Florida

State of the United States of America

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 and 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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Gotta hate humans who pollute our oceans and harm animals ... but also gotta love humans who save animals from harm ... like this jet skier who came to this poor..
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A person at Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue animal sanctuary in Tampa, Florida, has a "serious" injury after getting bitten by a tiger Thursday.
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Thousands of dead rays, skates, shrimp, and other sea life speckled some shorelines on Florida's Atlantic coast, a result of an algae bloom.
 
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A man who was rescued at sea 86 miles off the coast of Florida is talking about his ordeal. CBS Philadelphia was at the Port of Wilmington when Stuart Bee spoke,..
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A Florida organization has turned trash into a festive light display to help raise awareness about how the waste people produce affects the oceans.
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62-year-old Stuart Bee was was spotted by crew members on the container ship Angeles, 86 miles east of Port Canaveral, Florida.
 
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Florida has joined Texas and California as American states surpassing one million confirmed Covid-19 cases.Its governor has vowed not to adopt any further..
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This comes one day after Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference where he denounced mask mandates
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A Florida vet school turned to an unusual treatment to save a woman's seahorse. The vets at University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine did an..
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Here is a snapshot of life in Texas, Wyoming, Florida and South Dakota, all states with skyrocketing COVID-19 cases and lax restrictions.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom warns of tougher stay-at-home order. Michigan Rep. John Chirkun tests positive. U.S. deaths top 268K. Latest COVID news.
 
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The man, 62, was rescued by a passing container ship, more than 80 miles off the Florida coast.
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This is the definition of a sitting duck -- a dead bird gunned down by hunters got swallowed up by a massive alligator ... and it's all on video!!! The wildlife..
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A US mariner was found clinging to his capsized boat after being missing for two days off Florida in what Coast Guard officials called an "incredible"..
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Burial services for Sincere Pierce at Riverview Memorial Gardens ended abruptly when his mother was shot Saturday afternoon.
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The U.S. Coast Guard had been searching for signs of Stuart Bee since he was reported missing on Friday.
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An unknown gunman fired into a crowd gathered at a Saturday afternoon burial service of a teenager who was fatally shot by a Florida sheriff's deputy earlier..
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William "Rowdy" Harrell, a crewmember for Hendrick Motorsports' No. 88 team, and his wife Blakley were killed in a highway crash in the Florida Keys.
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Researchers believe the vessel is the Caroline Eddy, a ship built during the Civil War and wrecked in 1880. “It was a sea like a mountain,” its captain..
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Florida is experiencing enormous increases in COVID illnesses and deaths, but the State is still allowing big events, so the City Girls performance in Orlando on..
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Florida's Kyle Trask leads rankings of the best college quarterbacks through Week 12, while three QBs from the ACC make the top 10.
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The New York Times asked poets laureate from across the country what the people in their states had to be thankful for in this difficult year.
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched on Tuesday night from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying on it a new batch of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit for the Starlink..
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On Tuesday night, SpaceX successfully launched another batch of the company’s internet-from-space Starlink satellites to orbit, using a very space-hardened..
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The most experienced Falcon 9 rocket in SpaceX's fleet launched from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday, delivering 60 Starlink internet satellites to orbit.
 
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Nasa has stacked the first pieces of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket at Florida's Kennedy Space Center.
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Highlights of this day in history: President John F. Kennedy laid to rest at Arlington; New details emerge about Iran-Contra affair; British forces leave New..
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The Falcon 9 rocket's first stage set a new record, making its seventh flight from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
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US President Donald Trump is preparing for a new life at his Florida estate after giving a 64-second press conference in which he didn't mention the election at..
1 week ago • New Zealand Herald

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