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Florida Couple Floats in Ocean 13 Hours Rescued

A couple in Florida had to tread water in the ocean for 13 hours after they fell off the back of their boat. Sean McGovern of Key Largo and Mellisa Morris visiting from Texas were off the coast of Key Largo when the fell off the back of their boat. The boat was in gear and just kept motoring away.

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Chris Trotman, Getty Images
Chris Trotman, Getty Images

Surprising NFL Draft Stats

There are a few amazing stats that came out after this year’s NFL draft, in fact, they seem to hold true for the past three drafts. Jamie Newberg of Scout.com took a look at a lot of things but here are some of the highlights.

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Anderson Seashell
Photo by Sharon Buck

Anderson Brought Sharon a Very Special Gift From Florida

It's been a LOOOONG almost 11 days!

Anderson went on a trip with his dad and family and this Mama was missing her boy!

I did get to talk with him a few times and when he called on Thursday, he told me he had a very special surprise for me! And I was excited to see him and it yesterday after school!

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Aladdin
Photo from YouTube

Sharon Makes Wishes at 11:11…Randy has Never Heard of It

I made my wish AGAIN yesterday and it came true right away!

What? Have you NEVER made a wish at 11:11?  Randy has NEVER heard of it!

But see what wish came true for me on Easter Sunday!

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Getty Images, photo by Lawrence Lacier
Getty Images, photo by Lawrence Lacier

Truck With $120,000 of Hershey’s Chocolate Stollen

The search is on in Florida for a truck that was stolen in Deland that contained $120,000 worth of Hershey’s chocolate. Police were called by the truck driver when it came up missing after parking it at a truck center overnight. He said three o’clock Saturday was the last time he saw it, hooked to the trailer and fully loaded.

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Getty Images, photo by Scott Barbour
Getty Images, photo by Scott Barbour

Christmas House Light Show

While in Florida, recently I read in the paper about a spectacular Christmas light display at a private home in the Ft. Lauderdale area. Unfortunately, it was little too far away to drive to see but I did find it on YouTube and it is posted here.

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Getty Images, photo by William Vanderson
Getty Images, photo by William Vanderson

Silver River Florida Monkeys with Herpes Learn to Swim

This can’t be good. In the 1930’s two Rhesus monkeys were taken to an island on the Silver River near Ocala, Florida. They were taken their due to the popularity of Tarzan movies at that time. Now, over time, there is a colony of monkeys numbering over 1,000, and they could spread the deadly herpes virus to mainland Florida.

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Christina West
Leon County Court

Did Police Officers Go Too Far With DUI Suspect? [VIDEO]

Police officers in Florida face investigation over injuries to DUI suspect in August arrest

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George Zimmerman stopped for speeding in Texas July 2013
tvElvira, YouTube

Watch Dashcam Video of George Zimmerman Getting Pulled Over for Speeding in Texas

George Zimmerman -- yes the same Florida neighborhood watchman acquitted in the Trayvon Martin murder trial -- was pulled over for speeding on a highway near Dallas, Texas.

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Cash
Photo by Sharon Buck

Maine Powerball Jackpot Winner From Florida Helping Out Maine School

Remember Gloria MacKenzie? The former Maine resident who won the BIGGEST Powerball jackpot in history (so far) is helping out her home state in a big way!

And it's something we should learn from.

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