- Associated Press - Friday, October 9, 2015

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NEW MAP ORDERED FOR FLORIDA CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS, INCLUDES SPEAKER CANDIDATE WEBSTER’S SEAT

Judge Terry Lewis on Friday recommended a new congressional map that could make it nearly impossible for U.S. Rep. Dan Webster to win re-election from his current central Florida district.

FLORIDA JUDGE SENDS DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIM TO JAIL

The central Florida woman was a no-show for her abuser’s trial, ignoring a subpoena to testify. The judge chastised the woman, telling her that a jury had been selected and the man already had a history of domestic violence.



FSU GIVES BIG RAISE AND BONUS TO PRESIDENT

Trustees unanimously voted Friday to give John Thrasher a $90,000 bonus and to boost his salary to $430,000 to $473,000.

I-95 SHUT DOWN IN SOUTH FLORIDA AFTER TOY GRENADE SPOTTED IN CRASHED VEHICLE; HIGHWAY REOPENS

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that troopers were at the scene of a rollover crash in northern Miami-Dade County shortly before noon Friday when a trooper inventorying the vehicle found an object that looked like a grenade.

MAN SENTENCED TO 9 MONTHS IN JAIL FOR STARVING PET PIT BULL

A Palm Beach County man was convicted of nearly starving to death the dog named Bella who has recovered and is thriving with a new owner.

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