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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 police report obtained by the South Florida Sun Sentinel states that NBA legend Dennis Rodman “open hand smacked” a man at a party last week.
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John Kless is accused of making threatening calls to U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib​ and Eric Swalwell​ and Sen. Cory Booker,​ and allegedly made threats against..
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President Trump sends holiday in Florida as list of issues in Washington grows; Mark Leibovich & Eric Winston on President Trump & NFL protests.
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The driver was eventually taken into custody and charged with six crimes, including aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer.
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Another dolphin​ with plastic in its stomach washed ashore in Florida
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SpaceX has successfully launched the first 60 satellites of its planned Starlink internet project. A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellites took off from Cape..
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High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small..
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Law enforcement had few clues until the case of Lisa Noland, who survived one of Long's attack
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FBI had reason to investigate Trump and Russia; Florida inmates help to rescue baby
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A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984..
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A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in..
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Serial killer Bobby Joe Long was pronounced dead at 6:55 p.m. Thursday after a lethal injection at Florida State Prison, authorities said.
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Phoenix Suns center Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop
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Joshua Ancrum was shot and killed in Florida on Tuesday. His mother told a local TV station the shooting followed an argument about a video game.
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A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is..
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Comedian Ahmed Ahmed performed Wednesday night for about two hours inside a packed Off The Hook Comedy Club, a 250-seat venue in Naples.
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Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Although election fraud in America is as common as apple pie and baseball, you would at least think the Trump..
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What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell was on hand for an NFL owners meeting held in Florida where topics of discussion included instant replay and a..
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A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor
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Dry Tortugas, about 70 nautical miles west of Key West in Florida, is one of the least-visited national parks. But that’s exactly its appeal.
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The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local..
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Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, already rehabbing from heel surgery, suffered ankle fractures in a fall on his ranch in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
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Ms. Fulton became an activist after her son was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer in 2012.
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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan acknowledged that federal officials did alert local leaders of the possibility of sending migrants.
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The Trump administration is standing firm on its immigration policies Sunday. Edward Wong, a diplomatic correspondent for the New York Times, joins CBSN to..
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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Some social media users aren't too happy with the Sunshine State.
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The 2019 yearbook of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, includes the photos of more than a dozen therapy and service dogs.
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Florida's new law allowing classroom teachers to carry guns requires training and a psychological test. Could previous mass shooters have passed?
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