- Associated Press - Monday, November 16, 2015

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GOV. RICK SCOTT WANTS CONGRESS TO STOP RELOCATION OF SYRIAN REFUGEES TO FLORIDA

Scott on Monday wrote a letter to congressional leaders that asked them to take “immediate and aggressive action” to prevent the relocation of Syrian refugees without an “extensive evaluation” of the risk the refugees may pose to national security.

SHARK BITES SURFER’S HAND IN FLORIDA; MAN GETS 15 STITCHES

Allen Engelman says he was on his board and paddling out from Singer Island on Sunday when he felt something grab his left hand. He believes he was bit by a spinner shark, perhaps as big as 7-feet long.



BABY IN STROLLER HIT FOLLOWING CAR CRASH; AIRLIFTED TO NEARBY HOSPITAL

Clearwater police report that two cars collided at an intersection Monday afternoon. One of the cars then continued on, striking a 28-year-old woman and her 2-month-old daughter.

FBI SAYS THREATS AGAINST TWO TAMPA BAY-AREA MOSQUES WERE DEEMED NOT CREDIBLE

Threatening phone messages were left Friday night for the Islamic Society of St. Petersburg and the Islamic Society of Pinellas County in the wake of terrorist attacks in France.

STUDENTS AT A HIGH SCHOOL NEAR TAMPA FIND A DEAD DEER STRUNG UP ON A FLAGPOLE

Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies are investigating, and spokesman Larry McKinnon says it could have been a school prank.

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