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The board discussed potential changes to several local parks and projects currently underway.

For local musicians, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented them with challenges. NewsChannel 7′s Sam Martello was live from Destination Panama City to tell us about how this organization has found a way to help.

Overall the vaccine is about 66% effective at preventing moderate to severe COVID-19, and about 85% effective against the most serious illness.

Bay County health officials have confirmed a raccoon killed in the area has tested positive for rabies.

One person is dead and three people are hurt after a crash in Okaloosa County.

A school bus was able to drive away after hitting a deer Wednesday morning.

If you are still needing help repairing your home after Hurricane Michael, the Rebuild Florida Housing Repair and Replacement Program is accepting applications.

Officials say there are more flights scheduled for March this year than there have been the last two years.

Do you recognize this man? Springfield Police are looking for him in connection with several burglaries.

Have you gotten a case of Spring Fever yet? If not, it might be coming soon with warmer weather again Thursday!

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CHECK THIS OUT! The line is already starting to form as locals and visitors to Panama City Beach await President Trump's arrival Wednesday afternoon.

Still a very active situation near 23rd Street and Beck Avenue and Panama City. Witnesses reported 50-100+ shots fired. At least one injury reported. Avoid the area. Tune into NewsChannel 7 for live coverage. We have reporters on scene.

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The Red Bar, a popular Grayton Beach restaurant, burns to the ground. Witnesses say they heard explosions. We have a reporter on scene.

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BREAKING: An F-22 from Eglin Air Force Base crashed in Okaloosa County, but the pilot was able to eject safely. More details to come.

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BREAKING: No school Thursday or Friday in Bay County due to Tropical Storm Hermine.

Power outage update as of Noon October 16, 2018: Bay— 44% on, 56% out Calhoun— 2% on, 98% out Franklin— 23% on, 77 % out Gulf— 13% on, 87 % out Holmes— 79% on, 21% out Jackson— 17% on, 83% out Liberty— 29% on, 71% out Walton— 100% on Washington— 64% on, 36% off #HurricaneMichael 

Check out this picture of a waterspout that came on shore in Fort Walton Beach a little while ago from viewer, Cory Carlson.

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BREAKING: Reports of an alligator pulling a 2-year-old into the Seven Seas Lagoon at the Grand Floridian at Walt Disney World.

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