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Florida School Voucher Plan Survives Challenge By Teacher’s Union

Attorneys for the man accused of killing Pinky the flamingo last summer at Busch Gardens have filed a competency motion for doctors to determine if their client is mentally ill, and therefore unable to stand trial. Tampa Bay News

For the third time this month bomb dogs were called to the Jewish Community Center in Maitland after a receptionist received a call shortly after 10 a.m. reporting an explosive device on campus. Florida News

During Wednesday's confirmation hearing Environmental Protection Agency administrator nominee Scott Pruitt refused to say if he would recuse himself from cases he brought against the agency while he was Oklahoma's attorney general. National News

Photos taken last week by a former US Army special forces officer show a commercial drone weaponized with explosives by Islamic State fighters as they try to maintain control of the city of Mosul. Global News