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Bernie Sanders Makes Surprise Visit To Florida Delegation

There's been a lot of heartburn at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia as Bernie Sanders supporters bemoan the lack of respect they think their candidate has been getting. But Ramsay McLauchlan of Pinellas County, the Deputy Whip of the Florida delegation, said that's changing.
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Two more possible non-travel-related cases of Zika virus are being investigated in South Florida, the Florida Department of Health confirmed Wednesday.

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There's a lot of talking going on in Philadelphia this week, as Democrats host their national convention. So with a lot of promises being bandied about, we check in with PolitiFact editor Angie Holan to do some on-site fact-checking.

Here's the scoop from PolitiFact:

1. "For families making less than $125,000 a year, we will eliminate tuition" for in-state students at public colleges.

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Fire officials are assessing the damage after a lightning strike sparked a fire on Egmont Key.

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In a ranch-style house in Town 'n Country, the Ruiz family converses over arroz con pollo in Spanish about the struggles of learning English.

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  Florida environmental regulators passed new rules Tuesday that will increase the levels of some toxic chemicals allowed in Florida's water.

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Florida first legal medical-marijuana dispensary formally opened Tuesday in a Tallahassee storefront, a week after the company known as Trulieve received state approval to begin selling a type of non-euphoric cannabis.

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Mothers Share Pain At Democratic Convention

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Two Florida mothers who lost sons to gunfire in high-profile incidents tapped their pain Tuesday to tell the Democratic National Convention why they support Hillary Clinton's campaign for president.

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There's been a lot of heartburn at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia as Bernie Sanders supporters bemoan the lack of respect they think their candidate has been getting. But Ramsay McLauchlan of Pinellas County, the Deputy Whip of the Florida delegation, said that's changing.

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