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FL Wildlife Corridor Expedition Encounters Rough Patches On Mini-Trek

Members of the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition are encountering some rough patches as they try to follow a stretch of preserved land between Orlando and Tampa. They're not expecting to cross their biggest barrier until late Thursday.

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Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition

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Heartland To Headwaters

The Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team has trekked through scrub, swamp and forest from one end of the state to the other. WUSF News travels with them on the third expedition, which started Sunday.

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Learning Gate Community School

You can celebrate Earth Day with a variety of events taking place across the Tampa Bay area over the next few days.

Hundreds of troops have arrived to assist Border Patrol agents.  But National Guard operations are not yet fully underway.

Taste of Science

So a scientist walks into a bar....and shares their knowledge over a beer.

Starting Monday (April 23), Tampa-area scientists will be at local breweries, sharing beer and conversation as part of the Taste of Science conference series.

Parkland Parents Urge Steps To Improve School Safety

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Parents of students who died in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting are calling for a range of steps to prevent gun violence, including measures to "harden" schools to minimize attacks and to identify potential shooters before they act.

Scott Medicaid Numbers Come Under Fire

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When it comes to health-care math, sometimes the numbers don’t add up for Florida Gov. Rick Scott.

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An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday after an excavator accidentally downed a transmission line, officials said, as the U.S. territory struggles to repair an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria.

Florida House of Representatives

As legislative leaders hold behind-the-scenes talks about revamping the gambling industry, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday announced a deal that will lead to the Seminole Tribe continuing to pay more than $300 million a year in casino money to the state.

Alex Morrison / Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition

Members of the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition are encountering some rough patches as they try to follow a stretch of preserved land between Orlando and Tampa.  They're not expecting to cross their biggest barrier until late Thursday.

Sarasota County Schools

A Sarasota County School Board member had a tough time keeping his composure during an emotional apology at Tuesday's board meeting. 

If you're like a lot of Floridians and get your health insurance through an employer, some of your health care decisions may be made for you before you ever set foot in a doctor's office, hospital or lab.
 

About 42 percent of Floridians have health insurance through an employer-sponsored plan. That means somebody has made big choices on your behalf. Choosing an employer-based health insurance plan decides the network -- essentially the list of doctors and facilities available to you at negotiated rates.

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