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EPA helping Seminole Tribe improve water utilities

Posted: 2:42 PM - The Seminole Tribe of Florida is among almost 20 communities nationwide receiving help from the federal government to improve their water utilities' readiness for the effects of climate change.

Neo-Nazi gets 17 years for email threats

Posted: 1:57 PM - A Virginia man arrested during a 2012 raid on a central Florida white supremacist compound has been sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison for threatening Florida officials.

Strozier Reopens

Posted: 11/21/2014 - Classes resumed on FSU's campus this morning and Strozier library reopened its doors just one day after a gunman opened fire inside.
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  • Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press....
  • Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy - just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms....
  • Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend....
  • Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle....
  • Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown....
  • Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend....
  • Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown....
  • Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to squelch talk of a government shutdown or even impeachment....
  • Winners and losers under Obama's immigration plan
    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- President Barack Obama unveiled one of the most sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system in decades, shielding millions from deportation....
  • Man sets house on fire, kills responding deputy
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A man set his house on fire and then started shooting at responding police officers and firefighters Saturday, killing a deputy and wounding another one before he was shot to death by law enforcement, authorities said....
  • Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle....
  • AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved by President Barack Obama, administration officials say....
  • Japan earthquake collapses homes, causes injuries
    TOKYO (AP) -- A strong earthquake late Saturday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski resort town and injuring more than 20 people, officials said....
  • Biden announces new aid for Syrian refugees
    ISTANBUL (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged from a nearly four-hour meeting Saturday, offering no indication that the U.S. and Turkey had bridged their differences about how to deal with Islamic State fighters or Syrian President Bashar Assad....
  • Iraqi forces, Islamic State group battle in Ramadi
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi soldiers backed by Sunni fighters launched a major operation Saturday to retake a section of the city of Ramadi seized by Islamic State group militants, an official and residents said....
  • Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press....
  • Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to squelch talk of a government shutdown or even impeachment....
  • AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved by President Barack Obama, administration officials say....
  • Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- It's nearly as certain as Oregon's rainy season. When there's an election, voters in the state respond with an enthusiasm that's rare in most other places in America....
  • Obama, Jeter tee off on exclusive Vegas course
    NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) -- President Barack Obama is playing golf at an exclusive Las Vegas-area course with a retired shortstop, a Democratic Party donor and a newspaper owner....
  • Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy - just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms....
  • CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430M: Equilar study
    NEW YORK (AP) -- This year's flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine....
  • UK firms Aviva, Friends Life in $8.8B merger talks
    LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Aviva says it is in talks to buy another insurer, Friends Life for over 5.6 billion pounds ($8.8 billion) in a deal that would create the country's leading insurance, savings and asset management company by number of customers....
  • Biden announces new aid for Syrian refugees
    ISTANBUL (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged from a nearly four-hour meeting Saturday, offering no indication that the U.S. and Turkey had bridged their differences about how to deal with Islamic State fighters or Syrian President Bashar Assad....
  • Portuguese police detain ex-premier in fraud case
    LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday....
  • TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Aereo, an online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court....
  • Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV....
  • Mobile still a struggle for Intel; PC doing better
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Chip-making giant Intel Corp. is still struggling to catch up in mobile computing but says its personal computer business is performing better than expected and its return to revenue growth this year will continue into 2015....
  • Gift Guide: Help your selfie with some add-on gear
    ATLANTA (AP) -- Not all selfies are created equal. Some are blurry, are poorly framed or miss the action entirely because you might be scrubbing your thumb fishing for a virtual shutter button as the moment passes you by....
  • Yahoo replaces Google as Firefox's default search
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signaling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's ad market....
  • City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry
    READING, Pa. (AP) -- A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly....
  • Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport
    BOSTON (AP) -- State police say a man stripped inside a women's bathroom at Boston's Logan Airport, climbed into a dropped ceiling, crashed through it and landed on the floor, then assaulted an elderly man while he was still naked and bleeding....
  • Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to the bear's unclear gender and immodest clothing....
  • Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine
    WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) -- A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery....
  • Seagull with dart through neck spotted at park
    WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) -- A seagull with a dart through its neck is surviving at a park in the agricultural city of Wenatchee, in north central Washington state....
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