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Shark attacks increase in US

There were 53 total shark attacks reported in the United States, which is the highest number since 2000, according to the Univesrity of Florida's International Shark Attack File report released on Monday.

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Controlled burn causing smoky conditions in North Central Florida

The Florida Forest Service is conducting a controlled burn at Island Grove, causing smoky conditions in Gainesville and parts of North Central Florida. The controlled burn spans about 80 acres, said Art Forgey, spokesman for Alachua County Sheriff’s Office. Division officials indicated windy conditions would cause the smoke to spread …

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