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Daylina Miller

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Daylina Miller, multimedia reporter for Health News Florida, joined WUSF Public Media in early 2015 to help expand health coverage statewide.

She began her journalism career as a teen columnist on the Tampa Tribune's first board of community columnists in 2005 and has since worked as a reporter in various capacities for several Tampa Bay news organizations.

Daylina is a graduate of the University of South Florida's School of Mass Communications, where she started the school's Her Campus Magazine branch, served as a correspondent for USA Today College and wrote opinion columns for The Oracle.

She received her master's degree in New Media Journalism at Full Sail University.

Contact Daylina at 813-974-8629, on Twitter @DaylinaMiller or by email at daylinamiller@wusf.org

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Thousands of college football fans gathered in Tampa and surrounding cities for a weekend packed with events meant to pump them up for the College Football National Championship game.

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Between 70,000 and 100,000 visitors are expected for the upcoming National College Football Championship and activities in Tampa, and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is hoping to educate them and local residents about the signs of human trafficking.

Tampa International Airport

After a shooting at the Fort-Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport today that killed five people and left 13 others injured so far, other airports are reacting.

Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

More than 200 people in Florida were involved in crashes last year because of drivers who failed to move over for stopped vehicles, and 5,518 citations were issued.

And so far in 2017, three people have been killed.

Starting with the new year, physicians assistants and nurse practitioners will be allowed to prescribe medications without a doctor's oversight.

Jamie Howe has been disabled for years after complications from a gastric bypass surgery, and was diagnosed with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, which she said causes debilitating pain.

After opiates put her in the hospital and then into rehab, she looked to marijuana to alleviate the pain.

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The official holiday travel period started Friday and goes through the first week of the New Year, and Tampa International Airport officials are expecting almost a million travelers to pass through.

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell visited Tampa on Tuesday to remind Floridians they’re in the final days to enroll in the federal marketplace for health insurance.

There's less than a week left in the Annual Election Period for Floridians enrolled in Medicare to change their plans.

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Tampa's historic district kicked off the winter holidays with a tree lighting ceremony in Centro Ybor Wednesday night.

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Charlie Bellofatto stood on Ashley Drive at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Tampa with a tambourine in one hand and a sign in the other.

The Tampa resident and Lakota Tribe member sang the Lakota “Four Directions Song” as he protested the Sabal Trail Transmission Pipeline and a crude oil pipeline being built on native land in the Midwest.

With one month left in the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act Marketplace for insurance that starts Jan. 1, insurance navigators are encouraging people to examine their options.

Lyft

The ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft are here to stay in Hillsborough County - for now.

The Public Transportation Commission on Wednesday approved a temporary operating agreement for the two companies to operate in Hillsborough for the next 13 months.

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Early voting ends this weekend in Florida, and elections supervisors are predicting a record turn out.

To help cut down on wait times, several county websites are offering a "wait time" tool that updates every hour.  

It's a hot Sunday afternoon in Tampa's historic Ybor City, but that doesn't stop coffee lovers from popping into the "Blind Tiger Cafe" on 7th Avenue for their caffeine fix.

While patrons sip their lattes and iced coffees in the front room, Cat Martin and her husband Phil Malthus set up in the back for their monthly "Death Cafe."

According to a new report, more children than ever before have health insurance.

Florida joins 40 other states that insured more children between 2013 and 2015.

A new report shows that Florida hospitals have increased their number of residency slots 19 percent since 2013.

The state faces a severe shortage of about 7,000 medical specialists through 2025.

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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.

The latest portion of the Sunshine State Survey is out and focuses on education, transportation and health.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency opened a Disaster Recovery Center this weekend in Pasco County to help residents affected by Hurricane Hermine.

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