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When can you fish without a license in 2019?

SOURCE: To legally fish in Florida you have to have a fishing license, but there are certain days each year where you can fish license-free. Free fishing days are a great way to get out there and try fishing. If you like it, you can buy an annual license.  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has deemed… Keep Reading

AAA: Florida gas prices spike 15 cents

SOURCE: Osceola News-Gazette Florida gas prices increased an average of 15 cents per gallon last week. This was the second-largest weekly increase among any other state in the country (Kentucky had the largest at 16 cents). Florida drivers are paying an average price of $2.62 per gallon for regular unleaded. The state average is the highest… Keep Reading

Pelican bites man in face after he jumps on bird in Florida

SOURCE: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working to determine what charges might be appropriate to bring against a Maryland man who was videotaped tackling a federally protected pelican. The Baltimore Sun reports Hunter Hardesty, of Davidsonville, posted the video of the apparent attackonline on Thursday. Commission officer and spokesman Bobby Dube says Hardesty enticed the pelican and then… Keep Reading

Florida jewelry store owner fights off attempted robber

SOURCE: HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A jewelry store owner in Hollywood was captured on surveillance video fighting off a would-be robber. The attempted robbery was reported around 2:30 p.m. March 2 at DSH Oakwood Jewelers at 2897 Stirling Road, according to News 6 sister station WPLG. “He came over here and he say, ‘I purchase two chains two or… Keep Reading

Chili’s is serving up $3.13 margaritas all day Wednesday

SOURCE: Got plans this Wednesday? We’re betting you will now. In an effort to allow everyone to join in on its birthday celebration, Chili’s is offering $3.13 margaritasall day long on Wednesday. People, this is not a drill! The restaurant teased us all on Twitter just Sunday. Someone must have done some gift unwrapping, because the restaurant then… Keep Reading

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