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Florida: State in the southeastern United States
Florida is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. With a population of over 21 million, Florida is the third-most populous and the 22nd-most extensive of the 50 United States. The state is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida. The state's capital is Tallahassee and its most populous municipality is Jacksonville. The Miami metropolitan area, with a population of almost 6.2 million, is the most populous urban area in Florida the seventh-most populous in the United States. Other urban areas in the state with a population of more than one million are Tampa Bay, Orlando, and Jacksonville. Florida's $1.0 trillion economy is the fourth-largest of any U.S. state, and if it were a country, Florida would be the 16th-largest economy in the world.

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NBA Approves Plan To Resume Season In July [Video]

NBA Approves Plan To Resume Season In July

The NBA’s Board of Governors have approved a plan to restart the suspended season. The tentative date is July 31st with a start at Disney World, Florida amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan would see..

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American increases flights as demand grows [Video]

American increases flights as demand grows

American Airlines said Thursday it will boost its U.S. flight schedule next month over dramatic reductions since the coronavirus pandemic, planning to fly more than 55% of its July 2019 domestic..

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Florida offers drive-through Botox as restrictions ease [Video]

Florida offers drive-through Botox as restrictions ease

Florida residents worried about their laughter lines and crows’ feet need frown no longer - Botox is back, and it’s being offered at a drive-through. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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Iggy Pop urges Florida senators to pass bill protecting big cats [Video]

Iggy Pop urges Florida senators to pass bill protecting big cats

Iggy Pop has called on Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott to co-sponsor the proposed Big Cat Public Safety Act to protect tigers and other big cat species from animal abuse.

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NASA astronauts describe 'smooth' docking after SpaceX launch [Video]

NASA astronauts describe 'smooth' docking after SpaceX launch

"We didn't feel the docking. It was just so smooth...in Shuttle, you felt a little bit of a jolt," NASA astronaut Doug Hurley said on Monday after arriving at the International Space Station in..

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Students collect diplomas on jet skis [Video]

Students collect diplomas on jet skis

A high school in Florida held its graduation ceremony using jet skis due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight [Video]

NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight

Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first U.S...

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Historic SpaceX launch sends NASA astronauts into space [Video]

Historic SpaceX launch sends NASA astronauts into space

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts..

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SpaceX, NASA launch U.S. astronauts into orbit [Video]

SpaceX, NASA launch U.S. astronauts into orbit

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts..

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Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship expolodes on Texas test pad [Video]

Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship expolodes on Texas test pad

A prototype of SpaceX's upcoming heavy-lift rocket, Starship, exploded on Friday (May 29) during ground tests in south Texas as Elon Musk's space company pursued an aggressive development schedule to..

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Clouds gather ahead of postponed NASA-SpaceX launch in Florida [Video]

Clouds gather ahead of postponed NASA-SpaceX launch in Florida

Timelapse video captures storm clouds rolling over the Kennedy Space Center in Florida ahead of SpaceX's first launch scrubbed due to the weather

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NBA hoping to restart season July 31, according to report [Video]

NBA hoping to restart season July 31, according to report

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has informed the league's Board of Governors that he hopes to restart the season on July 31, the Athletic reports

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Florida Officials Approve Walt Disney World Reopening Plans [Video]

Florida Officials Approve Walt Disney World Reopening Plans

Florida officials have approved plans for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World. The plan is to begin the reopening in Orlando starting on July 11, reports Reuters. The successful reopening of its..

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KFC Is Testing a New Chicken Sandwich [Video]

KFC Is Testing a New Chicken Sandwich

The fast-food chain has started testing their new “KFC Chicken Sandwich” in Orlando, Florida.

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Historic SpaceX U.S. crew launch scrubbed due to weather [Video]

Historic SpaceX U.S. crew launch scrubbed due to weather

SpaceX, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's private rocket company, was forced by foul weather to scrub a planned launch on Wednesday of two Americans into orbit from Florida, a mission that would be..

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Stocks soar on growing economic optimism [Video]

Stocks soar on growing economic optimism

Wall Street rose sharply on Wednesday, powered by bank and retail shares, as the further easing of lockdowns boosted hopes for an economic recovery. Conway G. Gittens has the market action.

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Disney sets to reopen Walt Disney World in July [Video]

Disney sets to reopen Walt Disney World in July

Entertainment conglomerate Walt Disney has cleared one hurdle in its plan to start reopening Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida on July 11. Conway G. Gittens has the details.

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Three States Offer To Host RNC If Trump Pulls Out Of NC [Video]

Three States Offer To Host RNC If Trump Pulls Out Of NC

Republicans in Georgia, Texas, and Florida are offering to host the party’s national convention. That is if Donald Trump makes good on his threat to move the event from North Carolina. Trump has made..

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SpaceX’s first manned mission is 'transforming how we do spaceflight' -NASA [Video]

SpaceX’s first manned mission is 'transforming how we do spaceflight' -NASA

Ahead of SpaceX's historic launch of two American astronauts to the International Space Station from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said, "We're transforming how we do..

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Daytona Beach shooting: Rap video stunt ends in tragedy [Video]

Daytona Beach shooting: Rap video stunt ends in tragedy

Shocking aerial footage shows a 200-people crowd gathering in Daytona Beach, Florida, in defiance of social distancing rules. A shooting also occurred nearby, sending several people to..

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Trump Plays Golf Amid Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

Trump Plays Golf Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

President Donald Trump went to play golf for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic. According to Reuters, Trump visited the Trump National Golf Club in the Washington suburbs. The last time he..

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Trump enjoys second day of golf [Video]

Trump enjoys second day of golf

U.S. President Donald Trump played golf for the second time since the coronavirus pandemic broke out, visiting his club in the Washington suburbs on Sunday.

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NBA in talks with Disney to restart season at sports complex in Florida [Video]

NBA in talks with Disney to restart season at sports complex in Florida

NBA in talks with Disney about restarting its suspended season at Disney World in Florida in late July

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Trump says he may attend SpaceX launch [Video]

Trump says he may attend SpaceX launch

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was "thinking about going" to next week's manned launch of the SpaceX Crew Dragon rocket in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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NBA approves plan to resume season in July at Disney World

The NBA's Board of Governors have approved a plan to restart the suspended season with a tentative July 31 start at Disney World, Florida amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the league said on Thursday.
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NBA: Disney World Resort set to host rest of 2020 season

The remainder of the NBA season will be played at Florida's Disney World Resort from 31 July.
BBC News - Published

Tennis star Gauff demands change amid protests over Floyd death

American teenage tennis prodigy Coco Gauff appeared at a protest in her hometown of Delray Beach, Florida, on Wednesday, calling for racial and social justice after the death of George Floyd, an..
Reuters - Published

Florida offers drive-through Botox to quarantined residents

Quarantined Florida residents worried about their laughter lines and crows' feet need frown no longer - Botox is back, and it's being offered at a drive-through.
Reuters - Published

Special Report: U.S. school closures dramatically shrinking public education, Reuters finds

Jennifer Panditaratne’s third-grade daughter had been seeing a reading specialist once a week before her Florida school closed abruptly in March due to the novel coronavirus.
Reuters - Published

U.S. court refuses to shield Volkswagen in diesel scandal lawsuits

A U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday that Volkswagen AG cannot escape potential financial penalties from two counties in Florida and Utah that may amount to a "staggering" additional liability arising..
Reuters - Published

Protests elevate Bottoms and Demings as possible Biden running mates

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and U.S. Representative Val Demings of Florida have risen in prominence amid protests against police brutality as Joe Biden weighs whether to choose a black woman as..
Reuters - Published

SpaceX Crew Dragon delivers two NASA astronauts to International Space Station

Just under 19 hours after launching from Florida, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley arrived at the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule on Sunday, marking the first..
Reuters - Published

NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts..
Reuters - Published

SpaceX, NASA to try again for landmark launch of two astronauts from Florida

Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX was set for a repeat attempt at launching two Americans into orbit on Saturday from Florida for a mission that would mark the first spaceflight of NASA..
Reuters - Published

Florida governor asks court to stay felon voting ruling

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis gave notice on Friday that he will appeal a federal judge's decision on voting rights for felons, while asking for a stay on the ruling that appeared to clear the way for..
Reuters - Published

Florida officials approve Walt Disney World reopening plans

Florida officials have approved plans for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World in Orlando starting on July 11, according to a memo from a state agency released on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Disney theme park, Las Vegas casinos plan reopening; U.S. mourns 100,000 dead

Walt Disney World in Florida on Wednesday announced plans to reopen and MGM Resorts said guests could soon return to Las Vegas casino hotels, as more Americans emerging from the coronavirus lockdown..
Reuters - Published

Weather postpones SpaceX's first astronaut launch from Florida

SpaceX, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's private rocket company, was forced by foul weather to scrub a planned launch on Wednesday of two Americans into orbit from Florida, a mission that would be..
Reuters - Published

Florida's South Beach awakens after two-month slumber

South Beach's Ocean Drive stirred to life on Wednesday after a two-month shutdown, as diners enjoyed breakfast and early cocktails along the Florida tourist thoroughfare for the first time since the..
Reuters - Published

Ominous weather looms as NASA set to resume human spaceflight with SpaceX takeoff

Two NASA astronauts arrived at a Florida launch pad flashing thumbs-up signs as they prepared to be carried into orbit on Wednesday by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX..
Reuters - Published

Disney plans to reopen Walt Disney World starting on July 11

Walt Disney Co plans to reopen the world's largest theme park, Walt Disney World, in phases beginning on July 11, if the governor of Florida approves.
Reuters - Published

Task force approves plan to reopen virus-shuttered Disney World parks starting July 11

Walt Disney Co on Wednesday moved a step closer to reopening its Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando, Florida, on July 11, when the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force approved its plan.
Reuters - Published

Three U.S. states offer to host Republican convention if Trump pulls it from North Carolina

Republicans in Georgia, Texas and Florida are offering to host the party's national convention if President Donald Trump makes good on his threat to move the event from North Carolina over social..
Reuters - Published



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