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These Are America's Best Beaches, According To 'Dr. Beach'
By Caleb Jones, AP
Stephen Leatherman has delivered his 2019 list of the best beaches in the United States.
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Florida Mayor Suggests Putting Immigrants Up At Trump Hotels
Broward County Mayor Mark Bogen had a fiery response to the administration's plan to fly hundreds of migrants to South Florida.
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Trump Administration Is Transporting More Migrants From Border To Other U.S. Cities
Florida's Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said he'd have to "talk to the president" about plans to send more immigrants to South Florida.
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Tiger Woods Sued Over Death Of Drunk Driver Who Worked At Golfer's Restaurant
Woods and his girlfriend Erica Herman are being blamed for the fatal crash after the man drank for hours at the Florida eatery.
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Hackers Accessed Voting Systems In Two Florida Counties In 2016, Governor Says
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said hackers did not change or alter data.
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Judge Requires Florida Counties To Provide Spanish-Language Ballots In 2020
Civil rights groups that sued on behalf of thousands of Puerto Ricans say the ruling recognizes that Spanish speakers are not "second-class citizens."
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Colin Jost Calls The 'Kook Squad,' Taking A Cue From Trump's Recent Speech
Crazy speech was like the Gettysburg Address for the Florida Panhandle, quips Jost on "Saturday Night Live."
FBI Opens Investigation Into Florida GOP Donor Cindy Yang
The Miami Herald confirmed that a woman who worked for Li "Cindy" Yang's business received a subpoena from the FBI this week over her Trump donation.
In Hurricane-Ravaged And Aid-Deprived Florida, Trump’s Supporters Remain Loyal
The deadly Hurricane Michael upended residents' lives, but they're not blaming the president for the long delay in federal aid.
President Trump Pits Florida Against Puerto Rico At Rally
At a rally in Florida, President Donald Trump spread more anti-Puerto Rico rhetoric.
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Columbia County Sheriff's Office
Florida Man Faces Obscenity Charges For 'I Eat A**' Window Sticker
When the deputy asked the suspect how “a parent of a small child would explain the meaning of the words,” Dillon Shane Webb said “it would be up to the parent.”
Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office
Florida Woman Whips Baby Gator Out Of Her Yoga Pants As Traffic Stop Gets Weird
An early-morning traffic stop in Punta Gorda got extra Florida in a hurry.
Haines City Police Department
Florida Man Gets DUI After Crashing Lawnmower Into Police Car
The suspect's driver's license has been suspended since 1978, police said.
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Woman With Mental Illness Gave Birth Alone In Florida Jail Cell, Lawyers Say
Tammy Jackson asked guards for help as she had contractions. But her lawyer said she got no medical care for hours.
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Florida Poised To Require People With Felonies To Repay Debts Before They Can Vote
Critics say the measure is akin to a poll tax and violates the will of voters, who recently lifted the state's lifetime voting ban for people with felonies.
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Florida Legislature Votes 'Yes' To Arming Teachers
The bill now heads to the desk of Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is expected to sign it into law.
CULTURE & ARTS
'The Gulf' Is A Climate Change Novel For A Changed World
Political temperatures rise and vicious storms pound the coast in Belle Boggs' witty debut, set in Obama's America.
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School Resource Officer Accidentally Fires Gun Into Cafeteria Wall
The Florida officer's gun was holstered but reportedly went off when he leaned against a wall.
Florida Passes Bill Banning Anti-Semitism In Public Schools After Synagogue Shooting
Days after a shooting at California's Chabad of Poway, Florida's legislature approved a bill banning anti-Semitism on public school campuses.
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Stranded Dolphin Found With Plastic Bags, Piece Of Balloon In Stomach
The female rough-toothed dolphin ultimately had to be euthanized after washing up on a Florida beach.
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Florida Legislature Passes Ban On Sanctuary Cities
The anti-immigrant bill, in a state where 1 in 5 residents is an immigrant, will likely be signed into law by the Republican governor.
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Florida House Approves Requiring People To Repay Criminal Fines, Fees Before They Can Vote
Critics say the legislation amounts to a poll tax and violates a constitutional amendment that voters overwhelmingly approved in November to allow people with felonies to vote.
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FOOD & DRINK
Over 113,000 Pounds Of Ground Beef Recalled Due To E. Coli Fears
By Alex Lasker, AOL.COM Articles
The possibly tainted food items were shipped to restaurant distributors in Georgia and Florida.
Pinellas County Jail
Florida Deputy Fired After Forcing Inmate To Do Pushups For Feeding Cookie To Bird
James Moran was caught on camera kicking the inmate after he couldn't do 50 pushups.
Dems Hope Florida Puerto Ricans’ Dislike Of Trump Translates To Actual Votes Next Time
The community’s low turnout rate helped Republicans win two key races in last year’s midterms.
Deputy On Leave After Video Shows Officers Slamming Teen's Head, Punching Him
Broward County, Florida's mayor has called for the deputy's firing over the "outrageous and unacceptable" actions.
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