Experts fear Florida Bay’s ecology on brink of collapse, threatening tourism, fishery

Florida Bay’s ecology on the brink of collapse

ISLAMORADA, Fla. — Boat captain Tad Burke looks out over Florida Bay and sees an ecosystem that’s dying as politicians, land owners and environmentalists bicker.

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AP Interview: Aaron says 104 names on performance-enhancing drug list should be released

AP Interview: Aaron says release 104 drug names

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Hank Aaron wants to shine some more light on baseball’s steroid era.

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Media lawyers cite White Sox ruling in Florida State records case; say documents are public

Media cite White Sox ruling in Florida St. case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State cannot use a law firm as a go-between to keep documents on an academic cheating scandal secret, media lawyers wrote Monday in an appeal to have the papers released publicly.

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Former Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith pleads no contest to charges, given probation

Former Jags receiver pleads no contest to charges

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith pleaded no contest Wednesday to three charges stemming from a drunken driving arrest in August.

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Lawyer: Prosecutors offer deal in felony drug case against ex-Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith

Lawyer: State offers deal in Jimmy Smith drug case

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An attorney for former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith says the state has made an offer to his client on felony drug charges.

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Jack Kerouac’s estate called into question by Fla. judge’s ruling that mother’s will was fake

Fla. judge rules will on Kerouac’s estate is fake

TAMPA, Fla. — There are new questions about the estate of Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac after a Florida judge ruled that his mother’s will was fraudulent.

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Former Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith’s hearing on misdemeanor counts delayed; felony case ahead

Smith hearing on Fla. misdemeanor counts delayed

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Florida court hearing for former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith to dispose of misdemeanor charges has been postponed.

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NCAA says public records law doesn’t apply to documents in Florida State cheating case

NCAA says it doesn’t have to reveal FSU documents

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The NCAA on Monday said it cannot be forced to release documents in Florida State University’s appeal of academic cheating penalties because the papers are not covered by the state’s public records law.

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Fla. jury found in favor of hospital that deported seriously brain injured Guatemalan man

Jury in favor of hospital that deported immigrant

STUART, Fla. — A jury has found a South Florida hospital that quietly chartered a plane and sent a seriously brain injured illegal immigrant back to Guatemala over the objections of his family did not act unreasonably, an attorney for the man’s legal guardian said Monday.

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Fla. jury finds in favor of hospital that deported seriously brain injured Guatemalan man

Jury backs Fla. hospital that deported immigrant

STUART, Fla. — A jury has found in favor of a South Florida hospital that quietly chartered a plane and sent a seriously brain injured illegal immigrant back to Guatemala over the objections of his family and legal guardian.

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