6 Things to Know in Florida for April 22

A look at what's going on in South Florida and the rest of the state

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    Florida Gov. Rick Scott

    GOVERNOR ASKS OBAMA TO STOP AIR TRAFFIC FURLOUGHS
     
    Gov. Rick Scott is asking President Obama to stop the furlough of air traffic controllers which were ordered to achieve spending cuts required by Congress. He says Florida will be disproportionately affected because it has four major airports across the state.

      RECOVERY MISSION FOR MISSING BOY
     
    Rescue crews have begun a recovery mission for a 6-year-old boy who went missing in a strong current on Florida's Gulf coast. The boy and his cousins were swimming near Longboat Pass Saturday evening when he disappeared in the water. His cousins were rescued.
     
    ANTI-BULLYING GROUP HOSTS FLASH FREEZE ON SOUTH BEACH
     
    The Anti-Defamation League is taking a unique approach to get its anti-bullying message out in South Florida. The group hosted a flash freeze along South Beach's famed Lincoln Road on Sunday.
     
    18-YEAR-OLD FLA. GIRL SHOT IN FACE
     
    Authorities are investigating after a deputy found an 18-year-old woman lying on the side of the road suffering from a gunshot wound to her face.
     
    FLA. COMPOUNDING PHARMACY RECALLS STERILE DRUGS
     
    FDA officials say a Florida-based compounding pharmacy is recalling all lots of its sterile non-expired drug products sold nationwide over concerns the products are not sterile and may contain bacteria.

    DEADLY CYCLE OF GUNS IN SOUTH FLORIDA

    The South Florida Chapter of the National Action Network has devised a panel to share best practices & avenues to increase parental engagement and pragmatic ways to stop the deadly cycle of gun violence. The panel will be held at Miami Jackson Senior High School, 1751 NW 36th Street at 7 p.m.

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