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Parkland students begin nationwide tour at Chicago rally

A group of Florida high school shooting survivors started their nationwide bus tour registering young voters to help accomplish their vision for stricter gun...

Florida students’ test scores continue to rise

Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that scores on 2018 statewide and standardizes assessments showed Florida students continued to make achievement gains. The achievement gap is...

Florida unemployment rate decreases slightly from last month

Florida's unemployment rate is ticking down slightly. State officials released May's figures Friday and reported the unemployment rate is at 3.8 percent. That is 0.1...

Florida lifeguards treat more than 600 people for jellyfish stings in two days

Lifeguards along a stretch of central Florida beaches treated more than 600 people for jellyfish stings over the weekend. Lifeguards treated 523 people on...
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: warning signs, resources

Friday marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Each year hundreds of thousands of older persons are abused, neglected, and exploited by family members and...

Salmonella-linked pre-cut melon recalled from multiple stores

Check your fridge for pre-packaged cut melons. Florida stores are now listed among those possibly contaminated with Salmonella. The possible salmonella contamination includes honeydew, watermelon...

Trump’s move to redefine water rule threatens wetlands banks

On the western edge of the Florida Everglades sits 4 square miles (10 square kilometers) of gator-infested swampland, and a private firm is making...

Roller coaster riders left dangling, 2 fall 34 feet to the ground

Ten people were extracted from dangling roller coaster cars Thursday at a central Florida amusement park after the ride derailed, the Daytona Beach Fire...

Developer defends school-shooting game as victims complain

The developer of a school-shooting video game is vowing to continue selling it online as parents of slain children and other mass shooting victims...

Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras for arriving ships

Spacewalking astronauts worked to set up TV cameras Thursday for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months. Once outside the International Space Station,...

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