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Sheriff: Face-biting FSU student to be charged with murder

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A Florida sheriff’s office said Friday that a college student caught biting a victim’s face after stabbing the man and his wife in a random attack will be charged with two counts of first-degree murder, raising the possibility of the death penalty. Austin Harrouff, 19, also will be charged with attempted first-degree murder in the stabbing of the couple’s neighbor Jeff Fisher, according to a statement from Trisha Kukuvka, a spokeswoman for Martin County Sheriff William Snyder. Fisher suffered multiple…

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John Thrasher not everyone’s choice for GOP job

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A philosophical dustup at a Republican meeting Thursday night designed to elect state Sen. John Thrasher as the GOP state committeeman from St. Johns County ended with police called and a dissenter escorted out. John Stevens, the Northeast Florida chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus, has been a vocal opponent of Thrasher’s run to become chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. Selection as a committeeman is a requirement to run for the party leadership post. Stevens arrived at the…

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John Thrasher not everyone’s choice for GOP job

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A philosophical dustup at a Republican meeting Thursday night designed to elect state Sen. John Thrasher as the GOP state committeeman from St. Johns County ended with police called and a dissenter escorted out. John Stevens, the Northeast Florida chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus, has been a vocal opponent of Thrasher’s run to become chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. Selection as a committeeman is a requirement to run for the party leadership post. Stevens arrived at the…

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