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First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Florida

Florida first legal medical-marijuana dispensary formally opened Tuesday in a Tallahassee storefront, a week after the company known as Trulieve received state approval to begin selling a type of non-euphoric cannabis.
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'They Cannot Silence Us': Sanders Supporters Protest After Clinton Nomination

Hundreds of Bernie Sanders supporters walked out of the Democratic National Convention in protest Tuesday, after the roll call vote of state delegates was completed with Hillary Clinton officially receiving her party's presidential nomination. The walkout came after the Vermont senator moved to nominate Clinton through acclamation, basically turning his delegates over to her.The protesters left the Wells Fargo Arena chanting "This is what democracy looks like." They moved just outside the...
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First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Florida

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Florida first legal medical-marijuana dispensary formally opened Tuesday in a Tallahassee storefront, a week after the company known as Trulieve received state approval to begin selling a type of non-euphoric cannabis.

A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows Americans increasingly favor making gun laws tougher by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months. But it also shows pessimism that change will happen anytime soon.

The first medical marijuana dispensary in Florida is slated to open.

CDC Releases New Guidelines For Treating Zika

Jul 26, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control released new guidelines for treating Zika, Monday.

Climatologists Predict Increased Hurricane Activity

Jul 26, 2016

El Niño is winding down, and the chance for a hurricane is going up.

Dozens of protesters filed into the North Miami police department wearing all black.

 

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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

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   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.

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