6 Things to Know in Florida for May 8

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    BANKRUPTCY HEARING SCHEDULED IN TAMPA FEDERAL COURT FOR CASEY ANTHONY
     
    A bankruptcy hearing is scheduled in Tampa for Casey Anthony. The hearing comes a day after the trustee overseeing Anthony's bankruptcy withdrew a motion asking that she be allowed to sell the rights to her story.

      GLORIA ESTEFAN JOIN EFFORTS TO PRESERVE HISTORIC MIAMI STADIUM
     
    Singer Gloria Estefan is joining a new national campaign calling for the preservation of the Miami Marine Stadium. The National Trust of Historic Preservation has designated the stadium as one of 34 national treasures in need of saving.
     
    AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING AFTER 3-YEAR-OLD FLORIDA BOY SHOT
     
    Authorities are investigating after a 3-year-old fatally shot himself inside a Tampa apartment. The boy found the gun in a backpack in the bedroom he shared with his uncle. The 29-year-old uncle was arrested.
     
    GOV. SCOTT TO SPEAK AT HURRICANE CONFERENCE
     
    Gov. Rick Scott and the director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management are scheduled to address the annual Governor's Hurricane Conference in Fort Lauderdale.
     
    NEW JERSEY FUGITIVE WANTED FOR MURDER ARRESTED IN FLORIDA
     
    Central Florida authorities have arrested a New Jersey fugitive they say was wanted for fatally shooting a man after breaking into his bedroom.

    TARGET SCHOOL MAKEOVER

    Oriole Elementary School in Lauderdale Lakes will unveil a new library thanks in part to Target School Library Makeover Program. The renovated library will feature 2,000 new books and a technology upgrade complete with iPads, interactive white boards and more.

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