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Netflix may put an end to password sharing

SOURCE: NEW YORK – The unofficial Netflix sharing plan, AKA giving your password to friends and family for free, may soon be coming to an end. The streaming service said last week it is aware that subscribers often share passwords with others to save a little money, but announced they will now closely monitor the activity, according… Keep Reading

Tropical Storm Nestor causes damage across state

SOURCE: POLK COUNTY, Fla. – Parts of Central Florida and across the state are feeling the impacts of Tropical Storm Nestor. A tractor-trailer was picked up by a possible tornado along I-4 near Lakeland on Friday night. The semi tipped over and landed on an SUV in the next lane. The drivers in the vehicle were leaving… Keep Reading

Show off your pub sub love with new Publix merchandise

SOURCE: If you love Publix subs, you can now show it off to the world.  The popular grocery store chain has launched a line of merchandise highlighting your deli favorite.  The line called “Fresh Goods” includes T-shirts, hoodies, a fanny pack, slides, socks and lounge pants. And don’t forget the BOGO-themed pillow. CONTINUE READING Keep Reading

3 areas being monitored in tropics

SOURCE: ORLANDO, Fla. – You may be able to leave the umbrella at home on this sunshine-filled Tuesday, but rain chances are set to return soon enough. Orlando-area forecast The large ridge of high pressure responsible for the fair conditions to start the week will begin moving out as low-level winds veer slightly from the… Keep Reading

These major retailers will close on Thanksgiving Day

SOURCE: Some stores choose to remain open on Thanksgiving Day so that shoppers can start Black Friday shopping early, but many major retailers have said they will be closed. Retailers that close said they want to give their employees more time to spend with their families during the holiday.  Over the years, Black Friday… Keep Reading

‘We need your help in locating this animal:’ Florida deputies seek child rape suspect

SOURCE: COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – Authorities in Florida are searching for a man accused of raping a 2-year-old girl who’s in critical condition. Roberto Lopez, 40, is wanted on a charge of sexual battery on a victim under 12. “We need your help in locating this animal,” the Collier County Sheriff’s Office wrote on Facebook. According to deputies,… Keep Reading

Florida governor proposes minimum teacher salary of $47,500

SOURCE: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will ask the Legislature to increase the minimum starting salary for public school teachers to $47,500 a year. DeSantis made his announcement in Clay County on Monday, where he said the average teacher starting salary is just under $39,000 a year. He said about 100,000 teachers statewide… Keep Reading

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