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News from the state of Florida

Hemingway Look-Alike Contest returns to the Florida Keys

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KEY WEST, Fla. — The 40th edition of an Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest opened Thursday night at an iconic Key West bar once frequented...

Small flotilla leaves Miami to show support for Cuban people

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MIAMI — A small group of Cuban Americans launched motorboats from Miami early Friday, planning to approach Cuba in a show of support for...

Engineer: Avenue next to collapsed Florida condo could fail

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SURFSIDE, Fla. — Miami Dade Assistant Fire Chief Raide Jadallah says the fire department’s role in recovering remains at the collapsed Surfside condominium has...

Firefighters end search and rescue at Florida condo collapse

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SURFSIDE, Fla. — Firefighters have ended their mission in clearing debris from the collapsed Surfside condo building Friday, officials said, while police and forensic...

Firefighters officially end search in Florida condo collapse

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MIAMI — Firefighters officially ended their search for bodies in the debris of the collapsed Surfside condo building on Friday, even as police and...

Miami-Dade’s unsafe structure’s board frustrated by delays

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MIAMI — Miami-Dade County's Unsafe Structure's Board is under pressure to speed up the process for reviewing problematic structures following the collapse of the...

Sounds of the Games: NBC doesn’t plan on adding crowd noise

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One of Molly Solomon's favorite memories from the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics was watching Lindsey Vonn in the start house. Cameras would focus on the...

Report: Disney may get $570M in tax breaks for new campus

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The Walt Disney Co. stands to benefit from more than a half billion dollars in tax breaks for building a new...

Giant screen collapses ahead of Rolling Loud music festival

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MIAMI — A giant video screen collapsed Thursday at a South Florida stadium, a day before the Rolling Loud hip-hop music festival was set...

Judge: $150M initially for victims in Florida condo collapse

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Victims and families who suffered losses in the collapse of a 12-story oceanfront Florida condominium will get a minimum of $150 million in compensation...