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TJX aims to have all stores reopened by end of JuneTJX Cos., the parent company of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and Homegoods, hopes to have all of its stores back open by the end of June, the company reported to the SEC on Thursday, according to NBC Boston.

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JFRD: 1 critically injured in Brentwood double shootingTwo people were shot Thursday afternoon in Brentwood, according to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.

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Customer leaves waiter $2,000 tip on $64 restaurant billLAS VEGAS — A customer at a Los Vegas restaurant left a hefty tip for their server.

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SWFL state reps get failing grades for 2020 legislature votesMay 28, 2020 by David Silverberg. Progress Florida, a progressive, non-profit advocacy organization, has given all but one of Southwest Florida's state House representatives failing grades for their votes during the 2020 legislative session.

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Tim Dorr: Florida leaders can do more to support small businesses like mineWhile our state may be opening up for business, it certainly won't be business as usual.

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Gov. Kemp says we can't fight virus from home as cases tick upGeorgia has had more than 45,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to data from the state Department of Public Health.

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Getting a driver's license in Florida will be different during the coronavirus pandemicFlorida's newest drivers still need to take behind-the-wheel tests to get licenses, but they should expect some changes in the way tests are conducted, at least while the coronavirus is still around.

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Win a gift card for yourself and a frontline worker to Tampa Bay area bars and restaurantsWin local! Creative Loafing and White Claw are teaming up to gift locals certificates to some of your favorite bars and restaurants in Tampa Bay with weekly giveaways throughout May and June!

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Crews pump out floodwater in Miami ShoresThe heavy rain is no longer falling, but the floodwater is sticking around in parts of South Florida.

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In a NY state of mind, Guetta readies virus relief concertWhen hundreds of artists started singing from their living rooms when the coronavirus pandemic hit, Grammy-winning DJ-producer David Guetta still wanted to perform in front of a live audience.

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Police identify man allegedly behind Miami chase in stolen vehiclePolice have revealed the identity of the man who, they said, led officers on a chase through the streets of Miami in a stolen vehicle.

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Weather is less than ideal for Saturday's SpaceX launchCNN) — Weather again threatens the launch window for a SpaceX rocket to carry NASA astronauts on the first crewed spaceflight to take off from...

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2020 Census moving to "contactless" operation in North Central FloridaFrom now through the first week of June, you will see census workers walking around the Gainesville area taking down your information.

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Wildlife officials: 2 men stole 93 sea turtle eggs in Palm BeachWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Two men were arrested after authorities found them with a bag of sea turtle eggs in Palm Beach County...

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Mission To Feed South Florida Gets Major Monetary Boost From Local MayorsElected officials from the Cities of Fort Lauderdale, Oakland Park, and Wilton Manors presented a joint check for $9,000 to Feeding South Florida on Thursday.

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Crews continue working to repair sewer main break in Lauderhill7SkyForce HD hovered over the scene near Northwest 24th Street and 55th Avenue where a 24-inch main broke just after 11 a.m.

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UF Health offers coronavirus tests to city of Gainesville workersUniversity of Florida Health is offering access to its novel coronavirus test to asymptomatic employees of the city of Gainesville.

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Police arrest man accused of breaking into Miramar High School while nakedThe person who allegedly broke into Miramar High School naked has been caught and arrested.

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With hurricane season, pandemic colliding, not year to put off buying suppliesThe official start of hurricane season is Monday, and while the start of hurricane season is something many are used to, the coronavirus pandemic is changing how we prepare.

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Jacksonville tween wins HBO Max's crafting show "Craftopia"Jacksonville is home to a new pre-teen celebrity. 12-year-old Ava Chung was featured on a new crafting competition, aptly named "Craftopia", which aired on HBO Max.

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Mayor of Jacksonville, city's hospital leaders: Please wear face masksThe mayor of Jacksonville and hospital executives from Baptist Health, Ascension St. Vincent's, UF Health, Mayo Clinic, Brooks Rehabilitation, and Jacksonville's Naval Hospital held a joint news conference Thursday to encourage the public to wear face masks.

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Florida Realtors PAC backs Lauren Melo in HD 80 contestThe Republican serves as president of the Naples Area Board of Realtors.

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Sheriff: Florida woman accused in death of 4-month-old baby, said she was 'overwhelmed'WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — A 28-year-old Florida woman is accused in the death of an infant who was left in her care, sheriff's officials...

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Nikki Fried: Florida failed the unemployed now 'giving up' on receiving owed benefitsPeople might be back to work, but they still have unpaid bills.

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Florida man who 'expressed admiration' for Pulse nightclub shooter accused of trying to supply materials to ISISA Florida man is in custody after a complaint indicated he attempted to supply the terrorist group ISIS with materials to carry out attacks as well as planned acts of terrorism locally, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Florida's health care reboot has been slow goingHealth care is a key component of Florida's economy and quality of life, and the clamor to restore elective procedures has emphasized both.

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Coronavirus Florida: 53,285 cases and 2,364 deaths as of ThursdayThree deaths were reported in Sarasota and Manatee counties.

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Virus Causes Detours In Getting Florida Driver's LicensesFlorida's newest drivers still need to take behind-the-wheel tests to get licenses, but they should expect some changes in the way tests are conducted, at least while the coronavirus is still around.

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Florida announces 651 more COVID-19 cases, 45 deathsCases of coronavirus continue to rise in Florida as the state continues to push forward with reopening measures under Gov.

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American Airlines to warn passengers when seats on flights are filling upAmerican Airlines will start letting customers know if seats on their flight are filling up.

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Absence of Pandemic on Florida Cabinet Agenda Is Hot TopicThe only Democrat holding statewide office in Florida is accusing Gov. Ron DeSantis of keeping the state Cabinet "in the dark" by failing to earlier convene...

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Latest COVID-19 numbers: Florida cases pass 53,200 as deaths eclipse 2,300There are now more than 53,200 reported cases of the coronavirus in Florida, with 2,364 deaths.

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SpaceX launch rescheduled for Saturday in Florida still faces chance of bad weatherThere is still a chance of storms this weekend for the historic SpaceX launch, scrubbed Wednesday as a result of bad weather.

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Florida's Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday Returns This WeekendHurricane season starts June 1, and starting Friday Floridians can replenish their hurricane supplies, sales tax free.

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Democrats pull surveillance bill after Trump veto threatWASHINGTON — Democrats on Thursday pulled legislation from the House floor that would have extended FBI surveillance authorities after President Donald Trump and Republicans...

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Reopening Florida: Disney World Planning To Reopen In Mid-July But Should You Go?Disney World fans have been waiting for months to return to the "most magical place on earth" but is it safe?

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Coral Springs Woman Accused of Killing Friend Granted Bond to Go to RehabA woman accused of killing her friend at her Coral Springs home last year has been granted bond to enter a rehabilitation facility.

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My WeddingI've mentioned I got married, but I didn't show you any pictures! Married March 14, things began shutting down a few days later, so we'll definitely need a honeymoon redo.

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Pembroke Pines woman with down syndrome looking forward to watching historic SpaceX launchAlthough weather conditions postponed the highly-anticipated SpaceX rocket launch, the rain didn't bring down the spirits of spectators who came to watch the historic event.

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Florida's Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday Returns This WeekendHurricane season starts June 1, and starting Friday Floridians can replenish their hurricane supplies, sales tax free.

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Tom Hanks posts about donating plasma after recovering from coronavirusCNN) — Tom Hanks is giving back with a special sort of donation. The actor took to Instagram on Wednesday to share photos where he appears to...

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WonderWorks Orlando Set to Reopen to Public on May 29WonderWorks will reduce capacity and its operating hours. Some of its interactive displays will remain closed for the time being.

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More Than 53,200 Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,364Florida's number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by more than 650 Thursday, as the state reported 45 new virus-related deaths.

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Boeing lays off nearly 7,000 workersCNN) — Boeing laid off 6,770 workers Wednesday, part of a plan to reduce 16,000 total jobs because of the rapid decrease in air travel during the...

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Uber and Lyft drivers are suing New York state over unemployment benefitsCNN) — A federal lawsuit alleges that New York State has refused to pay or has delayed the payment of unemployment benefits to drivers for...

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NW Miami-Dade business owner continues distribution of free sandbagsA local business owner handed out dozens of sandbags to those whose homes remain flooded, and he will continue to do so on Thursday.

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Poll: Donald Trump, Joe Biden still in statistical tie in Florida, but Trump's favorability is dippingJoe Biden still leads by a razor thin edge among Florida registered voters.

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Album Review: $notNOT is the 22-year-old Floridian rapper and rising star who is currently taking the social media world by storm.

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Naked Burglar Who Caused $100K Damage to Miramar High School Arrested: PoliceA man who caused about $100,000 in damages when he broke into Miramar High School while naked has been arrested, police said.

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Florida cities rank high in best cities for staycations listWalletHub compared more than 180 cities across 15 key metrics. Florida cities like Orlando, Tallahassee and Jacksonville made the list.

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Florida Man Accused Of Planning ISIS Terrorist Attack In Tampa AreaA Florida man, accused of planning to carry out a terrorist attack in Tampa Bay on behalf of the Islamic State of Iraq, has now been officially charged by federal prosecutors.

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Progress Florida crowns 27 'champions' on the left with 2020 'People First' scorecard"We've all heard politicians make the case they are working on behalf of everyday Floridians, but this scorecard shows which ones are actually getting it done with their votes," said Ferrulo.

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Florida History: Ku Klux Klan exposedStetson Kennedy is known for being an author of several books and exposing the Ku Klux Klan.

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This Fundraiser Let's You Ask Miami Chefs 'Anything' to Raise Money for Immigrant WorkersThe group has teamed up with national restaurant supplier Chefs' Warehouse, which is selling Ask Chefs Anything deeply discounted groceries, that they then plan to distribute to the immigrant community in Homestead.

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Couple has virtual Florida wedding after canceled Spain weddingAlthough Phillip and Afsy Rosengreen's wedding Saturday in Florida wasn't the ceremony in Spain they planned, newlyweds count blessings.

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Drugs Can Be Hazardous To Your HealthThey make you do stuff that will get you killed. Florida homeowner fatally shot man who smashed through door.

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Florida men caught stealing 93 sea turtle eggs, report saysTwo men were arrested in Florida after allegedly trying to steal nearly 100 sea turtle eggs right off a beach.

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Update: Florida Title Sneak PeekLast month we announced that newspaper titles to be digitized during this phase of our project had been selected.

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Tankful: Smash Your Stress Away at a New Orlando AttractionThere is a brand new attraction in Central Florida where you can literally smash your stress away while social distancing.

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Rebuilding America coronavirus: Boating is big business in Florida. Can sales rebound?In Florida, with 961,266 registered vessels enjoying over 2,000 miles of tidal coastline, boating is a lifestyle.

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Violent protests rock Minneapolis for 2nd straight nightMINNEAPOLIS — Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighborhood for a second straight night as...

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Report: NBC 6 Miami Ran Amazon-Produced Segment on TVThe Amazon-produced package lauded the company's coronavirus safety measures, ignoring warehouse employees who have tested positive or died of COVID-19.

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Despite Layoffs Slowing, 2.1 Million More Seek Unemployment AidEven with companies calling some laid-off employees back to work, 2.1 million U.S. workers sought jobless aid last week.

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Woman arrested in fatal crash that killed 7-year-old in MiamiPolice have made an arrest in the case of a deadly crash that claimed the life of a child in Miami nearly a year after it happened.

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US layoffs climb to 41 million, despite business reopeningsWASHINGTON — An estimated 2.1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country, bringing the...

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2 dead after rollover crash in TamaracTwo people have died after a rollover crash in Tamarac. Officials responded to the scene of the crash near the intersection...

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The Point, May 28, 2020: Florida Cabinet, Board Of Governors Are Having Key Meetings TodayFlorida Phoenix: College kids be prepared: 'The traditional campus experience for students will be different from past years.' "The Florida Board of Governors released safety guidelines in the draft, calling the document, 'State University System of Florida Blueprint for Reopening Campuses.' The document will be considered for approval at...

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Miami Spice 2020 Starts June 1 as Part of New Miami Shines CampaignRolando Aedo, chief operating officer of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau , has confirmed that Miami Spice will launch two months before its usual date as part of a larger initiative called Miami Shines that aims to entice locals and visitors alike to dine and stay in Miami and Miami Beach.

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Miami Restaurant Reopening Pits Ball and Chain Against CarolloAn emergency order keeping Miami bars from reopening as restaurants once again pits Ball and Chain owner Bill Fuller against Commissioner Joe Carollo.

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Interview With French Producer TchamiTchami talks about his new album, "Year Zero," and his production work on Lady Gaga's new album, "Chromatica."

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What will college learning look like this fall? Florida leaders to discuss plansThe Florida Board of Governors is expected to meet Thursday in Tallahassee to discuss the reopening of universities in Florida.

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Florida to award $265 million in extra performance money to universitiesFloridaTrend.com delivers Florida business news along with reports on Florida politics, Florida public policy and government.

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Review: First and Only by Allie WintersSuncoast University, Book 4 Reviews of previous books in the Suncoast University series: Book 1, Book 2, Book 3 Heat Factor: So, so steamy it'll be a hazard for the glasses-wearing folks Character Chemistry: They didn't stand a chance...

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National Hurricane Center Taking Safety Measures to Keep Working in PandemicThe 2020 hurricane season will be like no other with plenty of uncertainty when it comes to exactly how the season will play out thanks to the continuing coronavirus threat to contend with - and possibly even a second wave of the pandemic.

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Orange County Collecting Items To Record Life During PandemicThe Orange County Regional History Center is collecting records showing Central Florida amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Can the Florida Keys be saved?As sea levels rise, officials in South Florida weigh whether to spend billions protecting homes and roads - or to surrender them to the sea.

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Florida's health care reboot has been slow goingHealth care is a key component of Florida's economy and quality of life, and the clamor to restore elective procedures has emphasized both.

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2 People Killed in Deadly Rollover Crash in TamaracTwo people were killed in a violent early morning crash in Tamarac Thursday, Broward Sheriff's Office officials said.

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Growing Concerns Over Covid-19 Exposure at Juvenile Detention CentersThe Florida Department of Juvenile Justice reports there are six confirmed COVID-19 cases among juveniles at Volusia Regional Detention Center and another four confirmed cases among employees.

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High School Grads Getting Laptops While District Debates Future of In-Person ClassesSome high school graduates are getting quite a present from one Miami-Dade city as officials from that county's school district work to determine what the future of in-person classes might look like.

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Governor Ron Desantis approves Florida's participation in Pandemic EBT ProgramFamilies eligible to receive free or reduced-priced school meals will automatically receive this benefit during the month of June.

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Your Thursday Update: Some Central Florida Power Companies Are Turning Off the Lights, National Women's Soccer League to Return in June, Unapproved CoStay up to date on coronavirus coverage: Listen to WMFE on your radio, the WMFE mobile app or your smart speaker - say "Alexa, play NPR" or "WMFE" and you'll be connected.

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Florida CRE Markets Poised for Rebound as Tenants, Landlords Navigate Lease NegotiationsIn the last two decades Florida's downturns in the rental market have seen 7% average rent declines.

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Flooding Raises Auto Insurance Questions, How to Get More Unemployemnt BenefitsIt's Thursday, May 28th - and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

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A Christmas StarTwo years after being left at the altar on Christmas Day, assisted living nurse Noelle North takes six weeks of vacation and empties her savings to rent a small pink cottage on the Gulf shore of Florida, far from her freezing home in Boston.

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Vote by mail helps Florida Republicans. So why is Trump bashing it?Voting by mail didn't use to be a flashpoint in a partisan debate. It is now because President Donald Trump has made it so.

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Man Calls 911 After Seeing Woman Being Beaten in SW Florida Car: PoliceA phone call to police may have been what saved a Southwest Florida woman's life as she was the victim of an alleged domestic assault.

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Which theme parks have reopened in Central Florida?Central Florida thrill-seekers + rollercoaster tycoons, rejoice. You can soon start dusting off your annual passes + planning your next theme getaway.

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Florida Man Scouted Terror Targets, Attack Weapons: FBIA Florida man is charged with providing material support to the Islamic State extremist group, including attempting to buy multiple weapons and scouting potential targets for an attack in the Tampa Bay area, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

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My Final 3½ Years Of My Air Force CareerIn 2 weeks I'll observe my 35TH anniversary as an Air Force employee. After 5 years, and 10 years, and 15 years, and even 20 years - I never imagined making this my career.

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Florida man shoots, kills home intruder who was attacking his wife, police sayThe man's wife was treated at a local hospital for her injuries.

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Florida men caught stealing 93 sea turtle eggs, report saysTwo men were arrested in Florida after allegedly trying to steal nearly 100 sea turtle eggs right off a beach.

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Coronavirus in Florida latest: Death toll at 2,400, 'no' to local GOP conventionHere's what you need to know for Thursday, May 28.

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COVID-19 Hub tracks coronavirus spread across FloridaWith the coronavirus still spreading across the state, USF is not only keeping the public informed, but also creating a community of researchers to share information and collaborate to find solutions through research.

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Summer camps available throughout North Central FloridaGovernor Ron DeSantis has allowed summer youth camps to reopen and several parts of NCFL will be doing so.

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The Florida Natural Museum offers virtual summer camp experienceChildren will be able to participate in week-long camps from July to August.

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'Bummed out': SpaceX launch scrubbed because of bad weatherIn this Wednesday, May 27, 2020 image from video made available by SpaceX, liquid oxygen vents off the Falcon 9 rocket as NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley in the Crew Dragon capsule prepare for launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., moments before the mission was aborted due to weather problems.

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Know the facts about wearing masks in publicPhoto provided by WeBeFit Trainer Albert Herasme is wearing a mask to protect you.

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Banned lawyer files lawsuit over Florida governor's lockdownIn this May 23, 2020 photo provided by Fresh Take Florida, William Abramson sits outside the office of Auto Solutions of South Florida, LLC in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Citizens Voice: May 28"One third of all US COVID-19 deaths are from nursing home residents. We need to better protect the vulnerable and get everyone else back to work." "The City Commission decided to take money from the Tree Commission to beautify the median on Flagler."

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Courts face challenges with reopeningImpaneling fair and impartial juries has long been one of the most difficult tasks local courts have faced and people have been very creative in their excuses to get out of performing their civic duty.

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FBI: Florida man scouted terror targets and attack weaponsST. PETERSBURG - A Florida man is charged with providing material support to the Islamic State extremist group, including attempting to buy multiple weapons and scouting potential targets for an attack in the Tampa Bay area, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

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United and Silver suspend service to Key WestUnited Airlines and Silver Airways have suspended their service to Key West International Airport until at least Sept.

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Free COVID-19 testing offeredCommunity Health of South Florida, Inc. will offer free walk-up COVID-19 testing, by appointment, on consecutive Saturdays, May 30 and June 6, from 11 a.m.

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Students share food artworkHealthy food artwork was shared by Poinciana Elementary School students James Carey Jr., who made "Fruit Smile," and Aidan Lockwood, who made "Tomato Cheers," during Every Kid Healthy Week in April.

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Parrot Heads seek membersThe Key West Parrot Head Club is recruiting new members. Key West Parrot Heads have raised more than $80,000 for charities in the Florida Keys in the past 10 years.

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Florida's Saturday weather forecast: Will the SpaceX launch go ahead?Yet with nearly 2 million people tuned in globally, and a crowd of wide-eyed watchers including President Donald Trump, the launch was called off just 17 minutes before liftoff.

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Lawyer: Requests denied for personnel file of former DA investigator involved in Ahmaud Arbery killingWanda Jones, the mother of Ahmaud Arbery, said Wednesday that the three men charged in connection with her son's death never reached out to her following the deadly shooting that happened in February.

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Three days of rain thwart Florida reopeningFloridians have received warnings for severe storms, tornadoes and flash floods.

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Former NASA Engineer Laid Building Blocks for SpaceflightFormer NASA Civil Engineer Robert Jordan is excited about the new era of space exploration.

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'Deeply Disturbed': Miami Police Chief Responds to Video of Minneapolis ArrestThe City of Miami Police Chief is weighing in on the disturbing video of a Minneapolis police officer who was seen kneeling on the neck of an unarmed black man heard saying "I can't breathe" multiple times before he died.

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Disney and SeaWorld theme parks unveil plans to reopen in FloridaDisney World and SeaWorld Orlando presented their plans for phased reopenings before an Orange County, Florida, task force Wednesday.

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City by City COVID-19 Cases from the Florida Department of Health May 27The Florida Department of Health has released information about citizens who are testing for COVID-19 and in the latest report, cases in Parkland have increased from 28 to 29 since May 25.

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Call for Second Look at Miami-Dade Monorail Project After Ethics ReportMiami-Dade County leaders have wanted to build a mass transit system to connect Miami and Miami Beach for decades.

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Cybercrimes K9 Has Special Connection to Fallen OfficerBaxter doesn't just have a special skill, but he also a very special name. He's named in memory of fallen officer Matthew Baxter, who was shot to death while on duty on August 18, 2017.

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Trump could have voted in person in Florida this year but chose not toCNN)As President Donald Trump rolled to his West Palm Beach, Florida, golf course on the morning of March 7, his motorcade filed past a library where local officials were preparing for the first day of in-person early voting in Florida's presidential primary contest.

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Florida's State Revenue Nosedive: 5 Things to KnowFlorida's tourism-driven economy is suffering an unparalleled fiscal calamity amid the coronavirus crisis, with state economists reporting sales tax collections plummeted by $878 million in April.

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Doughnuts used to trap, relocate bear roaming Florida neighborhoodDoughnuts were used to trap and relocate a small black bear in Southwest Florida, Florida officials said.

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Modeling suggests Florida is past the coronavirus peak, facing 4K deaths by AugustNearly 4,000 Floridians could die of COVID-19 by early August, according to one model referenced by state and federal officials.

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Lawsuit: Ultra Refuses Refunds for Canceled Music FestivalTwo men are suing organizers of Ultra Music Festival, claiming they were denied refunds after the the three-day electronic dance music festival in Miami was canceled in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Florida's Felon Ruling Puts New Votes Up For Grabs"We haven't seen as significant an enlargement of the electorate since the 26th Amendment," said Julie Ebenstein, senior staff attorney for the Voting Rights Project at the ACLU.

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Florida revenues fall by nearly $900 million amid pandemicTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The state of Florida might have lost nearly $900 million in tax revenues in April — far more than state officials anticipated — as the coronavirus pandemic siphoned away tourist dollars and other revenues from the state’s coffers, according to estimates released Tuesday.

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Read the Fine Print to Know If Your Auto Policy Covers Flood DamageMany people do not know if their auto policy covers damage caused by flood water.

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Run Out of State Unemployment Benefits? You May Qualify for Additional HelpFor Julie Satterley, 2020 has been a difficult year so far. The Oakland Park resident said she was unexpectedly laid off from her job in January, right before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Broward schoolteacher released from hospital following battle with COVID-19A Broward County schoolteacher who has been battling COVID-19 for over a month has been discharged from the hospital.

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Residents Deal With Flooding, Damage After Days of Heavy RainAfter days of downpours in South Florida, residents at one Opa-locka apartment complex are dealing with the flooding and water damage at their homes.

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Central Florida's hospitality industry could take years to recover economically, expert saysOrange County was on par for a record year in tourist development tax dollars, according to comptroller Phil Diamond.

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Interactive map: Track Florida's coronavirus casesWith Florida's coronavirus cases topping 52,000, there's a way for Floridians to keep track of new cases.

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Volusia County Libraries Will Reopen With Limited HoursAll 14 branches of the Volusia County Public Library will reopen Monday, June 1, with limited hours and capacity.

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Seven new cases of COVID-19 virus reported at Villages Rehab and Nursing CenterAn outbreak of the Coronavirus was reported Wednesday at a nursing home just outside the boundaries of The Villages.

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VHS wrestling star walks at graduation days after drug arrestA wrestling star at The Villages High School received his diploma on Saturday days after a drug arrest.

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Villages lowers bar for face masks while Disney makes masks mandatoryThe Villages has eased up on its requirement for face masks while Disney World has announced when it reopens in July, masks will be required.

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Lakeside Landings man arrested in alleged abuse of 'hard to control' childCraig Laurence Martin, 49, who lives at 5427 Admiral Way at the development in Oxford, was arrested Tuesday on a felony charge of child cruelty after a seven-year-old child told a police officer, "Daddy punched me," according to an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Department.

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Villagers for Trump back in action with rally after COVID-19 restrictions easedMembers of Villagers for Trump are gearing back up to show their support for the president now that some COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.

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Race For The Diploma? Homestead Miami Speedway To Hold Graduation CeremonyChristopher Columbus High School administrators announced Wednesday that they will be holding a second graduation ceremony at the Homestead Miami Speedway on June 20th.

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Drugs found in Ohio man's vehicle at Winn-Dixie in The VillagesA Lady Lake police detective in an unmarked vehicle at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday ran the number on an Ohio temporary tag attached to a white Nissan Altima parked in the parking lot at the Winn-Dixie store at La Plaza Grande in Spanish Springs.

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Suspect nabbed after fraudulent check passed at Citizens First BankA Leesburg man who was being sought by Fruitland Park police in connection with a fraud case is behind bars in the Lake County Jail.

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Assisted living CNA accused of stealing from 98-year-old patientThe credit card of a patient at The Willows at Wildwood assisted living facility in Oxford had been fraudulently used to pay for food items and weight loss pills, according to an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Department.

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Passenger in golf cart arrested with illicit pills mixed in with ViagraChristian Allan Cieminski, 49, of Lakeside Landings, was traveling as a passenger in a Yamaha golf car at about 2 p.m.

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Woman whose license suspended 20 years ago arrested after caught behind wheelA Wildwood woman was arrested when she was caught driving a vehicle despite the fact her license had been suspended two decades ago.

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Florida's school meals benefit program receives USDA's OKMore than 2.1 million children are temporarily without access to school meal support.

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Second case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Miami-Dade CountyHealth officials confirmed the diagnosis on Wednesday. Experts...

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Vermont Air Guard continues F-35 flights after Florida crashA spokesperson said the Guard has not received any guidance suggesting it should alter its program following a crash at Eglin Air Force Base last week.

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Coronavirus Florida: Sharp drop in state tax collections threatens pay raises, programsThe coronavirus's financial hit on the Florida economy is coming into sharper focus, with a new report showing state tax collections falling almost $900 million short in April.

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Activists Call on Gov. DeSantis to Slow Down Florida ReopeningSeveral organizations held mock funeral processions in Tampa and other major cities to send a message to the governor.

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Cloudy Sunset On Big Lake WeirCheck out these photos of a cloudy sunset on Big Lake Weir! Thanks to John Roman for sharing!

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This UV-Sensitive Ad Reveals Florida's Natural Adventures When Exposed to the SunThe Sunshine State's tourism corporation and agency Spark designed the interactive solar-powered map.

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Florida Keys Set To Reopen To Visitors On MondayIf you have been aching to go to the Florida Keys, your wait is almost over.

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Storms Mar Historic Launch, Should Diminish This EveningStorms will diminish this evening with the loss of daytime heating. Lows will fall to the low to mid-70s.

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'Psychology Is Not a Precise Science': Florida Court Rules in Case Involving Parkland Shooter Nikolas CruzThe opinion preached caution in finding psychologists liable for their patients' behavior.

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Florida coronavirus death toll hits 2,400The state reported a relatively low number of new cases on Wednesday with 379. There were 10 new deaths in Tampa Bay.

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Florida Department of Health releases COVID-19 updateThe Florida Health Department of Health has released the latest coronavirus COVID-19 numbers for Wednesday.

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Pinellas County Resident Willie T. Barnes Arrested for Medicaid Provider FraudAttorney General Ashley Moody's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the St. Petersburg Police Department today arrested a Pinellas County man for willfully and intentionally engaging in Medicaid fraud for more than two years.

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Florida not collecting taxes owed from online purchases. That could changeFewer car sales, and a drastic drop in sales taxes from malls, tourism and hospitality caused state revenue collections for March to fall almost a billion dollars below previous estimates.

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Florida here we come! I think?Back in January my daughter told me that her and her son's spring breaks were the same week, not like last year.

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Drive-Thru Graduations as Miami-Dade Schools Prepare for Changes in the FallSome of the cars pulling into Turner Tech High School in Miami are decorated with balloons.

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Banned lawyer files lawsuit over Florida governor's lockdownThe one-time busboy who is challenging the legal authority of Gov. Ron DeSantis to issue virus-related shutdown orders in Florida is a used-car salesman who worked for decades as a lawyer until he was banned from the courtroom last year in disputes over his behavior.

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Florida AG Moody Secures Refunds and Penalties from Florida PharmacyAttorney General Moody Secures Refunds and Penalties from Florida Pharmacy Offering At-Home COVID19 Test Kits - Attorney General Ashley Moody recovered thousands of dollars for consumers who purchased purported at-home COVID-19 test kits.

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Florida, other states should act to minimize fraud in jobless aid, feds sayMore care should be taken to certify applicants' eligibility and wages, an inspector general for the U.S. Department of Labor says.

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Trump's press secretary votes exclusively by mail despite promoting conspiracy theories about fraud, report saysPresident and his inner circle continue promoting baseless voter fraud claims while casting ballots by mail themselves.

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Florida Bowl Game With ACC Tie Gets New Name: ReactionIt wasn't too long ago that FSU opened a season here.

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Latest COVID-19 numbers: Florida cases pass 52,600 as deaths eclipse 2,300There are now more than 52,200 reported cases of the coronavirus in Florida, with 2,319 deaths.

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'George Floyd was lynched today': Central Florida church calls out white supremacy with incredibly accurate signSt. Petersburg's Allendale United Methodist Church has been no stranger to activism since 2017, so it comes as no surprise to see the house of worship say something about the murder of George Floyd, a Black man who died at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department on Monday.

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Rocket men set to launch from FloridaThe first launch of humans into space since the space shuttle was retires in 2011 happens today.

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Trump refuses to take position on George Floyd death but says he will get 'full' report on the incidentDonald Trump did not take a position on whether four former Minneapolis police officers who were fired after the death of George Floyd should be prosecuted, saying he and Vice President Mike Pence will get a "full" report on the incident on Thursday.

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Walt Disney World to reopen in July after coronavirus shutdownPlanned safety measures include face coverings, temperature checks, and social distancing.

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Florida homeowner fatally shot man who smashed through doorPANAMA CITY, Fla. — A Florida homeowner fatally shot a visitor from Georgia who broke through is front door and began beating a woman...

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We loved seeing Dunning Shaw and Donna Moore at Katie Belle'sIn a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Osceola Hills resident offers a simple idea for stopping the trolls.

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Doctors see 'dramatic increase' in children with ATV injuries"We have seen a dramatic increase in the kids that come in with injuries from ATVs as compared to previous years," said Dr. Marie Crandall, professor of surgery at UF College of Medicine in Jacksonville.

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How do you maintain social distance on a school bus? DCPS is trying to figure that outKeeping students safe on their morning bus ride during the COVID-19 pandemic is just one of many concerns Duval County Public Schools has as it prepares for a possible return to school campuses in the fall.

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TIMELINE: CoronavirusWalt Disney World told Orange County's Economic Recovery Task Force on Wednesday morning that it wants to reopen Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom July 11 and Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios July 15.

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SpaceX-Nasa launch scrubbed due to poor weatherThe first crewed flight from US soil since 2011 was called off 16 minutes before lift off; the next opportunity is on Saturday.

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Florida Mental Health Facility Cleared In Parkland School Massacre LawsuitRuling against the parents of a student killed in the February 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a state appeals court Wednesday said a mental-health facility that provided services to accused shooter Nikolas Cruz cannot be held liable.

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Trump could have voted in person in Florida this year but chose not toAs President Donald Trump rolled to his West Palm Beach, Florida, golf course on the morning of March 7, his motorcade filed past a library where local officials were preparing for the first day of in-person early voting in Florida's presidential primary contest.

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Florida Gators Must Be Aggressive at Safety for 2021 Recruiting ClassWith the number of safeties currently set to be on scholarship for the Gators beyond 2020, the Gators will need to be aggressive in alleviating that position with key recruits during this cycle.

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Court: Mental provider not liable in Florida school shootingAn appeals court has ruled a mental health provider cannot be held liable for the actions of a man accused of a 2018 Florida high school massacre.

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Jacksonville pools to reopen in phases; mayor outlines plan for summer campsMayor Lenny Curry hasn't said what time he'll be making this announcement today.

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Court: Mental Provider Not Liable in Parkland School ShootingAn appeals court has ruled a mental health provider cannot be held liable for the actions of a man accused of a 2018 Florida high school massacre.

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I'm too embarrassed to tell them I was hurt!Wednesday is the day YOU get to "Ask an Attorney.". Just leave your question in the comments below, and if your question is selected, it will be answered on an upcoming Wednesday by one of our attorneys at Dean Burnetti Law.

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Some Marsh BirdsToday I am sharing images of birds that hang around marshy areas.

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Positivity rate for COVID-19 continues to stay lowCongressman Daniel Webster, in his weekly message, offers an update on the number of COVID-19 cases in the district.

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Florida Governor Schedules First Cabinet Meeting Since PandemicFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has downplayed the importance since last year of formal meetings with the state's top elected officials, is scheduled to conduct his first Cabinet meeting Thursday since COVID-19 became a crisis.

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Re-Opening of Walt Disney WorldBoth the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom will open first. followed by EPCOT and Hollywood Studio on July 15th.

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Southeastern Grocers to open eight Winn-Dixie stores in FloridaWinn-Dixie is on track to open eight new stores this year, including a location opened in February in Jacksonville's Brentwood section.

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Apartment complex, mobile homes among residences flooded by Memorial weekend rainfallResidents at an apartment complex in Miami and at a mobile home complex in Northwest Miami-Dade have been left feeling overwhelmed after heavy rains flooded their homes.

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Walt Disney World may partially reopen on July 11Walt Disney Co aims to begin reopening its Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando, Fla., on July 11, a company executive said on Wednesday.

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Miami-Dade Ready to Reopen Beaches on June 1: MayorMiami-Dade is finalizing plans to reopen beaches on Monday with a number of safety guidelines in place, the county's mayor said.

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Walt Disney World Announces Reopening Dates!Walt Disney World Reopening July 2020 Get ready to head back to the magic! In a meeting this morning with the Orange County Economic Task Force, Walt Disney World announced their planned reopen dates as well as safety measures they are putting in place to keep guests and cast members safe.

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Disney World To Reopen On July 11thWalt Disney World Resort in Central Florida has plans to will reopen on July 11th.

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Bill Clinton denies visiting Jeffrey Epstein's island as Netflix documentary reveals new claimsNetflix's Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich includes an interview with a longtime island employee saying he saw the former president there.

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LIVE UPDATES: 1st SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew Launch TodayCheck back here for updates from our reporters and photographers out on the Space Coast.

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Florida reports 464 new cases of COVID-19, 60 new deaths as state plans for complicated hurricane seasonIt's a big day for both the Space Coast and the nation as two astronauts will be launched into orbit from American soil, weather permitting, for the first time since 2011.

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Larry Kramer, Playwright and AIDS Activist, Dies at 84Time never softened the urgency of Larry Kramer's demands. Theatergoers leaving a celebrated revival of Kramer's "The Normal Heart" in 2011 were greeted...

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Finding FloridaGlenn covers reopenings from Disney to the Florida Keys. Shane Whaley from the Tourpreneur Show speaks with us about how tour operators think things will go the rest of the year.

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Disney, SeaWorld announce plans for Florida parks to reopenSeaWorld and Walt Disney World will reopen in Orlando, Florida, in June and July after months of inactivity because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to plans a city task force approved Wednesday.

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Episode 29: Coming to Life and the Florida Trivia ChallengeGlenn covers reopenings from Disney to the Florida Keys. Shane Whaley from the Tourpreneur Show speaks with us about how tour operators think things will go the rest of the year.

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Coronavirus Florida: 52,634 cases and 2,319 deaths as of WednesdayThere are five new deaths confirmed in the area, though cases in Sarasota and Manatee counties have grown slowly in recent days.

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Wildlife Officials: 2 Riviera Beach Men Busted In Possession Of 93 Sea Turtle EggsPalm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested two men over Memorial Day weekend, accused of taking dozens of turtle eggs, wildlife officials said.

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2020 Miami Herald All County Athletic Awards Virtual CeremonyJoin the Miami Herald as we recognize Miami-Dade and Broward County's top athletes from the 2019-2020 School Year.

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Big changes coming to Duval County hurricane shelters amid pandemicAs hurricane season looms, the Duval County School Board was provided an update Wednesday on how severe storm shelters will operate as concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic continue.

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Florida weather is looking 50/50 for today's historic SpaceX launchCNN)It's a moment that hasn't happened in nearly a decade, and it might all come down to the weather.

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Miami Dolphins Announce Year Long Program Aimed at Providing Nutrition in PandemicThe Miami Dolphins are making a multi-million dollar promise to help feed those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Florida Changing Up Storm Response As Hurricane Season Collides With CoronavirusWith the six-month Atlantic hurricane season starting Monday, officials have changed how Florida will respond to storms as they grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Walt Disney World Re-OpeningWalt Disney World have announced they are to do a phased re-opening of their theme parks, Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom to open July 11, and Epcot and Hollywood studios to open from July 15th!

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Russia. Obama. Florida. Will Trump turn SpaceX rocket launch into a swing state rally?Obama administration ended Space Shuttle program, but entered into first contracts with SpaceX in 2011.

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SeaWorld Proposes Reopening to Public on June 11SeaWorld plans to reopen its Orlando theme parks to the public on June 11, according to interim CEO Marc Swanson.

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Child Immunizations In Florida Drop Amid Covid-19 PandemicThe number of vaccinations administered to children during the COVID-19 pandemic has sharply decreased, leading to worries among pediatricians about public-health consequences if something isn't done to reverse the trend.

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Child immunizations in Florida drop amid COVID-19 pandemicThe number of vaccinations administered to children during the COVID-19 pandemic has sharply decreased, leading to worries among pediatricians about public-health consequences if something isn't done to reverse the trend.

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Coronavirus Florida: state scrambles to stem Covid-19 outbreaks in elder care facilitiesAs coronavirus deaths increased exponentially in elder care centers, Gov. Ron DeSantis took a victory lap.

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More Than 52,600 Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Passes 2,300Florida's number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by nearly 400 Wednesday, as the state reported 60 new virus-related deaths.

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Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weatherThe launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit was called off with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown Wednesday because of thunderclouds and the danger of lightning.

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Hurricane Season 2020: Florida Has No Pandemic PlanWith hurricane season at our door, social distancing and coronavirus concerns will make it very hard to shelter during a storm in Florida.

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Miami-Dade Launches Online Rental Assistance PortalMiami-Dade County is launching a program to help residents who have been financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic pay their rent.

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Some South Florida YMCAs Set to Reopen Starting ThursdaySome South Florida YMCA locations are set to reopen starting Thursday after the coronavirus pandemic led to their closure.

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Florida's state revenue takes hit in April amid pandemic lockdownState revenue was off $878.1 million in April from an earlier estimate as tourism and hospitality-related industries, along with car sales, were grounded by the coronavirus, according to economists.

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Florida's hurricane prep tax 'holiday' begins FridayStarting Friday, shoppers in Florida emerging from coronavirus stay-at-home orders can avoid paying sales taxes while putting together stockpiles for the 2020 hurricane season.

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Tropical Storm Bertha Makes Landfall Off Coast of South CarolinaTropical Storm Bertha, the second named system of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season - which doesn't officially start till June 1 - formed and made landfall this morning off South Carolina.

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Florida History and Anthropology Book SaleAlthough both the Florida Historical Society and the Florida Anthropological Society meetings have been canceled, our books are still available in our Florida History and Anthropology Book Sale.

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Frankie Nono's Offers New York-Style Pizza in Miami BeachSupport Us About Us, Contact Us, Staff, Careers, Circulation, Privacy, Terms, Help.

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Child immunizations drop in Florida amid COVID-19 pandemicThe number of vaccinations administered to children during the COVID-19 pandemic has sharply decreased, leading to worries among pediatricians about public-health consequences if something isn't done to reverse the trend.

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Apple will reopen 100 stores in the US this weekCNN) — Apple is reopening 100 more retail stores in the United States this week that it was forced to close because of the coronavirus, though customers won't be...

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Orlando Deputies Shoot, Kill Woman Who Pointed Gun At ThemDeputies from the Orange County Sheriff's Office fatally shot a 42-year-old woman who confronted them with a firearm on Tuesday, authorities said.

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Flood Dashes Florida's Reopening HopeSouth Florida residents were unable to enjoy the reopening of restaurants and beaches after two months of coronavirus lockdown, when three straight days of rain Tuesday caused severe flooding in Miami and other coastal cities.

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Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weatherCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — Bad weather postpones first launch of NASA astronauts from Florida in nine years.

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Florida Gov. DeSantis to appeal Amendment 4 ruling that allows ex-felons to voteThe lawsuit brought by 17 ex-felons was argued by lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union and backed by other liberal and voting rights groups, which called the ruling a victory.

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Florida Deputies Shoot, Kill Woman Who Pointed Gun at Them: SheriffA Florida sheriff says deputies fatally shot a 42-year-old woman who confronted them with a firearm.

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Restaurants in Miami, Miami Beach reopen to patronsCity of Miami and City of Miami Beach leaders are allowing restaurants to reopen to once again seat patrons with restrictions.

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Bird and Bone Suddenly Leaves The ConfidanteIt was an abrupt and seemingly contentious ending to Bird and Bone's run at the The Confidante Miami Beach hotel.

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Wynwood Businesses Reopen After Coronavirus LockdownRestaurants and other businesses in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood are allowed to reopen, but business owners worry about the lack of tourist revenue.

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Florida court finds mental health facility not liable in Parkland massacreAn appeals court found that the mental health care clinic treating the shooter is not responsible for the tragedy.

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Coronavirus News: Disney Looking To Reopen Florida Resort And Parks By Mid-JulyDisney proposed plan to reopen will require approval from Orange County and Florida state officials.

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live: President arrives in Florida to watch Nasa SpaceX rocket launch as US coronavirus death toll 'hits 100,000'Donald Trump has arrived to the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida on Wednesday to witness the historic moment Nasa will launch the SpaceX rocket into space.

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Mike Waltz says Twitter is biased toward Chinese 'propaganda machine'U.S. Rep. Mike Waltz said Wednesday that "I don't know when Twitter decided it was the arbiter of truth in the United States, but if it's going to decide to try to be that, then it needs to focus on the propaganda machine coming out of China."

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Tropical Storm Bertha Forms Off South Carolina CoastThe official start of hurricane season isn't until Monday, June 1 but Tropical Storm Bertha formed Wednesday morning off the coast of South Carolina.

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NextGen Florida formally backing Joe Biden for presidentNextGen Florida will formally endorse Joe Biden Wednesday, and with that promised to invest millions flipping Florida blue.

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Countdown Is On: SpaceX, NASA Astronauts Making Final Preps Before Historic LaunchThe countdown to the historic launch of the SpaceX Dragon capsule is on.

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Barber shops, nail and hair salons reopen in Miami GardensThey were given the green light to reopen their doors to customers on Wednesday.

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Florida Photographers Collaborate on the Sunny Project for COVID-19 ReliefAll three charities for the launch of the Sunny Project were selected with the intent to help struggling mothers, especially in the time of coronavirus.

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FIU Cats Euthanized During Coronavirus LockdownStray cats on the FIU campus have no one to care for them with students evacuated from campus, so some have been rounded up by a trapper and euthanized.

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Interview With Carlos Vives on His Album Album, "Cumbiana"Carlos Vives released his 14th studio album, "Cumbiana," a musical project filled with meticulously produced melodies and lyrics that serve as a tribute to these tribes and their influence in Colombian music.

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Miami and Miami Beach Restaurants Open for Dining InMiami-area restaurants are opening their dining rooms to guests. Here's a list, updated frequently, of eateries open for dining in.

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Daily Headlines: Jalen Kitna Commits to FloridaThe Florida Gators may be leaning on Kyle Trask this season for their College Football Playoff hopes, but their quarterback room of the future got a big upgrade on Tuesday, as four-star Jalen Kitna expressed his verbal commitment to the Gators.

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Walt Disney World Presenting Plans For Reopening Theme ParksDon't cancel your trip to Disney World just yet. Walt Disney World is presenting its plans for reopening after being shutdown along with Florida's other theme parks since mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Point, May 27, 2020: An Investigation Into Florida's Public Health, Climate Change Finds Human Hazards Are On The RiseFlorida's climate has long been known for bestowing good health. But now, the changing climate is putting human health and wellness at risk.

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COVID-19 in Florida: Plenty of hospital beds available statewideIt has been nearly three months since Doctors Hospital of Sarasota was revealed to have one of the first two COVID-19 cases in Florida, and since then local hospitals have dealt with a steady stream of individuals sickened by the novel coronavirus.

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Men Steal 93 Sea Turtle Eggs from South Florida Beach: OfficialsWildlife officials arrested two men who were found with a bag of sea turtle eggs in Palm Beach County over Memorial Day weekend.

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Latest On Coronavirus: Two Tampa Bay Deaths, Mayors Shun DeSantis' Florida Convention Idea, And MoreWUSF will be providing the latest news and information on coronavirus in Tampa Bay and across the state.

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Police and protesters clash over fatal arrest of George Floyd in MinneapolisAbout 24 hours after George Floyd's death, hundreds packed the streets of Minneapolis, many gathering at the intersection where Floyd was pinned to the ground by police officers shortly before he died.

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Woman accused of harboring Florida fugitive in her Canton homeA fugitive from Florida was arrested last week in Canton after police learned that a 70-year-old woman was hiding him inside her house, authorities said.

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Miami-Dade Cities Reopeing Restaurants, Undocumented Families Seek Helping HandsIt's Wednesday, May 27th - and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

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