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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...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Canaveral National Seashore

    Florida Beach Guide: Canaveral National Seashore
    There are plenty of no-nos at the pristine beaches of Canaveral National Seashore in Brevard County. But that's part of what keeps the 23 miles of pure Florida so unique. No cars on the beach, no places from which to rent rafts or buy sodas, no pier...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Cocoa Beach

    Florida Beach Guide: Cocoa Beach
    If there's a convenient, get-there-easily beach for Central Floridians, that has to be Alan Shepard Beach Park at Cocoa Beach. Named after the first American astronaut sent into space, this five-acre beach has long been a favorite site to view space...
  • Dog that went missing in L.A. found three years later in Florida

    Dog that went missing in L.A. found three years later in Florida
    Days after Eric Hough adopted a pit bull, he took him to Yosemite, unhooked his leash and walked about 50 yards away. Then he turned toward his pet and asked him a question: did he want to go off on his own or stay with him? “He just got a huge...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • Rx for Danger: Pain clinic owners made millions, hired 10 doctors to write illegal scripts, feds say

    Rx for Danger: Pain clinic owners made millions, hired 10 doctors to write illegal scripts, feds say
    While "patients" lined up outside Professional Pain Center, dropped their used needles in nearby parking lots and sold their prescription pills across the street, federal agents were watching and quietly building a case against the Longwood pain clinic....
  • 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...