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WTSP-TV Tampa
New Jersey becomes 3rd state to raise smoking age to 21habit." Associated Press writer Marina Villeneuve in Augusta, Maine, contribut
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted an hour ago
habit." Associated Press writer Marina Villeneuve in Augusta, Maine, contributed to this report. © 2017 Associated Press Manatee couple joins lawsuit against Florida's ban on smoking marijuana Woody Harrelson gives up smoking pot Obesity,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Before Janessa Shannon's death, parents traded accusations of abusechild support battle between her mother, Michelle Mosley, 35, and father, Nahsh
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
child support battle between her mother, Michelle Mosley, 35, and father, Nahshon Shannon, 37, had played out in court in Manatee County almost all of the 13-year-old girl's life. "Nahshon and his family have severe problems controlling their... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Three guys try to break into Pasco jewelry storestolen. If you know who they are, call the Pasco Sheriff's Crime Tips Line at
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 hours ago
stolen. If you know who they are, call the Pasco Sheriff's Crime Tips Line at 1-800-706-2488. © 2017 WTSP-TV Video shows Manatee Co. corrections officer throw inmate down Police: Local Uber driver arrested for stealing teen's jewelry from his... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
O.J. Simpson: Naples residents react to possible new neighborclemency and parole lawyer. Simpson has a long rap sheet in Florida. While boa
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 hours ago
clemency and parole lawyer. Simpson has a long rap sheet in Florida. While boating, he was ticketed for speeding through a manatee zone. He was accused but acquitted in a road rage case, and had his home raided in connection with an ecstasy... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
South Florida Museum celebrating Snooty the Manatee's 69th birthdayWhat do you give 1,300 pounds of gorgeous manatee for his 69th birthday? You th
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 15 hours ago
What do you give 1,300 pounds of gorgeous manatee for his 69th birthday? You throw him a festival! Snooty's 69th Birthday Bash Saturday, July 22 Festival runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Museum offering discounted admission 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Snooty the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Florida rules will likely allow OJ's transfersupervised?” Garcia said. Simpson has a long rap sheet in Florida. While boati
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 16 hours ago
supervised?” Garcia said. Simpson has a long rap sheet in Florida. While boating, he was ticketed for speeding through a manatee zone. He was also accused but acquitted of road rage and had his home raided in connection with an ecstasy smuggling... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Special Weather StatementFLZ255-212030- Inland Manatee FL- 400 PM EDT FRI JUL 21 2017 ...SIGNIFICANT WEA
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 17 hours ago
FLZ255-212030- Inland Manatee FL- 400 PM EDT FRI JUL 21 2017 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN MANATEE COUNTY UNTIL 430 PM EDT... At 400 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 13 miles northwest of Ona, or 18 miles... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
William March: Sharp divide on health care's next step for Kathy Castor and Dennis Rossamong other things, redirects school construction money away from traditional p
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
among other things, redirects school construction money away from traditional public to charter schools. The Pinellas and Manatee boards are considering joining the suit. Lewis takes NAACP helm Yvette Lewis has been elected president of the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Manatee, calf return to wild after rehabilitation at zooNEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — After months spent in rehabilitation, a manatee and her
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 hours ago
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — After months spent in rehabilitation, a manatee and her calf have returned to the wild. The Tampa Bay Times reports that mother Pascow and calf Cotee swam back out to their natural habitat in the Pithlachascotee River on... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Manatee, calf return to wild after rehabilitation at zooNEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - After months spent in rehabilitation, a manatee an
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - After months spent in rehabilitation, a manatee and her calf have returned to the wild. The Tampa Bay Times reports that mother Pascow and calf Cotee swam back out to their natural habitat in the Pithlachascotee River on... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Manatee, calf return to wild after rehabilitation at zooNEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - After months spent in rehabilitation, a manatee an
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - After months spent in rehabilitation, a manatee and her calf have returned to the wild. The Tampa Bay Times reports that mother Pascow and calf Cotee swam back out to their natural habitat in the Pithlachascotee River on... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
O.J. Simpson granted parole. Will he return to South Florida?a drug-ring investigation. No charges were filed. — On July 4, 2002, Simpson w
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
a drug-ring investigation. No charges were filed. — On July 4, 2002, Simpson was cited for speeding in a power boat in a manatee zone near downtown Miami. In 2007, he was arrestedon kidnapping, armed robbery of sports memorabilia and other... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
What's it like when 15 pounds of frozen sausage land on your roof? The wurstowner of Williams Land Service, Jimbo Williams, told the Sun Sentinel on Thursd
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
owner of Williams Land Service, Jimbo Williams, told the Sun Sentinel on Thursday that every year he buys hogs at the Manatee County Fair, and has them processed at Fussell’s. But he has no idea how meat intended for him ended up in Deerfield... Read more
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First Coast News
Invasive and potentially deadly flatworm showing up in Tampa Bayspecies that’s made its way to parts of Tampa Bay up from South Florida Two su
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
species that’s made its way to parts of Tampa Bay up from South Florida Two suspected New Guinea flatworms were found on a Manatee County man’s front porch. The flatworms are typically dark colored on top and gray on the bottom. They were first... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Sea level rise is accelerating in Florida, scientists warn"and it's coming into their yards and killing their grass." One of those commu
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
"and it's coming into their yards and killing their grass." One of those communities is Longboat Key in Sarasota and Manatee counties, where residents have experienced "sunny day" street flooding in Longbeach Village, an older bayside... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Invasive and potentially deadly tapeworm showing up in Floridaspecies that’s made its way to parts of Tampa Bay up from South Florida Two su
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted yesterday
species that’s made its way to parts of Tampa Bay up from South Florida Two suspected New Guinea flatworms were found on a Manatee County man’s front porch. The flatworms are typically dark colored on top and gray on the bottom. They were first... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
New nonnative, invasive and toxic flatworm appears in Tampa Bayspecies that’s made its way to parts of Tampa Bay up from South Florida Two su
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
species that’s made its way to parts of Tampa Bay up from South Florida Two suspected New Guinea flatworms were found on a Manatee County man’s front porch. The flatworms are typically dark colored on top and gray on the bottom. They were first... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
O.J. Simpson granted parole; Will he return to South Florida?a drug-ring investigation. No charges were filed. — On July 4, 2002, Simpson w
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
a drug-ring investigation. No charges were filed. — On July 4, 2002, Simpson was cited for speeding in a power boat in a manatee zone near downtown Miami. In 2007, he was arrestedon kidnapping, armed robbery of sports memorabilia and other... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Once trapped and wounded, manatee and calf return to the wildnecks, peering over heads and through bodies to try and catch a glimpse. Britta
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
necks, peering over heads and through bodies to try and catch a glimpse. Brittany Pharel, 10, wanted to see the hulking manatees, a mother and her calf, laid out on blue tarps Thursday along the edge of the Pithlachascotee River. She's... Read more
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Miami New Times
Paroled OJ Simpson Says He'll Return to Florida, Where He Seemingly Spiraled Out of Controlname was mentioned repeatedly. They found no drugs at the house. In 2002, he w
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
name was mentioned repeatedly. They found no drugs at the house. In 2002, he was cited for illegally boating in a manatee zone, and in 2005 was fined $25,000 for illegally pirating DirecTV channels to his house. That same year, Simpson... Read more
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Miami New Times
Paroled OJ Simpson Says He'll Return to Florida, Where He Seemingly Spiraled Out of Controlname was mentioned repeatedly. They found no drugs at the house. In 2002, he w
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
name was mentioned repeatedly. They found no drugs at the house. In 2002, he was cited for illegally boating in a manatee zone, and in 2005 was fined $25,000 for illegally pirating DirecTV channels to his house. That same year, Simpson... Read more
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Raw Story
Florida corrections officer bodyslams inmate after ‘shakedown search’ for contraband orangesthe floor and lands on top of him. The force of the fall broke the inmate’s nos
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
the floor and lands on top of him. The force of the fall broke the inmate’s nose and a number his teeth. According to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, the officers were searching the inmate after oranges, which are considered contraband, were... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Faith-based day care abruptly closes, under DCF investigationBRADENTON, Fla. - Dozens of Manatee county parents are now scrambling to find c
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
BRADENTON, Fla. - Dozens of Manatee county parents are now scrambling to find child care after their day care abruptly shut its doors Tuesday. The front door sign at No Limits Learning Academy offers an apology, but no explanation about why the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Manatee couple joins lawsuit against Florida's ban on smoking marijuanaMANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Seventy percent of Floridians approved the medicinal us
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Seventy percent of Floridians approved the medicinal use of marijuana -- except state law prohibits smoking the drug. A Manatee County couple has joined the statewide lawsuit against the smoking ban led by Tampa attorney John... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval Board discusses whether to join challenge to new education lawof HB 7069 and Alachua County School Board members recently supported the lawsu
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
of HB 7069 and Alachua County School Board members recently supported the lawsuit, though at least one member recommended concentrating on the new school year first. Sarasota County, Manatee and Palm Beach counties also reportedly are considering... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Lee County Parks & Recreation to offer free parking, swimmingis "Get Your Play On." The Lee County sites offering free swimming or free park
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
is "Get Your Play On." The Lee County sites offering free swimming or free parking include: - Regional parks: Lakes Park, Manatee Park, Hickey Creek Mitigation Park, Caloosahatchee Regional Park, Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve and Caloosahatchee... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval Board discusses whether it should sue to challenge new education lawof HB 7069 and Alachua County School Board members recently supported the lawsu
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
of HB 7069 and Alachua County School Board members recently supported the lawsuit, though at least one member recommended concentrating on the new school year first. Sarasota County, Manatee and Palm Beach counties reportedly are consid... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
On the Water: Full moon brings some good fishing in areacaught with the snook along the beach. Over the strong incoming tide, redfish
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 2 days ago
caught with the snook along the beach. Over the strong incoming tide, redfish were reported in south Matlacha Pass near Manatee Bay, across Charlotte Harbor in Turtle and Bull Bay, and in Pine Island Sound near north of Demere Key. Redfish to 28... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Manatee County school board member supports no homework ideaStudents are going back to school in just a few weeks, and if one Manatee Count
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
Students are going back to school in just a few weeks, and if one Manatee County school board member has his way they won't be turning in any homework. Board member Charlie Kennedy supports no homework idea Idea revolves around parents, children... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Olympic figure skating hopefuls training for PyeongChang 2018 in EllentonWith the countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea already ticking d
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
With the countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea already ticking down, six Manatee County Olympic hopefuls have been training hard on the ice, hoping to lock down their spots on Team USA in the figure skating competition. Three pairs... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Child Protection Investigators search for missing 4-old Manatee County girlMANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - Child Protection Investigators are attempting to locate
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - Child Protection Investigators are attempting to locate a 4-year-old girl from Manatee County. Megan Blakey is described as a white female with blonde hair and blue eyes. She is believed to be with her father, 30-year-old... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Manatee officials seek info on missing 3-oldManatee County Child Protection investigators are seeking a 4-year-old girl. M
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
Manatee County Child Protection investigators are seeking a 4-year-old girl. Megan Blakey may be with her father, Michael E. Blakey, 30, officials say. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Her father is 5-foot-6, 130 pounds with brown hair and blue... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
As child drownings mount, Florida Blue grant boosts First Coast YMCA water safety enrollmentY organizations in Florida. YMCA of South Palm Beach County and YMCA of South F
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
Y organizations in Florida. YMCA of South Palm Beach County and YMCA of South Florida also received $100,000 each and the Manatee YMCA got $10,000. Combined, the grants will benefit about 5,000 more children and families. “Every child deserves... Read more
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The Mercury News
Raccoon roundup: Man shot for dragging dead one, and moregave birth Wednesday in the backseat of a convertible at an auto detailing shop
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
gave birth Wednesday in the backseat of a convertible at an auto detailing shop. Employees at the shop in Florida’s Manatee County first discovered the mother, who had crawled through a plastic cover on the car’s window. Then they saw one... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Racing tipsSelections for tomorrow's meetings - CATTERICK: 2.05 Sandie Gem, 2.40 Manatee
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Selections for tomorrow's meetings - CATTERICK: 2.05 Sandie Gem, 2.40 Manatee Bay, 3.15 Three Duchesses, 3.50 Meshardal, 4.20 Khitaamy, 4.55 Liberatum, 5.25 Miss Tree. LINGFIELD: 2.15 So Sleek, 2.50 Fanfair, 3.25 Mam'Selle, 4.00 Fitzwilly, 4.30... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Dad of murdered 13-old refuses home search, hires lawyeran attorney so we are no longer able to reach out to him." Hillsborough County
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
an attorney so we are no longer able to reach out to him." Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies are working with the Manatee County Sheriff's Office to locate any people Janessa may have been in contact with in the days before she went... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Should a monument honoring Confederate soldiers in Bradenton be removed?Fla. --A movement across the country and here in the Bay area against symbols o
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
Fla. --A movement across the country and here in the Bay area against symbols of the Confederacy may be appearing in Manatee County. A monument in downtown Bradenton has stood for 93 years...and some wonder if its days are numbered. Since... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
MCSO looking for missing and endangered 45-old manMANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is looking for a mi
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing and endangered man last seen leaving a residence Monday afternoon. 45-year-old Michael Sweeney was reported missing after leaving a residence located in the 1100... Read more
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ajc.com
Florida raccoon trashes car, gives birth in the back seatit wasn’t a human, it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backseat of a
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
it wasn’t a human, it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backseat of a convertible at an auto shop in Manatee County, according to the Herald-Tribune. It likely entered where plastic was covering a damaged window. While in the... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Corrections deputy fired for using excessive force; breaking inmate's nose, teethMANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Manatee County corrections deputy was fired after usin
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Manatee County corrections deputy was fired after using excessive force on an inmate. The Manatee County Sheriff's Office began an investigation on June 26 after an excessive force complaint was filed against former... Read more
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Mashable
Congrats to this clever mama raccoon who broke into a car to give birthsafely give birth to her kits. She was later relocated by Devon of Wildlife, I
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
safely give birth to her kits. She was later relocated by Devon of Wildlife, Inc. Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Manatee, Florida. "I captured the mother, then 2 caring employees and I searched the entire car for her babies," Devon wrote... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Raccoon trashes car, gives birth in the back seatNo, it wasn’t a human, it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backseat
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 7 days ago
No, it wasn’t a human, it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backseat of a convertible at an auto shop in Manatee County, according to the Herald-Tribune. It likely entered where plastic was covering a damaged window. While in the backseat,... Read more
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Salon.com
“’Claws’ is the reverse ‘Sopranos,’”: Jason Antoon is redefining diversity on the set of TNT’s “Claws”all the more confusing. The always amazing Niecy Nash (“Getting On”) stars as
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
all the more confusing. The always amazing Niecy Nash (“Getting On”) stars as Desna, the proprietor of the Nail Artisan of Manatee County Salon where she also happens to launder money for a low-rent pain clinic that prescribes OxyContin and and... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Marathon Gas Station skimmer locatedCredit card skimmers have been found at a Manatee Avenue Marathon gas station,
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 7 days ago
Credit card skimmers have been found at a Manatee Avenue Marathon gas station, deputies say. According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, two credit card skimmers were found at the gas station at 6620 Manatee Ave.West, during routine... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Raccoon breaks into convertible, gives birth in back seataction. But it's not what you expect. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported tha
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
action. But it's not what you expect. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported that a pregnant raccoon broke into a car at a Manatee County, Fla., auto shop to give birth to two cubs in the vehicle's back seat. Wildlife Inc. - a non-profit animal... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Florida raccoon trashes car, gives birth in the back seatNo, it wasn’t a human -- it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backsea
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
No, it wasn’t a human -- it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backseat of a convertible at an auto shop in Manatee County, according to the Herald-Tribune. It likely entered where plastic was covering a damaged window. While in the... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Florida raccoon trashes car, gives birth in the back seatseat No, it wasn’t a human -- it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the b
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
seat No, it wasn’t a human -- it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backseat of a convertible at an auto shop in Manatee County, according to the Herald-Tribune. It likely entered where plastic was covering a damaged window. While in the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Florida raccoon trashes car, gives birth in the back seatNo, it wasn’t a human, it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backseat
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
No, it wasn’t a human, it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backseat of a convertible at an auto shop in Manatee County, according to the Herald-Tribune. It likely entered where plastic was covering a damaged window. While in the backseat,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Florida raccoon trashes car, gives birth in the back seatNo, it wasn’t a human, it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backseat
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
No, it wasn’t a human, it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backseat of a convertible at an auto shop in Manatee County, according to the Herald-Tribune. It likely entered where plastic was covering a damaged window. While in the backseat,... Read more
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ajc.com
Florida raccoon trashes car, gives birth in the back seatseat No, it wasn’t a human -- it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the b
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
seat No, it wasn’t a human -- it was a pregnant raccoon who curled up in the backseat of a convertible at an auto shop in Manatee County, according to the Herald-Tribune. It likely entered where plastic was covering a damaged window. While in the... Read more
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