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What could Florida lawmakers do to keep kids from being shot?

Florida law currently prohibits concealed weapons in 15 types of locations, including elementary through high schools. Some Republican lawmakers have argued that people are generally less safe in these so-called “gun-free zones” because they cannot protect themselves in an active-shooter situation.

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He became a new American hero 55 years ago

From the Miami Herald archive: John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth on Feb. 20, 1962. The astronaut went on to become a U.S. senator. Glenn died at age 95 on Dec. 8, 2016. Here is a look back at the 50th anniversary of the orbit, published in the Miami Herald in February 2012.

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McDonald's drive-thru robber caught on surveillance video

Ocala, Florida police detectives have released surveillance video which shows a man robbing a McDonald's from a drive-thru window.
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McDonald's drive-thru robber caught on surveillance video 0:43

McDonald's drive-thru robber caught on surveillance video

Teacher puts student in a headlock, dragging him down the stairs 0:32

Teacher puts student in a headlock, dragging him down the stairs

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Albino gator named Pearl becomes an online sensation

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Video shows Florida man slamming dog into ground at animal shelter

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