- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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ARBY’S RESTAURANT CHAIN APOLOGIZES AFTER DRIVE-THRU WORKER REFUSES TO SERVE POLICE OFFICER

Pembroke Pines Police Chief Dan Giustino says the Atlanta-based company’s chief executive officer and senior vice president of operations contacted him Wednesday afternoon, just hours after Giustino publicly announced the slight against one of his officers.

RAPPER KEVIN GATES ACCUSED OF KICKING WOMAN DURING PERFORMANCE; CHARGED WITH BATTERY

Lakeland police on Tuesday filed the charge against Gates - whose legal name is Kevin Jerome Gilyard. Officers have not been able to locate the 29-year-old New Orleans native.



AVERAGE FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT ELECTRICITY BILL COULD DROP $2.50 A MONTH IN 2016

FPL announced Wednesday that long-term investments in efficiency and low fuel prices are continuing to generate savings for customers.

GREEN TURTLE NEST COUNT BREAKS RECORD IN IMPORTANT FLORIDA NESTING BEACH

University of Central Florida researchers say the endangered green turtle population is making a comeback as more than 12,000 nests were counted during a recent census at Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge.

BURGLAR BARS TRAPPED WOMAN, 2 KIDS IN TAMPA

An overloaded powerstrip likely caused a fire that killed the 61-year-old woman and two of her grandchildren. A third grandchild is in critical condition at a Tampa hospital.

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