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    07/22/14 20:23:55

    From the Florida Department of Health Escambia County: Effective immediately, in response to air quality monitoring, the FDOH-Escambia is issuing a health alert for the area surrounding the Wedgewood Community Center and the Rolling Hill Construction and Demolition Landfill in Escambia County, Florida. Click here


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State lawmakers support new bill strenghtening hit-and-run penalties

FLORIDA  --  Some state lawmakers and Attorney General Pam Bondi are throwing their support behind a new bill that would strengthen penalties against hit-and-run offenders.

The Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act would make the penalty for a hit-and-run death a minimum mandatory sentence of four years.
   
Florida Highway Patrol statistics show an average of about three people per week were killed in 2013 by a hit-and-run driver.
   
Lawmakers hope the bill would deter drivers from fleeing a scene.