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Friday Morning Weather

River Levels

Local rivers are still flooded after last weekend's heavy rains, but some locals are using it to their advantage.

Sexting Diversion Program

Last year the State Attorney's office started a Juvenile Sexting Diversion program.

Hit and Run Crash Statistics

Florida Highway Patrol says that in 2017, there were more than 98,000 hit and run crashes in Florida.

Front Beach Crash

Two people are uninjured after a rollover crash on Front Beach Road Friday afternoon.

Warm Weekend Forecast

Get set to sweat and you will likely hear the hum of the A/C as temperatures will soar this weekend.

 

VIPIR Radar

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NBC News Headlines

Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Facebook said Saturday it will start using mailed postcards to verify the identities location of election ad buyers. It comes after alleged Russian actions.

At rally, Parkland shooting survivors rail against NRA and Trump

"If all our government and president can do is send 'thoughts and prayers,' then it's time for victims to be the change," said one student.

Experts warn against connecting mental illness and mass shootings

A report published by the APA says that fewer than 1 percent of firearm homicides are committed by a person diagnosed with a mental illness.

After Parkland shooting, hundreds attend nearby gun show

"There's no disrespect or insensitivity intended by this long-planned gun show," a statement from organizers said.

Wales hit by strongest quake in 100 years

It was the strongest recorded earthquake in the area for more than 100 years, according to the British Geological Survey.