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Bucs’ Louis Murphy apologizes for loaded gun in his luggage

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The reason that Louis Murphy had a loaded gun in his luggage? He wasn’t going to be forced off of his United flight. The reason that Murphy had a loaded gun? When a man asks for extra peanuts, he wants them. The reason that Murphy had a loaded pistol? In case he signed with a team that used the shotgun, he was working up to it. The world is yucking it up this week over Murphy, the former receiver of…

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Lobbyist Richard Anderson jailed for April hit-and-run

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Belle Isle interim city manager, Apopka consultant and lobbyist Richard Anderson turned himself in to authorities yesterday after being charged with a hit-and-run case that hospitalized another driver back in April. After investigating the Lake County case, the Florida Highway Patrol sought and received an arrest warrant for Anderson Tuesday, according to FHP spokeswoman Sgt. Kim Montes. After the patrol had contacted his lawyer, Anderson turned himself in to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office out of convenience Tuesday afternoon, said SCSO spokeswoman…

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FSU dismisses running back Mario Pender after arrest

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It didn’t take Florida State long to divest itself from running back Mario Pender. The Seminoles removed Pender from the team Saturday evening, only hours after he was arrested for domestic violence and resisting arrest. “(Pender) has been permanently dismissed from the football team following his arrest earlier in the day,” the school said in a statement. “The athletic department will have no further comment at this time.” Pender was ranked as the fourth-best running back in 2012 class. However, he…

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Former Stanley Cup champ Darryl Sydor arrested for drunken driving

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Darryl Sydor, perhaps the most important mid-season acquisition of the Tampa Bay Lightning during its Stanley Cup season, faces two counts of drunken driving involving endangerment of a child in Minnesota. Sydor, 43, who said last spring he was a recovering alcoholic, was arrested Thursday evening when he failed field sobriety tests after being stopped by police. Tests showed he has a blood alcohol reading of 0.30 percent, almost twice the legal limit of .16. Sydor, now the assistant coach…

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Darryl Rouson draws a challenger in House District 55 and, boy, she’s a winner!

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State Rep. Darryl Rouson has drawn a challenger in Florida House District 55 and, boy, let me tell you she is a real threat.  After all, April Sheffield, backed by that son-of-a-bitch Ed Helm, was only arrested two years ago for exploiting the elderly: The owner of four care homes has been charged with exploiting the elderly, grand theft and forging checks. Police say that April Sheffield, 41, cashed a check to an 82-year-old resident of one of her homes.…

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Darryl Rouson draws a challenger in House District 55 and, boy, she’s a winner!

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State Representative Darryl Rouson has drawn a challenger in Florida House District 55 and, boy, let me tell you she is a real threat.  After all, April Sheffield, backed by that son-of-a-bitch Ed Helm, was only arrested two years ago for exploiting the elderly: The owner of four care homes has been charged with exploiting the elderly, grand theft and forging checks. Police say that April Sheffield, 41, cashed a check to an 82-year-old resident of one of her homes.…

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The post the Brian Blair campaign doesn’t want you to read: Fraternal Order of Police endorses Blair in H-47

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I imagine somewhere in the Fraternal Order of Police’s mission statement it probably says something about the organization and its members being dedicated to, you know, keeping people safe. Especially children. Especially children from abusive parents. In fact, on its website, it states that the FOP’s job is “to promote and foster the impartial enforcement of law and order.” It just makes sense: the police are the ‘good guys’ who arrest the ‘bad guys’ who hurt children. What I doubt…

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