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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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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]

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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]

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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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Rescued manatees released in Florida Keys [Video]

Rescued manatees released in Florida Keys

Two rescued manatees were released back into the sea off the Florida Keys on Wednesday (May 20) after having been rehabilitated by rescue volunteers.

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Rescued manatees back in the wild after rehab [Video]

Rescued manatees back in the wild after rehab

Two rescued manatees were released back into the sea off the Florida Keys on Wednesday after having been rehabilitated by rescue volunteers.

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All 50 U.S. states reopening in varying degrees [Video]

All 50 U.S. states reopening in varying degrees

As of Wednesday, all 50 states were allowing some level re-openings for certain businesses, with some moving before meeting federal guidelines. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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A nurse struggling with COVID-19 trauma was found dead in his car [Video]

A nurse struggling with COVID-19 trauma was found dead in his car

Becoming a nurse was a dream come true for William Coddington but in March that dream and his long recovery from drug addiction began to unravel as fatally ill COVID-19 patients showed up in his..

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Police hit by bottles at 3,000-people block party in Florida [Video]

Police hit by bottles at 3,000-people block party in Florida

Shocking footage shows police officers making arrests at a 3,000-people block party in Florida. Officers at the weekend street party were hit with alcohol cups, bottles and bar stools. Police say..

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Massive Florida block party defies social-distancing orders [Video]

Massive Florida block party defies social-distancing orders

Police denied on Monday (May 18) that racism was a factor in breaking up a massive block party in Volusia County, Florida over the weekend. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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Is Biden Ignoring Latino Voters ? [Video]

Is Biden Ignoring Latino Voters ?

Is Joe Biden ignoring Latino voters? Puerto Rican voters registered in Florida told Reuters they want Biden to offer a bolder vision on issues affecting their community. Democratic strategists and..

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FBI phone probe links Florida shooter to al Qaeda [Video]

FBI phone probe links Florida shooter to al Qaeda

The FBI cracked the iPhone encryption of the Royal Saudi Air Force trainee who killed three American sailors in a December attack at a U.S. naval base in Florida and found evidence linking him to al..

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Barr Said FBI Unlocked Phone That Links Al Qaeda To Saudi Man Who Killed Three At Florida Base [Video]

Barr Said FBI Unlocked Phone That Links Al Qaeda To Saudi Man Who Killed Three At Florida Base

Attorney General William Barr gave an update on the Royal Saudi Air Force trainee who killed three American sailors. The FBI cracked the iPhone encryption of the man who made the December attack at a..

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McIlroy and Johnson feeling good after getting back on course at charity event [Video]

McIlroy and Johnson feeling good after getting back on course at charity event

Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson feeling good after getting back on golf course for 'Driving Health' charity event

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NASCAR resumes season with no fans [Video]

NASCAR resumes season with no fans

NASCAR resumed competition after a two-month shutdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic, holding its Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina without fans. Chris Dignam has more.

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Arrest warrants issued for NFL players Baker, Dunbar for alleged armed robbery [Video]

Arrest warrants issued for NFL players Baker, Dunbar for alleged armed robbery

Arrest warrants issued for NFL players Deandre Baker and Quinton Dunbar for alleged armed robbery at party in Florida

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After Tyson, Holyfield teases boxing fans by releasing training video [Video]

After Tyson, Holyfield teases boxing fans by releasing training video

Fifty-seven year-old, four time world heavyweight boxing champion, Evander Holyfield says "I'm back too!".

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FBI finds evidence of al Qaeda tie to 2019 Florida naval base shooting: NYT

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Disney says it will reopen shopping area at Florida resort on Wednesday

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New York Giants's Deandre Baker surrenders after robbery charge

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