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Record-setting python caught in the Everglades

Officials say Florida trappers have captured a record-setting python as part of a growing effort that encourages hunters to remove the invasive snakes from the Everglades. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the 18-foot, 4-inch-long female python weighed 98 pounds and 10 ounces.

Police ID men pulled from ocean in Kure Beach

Officials have identified the two men who were pulled from the water in Kure Beach Wednesday.

Boy bullied for homemade Tennessee shirt has logo become official design

A Florida boy who was bullied and laughed at for his homemade T-shirt representing the University of Tennessee Volunteers at his elementary school’s college colors day has not only had his design made official by the university – but the demand for the product is so high that it crashed the school’s website.

Florida waits: Hurricane Dorian is looking increasingly dire

Unsure of where Hurricane Dorian might strike, Florida residents watched the increasingly dire forecast with a sense of helplessness Friday and braced for what could be the most powerful storm to hit the state's east coast in nearly 30 years.

Alligators caught climbing fences and swimming across roads in Florida

Most people know alligators get just about everywhere in Florida, but now they've really leveled up. Videos from last week show one swimming in the middle of a busy road -- and another climbing a fence.
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Clemson No. 1, Alabama No. 2 in preseason coaches’ poll

Clemson is No. 1 in the USA Today preseason coaches' poll for the first time, followed by Alabama at No. 2.
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Dozens form human chain to save distressed swimmers in Florida

According to Panama City Beach Police, 90 people have been pulled from the Gulf since Friday, 17 of those are from Monday alone.

Reptile invasion: Florida agency encourages killing iguanas

A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission news release says people should exterminate the large green lizards on their properties as well as on 22 public land areas across South Florida. It doesn't say just how civilians should try to kill them.

12-year-old girl contracts flesh-eating bacteria while on vacation

A day at the beach has turned into weeks of pain and agony for an Indiana teenager after she contracted a flesh-eating disease in Florida. At first 12-year-old Kylei Brown and her family couldn't figure out just what was going on with her

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