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In Florida, A Spring Cleanup Yields Cornucopia Of History

It wasn't always clear what was worth a second look. For example, the bowl didn't look like anything special when it was spotted. "Divers first thought it was a coconut, because it was upside down," he said. But the coconut turned out to be the bottom of a bowl, stained black by years of exposure to tannins in the site web water. It proved to be a 2,000-year-old, intact ceramic bowl with an earthen brown interior -- in good condition. <br>Read more:

Recap: Florida vs. Southern U

The McDonald's All-American screamed after he rolled his ankle. The Gators have been short-handed all season. Wilbekin, forward Dorian Finney-Smith and center Damontre Harris were suspended indefinitely to start the season, and Frazier (mono), forward Will Yeguete (knee surgery) and guard Eli Carter (broken leg) are dealing with illness and injuries. Now, Hill could miss significant time. ''I heard him scream, and then when everybody kind of cleared out, I was able to see him on the ground,'' Frazier said. <br>Read more:

Florida high court delays execution of Miami killer

Southern trailed by 20 early in the second half before using a 9-3 run to pull within 44-30 on a basket by Banks with 13:54 remaining. The Gators pushed the lead back to 20 on a 3-pointer by Dorian Finney-Smith with 8:27 left and the lead topped out at 22 points. Floridas lone deficit was at 2-0 before scoring the next 10 points and leading by double digits most of the way. The Gators led 35-19 at the break despite shooting 36.4 percent. GAME NOTEBOOK: Gators G Michael Frazier II made three 3-pointers to raise his team-leading total to 11. The Jaguars committed 12 turnovers. The Florida record for longest home-court winning streak is 24 from March 1, 2006 to Nov. <br>Read more:

Orlando Florida: Woman Arrested in Deadly Hit-and-Run crash that killed Teen

Jennifer Lee Herrington, 51 also failed to stop at the scene of an accident . Herrington tried to make a clean get-away after the accident, but slammed into another vehicle bringing her vehicle to a halt; this gave an onlooker the opportunity to take down the suspect as he reached into her car taking the key from the ignition. Herrington did her best to fight the unidentified man off by slapping his hands, but fortunately the Good Samaritan succeeded in controlling Herringtons vehicle, then rushed back to help the injured teen. Unfortunately, the Glennridge Middle School student was later pronounced dead. Herrington was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital where they drew blood because she is suspected of being drunk. She is charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving a death. Weighing in on her actions and mug shot, it appears that Herrington is more upset that she was caught and not that she took a life. <br>Read more:

No. 16 Florida loses Hill, beats Southern 67-53

If you have a suggestion for a staff-written obituary, please send an email to Headlines Hurricane Coverage See the full forecast and storm coverage Florida high court delays execution of Miami killer By DAVID OVALLE The Miami Herald The Florida Supreme Court on Monday delayed the execution of Miami killer Thomas Knight after his lawyers raised concerns about a new drug being used to lethally inject inmates. Knight had been scheduled to die Dec. 3 for the 1980 fatal stabbing of state corrections officer Richard Burke. At the time, Knight already was on Death Row awaiting execution for the 1974 murders of Sydney and Lillian Gans of Bay Harbor Islands. Only two inmates have been on Death Row longer than Knight, 62. The states high court on Monday ordered a Bradford County judge to hold a hearing on whether the Valium-like sedative midazolam hydrochloride is safe and effective in ensuring an inmate wont feel pain before two other drugs are used to induce paralysis and cardiac arrest. The execution cannot be held before Dec. <br>Read more:

Florida 67, Southern 53

Godfrey led all scorers with 18 points and Trelun Banks, son of Southern coach Roman Banks, added 12 points in the loss. Southern's Yondarius Johnson made a 3-pointer with 9:14 left in the opening half to pull within eight, 21-13, but that was the last time the deficit was single-digits. Florida answered with a quick 6-0 run with 6:19 left in the first for a 27-13 advantage, and Young made a layup four minutes later to give the Gators their largest lead of the half, 33-17. Each team traded a bucket in the final minute download and Florida led by a 16-point margin, 35-19, at halftime. The Gators stretched the lead to 41-21 right out of the break after a Dorian Finney-Smith free throw, but Florida lost a key contributor in the process. Early in the stanza, Hill, a former McDonald's All-American, rolled his ankle and was in obvious pain as he was taken off the court. He did not return to the contest with what the team is calling a high left ankle sprain. <br>Read more:

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