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Voters Head To The Polls For Primary Election

Voters around the Tampa Bay area are heading to the polls this morning to cover several key races. Follow WUSF staff and journalism students from the University of South Florida as we bring you live coverage.
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Voters Head To The Polls For Primary Election

7 minutes ago
Tito Benach

Voters around the Tampa Bay area are heading to the polls this morning to cover several key races. Follow WUSF staff and journalism students from the University of South Florida as we bring you live coverage. 

Health Officials Find Another Local Zika Case In Miami-Dade

1 hour ago
State health officials on Monday reported another locally transmitted case of the Zika virus in Miami-Dade County. 

Orlando's major theme parks are now offering free bug repellent to visitors as concerns about mosquito-transmitted Zika virus mount in Florida.

Florida wildlife authorities may expand protected areas for some of the state’s most iconic and imperiled bird species like roseate spoonbills and brown pelicans.

Lawmakers Call For Use Of Modified Mosquitoes In Zika Fight

1 hour ago

Incoming leaders of the Florida House said Monday they will urge the federal government to allow the use of genetically engineered mosquitoes to help fight the Zika virus.

Tropical Depression Nine Expected To Strengthen Today

2 hours ago
Florida Public Radio Emergency Network

Tropical Depression Nine is expected to become Tropical Storm Hermine later today in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico and meteorologist say it could intensify before landfall.

Martin County Challenges New Water Standards

Aug 29, 2016

Pointing to concerns about increased chemicals going into Lake Okeechobee and nearby waterways, Martin County has filed a legal challenge to controversial new state water-quality standards.

Fresh-cut vegetables are being recalled from grocery, discount and convenience stores across the Southeast because the food may be contaminated with potentially fatal Listeria bacteria.

Florida Picks Up 15 Travel-Related Zika Cases

Aug 29, 2016

Fifteen new cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus were reported Friday in Florida, all tied to people who brought the disease into the state after getting infected elsewhere.

While Florida Keys residents debate the use of genetically modified mosquitoes ahead of a November referendum, a new survey finds that a majority of Floridians supports the concept.

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