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Conservation groups file lawsuit on sea turtles

Posted: 10:08 AM - Several conservation groups filed lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service. They alleged the government's role in allowing the deaths of thousands of imperiled sea turtles and countless other marine animals outside of power plant cooling systems.

Saturday's Shootout and Fire Leave Neighbors Horrified

Updated: 11/23/2014 - Saturday's shocking events in the Plantation Woods subdivision leave a sheriff's deputy dead, another wounded, and a neighborhood in shock. The family who shares a fence with the gunman react to the tragedy.

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