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Four Florida Zika Cases May Have Been Locally Transmitted

Four people in Florida who have Zika may have contracted the virus in the United States, according to the Florida Department of Health. In a press release Wednesday, the department said it's investigating two more non-travel-related cases. That brings the total of potentially non-travel-related cases to four: two in Broward County and two in Miami-Dade County.Wednesday's news raises concerns that mosquitoes in Florida may be spreading the virus.Chalmers Vasquez is the operations manager and...
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Halt On Juvenile Immigrant Visa Leaves Thousands In Limbo

Immigration is an intricate part of the history of the United States. But in 2012, a new trend appeared: juveniles traveling alone showed up at the border in huge numbers.President Obama became alarmed, and two years later visited Central America and the border to send a message of deterrence to parents and minors who were planning to make the journey north."While we intend to do the right thing by these children, their parents need to know that this is an incredibly dangerous situation and...
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Florida’s military installations face more flooding and hurricane damage as the seas rise.

Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville and Sarasota Memorial are the only two hospitals in Florida to receive the top score – five stars – for overall quality in a new federal rating system released on Wednesday.

Airborne Toxins Detected At Worst Algae Sites

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Toxins have been detected in the air at four Treasure Coast sites where a toxic algae bloom has accumulated in high densities.

Over heated objections, Governor Rick Scott's Environmental Regulation Commission narrowly approved sweeping new water quality standards for the state.

Four people in Florida who have Zika may have contracted the virus in the United States, according to the Florida Department of

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Florida

Jul 27, 2016

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.


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