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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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National News

Clinton Makes History As Democratic Presidential Nominee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9tMnZKsRPY The Democratic National Convention made history Tuesday evening: Amid applause, shouts, cheers and in some cases tears, the delegates on the floor of the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia nominated Hillary Clinton for president of the United States.Clinton is now the first female presidential candidate of a major American party.It is a historic moment 150 years in the making, starting when suffragettes demanded the right to vote and Read More

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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.

 

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.

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