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Florida leads the country in All-Star participants

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With the Major League Baseball All-Star Game coming to Florida for the first time, a large number of the All-Stars will be returning to their home state. During Tuesday night’s game at Marlins Park in Miami, 9 Floridians, including one of the starting pitchers, will be joining the game’s best. Left hander Chris Sale of the Boston Red Sox and the starting pitcher for the American League, is a native of Lakeland and a graduate of Lakeland High School. He…

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Sheriff: 12 saw police shooting of black man; none talking

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Twelve people have said they witnessed a local police department’s fatal shooting of a black motorist over the weekend, but none has stepped forward to say what they saw, a Florida sheriff investigating the death said Monday. St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara said he and his detectives passed out cards, but no one has called. “We need our community’s help,” Mascara said. “We aren’t interested in rumors or gossip; we are looking to find the truth.” Fort Pierce Police…

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