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The University of Florida's president is urging students to stay away from a speaking event on campus featuring white nationalist Richard Spencer.

Two women who lived at a Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning during Hurricane Irma have died, bringing to 14 the number of fatalities linked to the home.


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For nearly half her life, Ruby Williams has prayed for her daughter, Brenda: "Lord, let her be alive."

Authorities have recovered the body of a kayaker who had been missing in Tampa Bay.

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Hurricane Nate brought flooding and power outages as it sloshed ashore outside Biloxi early Sunday, the first hurricane to make landfall in Mississippi since Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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Hurricane Nate raced swiftly over the central Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, gaining added strength as forecasters said it would smash into the U.S. Gulf Coast in coming nighttime hours.

Louisiana is helping Florida process its thousands of unemployment claims related to Hurricane Irma.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials say genetically modified mosquitoes are not "drugs" and should be regulated by environmental authorities.

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Gov. Rick Scott is urging residents in Florida's Panhandle to keep an eye on Tropical Storm Nate, which formed off the coast of Nicaragua and is expected to approach the U.S. Gulf Coast.

A federal judge has blocked a Florida law that would require people and groups that provide abortion advice to register with the state and furnish women with a detailed explanation of the procedure and alternatives.


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Florida officials are reminding rural residents that bears are becoming more active as they try to add calories in preparation for winter.

Florida is launching a website where residents will be able file or update their voter registration.

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O.J. Simpson is set to be released from a Nevada prison next week. And Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is trying to stop the celebrity-turned convicted robber from moving here.

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Authorities say a man claiming to have a bomb prompted the evacuation of a Pinellas County restaurant, although the man later said he was joking.

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You can face felony charges in Florida for repeatedly driving with a revoked license — but if you don't bother getting a driver's license at all, apparently those charges don't apply.

Winning a "stand your ground" hearing to avoid criminal prosecution in Florida doesn't automatically grant immunity from civil suits, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case over a barroom fight.

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The power is back on in Florida. So why is the internet still out for some people, more than two weeks after Hurricane Irma struck?

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The leader of a small Florida-based neo-Nazi group pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges associated with having explosives in his apartment's garage.

Florida's state-created property insurer says Hurricane Irma will cause over $1 billion in insured losses to the company.

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Officials across the state of Florida say the cleanup of debris left in Hurricane Irma's wake could last until the end of hurricane season.

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