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Tropical Storm Warning Issued From Pinellas To Big Bend

A tropical storm warning has been issued Wednesday morning for a section of Florida's Gulf coast as a tropical depression approaches.
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When you praise a dog, it's listening not just to the words you say but also how you say them.

That might not be huge news to dog owners. But now scientists have explored this phenomenon by using an imaging machine to peek inside the brains of 13 dogs as they listened to their trainer's voice.

The Florida Department of Health reported three new non-travel related cases of Zika in Miami-Dade County on Tuesday.

Supreme Court Turns Down Appeal In Tobacco Case

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The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to take up an appeal by a woman who sued tobacco companies after her husband died of cancer following decades of smoking.

Tropical Storm Warning Issued From Pinellas To Big Bend

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Florida Public Radio Emergency Network

A tropical storm warning has been issued Wednesday morning for a section of Florida's Gulf coast as a tropical depression approaches.

Mark Schreiner / WUSF 89.7 News

Results are too close to call in the race for State Senate District 19. Only several hundred votes separate State Representative Darryl Rouson of St. Petersburg from Tampa Representative Ed Narain. A recount is expected.

Republican Party of Florida

Now that the results are in from Florida's primaries, let's take a look at some of the claims from politicians who are continuing to vie for your vote in November. WUSF's Steve Newborn talks with PolitiFact Florida's Josh Gillen about recent comments from U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy and the Republican Party of Florida.

It's a battle for the middle class in this year's presidential election, so both campaigns are lobbing broadsides against each other.

Senator Marco Rubio supporters celebrated the incumbent’s victory in the G-O-P primary race for his current seat. During a watch party tonight in Kissimmee Rubio thanked voters for getting his one step closer to a return to Washington.

Longtime supporter Carlos Cabrera said Rubio is the only candidate for the seat.

“He is very important in the Senate because if we lose the Senate, the country is going to be controlled by Supreme Court justices that are going to issue laws of their own for a generation,” said Cabrera.

2016 Primary Election Results

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Wendy Whitt

Preliminary Primary Election results

U.S. Senate*

Republican

  • Beruff, Carlos  (REP) – 18.71%                      
  • Rubio, Marco  (REP) – 71.79%   
  • Young, Dwight Mark Anthony (REP) – 6.35%       

Democrat

Scott Audette / Visit Florida

When people in the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, it sent ripples surging across the pond. With about 1.7 million British visitors per year, and hundreds of thousands of British homeowners here, they've had an oversized impact on tourism, real estate and investment. How will the British decision to leave the EU affect Florida's economy?

Mary Shedden/WUSF

With more than 1.75 million votes already cast by mail or in early voting, Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner said primary-election day started smoothly.

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