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Lonely Planet Magazine’s September issue is out now! © Lonely Planet The September issue of Lonely Planet Magazine (UK) is out now! And it is packed with potential trip ideas and inspiration, including 40 bucket-list experiences, a Great Escape to Ibiza and the ultimate wildlife spectacle: East Africa’s Great Migration. Get a slice of the(…)

Police Surround Bank and Apartment Building in Panama City, Florida After Multiple Gunshots Heard

(PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla.) — Multiple law enforcement agencies have surrounded a Panama City, Florida, apartment building where an active shooter is barricaded inside. City spokeswoman Caitlyn Lawrence says it’s still an active situation. The suspect has been firing on law enforcement. One civilian received minor injuries in Tuesday’s shooting. Walton County Sheriff’s officials said(…)

Florida Cop Who Failed to Confront Parkland Shooter Is Getting $8,000 Monthly Pension

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy who failed to confront a gunman during a Feb. 14 school massacre is receiving a monthly state pension of $ 8,702.35. The SunSentinel reports 55-year-old Scot Peterson, who resigned and retired after the shootings, began receiving payments in April. Surveillance video showed Peterson outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas(…)

Florida Bridge Collapse: ‘There Are Bodies Down There and We Can’t Get to Them’ – New York Times

New York Times Florida Bridge Collapse: 'There Are Bodies Down There and We Can't Get to Them'New York TimesMIAMI — Their search for survivors called off, the authorities in South Florida on Friday picked through the rubble of a collapsed pedestrian bridge and took the first steps in their inquiries over how a new walkway(…)

7 Things To Do In Gulf County, Florida

I first discovered Gulf County in 2016. There’s so much to love about this gorgeous coastal region on Florida’s panhandle, located less than 2 hours drive southwest of the capital, Tallahassee. Apart from the vast natural beauty that abounds in Gulf County, there’s a ton of fun things to do on your beach getaway. Whether(…)

Florida Teacher Somehow Keeps Job After Saying THIS In Front Of Students!

A Florida middle school teacher will face a 10-day suspension after an investigation found he used racial slurs in front of students. David Swinyar has also been accused by students of belittling them, yelling at them, and confronting them in a “physically aggressive manner,” according to the investigation conducted by the Duval County School District.(…)