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Florida is the southernmost contiguous state in the 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. Florida is the 22nd-most extensive, the 3rd-most populous, and the 8th-most densely populated of the U.S. states. Jacksonville is the most populous municipality in the state and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. The Miami metropolitan area is Florida's most populous urban area. Tallahassee is the state's capital.

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A Florida man has been arrested for allegedly threatening harm against a Charlottesville city council candidate because of his race
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Kentucky LB Kash Daniel vehemently denies allegations made by Florida fans on Twitter that he intentionally tried to injure Gators QB Kyle Trask
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The U.S. government has been spending $720,000 a day to staff an empty migrant holding facility in Homestead, Florida. The facility used to house unaccompanied..
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A federal official revealed that the government spends $600 per bed, per day, to support the empty facility in Homestead, Florida
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Felipe Vázquez was arrested Tuesday in Pittsburgh for soliciting a child for sexual acts and faces multiple felonies in both Florida and Pennsylvania.
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If you've been to the Caribbean or Florida this past summer — or anytime the last few years — chances are you've encountered sargassum seaweed.
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Aaron Thomas, 31, and Megan Mondanaro, 35, were arrested in Florida after they had sex in the back of a patrol car, according to police.
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An industry group representing Florida banks pushed for an exemption to U.S. sanctions on Venezuela that were issued last week, executives said on Tuesday,..
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Police discovered Casei Jones' body in a van after her husband was involved in a traffic crash in Georgia. He then led authorities to the site where the four..
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Vazquez was taken into custody Tuesday morning on a felony warrant out of Florida.
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A deputy sent to the Summerfield home Saturday for a wellness check noticed a "foul odor of decomposition" as he entered the residence.
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A husband allegedly killed his wife and her four children and then kept their bodies in his home and van for weeks. Casei Jones, 32, and her children, aged..
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Police in Florida have arrested a possible serial killer using genealogy and DNA collected from a cigarette. Robert Haye was charged in Palm Beach County with..
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Florida authorities call it case of "pure evil" as bodies of Casei Jones and her 4 children found weeks after they went missing
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Police believe he killed his family at their home in Florida, then stored their bodies there and in his van for several weeks before transporting them to..
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The ruling was a setback for victims of Jeffrey Epstein who are hoping to see criminal charges filed against people who may have helped him prey on teenage..
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A man arrested in the 2016 death of a woman in Palm Beach has also been genetically linked to the slayings of three women in Daytona Beach.
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Police in Florida say Robert Tyrone Hayes, 37, is linked to the murders of at least four women spanning a decade in Daytona Beach and Palm Beach County. Hayes,..
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A group of women who said Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused them are not entitled to money damages from the United States even though federal prosecutors kept them..
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A federal judge in Florida said on Monday that a group of women who claimed that Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused them are not entitled to money damages over a..
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A Florida teacher driving to work on September 11 spotted a formation in the clouds that took his breath away – it looked like a firefighter walking toward an..
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Grayton Grant, 4-year-old son of a Florida State booster, teamed up with his dad to sell lemonade, with money going toward Willie Taggart's buyout.
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Bee Love Slater was found badly burned in a car in Florida earlier this month. Advocates believe she is the 18th transgender person killed this year.
 
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Residents and rescue workers breathe sigh of relief; Florida coast also appears to be in the clear from impacts of Tropical Storm Humberto.
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Bee Love Slater was the 18th transgender woman known to have been killed in the United States this year, according to the Human Rights Campaign.
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Investigators have identified the body of a transgender woman found burned in a vehicle in Florida. A candlelit vigil was held for 23-year-old Bee Love Slater...
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"It's highly unlikely this was an accident," the doctor who removed the spear said
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Shoppers will flock Target for designer goods, tropical storm heads toward Florida and the biggest news to start your weekend.
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When Sergeant Jeff Turney got a call about an elderly man determined to drive to Florida, he did something no one expected
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When Sergeant Jeff Turney got a call about an elderly man who wanted to move to Florida, he knew there was no sense in talking him out of it. Instead, Sergeant..
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For 22 years, a missing person case in Florida went unsolved. Until, someone saw something strange on Google Earth. Manuel Bojorquez explains.
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The system headed toward Florida, now "Tropical Depression Nine," will almost certainly become Tropical Storm Humberto within next 24 hours
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Florida: Remains of a missing man were finally found after 22 years when a man zoomed in on his former Florida neighborhood with Google satellite...
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A missing man's remains were finally found thanks to someone who zoomed in on his former Florida neighborhood with Google satellite images and noticed a car..
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A missing man's remains were finally found thanks to someone who zoomed in on his former Florida neighborhood with Google satellite images and noticed a car..
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Florida boy bullied over his homemade Tennessee shirt could become a Volunteer himself after the university announced it would give him scholarship.
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"Potential tropical cyclone nine" could produce 7 inches in northwest and central Bahamas and some rainfall on Florida's east coast
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Some models show the system that could become Tropical Storm Humberto intensifying into a hurricane off the Southeast coast by early next week.
 
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The remains of a man who went missing two decades ago in Florida have been found...
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