Beat the heat: Swimming holes, waterfalls and lakes around the USA
There's something nostalgic about searching for a good swimmin' hole during the heat of the summer. Those days don't have to be gone for good, though. Between the USA's natural parks, beautiful waterfalls, rivers, and lakes, there are plenty of scenic ...
Authentic Florida: Visit these 17 places in 2017
Florida's Space Coast, home to the Kennedy Space Center, is one of the best birding locations in the United States because it is situated at the convergence of two zones — temperate and tropical — creating a natural diversity of unique habitats that ...
'All of a sudden she's flailing around': Witness describes the horrifying struggle between woman and 300lbs ...
A witness who called 911 to report a horrific Florida alligator attack that left a woman with most of her arm ripped off said he saw the reptile wrestling with the victim for about five minutes. Jakob Frick reported the moment when 37-year-old Rachel ...
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Florida GOP holds "victory dinner," loudly counts chickens before eggs hatch
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But those who came to the Hilton Tampa Downtown Hotel banked on one message to help real-estate mogul Donald Trump win in November after the disclosure of vulgar comments about women and a wave of allegations that he repeatedly groped or kissed ...
Woman has her arm bitten off by giant alligator but is saved by hero canoeist who beat the animal off with a paddle
A woman reportedly had most of her arm ripped off by an eight-foot alligator as she swam at a popular Florida tourist spot. The unnamed victim, said to be 37 years old, was enjoying the water in the Wekiva River, near Wekiva Springs, on Saturday ...
Where to See a Real Florida Gator
Located just north of Orlando, Lake Jesup holds the record for the largest concentration of gators in any lake in the U.S. Many of Orlando's hotels and resorts are located on a lake, but not to worry, you'll likely just see one or two sunning on a bank ...
Arm yourself in public, says upstate NY sheriff
An upstate New York sheriff is urging residents of his county who are licensed gun owners to arm themselves when they leave home, citing recent mass shootings in the United States and Paris. Ulster County Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum, a Democrat, posted a ...
Teacher whose right arm was torn off by huge alligator while swimming in Florida river returns to classroom
A teacher who had most of her arm ripped off by a 300lbs alligator at a popular Florida tourist hot spot has returned to work. Rachael Lilienthal was attacked by the huge predator while swimming in the Wekiva River last August. The 37-year-old's right ...
Communities seeing visions, but will emerald cities result?
In Apopka, the"Indoor FoliageCapital of the World," Mayor Joe Kilsheimeris hoping the city will take its history as an agricultural community and its proximity to Lake Apopka and Wekiwa Springs and brand itself as a "mecca for outdoor lifestyles." "How ...
8 Things to Do in Orlando...Without the Kids
It's no doubt that Orlando is the quintessential kid-oriented entertainment paradise. Mickey and Minnie sightings, splashy water rides, and acrobatic dolphins are fun, for sure, but after awhile, one does need some quality adult time. Thankfully ...
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