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NASCAR fans fly Confederate flag

Despite requests from NASCAR, fans gearing up for this week's race in Daytona Beach are flying the Confederate flag.

Dad finds girl strapped down at dentist

A man is upset that his 5-year-old girl was restrained during a recent trip to the dentist.

Girls sitting on sea turtle at beach?

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials are looking into photos that appear to show girls sitting on a turtle.

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UPDATE: Orlando Eye reopens

The Orlando Eye has reopened after the attraction stopped Friday afternoon with dozens of people on board with no injuries, authorities said.

Fire burns apartments near Disney

Lightning is believed to have sparked an apartment fire Friday night near Walt Disney World that left several families spending the night somewhere else.

Teacher gets 22 years for student sex

A former Central Florida high school teacher is sentenced to 22 years in prison for having sex with three students.

Girl won't face expulsion over her hair

A Central Florida teen tells Local 6 she faces expulsion because administrators at her private school want her to cut and shape her hair. But administrators appeared to have changed their mind, saying she will not be expelled.

Retailers take products on the road

Tired of shopping at big box stores? Well, retailers are hitting the road and coming into a community near you.

Homeless vet wows with piano

A homeless veteran in Florida is turning heads and earning fans with his beautiful piano playing.

Cops: Fishermen discover body in water

Deputies are investigating after a man was found dead in a small body of water in Deltona, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office says.

Cops: Postal worker went into rage

A Brevard County U.S. Postal Service employee was arrested Wednesday after police say he hit a 55-year-old woman in the face in a fit of road rage.

Teen arrested in fatal hit-run

A teen driver struck and killed a man seeking help with his disabled car in a hit-and-run crash in east Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

I-4 eastbound open with one-lane only

Florida Highway Patrol reports that Interstate 4 eastbound is now open but with only one lane.

Person of interest sought in slaying

Ormond Beach police are looking for a 22-year-old man who has been named a person of interest in the death of a man whose body was found inside a home.

Security upped at Red, Hot & Boom

The Altamonte Springs Police Department says it will have an extra presence at the annual Red, Hot and Boom event.

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Cops: Man choked driver in road rage

A Florida truck driver is arrested on allegations that he punched another driver in the face and choked him with a belt, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Craft brewers toast new law

Florida breweries toasted as a new state law allowing them to fill 64-ounce take-home growlers took effect.

Semi overturns, spilling soda

A tractor-trailer crashes and overturns in Orange County, spilling soda onto a roadway.

Boyfriend a 'person of interest' in murder

Titusville police are calling Quinton Woodruff, the boyfriend of Brandee Kelley, a person of interest in Kelley's death.

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NASCAR will not ban Confederate flag from tracks

While NASCAR endorsed efforts on Tuesday to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse in Charleston, S.C., it's likely that the flag will not be banned from the organization's racetracks.

Improve your memory old-school style

High tech versions of the old-school flash cards help to make you smarter.

Walt Disney World: Christmas in July

Christmas may be months away, but for some cast members at Walt Disney World, it's Christmas all year round.

Police chase ends in crash near church

A police chase ends in a crash in Orlando, forcing officials to close a major intersection for several hours.

Expert: Shark attacks are 'mistakes'

Shark conservationist Jim Abernethy says the shark attacks off of Florida beaches and across the country should really be identified as “shark mistakes.”

Resupply ship on way to ISS

Five days after SpaceX's failed launch of International Space Station cargo from Cape Canaveral, Russian space officials will take another turn.

Cameras show Five Guys attack

Security cameras capture an attack at a popular burger joint in Central Florida in which employees were forced to the ground at gunpoint.

Central Fla. Fourth of July events

ClickOrlando.com has compiled local events celebrating the Fourth of July.


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What's behind increase in shark attacks?

Sharks have attacked 11 people off the coast of North and South Carolina this year, according to the International Shark Attack File at the University of Florida, including a man bitten Wednesday on the Outer Banks' Ocracoke Island.

Woman gets library card approved 73 years later

More than seven decades ago, Pearl Thompson wanted to check out a book from a North Carolina library. But she was told no, because she is black.

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Japanese cat-collecting game has Internet purring

There's an addicting new app that's taking over screens in Asia and beyond. The goal? To feed cute stray cats in your virtual backyard. Up to 45 of them, if you're lucky.

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