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SCOTT HITS CRIST WITH ANOTHER NEW TV AD
Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election campaign is hitting rival Charlie Crist with another new television ad. Scott’s campaign organization, Let’s Get to Work, is launching the new television ad on Thursday. It comes on the heels of two other ad buys in the last month. The new ad goes after Crist on his support of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
FIND OF CAR IN CANAL MAY SOLVE 9-YEAR MISSING CASE
Police say the discovery of a car submerged in a South Florida canal behind a missing man’s house may solve his mysterious disappearance nine years ago. Authorities say the green Ford Thunderbird and its license plate match the car owned by 69-year-old William Naylor. Coconut Creek police said Monday that skeletal remains were in the car. Dental records are being used to confirm the identity.
2 DIE IN SMALL PLANE CRASH WHILE FILMING ZOMBIE MOVIE
Deputies say a pilot and passenger died when a small plane nose-dived while filming a low-budget zombie movie in Marion County. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.
CENTRAL FLORIDA HOMEOWNER FATALLY SHOOTS INTRUDER
A central Florida homeowner fatally shot a man who entered his house early Monday. Winter Haven police say Luis Pena heard a noise and went to investigate. He saw a man rattling a French door and then armed himself. He fired a shot to scare the man, but the man continued into the house. That’s when he was shot.
FORT LAUDERDALE PASTOR RESIGNS
The senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale has resigned after confessing to a ‘moral failing.’ Church leaders made the announcement during a special meeting on Sunday. In a statement they said that Pastor Bob Coy will be focusing his attention on his personal relationship with God and with his family.