- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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DISNEY LIMITS FISHING AFTER ALLIGATOR ATTACK ON TODDLER

“No fishing” signs have been erected at areas including Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, the Fort Wilderness campground and Old Key West Resort. Fishing at Disney World is now limited to excursions. A Disney spokeswoman confirmed that netting has been added to the rope fences that were installed after an alligator attacked 2-year-old Lane Graves near the shore of the Seven Seas Lagoon.

NTSB DELAYS MISSION TO RETRIEVE SUNKEN SHIP’S ‘BLACK BOX’

The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday in a statement that the launch has been postponed to the first week of August because resources needed for the mission aren’t yet available. Officials previously had said NTSB, U.S. Coast Guard and Navy personnel would depart in early July from Little Creek, Virginia, to the site near the Bahamas where El Faro sank last October.

JUDGE APPROVES SETTLEMENT IN FLORIDA KIDS’ MEDICAID CASE

One of the biggest victories for the plaintiffs requires insurance plans to provide a “reasonable opportunity” for pediatricians to earn rates that are on par with Medicare, which typically pays more than Medicaid.

EMERGENCY DECLARED OVER ALGAE IN MARTIN, ST. LUCIE COUNTIES

Gov. Rick Scott signed the executive order Wednesday. It allows state and local agencies to take swift action to mitigate the spread of algal blooms in the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee estuaries by redirecting the flow of water in and out of Lake Okeechobee.

POLICE FIND MORE THAN $24 MILLION DURING DRUG RAID

The raid occurred Tuesday at 44-year-old Luis Hernandez-Gonzalez’s Miami Lakes home. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration began investigating Hernandez-Gonzalez earlier this year when a wide-ranging marijuana probe connected him to 11 people arrested in Tennessee.

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