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6 Things to Know in Florida for August 8

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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    Charlotte County Sheriff's Office
    Michael Wilson

    ENTERPRISE FLORIDA BOARD TO VOTE ON BONUSES
     
    The board of Enterprise Florida is set to vote Thursday on whether to award a $70,000 bonus to its top official. The public-private organization is charged with luring businesses to the state. The board, which includes Gov. Rick Scott, also will consider more than $630,000 in bonuses for other agency employees.

      CAR HITS FLORIDA PANTHER
     
    A young female Florida panther has been fatally struck by a car near Naples. Officials believe it was about 16 months old.
     
    SLAIN DEPUTY'S FUNERAL PLANNED
     
    Gov. Rick Scott is expected to attend the funeral of a Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy who was slain while responding to a domestic disturbance call on Monday.
     
    TEEN ACCUSED OF TERRORISM TO APPEAR IN COURT
     
    A 19-year-old Jacksonville man accused of traveling to the Middle East to train with terrorists is scheduled to make his first appearance in federal court. The hearing is set for Thursday afternoon.
     
    TAMPA PAL EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF DOWNLOADING PORN
     
    Deputies have charged a Tampa Police Athletic League employee with downloading child porn. The 50-year-old man was arrested at his home on Wednesday.

    MIAMI-DADE MAYOR HOSTS TOWN HALL MEETING

    Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez will host another town hall meeting to discuss budget cuts Thursday night, following a Tuesday meeting where residents expressed their anger over proposed cuts.

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