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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...

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...

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...

Seemingly safe GOP incumbents under attack from right-wing

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Republican U.S. Sen. James Lankford would seem to have all the conservative credentials he'd need to coast to re-election in deep-red...