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TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 10: Residents inspect the extreme receding water in Tampa Bay ahead of Hurricane Irma on September 10, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on Sunday, lashing the state with 130 mph winds as it moves up the coast. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Florida is known for its wacky news headlines. And 2017 did not disappoint. Here are some of my favorite “Only In Florida” stories of the past year. Tweet your favorites at @WQYKGeno with #OnlyInFlorida and I’ll share it below!

  • Woman’s creative way to get electricity back: Hurricane Irma meant desperate time led to desperate measures.
  • Polk County man’s letter to his boss to explain his absence at work: Wait til you see WHERE the letter was written.
  • Eating pancakes in the middle of the road: Oh Lakeland.
  • Guys Dials 911: His emergency will make you shake your head.
  • Pasco County Scooeter Driver’s “Headlight” – yeah that’s not going to cut it buddy.

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