I know you're tired of Cutié atories, so no more. Here are some of the other things that are making news this morning in the local mainstream media.
A- Herald: A new source of revenue for Floridians.
There could be a bounty on the head -- and frighteningly long body -- of the Burmese python, serpent scourge of the Everglades.B- Herald: Bear causes school lockdown. Really.
State wildlife managers on Thursday informally ran the bounty idea by U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar before his tour of the Everglades. Salazar, who also was given the opportunity to examine a live 16-footer captured in Everglades National Park, agreed it was worth looking into.
Dan Kimball, superintendent of Everglades National Park, said scientists are studying myriad ways to track and capture pythons -- from traps baited with enticing snake sex scents to unmanned drone planes that could survey and spot them in remote reaches.
Someone spotted a black bear near a Weston elementary school on Thursday, prompting a brief lockdown of the school, officials said.C- Sun-Sentinel: One more reason to remain single.
The bear was spotted in some bushes across the street from Manatee Bay Elementary, 19200 Manatee Isles Dr. The school was locked down for about 20 minutes.
TAMARAC - A Tamarac woman was charged with attempted murder after authorities say she held a knife to her husband's throat and demanded he sign divorce papers and the deed to their house.D- WPLG: Last weekend to buy a Louis Vuitton handbag for $10.
Tamara Strulovici, 51, approached her husband from behind in their home in the 2700 block of NW 54th Street and put a steak knife to his neck Monday night, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.
MIAMI -- After 26 years at the same location, vendors at the Flagler Flea Market are being forced to pack up and move.E- WPLG: South Florida life and death.
Construction for a new casino at the Flagler Dog Track is prompting track owners to close the flea market.
PLANTATION, Fla. -- Two women are dead after a shooting at a South Florida gas station on Thursday morning.F- WPTV: Video, PETA showers in public.
According to Plantation Police spokesman Robert Reddig, around 1 a.m., the women drove into the Chevron station on Pine Island Road and Broward Boulevard. That's when a gunman entered the gas station and began shooting.