South Florida, and any applicant who visits during the event will be provided with an application and will be interviewed on site.
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Best rated casinos in Florida

Florida is a top-rated family tourist destination because of its gorgeous scenery. The weather is pleasant and there are numerous attractions to enjoy, including the food (citrus, seafood and key lime pie) and Disney World and Universal Studios. Beaches, theme parks, natural scenery and orange groves are all well-known in Florida. The Florida Everglades, which are located on the East Coast, are noted for their natural splendor. Because of its plentiful sunshine and relatively milder subtropical temperature, it is known as the Sunshine State.
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Honey locally sourced in Florida helping sea turtles heal

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Animal lovers all over Palm Beach County, Florida, are contributing to the healing of sea turtles at Loggerhead Marinelife Center. Sierra Malnove is a beekeeper and founder of Palm Beach Creamed Honey Co. She’s one of several beekeepers who offer honey to Loggerhead as a healing therapy for the turtles’ wounds.
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NEWS: Royal Caribbean Cruises Set Sail Out Of Florida

Disney Cruise Line has scheduled cruises for this year. These have been canceled on a rolling basis, and no official return to the seas date has been shared. When they do resume, the cruises might look a little different than you remember them, as Disney makes adjustments to keep passengers and crew safe and in line with CDC regulations.