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Hammerhead shark snatches tarpon from angler off Anna Maria Island

A hammerhead shark surprised a group of anglers off Anna Maria Island on Monday morning.

Outdoors

Chapman Outdoors: Sailfish catch a big surprise to a snookered fishing buddy

I love baseball. It's very similar to fishing with the moments of excitement surrounded by plenty of downtime. This leaves creative time for pranks and goofing around. Perhaps one of the best moments is when a player hits his first career home run, and his teammates in the dugout seemingly ignore him before all coming together in celebration. Harmless and hilarious.

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Feds break up largest Medicare scam in U.S. history

Charges were filed in connection with a $1 billion Medicare care fraud scheme, announced the U.S. Attorney’s Office during a press conference in Miami, Florida on July 22. Federal prosecutors said it was the biggest Medicare fraud scheme in the nation’s history, costing the U.S. government program for the elderly and disabled hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent payments.
Logan Riley Miami Herald
Feds break up largest Medicare scam in U.S. history 1:33

Feds break up largest Medicare scam in U.S. history

Gov. Rick Scott stops by SRQ for Zika preparedness discussion 2:22

Gov. Rick Scott stops by SRQ for Zika preparedness discussion

Snooty celebrates 68 at South Florida Museum 1:32

Snooty celebrates 68 at South Florida Museum

Manatee Food Bank in crisis 1:33

Manatee Food Bank in crisis