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On The Racked: Vote for Miami's Hottest Trainers; A Look at Ikea Miami

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For the Ikea-a-holic in denial of their dependency, Racked Miami... 1) Multiple Locations: Over on Racked Miami, we're calling all forces to help us name Miami's Hottest Trainer. Yesterday, we opened the polls to vote for the sexiest man-trainer out...

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on Aug 22, 2014 at 08:50 PM
Rescued Florida Panther Cub...

Rescued Florida Panther Cub 'Yuma' Gets Permanent New Home

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Seven months ago state biologists found an abandoned, newborn Florida panther in critical condition in the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge near Naples. The tiny cub was cold and barely alive -- but don't worry, this story has a happy ending.The baby panther, closely watched by veterinarians and biologists, has recovered and is now moved in to his permanent enclosure. Named Yuma, an Am...

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on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:50 PM
US judge rules against Flor...

US judge rules against Florida gay marriage ban

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A US federal judge struck down a Florida ban on gay marriage Thursday, but stayed the ruling pending further appeals. US District Judge Robert Hinkle, in the Florida state capital of Tallahassee, said that the ban against same-sex marriages approved in a 2008 referendum was unconstitutional. "When observers look back 50 years from now, the arguments supporting Florida's ban on same-sex mar...

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on Aug 22, 2014 at 01:50 AM

Abandoned Florida panther kitten gets new home in state park

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ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A rare Florida panther, found near death as a 1-pound newborn in January, bounded into its permanent new fenced home in a state park on Thursday, now a lively, nearly 50-pound kitten.

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on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:20 AM
Abandoned Florida panther k...

Abandoned Florida panther kitten gets new home in state park

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By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A rare Florida panther, found near death as a 1-pound newborn in January, bounded into its permanent new fenced home in a state park on Thursday, now a lively, nearly 50-pound kitten. "He's really a miracle cat," said Susan Strawbridge of the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. A critically endangered animal, only 100 to 180...

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on Aug 21, 2014 at 11:50 PM
Giant Ikea Watch: Lucky Rac...

Giant Ikea Watch: Lucky Racked Miami got a...

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Lucky Racked Miami got a pre-opening tour of the absolutely gargantuan new Sweetwater Ikea, complete with 600 seat restaurant that will combine swedish favorites with local tastes, 44 model room arrangements, and levels upon levels of furniture. And, unlike...

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on Aug 21, 2014 at 03:50 PM
Hottest Trainer 2014: It's ...

Hottest Trainer 2014: It's Time To Vote! Who's the Hottest Male trainer in Miami?

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Welcome to Racked Miami's search for Miami's Hottest Trainer! Over the past few weeks, we've been profile eight smoking locals—fitness experts who not only look hot in spandex, but can make you look amazing too. Now that you've gotten to...

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on Aug 21, 2014 at 03:20 PM

Scientists warn Florida governor of threat from climate change

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TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to the state's future, urging it to become a leader in developing solar energy and other clean power sources.

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on Aug 19, 2014 at 11:50 PM

On wings of endangered butterflies, critics attack Florida planned Walmart

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MIAMI (Reuters) - A Florida real estate developer is putting on hold plans to build a Walmart store and hundreds of apartments after federal officials last week moved to protect two species of endangered butterflies on the proposed site, a rare tract of forest brimming with wildlife.

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on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:50 PM
1-year-old left in Fla. car...

1-year-old left in Fla. car while mother shopped for booze

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LEESBURG, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida mother faces child neglect charges after leaving her 1-year-old daughter in the car while she shopped in grocery and liquor stores.

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on Aug 19, 2014 at 04:50 PM