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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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Henry Avocado, a grower and distributor based near San Diego, is voluntarily recalling whole avocados over possible listeria contamination. The company's recall..
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Police confirmed on Monday the father of a child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting was found dead by apparent suicide in Newtown,..
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A major Avocado retailer is recalling California-grown avocados sold in bulk after tests found samples contained listeria on Monday, according to The Associated..
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Toxic cane toads invading a Palm Beach Gardens neighborhood in Florida have been known to kill dogs with poison and to cause irritation in humans.
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The recalled avocados were packed at a facility in California and distributed in that state, Arizona, Florida, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Wisconsin.
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Defending champion Sloane Stephens was sent packing from the Miami Open on Sunday after a 6-3 6-2 loss to Germany's Tatjana Maria in the third round. The 2017 US..
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Another survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, has died. Police call it an "apparent suicide." It is the second..
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Residents in the infested Palm Beach Gardens neighborhood worry toxins secreted by the toads will harm their pets and children.
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is speaking out for the first time since being charged in a Florida prostitution investigation. This weekend, he will be..
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A second student who survived the Parkland shooting in Florida has died in an apparent suicide, police said. This comes about a week after a 19-year old survivor..
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England's Paul Casey becomes the first man to retain the Valspar Championship with a one-shot victory in Florida.
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A student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida has died in "an apparent suicide," police said on Sunday, less than a week after a 19-year-old..
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The company said the avocadods were sold in bulk across California, Arizona, Florida, Wisconsin, North Carolina and New Hampshire
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Tragedy striking the Parkland, Florida community yet again, as police confirm a second student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High has died from an apparent..
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Mikiah Herbert Harrigan had 20 points, Alexis Jennings added 16 points and seven rebounds and fourth-seeded South Carolina defeated No. 5 seed Florida 72-64 on..
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A second student at the Florida high school where a gunman's rampage killed 17 people last year has been found dead of an apparent suicide.
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1110 Brickell Ave Suite 430 Miami, FL 33131 Phone: (888) 500-1203 Quality Installers is your go to company for furniture installation in the Miami, Fl. Area. We..
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Florida, March 24 (IANS) Pretending to be "Instagram famous", a 25-year-old Florida man allegedly lured a Texas-based minor girl only to repeatedly sexually..
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One day after special counsel Robert Mueller concluded his lengthy investigation into possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign,..
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The attorney for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is pushing back against the prostitution charges facing his client in Florida.
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President Trump was at Mar-a-Lago when word came down that special counsel Robert Mueller had finished his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016..
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Defending champion Paul Casey shares the lead at the halfway point of the Valspar Championship in Florida.
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The 3,000-mile East Coast Greenway connects biking and walking paths and will eventually create a park from Maine to Florida.
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The lawsuit asks the court to bar Melbourne's aviation board from using "Orlando" in its airport's name, advertising or promotional materials.
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Pregnant Russian women pay anywhere from $20,000 to sometimes more than $50,000 to brokers who arrange their travel documents, accommodations and hospital stays,..
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Ty Thompson will continue to have a role on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's campus
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The 3,000-mile East Coast Greenway connects biking and walking paths and will eventually create a park from Maine to Florida.
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The female crocodile, who the golf course maintenance team named "Fred," was once spotted resting on an alligator's tale at Sanibel Island Golf Club.
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I thought I could buffer my kids from the violence in the US, but now hate was here, too. So we invited our children into the fight to overcome evil.
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There's no simple explanation, experts say. The state's laws have something to do with it. But also to blame: "a general craziness here."
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Throughout Florida, people have preyed on the emotions and pocketbooks of couples and single people looking to adopt.
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The Florida man suspected of mailing bombs to Trump critics has reversed his initial not guilty plea.
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A Florida man pleaded guilty on Thursday to criminal charges in connection with the mailing of bombs to prominent Democrats and other critics of U.S. President..
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What 'Florida man' headline comes up for your birthday? People are Googling it to find out in the Florida Man Challenge.
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The sunshine state is full of bizarre stories. These are our favorite Florida Man stories.
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Cesar Sayoc is scheduled to enter the plea in Manhattan federal court
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Charges of second-degree murder were filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Fort Myers against Casey Lowell Hickok, 32, of Copeland, Florida
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The former owner of a Florida spa named in a human trafficking investigation refuted reports about selling access to President Donald Trump on NBC.
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The former owner of a Florida spa named in a human trafficking investigation refuted reports about selling access to President Donald Trump on NBC.
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In an interview, the former mayor and rising Democratic star confirms he’s not running for president, and outlines his plans to mobilize Florida voters for the..
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The Miami Marlins' Class AA affiliate says the event will feature a "weird Florida law" being broken every single inning on July 26.
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Former Tallahassee mayor announced he will be launching a voter registration initiative in Florida to help Democrats win the state in 2020 and "evict Donald..
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Cannabis providers in Florida are waiting for state regulators to allow them to begin sales of smokable medical marijuana.
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Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor...
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The owner of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots could be spared prosecution on charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida if he agrees to community..
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More than 100 passenger and cargo carriers fly from the Florida hub, more than any other U.S. airport. See some of the more eclectic ones in this gallery.
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Florida health department must create guidelines for doctors who are planning to prescribe smokable medical marijuana, which may create delays for some patients
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Alabama teen brings home gold in Special Olympics, Florida lawmaker looks to move state capital, and more
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The profusion of more than 50 tweets, which stoked new tensions and nursed past grievances, came as the president was largely idle and skipped his regular..
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By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story has been refilled to correct throughout to show Pelosi and Schumer released, but did not sign the letter,..
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