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FL Good News: Lots Of Money For 2 Lottery Winners, Animal Rescue In Miami, 4 Boaters Saved

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ST. PETERSBURG, FL — This week’s Florida good news stories include lots of animal love like the six penguins that waddled into their new Tampa home, Miami Beach firefighters rescuing a dog that fell into the water and Nat Geo Wild TV series debuts its third season at ZooTampa Sunday. In addition to cute animal stories, two Tampa Bay women are now millionaires after scratching luck with the Florida Lottery, and the United States Coast Guard rescued four people from a sinking boat near St. Petersburg.


6 African Penguins Ready To Plop Down Permanently At Aquarium

TAMPA, FL — Fresh off the boat, so to speak, six African penguins waddled into The Florida Aquarium… Read more


St. Pete Woman, Dover Resident Cash In Rich With FL Lottery

TAMPA BAY AREA — The Florida Lottery’s newest millionaires are Julia Jenkins, 43, of Dover, and Patricia Cosenza, 68, of St. Petersburg, a news release said. Cosenza chose to receive her winnings… Read more

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Video Shows Coast Guard Aircrew Rescuing 4 From Sinking Boat

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — Four people were rescued by a United States Coast Guard (USCG) helicopter aircrew after their boat sank 69 miles west of St. Petersburg Sunday, a news release said. The… Read more


Nat Geo Wild TV Series Debuts 3rd Season At ZooTampa Sunday

TAMPA, FL — The popular Nat Geo Wild television series, “Secrets of the Zoo: Tampa,” will provide an intimate look at endangered… Read more

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Watch: FL Firefighters Save Dog That Fell Into Bay In Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, FL — Miami Beach firefighters saved a dog that fell into the bay at Miami Beach Tuesday. The Miami Beach Fire Department shared the video of the heartwarming rescue on its… Read more

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