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An internal affairs report says a Daytona Beach police officer demanded free coffee and tea from a Starbucks and threatened employees with slower emergency response times if they refused.

Full story here.


A 6 foot long croc was spotted in the surf in South Carolina. It isn’t known whether the crocodile swam up the coast from Florida, or if it was an escaped pet.

Full story here.

Blind golfer gets a hole in one!

A hole-in-one is rare on the golf course, but what are the odds of a blind golfer sinking one?

Leo Fiyalko couldn’t see it, but his golf buddies did – a hole-in-one on the fifth hole at the Cove Cay Country Club.

Fiyalko is 92 and has macular degeneration. He’s been golfing for 60 years, but his 110-yard shot with a five iron on Jan. 10 was his first hole-in-one.

“I was just trying to put the ball on the green,” Fiyalko said.

More on the story here.

A decline in shark feeding is linked to a decline in shark attacks.

Since Florida banned shark feeding in January 2002, shark attacks have sharply declined there. Conversely, over the same four-year interval in South Africa shark attacks have been have sharply increased in the False Bay area where shark feeding is booming.

Don’t feed the sharks…


(that is not a shark attack… it’s friendly)