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A New Look For Your Driver's License Is Coming

Florida is giving its driver's licenses a face lift! The new license and ID cards are designed to increase fraud protection. The front has a pastel-colored Florida state seal and a large orange “FL” over a stark white base. On the back of the card there is an image of the state of Florida with ocean…

Famed Bradenton Manatee "Snooty" Has Passed Away

Sad news this morning. Snooty the Manatee has passed away. He just celebrated his 69th birthday this past Friday at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton. According to Fox 13, his death wasn't caused by an illness, but rather by a tragic accident. Snooty had been a resident at the South Florida Museum since the…

Why Do Mosquitoes Bite You More Than Others?

Have you ever noticed that while you're being eaten up by mosquitoes, your friend isn't suffering? There are reasons why mosquitoes will be attracted to and bite some people instead of others. Experts have narrowed down a few factors that could make you more attractive to the little blood suckers. First, you're pregnant. Really? Well,…

The FBI Has A Big Warning For Parents To Watch Out For These Toys

The FBI is out with a big warning for parents about some toys your kids might be playing with every day. According to Consumerist, the FBI put out an announcement telling parent to beware if their child plays with "smart toys and entertainment devices." They say there are vulnerabilities that "smart" toys present, including privacy…

Heat Partly To Blame For Alligator Attacks In SW Florida

Turns out that we're not the only ones that get cranky from the heat. The Florida Wildlife Commission says that the high temps are partly why even alligators seem a bit more agitated lately & may even be some of the reason why there have been a recent string of gator attacks in Southwest Florida.…

Florida Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday

It's a time of year I definitely don't look forward to. If you've browsed through any number of stores the past couple of weeks, it is evident that the time of summer that many of us dread is creeping up on us--Back To School supply shopping.  The Street says it turns out that many parents are…

UPDATE: The Latest On The Tampa Bay Area Sinkhole

Here's the latest on the sinkhole that opened up in the Tampa Bay area last week. Being called the largest in 30 years in Pasco County, the sinkhole in Land O' Lakes has reportedly stopped expanding at 250 long by 50 feet deep. That's according to the Pasco County Government Facebook page that says that…

Massive Sinkhole Opens Up In Land O' Lakes (VIDEO)

UPDATE (1:00pm): The sinkhole has continued to expand and swallowed the street in front of both homes that that have been destroyed. Authorities estimate that the hole is between 50 and 100 feet deep. Per 10 News, officials from Pasco county as well as the Red Cross are on scene. Sky 9 Video: Land O'…