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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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