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Good morning. It's Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.

It's nice lots of other publications, including the New Yorker, are writing about the bodies found at the boys school in Marianna, but remember: All of this is known because of the Times, because of Ben Montgomery, Waveney Ann Moore and Edmund Fountain, and because the paper made the decision, and has kept making the decision, to spend a ton of time and money on it. Thank you if you are a subscriber for doing your part to pay for it.

Jon Silman was in Dade City yesterday for the latest hearing in the case of the Wesley Chapel movie theater murder.

It takes a lot of public money to get people to make movies in your state.

A funny thing happened on the way to medical school: beer.

"... one thing Las Vegas can guarantee: There will be no hurricanes." Tampa (Bay area) dig!

Billy Corben has a question: How is it Miami and Miami-Dade County always give money to pro sports teams but can't keep public parks clean?

Want to punch George Zimmerman in the face? If you have a nascent faith in humanity that needs tempering, Adam Weinstein says, following George Zimmerman on Twitter really does the trick.

Here's a headline in the New York Daily News: Florida mom brings daughter, 15, to New York for Super Bowl prostitution and 'fetish stuff.'

But the most Florida headline of the day (and probably the week and maybe longer than that)? Golf ball lands on gator's head.

Resourceful entrepreneurs.

A Gainesville man was arrested after police said he charged at his nephew with a knife during an argument over undercooked noodles and fugitives in a canoe were caught by cops in a motorboat.

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