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Alligator hunting resumes on most of Kissimmee River; navigation remains closed from S-65E lock south

August 31, 2012 

Currents still too dangerous in the closed portion. 

Public access to Lake Jackson via Road 16 restored

August 31, 2012 

The half-mile stretch of road had been closed since November 2011 for construction, improvements to a water-control structure. 

First draft of Kissimmee Chain hydrilla management plan to be presented

August 31, 2012 

Meetings planned for Kissimmee on Sept. 12, Lake Wales on Sept. 20. 

License-free saltwater fishing fun Saturday, Sept. 1

August 30, 2012 

It's a great chance to see why Florida is the "Fishing Capital of the World." 

Man sentenced for derelict vessel

August 30, 2012 

Boat owner faces 6 months of probation and $4,700 in court costs, restitution. 

Alligator hunting on portion of Kissimmee River closed, boating access closed

August 29, 2012 

Dangerous high-water conditions from Isaac. 

High water prompts restrictions on Corbett WMA

August 29, 2012 

8-mile section of flooded road closed. 

Panama City man nabbed for running over pelican

August 29, 2012 

He faces mutliple charges, including boating under the influence. 

Eagle, Lang lakes’ boat ramps remain closed

August 29, 2012 

Tropical Storm Debby caused construction delays. 

Hunter safety course offered in Leon Co.

August 29, 2012 

Beginning Sept. 11 at the Farris Bryant Bldg. in Tallahassee. 

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