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Four Gas Pump “Skimmers” Found in Palm Beach County Sweep

Jul 01, 15 Four Gas Pump “Skimmers” Found in Palm Beach County Sweep

Posted by in Celebration

Contact the Office of Communications: (850) 617-7737 • Communications@FreshFromFlorida.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services inspected 46 Palm Beach County gas stations this week for “skimmers,” devices that illegally capture consumers’ credit or debit card information, and...

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New Tracking Tool for Pathogen Investigators

Jul 01, 15 New Tracking Tool for Pathogen Investigators

Posted by in Scientific Studies

By Rosalie Marion Bliss U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) veterinary medical officer Jean Guard has developed a cost-effective diagnostic tool and dataset for identifying various strains of Salmonella. The tool, called Intergenic Sequence Ribotyping, or ISR, is helping improve poultry production and human health internationally,...

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Man catches state-record blue catfish during tournament

Jul 01, 15 Man catches state-record blue catfish during tournament

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Media contact: Bob Wattendorf 850-488-0520 Bill Stewart, 66, of Weeki Wachee, caught a 69-pound, 8-ounce blue catfish on the Choctawhatchee River, near Ebro, during the Choctawhatchee Catfish Roundup tournament on May 30. He beat the previous state record by 5 pounds. Stewart had landed four flatheads and a nice channel catfish...

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Capt. Ric’s Reel Simple Fishing Report

Jul 01, 15 Capt. Ric’s Reel Simple Fishing Report

Posted by in Celebration, Featured Stories

The past fews weeks of fishing have been a roller coaster. I’ve had back to back days tarpon fishing when we caught nothing one day and seemed to continuously be doing battle the next. The same thing has happened with the inshore bite when fishing for redfish and trout. One day we put a beat down on them followed by a day that...

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