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Hillary Clinton Celebrates Her 69th Birthday In Downtown Tampa

Hillary Clinton spent her 69th birthday in Tampa. The Democratic presidential nominee was at Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa Wednesday to urge Florida voters to take advantage of in-person early voting.
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The University of South Florida College of Public Health is giving out free flu shots on Friday, Oct. 21 for their 20th Annual Free Flu Shot Drive.

Tens Of Thousands Of Voters Register During Extra Week

Oct 20, 2016

Florida's voter rolls may jump by more than 60,000 people due to a federal judge ordering an extra week for registration.

United For Care’s John Morgan and Jessica Spencer squared off Tuesday night in a televised medical marijuana debate.


A federal judge may decide to impose new election rules that Florida officials are warning could create chaos.

Space Travel Could Affect Our Immune System

Oct 20, 2016

As humans spend more time in space there are questions about how their bodies are being affected. 

Dr. Krishna Komanduri, a researcher at the University of Miami, collaborated on a study that found astronauts returning from space are at greater risk for the reoccurrence of viruses like mononucleosis.

A record high 60 percent of American adults support legalization of marijuana, according to a new Gallup poll released three weeks before voters in nine states decide whether to expand legal access to pot.

U.S. health officials are now recommending Zika testing for all pregnant women who recently spent time in Florida's Miami-Dade County.

It’s lunchtime at Jacksonville’s Lee High School, and Principal Scott Schneider walks down the school’s math hall. He says Lee has had its share of teacher vacancies.

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off in the final presidential debate Wednesday night at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, fact checked the debate live. Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact check from NPR reporters and editors.

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President Obama's decision to open the U.S. market to Cuban cigars could impact Tampa. Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio toured the city's sole remaining cigar manufacturer, J.C. Newman Cigar Co., and he has more than the island nation in his sights.

He also took aim at new U.S. regulations. Those include government approval of new cigar blends and requiring larger warning labels on cigar boxes. Rubio says that's something the Cubans won't have to do.


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