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Archive for November, 2012

On Monday a turkey was killed by two men who broke into his pen at a home in Gulf Breeze. “Tom” the turkey had been a much loved member of the family. “He was so friendly,” the homeowner told the Pensacola News Journal. Upon arrest, the suspects told a sheriff’s deputy that they had intended […]

Today the Loomis Bros. Circus began three days of shows in Crestview, in northwest Florida’s Okaloosa County.

The circus features an act during which an 8,000 pound, 40-year-old elephant named Okha is forced to stand with all four feet on a ball and balance in place. In a November 2 article in the Crestview News Bulletin, […]

In June, the Max Planck Florida Institute opened a 100,000 sq. ft. biomedical research facility in Jupiter, created with $188 million in state and local funds. It’s the Germany-based institute’s only facility in the United States.
Less than two months after employees moved into the new labs, a routine inspection by the United States Department of […]