5 things to know in Florida for Dec. 6

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Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

ONLY DUKE CAN KEEP HEISMAN FROM WINSTON

The only thing standing in the way of Jameis Winston and the Heisman Trophy is the Duke Blue Devils. The quarterback of No. 1 Florida State will not be charged with sexually assaulting a woman who accused him of raping her about a year ago. State Attorney Willie Meggs made the announcement Thursday, saying there was not enough evidence to win a conviction.

OFFICIALS: 35 PILOT WHALES MOVING IN DEEPER WATER

Pods of 35 pilot whales have been moving into deeper water off Florida's southwest coast, raising optimism that the strandings may soon end on a positive note. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fisheries official Blair Mase said Thursday the three pods were located nine miles north of their original location and moving offshore. They were in 12 feet of water at midafternoon.

SUPREME COURT HEARS ARGUMENTS FOR/AGAINST MEDICAL MARIJUANA

The Florida Supreme Court listened to an hour of arguments Thursday over 74 words that could let voters decide whether to allow marijuana for medical use. The court won't rule on whether it approves of medical marijuana, but rather whether the proposed summary for the 2014 ballot is misleading or not/

BEAR SUSPECTED IN ATTACK EUTHANIZED

A black bear that matched the description of one that killed a central Florida woman has been captured and euthanized. Florida wildlife officials say the 200-pound bear was captured Wednesday night in the same Longwood neighborhood. The woman was injured Monday night while walking her dogs.

MAN SHOOTS CARETAKER IN BRADENTON

Deputies say a man who was apparently spooked by noises in his house shot one of his caretakers. The victim was one of several caretakers who look in on 48-year-old Charles Fletcher, who has a medical disability. Deputies say he was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

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