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Gov. Rick Scott spoke with media this afternoon about a mass shooting that took place early Monday morning outside a Fort Myers nightclub.

The club was hosting an event for teenagers. Two teens were killed and 18 people were injured

 

   18-year-old Stef’An Strawder was one of two fatal victims in a mass shooting outside Club Blu in Fort Myers early Monday morning.  The other fatal shooting victim was 14-year-old Sean Archilles.

Florida officials are still investigating what could become the first non-travel-related cases of Zika in the United States.

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy spoke with Health News Florida Editor Julio Ochoa about how the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention is helping with the response.

Kids fish off of a narrow dock in Manatee Pocket, casting lines into coffee-colored water untouched by the toxic algae bloom fouling the St. Lucie River a mile up the canal.

Florida’s secretary of state has released a voter education toolkit for next month’s 2016 primary election.

North Miami has named the police officer who shot an unarmed black man on Monday.

 

Officer Jonathan Aledda is a member of the SWAT team and joined the department four years ago.

 

There were plenty of people handing out flyers at Saturday’s rally for Hillary Clinton at Florida International University (FIU).

 

Presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton visited Tampa Friday, in the wind up to her party's convention in Philadelphia.

Florida’s elections chief says he’s worried about potential disturbances during this year’s elections, and he’s working with law enforcement and supervisors of elections across the state on a plan.

Florida’s unemployment rate is beating the national one.  But the state had a slow month in job creation.

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