By: The Associated Press
June 7, 2014 Updated: June 7, 2014 at 5:31 pm

MIAMI (AP) — BC-FL--Daybook

Associated Press Florida Daybook

Associated Press Florida Daybook for Sunday, June 8.


The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

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June 9. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. BUTTERFLY RELEASE — Critically endangered Schaus swallowtail butterflies are being released into their natural habitat in Biscayne National Park. The butterflies are currently found only on a single island in the park. A collection and captive breeding operation, begun in 2012 in an effort to save the butterfly from extinction, has shown initial success.

Location: Biscayne National Park

Contacts: Matt Johnson (National Park Service), 786-335-3679

Notes: The release site on Elliott Key is only accessible by boat, which will be provided.

June 9. ALL DAY. REDSKINS TAYLOR SLANE-TRIAL — Continuing trial of Jason Mitchell, second deft to be tried for murder 1 in robbery-murder of NFL football star Sean Taylor.

Location: Judge Murphy, Gerstein Justice Bldg., ctrm. 2-2, 9 a.m. f07 42264 b.

June 10. 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. DCF-WORLD REFUGEE DAY — The Department of Children and Families and the Broward and Palm Beach Area Refugee Task Force host a naturalization ceremony and family fun day in honor of World Refugee Day.

Location: Broward College North Campus

Omni Auditorium

1000 Coconut Creek Blvd.

Coconut Creek

Contacts: Paige Patterson-Hughes (DCF), 954-375-3354

June 10. 2 p.m. ANTI-MARIJUANA COALITION — Groups announce the formation of the "Don t Let Florida Go to Pot" coalition to oppose Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana in the state.

Location: Florida Press Center

336 E College Ave.


Contacts: Nanette Schimpf, 850-224-0174

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