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FLORIDA GOVERNOR DISTURBED BY VIDEO OF SHARK DRAGGING

Gov. Rick Scott sent a letter to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Friday saying he wants to make sure the state’s fishing regulations and statutes strictly prohibited “such inhumane acts.” FWC spokesman Rob Klepper says the agency has received numerous photos and videos this week of alleged wildlife abuse, including a video of men pouring beer into a hammerhead shark’s mouth and gills.

2 TIRES BLOW OUT WHEN PASSENGER PLANE LANDS AT MIAMI AIRPORT

Airport spokesman Mark Henderson told the Miami Herald that the American Airlines flight was arriving from New York at 11:30 a.m. Friday. American Airlines spokesman Ross Feinstein says the plane had to be towed from the runway, and its 160 passengers were taken to the terminal on a shuttle bus. No injuries were reported.

COUPLE HUGGED BEFORE LYING ON TRAIN TRACKS IN SUICIDE PACT

Delray Beach police spokeswoman Dani Moschella says the man and woman, both homeless and 29 years of age, remained in critical condition after being hit by the train Wednesday. Police say they are the fourth and fifth people hit by trains this week and investigators say most were suicide attempts.

TWINS’ MOM DIES DAYS AFTER THEIR BIRTH AND THEIR DAD SLAIN

Stephanie Caceres died Wednesday of an infection caused by her cesarean section, 12 days after giving birth to the twins she had with Jevaughn Suckoo. Unknown assailants fatally shot him July 11 outside their home. The pediatric office where Caceres worked in the front office is taking up a collection to help the twins, Jevaughn Jr. and Lailah, and the couple’s 2-year-old daughter, Kailanie.

LIGHTNING STRIKES 7 HOMES DURING SEVERE FLORIDA THUNDERSTORM

Niceville Fire Chief Tommy Mayville says firefighters were kept busy Thursday night as call after call for help came in. Witnesses told investigators they saw a lightning bolt strike one home and then four others in the community near Panama City in Florida’s Panhandle. Mayville says fire crews from nearby towns helped handle all the calls that came in after the storm.


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