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Brevard County

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  • Housing, not tuition, is biggest cost for many Florida students

    Housing, not tuition, is biggest cost for many Florida students
    Take a look around UCF's new NorthView student housing complex and it's hard to believe families are struggling to cover college costs. The apartments feature first-class amenities such as granite countertops, side-by-side refrigerators and 60-inch...
  • Eau Gallie Founders Day event set for Feb. 16 in Melbourne

     
    The Third Annual Eau Gallie Founders Day Fish Fry will unfold from noon to 5 pm Saturday, Feb. 16, in Eau Gallie Square at the corner of Highland Avenue and Eau Gallie Boulevard in Melbourne. A joint project of the Eau Gallie Arts District Main Street and...
  • Juror busted on theft charges

    Juror busted on theft charges
    Kyle Powell, 18, of Palm Bay, is accused of entering two separate offices while serving as a juror at the Brevard County Courthouse and sealing an iPhone and about $227, reports Florida Today in Melbourne. He was on a break at the time. Get the...
  • River Hill team hoping for repeat in international robotics competition

    River Hill team hoping for repeat in international robotics competition
    When students in River Hill High School's Advanced Computer Science classes entered a worldwide high school robotics competition last year that involved programming International Space Station satellites, they figured their chances of winning were...
  • Woman says someone stole her driveway

    When the Reddick woman arrived home and drove onto her driveway she felt a large “bump,” reports the Ocala Star-Banner. That because some banditos had lifted 300-square-feet of brick pavers from her driveway Tuesday. So, hold unto your hat...
  • Man traveled to Florida, robbed bank to pay for Disney cruise, cops say

    Man traveled to Florida, robbed bank to pay for Disney cruise, cops say
    After Cedrick Royce Swinson, a 37-year-old North Carolina man, his girlfriend and her two kids, ages 6 and 11, had driven overnight to take a Disney cruise leaving Brevard County, he discovered the cash for his final payment on the tickets was not...
  • CFB Top Employers 2012 footnotes

    Adventist: Excludes 2,954 per-diem workers; includes Florida Hospital system and several Adventist Care Center nursing homes. Comcast: Universal Orlando resort; excludes local cable-TV operations. Orlando Health: Excludes 1,632 per-diem workers; does...
  • Wrongful convictions: One of Florida's greatest shames

    Wrongful convictions: One of Florida's greatest shames
    Last week, Florida finally made amends for wrongly imprisoning a Brevard County man for 27 years. With cameras rolling, Gov. Rick Scott apologized to Bill Dillon for the corrupt process that led to his conviction and signed a bill compensating Dillon...
  • Free entrance to national parks on Saturday

    Free entrance to national parks on Saturday
    Get in free at U.S. National Parks on Saturday, Sept. 29, as part of the park system's free entrance program. The park service is waiving fees to over 100 parks around the country to celebrate National Public Lands Day. Parks on the Florida list:...
  • Alligators, crocodiles and you

    Alligators, crocodiles and you
    If you’re interested in not being eaten by a large reptile, it is important to take precautions as the weather warms up. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission advises people to look out for children, pets and themselves near the...
  • Space-shuttle retirement homes: Cape Canaveral, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

    Space-shuttle retirement homes: Cape Canaveral, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
    CAPE CANAVERAL — When space shuttle Atlantis returns from its final mission in July, it will come home to stay at Kennedy Space Center. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Tuesday that the Visitors Center here will get to keep and display...