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Oct 13, 2018
Hurricane Michael toll rises to 16; Florida governor Rick Scott says Mexico Beach 'devastated' due to stormDozens of structures in Mexico Beach — homes, shops and restaurants — were lifted off their foundations by Hurricane Michael, and moved hundreds of feet inland or smashed to bits.
Oct 10, 2018
Florida braces for Hurricane Michael as it strengthens to Category 4 storm; Donald Trump declares state emergencyThe National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Michael is expected to slam ashore later in the day along the Florida Panhandle
Sep 03, 2018
Miami-based National Hurricane Centre issues tropical storm watch for New Orleans, Louisiana as potential cyclone approachesThe National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued a tropical storm watch for parts of the US Gulf of Mexico Coast as a potential tropical cyclone expected. NHC has also issued a tropical storm watch for the New Orleans area and a flash flood watch for large parts of the Louisiana coast into the Houston area.
Aug 20, 2018
Scientists seek new methods to control Florida's growing toxic algae bloomsThe red tide also has been implicated in at least 266 sea turtle strandings in the region this year.
Mar 16, 2018
'Multiple' fatalities in Miami pedestrian bridge collapseA pedestrian bridge being built across an eight-lane highway collapsed at a Miami-area college Thursday, crushing eight vehicles under massive slabs and killing multiple people, authorities said.
Mar 10, 2018
Florida governor Rick Scott signs gun restrictions three weeks after Parkland high school attack; NRA files lawsuit to block lawFlorida governor Rick Scott signed a far-reaching school-safety bill Friday that places new restrictions on guns, cementing his state's break with the National Rifle Association and decades of Republican thinking on gun control in the aftermath of the Parkland high school attack
Feb 26, 2018
Florida shooting: Nearly two weeks after 17 lost their lives, students make emotional return to schoolStudents and teachers returned to a Florida school in the US for the first time since 17 people were killed there, consoling each other even as they called for swift action to address gun violence
Feb 25, 2018
Florida school shooting: Governor Rick Scott backs law to raise minimum age for buying guns to 21Florida Governor Rick Scott, a loyal ally of the US gun lobby under mounting pressure to act in the aftermath of last week’s deadly mass shooting, urged state lawmakers on Friday to tighten access to firearms for young people and the mentally disturbed.
Feb 17, 2018
Florida governor Rick Scott calls for FBI director Christopher Wray's resignation following school shootout that killed 17Governor of Florida state Rick Scott on Saturday urged the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to resign in the wake of the agency's admission that it failed to follow up on an earlier tip over the shooter who killed 17 people in a Florida high school
Sep 16, 2017
Days after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc in Florida, 1.5 million homes still left without powerAbout 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia remained without power on Friday after Hurricane Irma