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Okaloosa man convicted of BUI manslaughter

July 22, 2010 

A jury in Shalimar found Augusta "Gus" Frederick Kennedy, 48, of Destin guilty on three counts of boating-under-the-influence (BUI) manslaughter after deliberating for only one hour.  

Sea turtle nests to be moved Friday

July 22, 2010 

Authorized biologists and sea turtle permit holders will be relocating sea turtle nests on Franklin, Okaloosa, Bay and Gulf county beaches on Friday. 

Geocaching merges technology and adventure

July 22, 2010 

A combination of a treasure hunt and orienteering, geocaching leads an explorer to a cache or hidden container. 

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FWC Facts:
Along the Florida coast, sea turtles annually make between 40,000 and 84,000 nests. Females nest every 2-3 years, laying several nests on sandy beaches.

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