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Water Tests After Sewage Releases Don’t Give Complete Picture Of Health Risks

The state has received reports of more than 268 million gallons of sewage that spilled onto roads and into water around Florida so far this year and nearly 95 percent of it happened in Pinellas County during Hurricane Hermine.
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Investigators say a suspect in an aggravated battery case rammed his vehicle into a deputy's patrol car during a traffic stop near Tampa on Tuesday.

  Gerry Realin spent four hours with the dead inside of Pulse Night Club.

He remembers the blood. The smell. The scene was so bad, the eight-member Hazmat team wouldn’t let any other officers help them remove the bodies. That way fewer people had to witness what they saw.

St. Petersburg has a plan to minimize sewage spills during major rain events and the Department of Environmental Protection wants to ensure it follows through.

Challenges To New Water Standards Tossed Out

Sep 15, 2016

Siding with the Department of Environmental Protection on procedural grounds, an administrative law judge has rejected a series of challenges to controversial new state water-quality standards.

Hospitals in Florida and most other states have made progress in reducing preventable “readmissions,” the unplanned return of patients within a month of discharge, federal officials say.

FAMU Trustees Set Stage For President's Exit

Sep 14, 2016
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Elmira Mangum will no longer lead the country's largest historically black public university if Florida A&M University trustees approve a plan advanced Wednesday to end her two-year presidency.

Under the terms of an agreement, endorsed by a special presidential leadership committee, Mangum would immediately step down and be replaced by an interim president if the full Board of Trustees approves the plan on Thursday.

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The battle of the airwaves is heating up in the race for Florida's U.S. Senate seat. So WUSF's Steve Newborn talks with PolitiFact Florida's Josh Gillen to look at two claims lobbed by a Republican lobbying committee against Democrat Patrick Murphy.

Citrus Land Drop-Off Continues Across Florida

Sep 14, 2016
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Coming off their worst harvest in five decades, citrus growers in Florida have fewer acres to work with as they struggle to maintain the state's signature crop against an incurable bacterial disease.


Hillsborough County might see the end of ridesharing companies like Uber or Lyft if stricter regulations are passed.

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Tropical Storm Julia is bringing heavy rain to the northeast coast of Florida and southeast Georgia.


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