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Thousands flock to Florida beaches, ignoring coronavirus concerns

Update: Clearwater, Cocoa Beach, Lee County and other communities announced plans Wednesday to close beaches due to coronavirus.  Thousands of people in Florida are seemingly...
Cruise Ship, Photo Date: 4/10/2013

Cruise docks at Florida post after virus test of 2 staff

A cruise ship held off Florida's coast while two crew members were tested for the new coronavirus has docked at a port.

Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large...

Florida driver strikes 4 motorcycles, killing 1 rider

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida man crashed into four motorcycles stopped along a highway, killing one rider and injuring two others.

Florida family shelters in Chattanooga during Irma

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - As we're keeping a watchful eye on Irma, so are many Florida evacuees concerned of what devastation the hurricane will leave behind.

Irma evacuees head north towards Chattanooga area

Florida residents are evacuating their homes and coming into northwest Georgia and the Chattanooga area, which is causing traffic back ups.

Tennessee, Georgia Kick Off “Operation Southern Shield”

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - It seems no one is driving within the posted speed limits on major roads these days. But that will change if...

Police: Georgia couple on honeymoon kidnap, rape Florida woman

HIALEAH, Fla. (CBS NEWS)-- Investigators say Georgia newlyweds kidnapped and raped a woman in a violent attack Sunday, reports CBS Miami. Miami-Dade Police said the 27-year-old victim...

Vast Georgia wildfire almost out after days of soaking rain

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A wildfire that has burned vast acreage near the Georgia-Florida state line since April is nearly extinguished following a week's worth of soaking rains over the Okefenokee Swamp.

Official sides with Georgia over Florida in water lawsuit

ATLANTA (AP) - A judicial official is siding with Georgia in a decades-long dispute with Florida over water rights, recommending that the U.S. Supreme Court refuse Florida's request to cap Georgia's use.

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