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Florida counties fight coronavirus surge by closing beaches, mailing ...

1 week ago by NBC News

Florida's Miami-Dade County will close all beaches the day before July 4 as the state and region is seeing an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.

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Florida reports nearly 9000 new cases of COVID-19, shattering ...

1 week ago by WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Florida has now spent about three weeks under phase two of Gov. Ron DeSantis' reopening plan and newly reported cases of COVID-19 continue to create ...

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Florida reports nearly 9000 new cases of COVID-19, shattering ...
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Florida grapples with containing COVID-19 as new cases soar

1 week ago by Pensacola News Journal

Any illusions that COVID-19 would diminish as Florida reopened were dashed Friday as the state reported a record 8942 new cases — a 62% increase over the ...

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Florida grapples with containing COVID-19 as new cases soar
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Florida Governor Scoffs at Fresh Virus Tactics: 'Like What?'

1 week ago by Bloomberg

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis dismissed the need for major changes in his Covid-19 strategy after the state reported a record number of new cases Friday.

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Florida Governor Scoffs at Fresh Virus Tactics: 'Like What?'
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Florida Smashes Coronavirus Case Record: Nearly 9000 Positive ...

1 week ago by NPR

Florida suspends consumption of alcohol at bars as the state's daily count of coronavirus infections reaches nearly 9000 — smashing the earlier record set on ...

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Despite Virus Spike, N.B.A. Is 'Very Comfortable' With Florida Plan

1 week ago by The New York Times

We can't sit on the sidelines indefinitely,” Commissioner Adam Silver said on Friday, as the number of coronavirus cases in Florida continued to quickly rise.

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Despite Virus Spike, N.B.A. Is 'Very Comfortable' With Florida Plan
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'Where we are.' Florida's window to act on virus growth is closing ...

1 week ago by Tampa Bay Times

We are where we are,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a press conference in Tampa, adding that he has not yet given the green light for the state to move into the ...

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'Where we are.' Florida's window to act on virus growth is closing ...
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Pro Basketball Is Returning To Florida As The Coronavirus Surges

1 week ago by NPR

The NBA says it's ready to restart its season following its shutdown because of the coronavirus. All games will be played in Orlando, Fla., without fans but with a ...

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Pro Basketball Is Returning To Florida As The Coronavirus Surges
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Florida Smirked at New York's Coronavirus Crisis. Now It Has Its Own.

1 week ago by The New York Times

With infections surging in Florida while they retreat in New York, the two states and their governors reflect the shifting course of the pandemic.

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Florida Smirked at New York's Coronavirus Crisis. Now It Has Its Own.
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In Trump's must-win Florida, Covid-19 takes the lead

1 week ago by Politico

Gov. Ron DeSantis rolls back openings as infections mount ahead of the GOP convention.

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In Trump's must-win Florida, Covid-19 takes the lead
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Florida's coronavirus spike: 5 things to know

1 week ago by Tampa Bay Times

Wondering how much to worry? The data has good news and bad news about the state's outbreak.

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Florida's coronavirus spike: 5 things to know
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Florida protester arrested for trapping himself in concrete barrels ...

2 months ago by New York Post

Florida cops needed two hours and multiple jackhammers to extricate a protester who'd jammed his arms inside a pair of concrete-filled 55-gallon barrels...

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Coronavirus: Florida's March unemployment jumps to 4.3 percent

2 months ago by Tampa Bay Times

The state lost 36600 jobs between February and March, an early indication of the pandemic's effects.

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Coronavirus: Florida's March unemployment jumps to 4.3 percent
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Florida blocks COVID-19 information from public as Gov. Ron ...

2 months ago by Herald-Mail Media

MIAMI — When the Miami Herald sought information from the Miami-Dade medical examiner's office last month about COVID-19 deaths in the epicenter of ...

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Florida coronavirus cases see biggest one-day increase since ...

2 months ago by WJXT News4JAX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Florida jumped Friday by more than 1,400 in the last 24 hours — the highest ...

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Florida coronavirus cases see biggest one-day increase since ...
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Coronavirus Florida: March jobless rate shows beginning of carnage

2 months ago by Sarasota Herald-Tribune

“We are now in an economic crisis,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday, during an appearance in Fort Lauderdale. TALLAHASSEE — March's unemployment rate ...

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Coronavirus Florida: March jobless rate shows beginning of carnage
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Select Florida beaches to open starting Friday

2 months ago by WIFR

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor on Friday gave the green light for some beaches and parks to reopen if it can be done safely, and north Florida ...

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Select Florida beaches to open starting Friday
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Florida jobless rate shoots to 4.3%, highest in 2 years

2 months ago by WEAR

TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's unemployment rate shot up to 4. 3% in March, as coronavirus-induced closures of Florida's theme parks, hotels and large ...

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Florida jobless rate shoots to 4.3%, highest in 2 years
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Florida's Unemployment System: Your Questions Answered

2 months ago by News 13 Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — For weeks, thousands of Floridians have grown more frustrated with the constant errors of the state's unemployment system. Complaints are ...

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Florida's Unemployment System: Your Questions Answered
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Social distancing could remain in South Florida for a year, but ...

2 months ago by WPLG Local 10

As Florida plans to reopen the state, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez made clear that South Florida may be “a little different.”

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Social distancing could remain in South Florida for a year, but ...
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Beaches and parks reopen in Jacksonville, Florida

2 months ago by The Mercury News

By Amir Vera | CNN. Beaches and parks in Jacksonville, Florida, reopened at 5 p.m. Friday as more states consider easing restrictions put in place to battle the ...

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Beaches and parks reopen in Jacksonville, Florida
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Coronavirus death toll rises to 726 in Florida

2 months ago by WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – There are now more than 24,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Florida, new data released Friday evening shows. According to the Florida ...

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Coronavirus death toll rises to 726 in Florida
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Why Donald Trump needs to worry about his odds with Florida ...

2 months ago by The Hill

Since 1900, Floridians have voted for the winning president 76 percent of the time. In 2020, any hopes of Republicans retaining the White House rest on Florida.

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As Coronavirus Numbers Across State Continue to Rise, Florida Gov ...

2 months ago by Common Dreams

Less than 24 hours after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis relaxed restrictions on social distancing in the state, clearing the way for beaches and parks in some areas ...

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Florida's distance learning is in place. How long will it last?

3 months ago by Tampa Bay Times

Now he's gone and done it. A day after expressing doubts about a statewide stay-at-home order, Gov. Ron DeSantis has issued one for Florida for the next 30 ...

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Florida's distance learning is in place. How long will it last?
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Zaandam coming to South Florida Thursday; sick passengers will go ...

3 months ago by Herald-Mail Media

MIAMI — As the beleaguered Zaandam and Rotterdam cruise ships steam toward Port Everglades, more than 1200 passengers on board still don't know what ...

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Zaandam and Rotterdam cruise ships to arrive off Florida coast early ...

3 months ago by CNN

A pair of cruise ships carrying more than 200 guests and crew with flu-like symptoms, including eight passengers who tested positive for Covid-19, were ...

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Zaandam and Rotterdam cruise ships to arrive off Florida coast early ...
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Virginia couple stuck on cruise ship off Florida coast: 'I'm very upset'

3 months ago by wtvr.com

Emily and David Brazell boarded the Zaandam cruise ship on March 7 for a 20-day excursion in South America.

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Virginia couple stuck on cruise ship off Florida coast: 'I'm very upset'
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Florida's 'safer at home' order explained: 3 things to know, including ...

3 months ago by Tallahassee.com

What's considered essential in Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order?

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Nonessential businesses in Florida told to close Friday

3 months ago by WJXT News4JAX

Businesses and residents are preparing for a long month with much of Florida closing its doors.

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Nonessential businesses in Florida told to close Friday
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Under Pressure, Florida Governor Finally Orders Residents To Stay ...

3 months ago by Kaiser Health News

Florida joins more than 30 other states and the District of Columbia that have similarly restricted residents and businesses. Florida was the only state with more ...

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Under Pressure, Florida Governor Finally Orders Residents To Stay ...
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Nonessential businesses in Florida must close on Friday

3 months ago by WJXT News4JAX

Businesses and residents are preparing for a long month with much of Florida closing its doors.

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Nonessential businesses in Florida must close on Friday
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South Florida construction group taking steps to protect workers ...

3 months ago by WPLG Local 10

A South Florida construction company is taking the initiative to protect its workers, while hoping to set an example for other builders during the coronavirus ...

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Latest Florida news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. ...

3 months ago by WALB

VIRUS OUTBREAK-CRUISE SHIPS. Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has ...

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Want a Florida beachfront hotel? Get coronavirus.

3 months ago by Politico

MIAMI — Coronavirus patients could soon isolate in style: Taxpayer-subsidized rooms at Florida hotels, including the luxurious Fontainebleau Miami Beach.

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Want a Florida beachfront hotel? Get coronavirus.
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Governor Says State Will Accept Florida Residents from Cruise Ship ...

3 months ago by The Weather Channel

Four people have died and eight have tested positive for COVID-19 aboard the Zaandam and nearly 190 are sick.

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Latest Florida news, sports, business and entertainment at 5:20 p.m. ...

3 months ago by WALB

VIRUS OUTBREAK-CRUISE SHIPS. Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has ...

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DeSantis cites Trump's changed 'demeanor' in issuing stay-at-home ...

3 months ago by CNN International

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made clear Wednesday when issuing a statewide stay-at-home order that he is taking his cues from one man: President Donald ...

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Coral Princess cruise ship heads to Florida with sick passengers, as ...

3 months ago by Washington Post

The Coral Princess, due to arrive in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, is reporting a "higher-than-normal" number of people with flu-like symptoms. It's carrying more ...

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Coral Princess cruise ship heads to Florida with sick passengers, as ...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis limits residents to essential services only ...

3 months ago by Pensacola News Journal

DeSantis made the announcement Wednesday during a press conference in Tallahassee and he said the order will go into effect midnight Thursday.

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis limits residents to essential services only ...
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Family of British man who died urge Florida to let cruise ship dock

3 months ago by The Guardian

The family of a British man who died on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship have appealed to authorities in Florida to allow the vessel to dock, warning that more ...

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Family of British man who died urge Florida to let cruise ship dock
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says state will take residents from ...

3 months ago by CNN

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday his state was willing to accept Floridians on board a cruise ship seeking to disembark in Florida after more than 190 guests ...

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Florida will soon be under a statewide stay-at-home order, here's ...

3 months ago by WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis become one of the last few governors in the U.S. to issue a stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic ...

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Cruise ship passengers await Florida deal allowing them to disembark

3 months ago by Reuters

The U.S. government and Florida were working on a plan on Wednesday to allow thousands of cruise ship passengers exposed to an onboard coronavirus ...

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Cruise ship passengers await Florida deal allowing them to disembark
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Cuomo Closes Playgrounds, Warns New Yorkers to Heed Social ...

3 months ago by The New York Times

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday ordered the closure of all New York City playgrounds to stop young people from gathering in violation of ...

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Coronavirus in Florida: Governor Finally Orders Residents to Stay ...

3 months ago by The New York Times

Gov. Ron DeSantis said the decision corresponds with the “national pause” effectively recommended by the White House.

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Which states are resisting tougher coronavirus measures?

3 months ago by Washington Post

The White House signaled Tuesday that it will continue to defer to states like Florida about things like stay-at-home orders. Meanwhile, the situations in some of ...

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Which states are resisting tougher coronavirus measures?
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Cruise Ship Passengers Await Florida Deal Allowing Them to ...

3 months ago by The New York Times

The U.S. government and Florida were working on a plan on Wednesday to allow thousands of cruise ship passengers exposed to an onboard coronavirus ...

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Texas, Florida are 'wild card' in coronavirus outbreak, says ex-FDA ...

3 months ago by The Hill

Florida and Texas are “wild card” states that could leave the United States with more deaths from the coronavirus if they don't take tougher actions, former Food ...

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Texas, Florida are 'wild card' in coronavirus outbreak, says ex-FDA ...
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As states like Florida lag behind in coronavirus response, the White ...

3 months ago by Washington Post

The White House coronavirus task force came prepared at Tuesday's briefing with charts. One of them, strikingly, projected a “goal” of between 100,000 and ...

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Florida governor issues statewide stay-at-home order | TheHill

3 months ago by The Hill

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced on Wednesday that he will sign an executive order requiring the state's residents to limit their movement outside of ...

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Florida Governor Orders Statewide Lockdown

3 months ago by NPR

After days of pressure, Florida's Governor, Ron DeSantis, ordered a statewide lockdown. Florida had been the lone holdout of states most effected by the ...

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Florida Governor Orders Statewide Lockdown
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Cruise ship passengers desperately plead with Florida to allow them ...

3 months ago by NBC News

When Andrea Anderson and her husband boarded the MS Zaandam cruise ship in Buenos Aires more than three weeks ago, they didn't know that their trip of a ...

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Cruise ship passengers desperately plead with Florida to allow them ...
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Florida Governor, at Long Last, Orders Residents to Stay Home to ...

3 months ago by The New York Times

Gov. Ron DeSantis said the decision corresponds with the “national pause” effectively recommended by the White House.

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Florida cops investigate after neighbor mistakes parrot for woman ...

6 months ago by Fox News

Florida cops paid a visit to a home after receiving reports of a woman screaming, only to learn that the noise wasn't a woman in need of help -- it was the ...

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LIVE RADAR: Storms exiting Central Florida, cooler air arrives by ...

6 months ago by WFTV Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Make sure to grab your umbrella if you plan on going outside. A line of severe storms is traveling through Central Florida on Saturday ...

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Florida stages epic comeback to top Alabama in double-overtime ...

6 months ago by Alligator Army

The Florida Gators played perhaps their worst half of the entire 2019-20 season against Alabama on Saturday. Down by as many as 21, the Gators had to rally ...

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Florida stages epic comeback to top Alabama in double-overtime ...
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Florida rallies from 21 points down to top Alabama in 2OT

6 months ago by USA TODAY

Florida rallied from a 21-point deficit to beat Alabama 104-98 in double overtime.

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Florida Mounts 21-Point Deficit, Beat Alabama 104-98 in 2OT

6 months ago by Sports Illustrated

The Gators pulled off what felt like an insurmountable comeback, slowing down a fiery-hot Crimson Tide offensive attack en route to a 104-98 double-overtime ...

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Florida Mounts 21-Point Deficit, Beat Alabama 104-98 in 2OT
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Alabama blows 21-point lead, drops SEC opener at Florida

6 months ago by al.com

Alabama men's basketball team lost in double overtime, 104-98, at Florida in the Crimson Tide's SEC opener on Saturday. After leading by 21 points late in the ...

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Alabama blows 21-point lead, drops SEC opener at Florida
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Florida Gators 2020 Roster Outlook: Wide Receiver

6 months ago by Sports Illustrated

We're taking a look at each position on the Florida Gators 2020 football roster as the team enters the offseason. Next up: Wide receiver.

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Florida Gators 2020 Roster Outlook: Wide Receiver
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Florida rallies from 21 points down, beats Alabama in 2OT

6 months ago by Washington Post

Florida rallied from a 21-point deficit to beat Alabama 104-98 in double overtime.

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Florida rallies from 21 points down, beats Alabama in 2OT
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Alabama Basketball Drops Tough SEC Opener to Florida, 104-98

6 months ago by Sports Illustrated

The Crimson Tide gave up a 14-point halftime lead to the Gators to lose in double-overtime.

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Alabama Basketball Drops Tough SEC Opener to Florida, 104-98
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No. 7 Louisville Falls at Home to No. 18 FSU

6 months ago by Sports Illustrated

M.J. Walker scored 23 points for Florida State as the Seminoles picked up a massive conference win.

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No. 7 Louisville Falls at Home to No. 18 FSU
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Top247 WR Xzavier Henderson commits to Florida Gators

6 months ago by 247Sports

The Gators rise to No. 7 in the 247Sports Composite Team Recruiting Rankings with a commitment from a Top247 wide receiver.

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Top247 WR Xzavier Henderson commits to Florida Gators
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Four-Star WR Xzavier Henderson Commits to Florida

6 months ago by Sports Illustrated

Four-star wide receiver Xzavier Henderson has committed to Florida, making his decision live during the U.S. Army All American Bowl today. Henderson allowed ...

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Four-Star WR Xzavier Henderson Commits to Florida
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Florida football: Gators get a big commit at wide receiver

6 months ago by Hail Florida Hail

Fresh off winning the Orange Bowl, Florida football keeps rolling in the good news. This time, it's on the recruiting front.

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Florida football: Gators get a big commit at wide receiver
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Florida Woman Arrested in Murder-For-Hire Scheme: PD

6 months ago by NBC 6 South Florida

A Florida woman was arrested after police investigators recorded a phone call on Friday night during which she discussed hiring someone to kill a man, ...

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2 possible tornadoes strike Central Florida

6 months ago by WTSP.com

DELAND, Fla. — National Weather Service meteorologists may investigate damage caused by two possible tornadoes in Central Florida. A line of showers and ...

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2 possible tornadoes strike Central Florida
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'He was there to suck toes': Florida man awoken by intruder sucking ...

6 months ago by Washington Examiner

A Florida man was horrified to find himself awoken by an intruder sucking on his toes while he slept.

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Louisville manhandled in loss to Florida State

6 months ago by Sports Illustrated

Chris Mack thought his team was manhandled in its first conference loss of the season. Louisville men's basketball fell to Florida State 78-65 at the KFC Yum!

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Louisville manhandled in loss to Florida State
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Louisville vs. Florida State odds, line: 2020 college basketball picks ...

6 months ago by CBSSports.com

The SportsLine Projection Model has a pick for the clash between Florida State and Louisville. Here are the results:

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Louisville vs. Florida State odds, line: 2020 college basketball picks ...
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Reports of possible tornado in Central Florida after severe storms

6 months ago by ABC Action News

During severe storms in Central Florida, there was a report of a possible tornado.

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Reports of possible tornado in Central Florida after severe storms
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Jordan Nwora shines but Louisville basketball struggles in bitter loss ...

6 months ago by Courier Journal

Jordan Nwora matched his career high in scoring Saturday against Florida State, but that was about the only thing that went right for the Cardinals. Louisville ...

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Tracking storms across Central Florida

6 months ago by WESH Orlando

The WESH 2 First Alert Weather team is tracking storms across Central Florida on Satruday.

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Tracking storms across Central Florida
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Severe storms traveling through Central Florida, temperatures begin ...

6 months ago by WFTV Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Make sure to grab your umbrella if you plan on going outside. A line of severe storms is traveling through Central Florida on Saturday ...

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Florida man wakes up to find burglar sucking his toes, deputies say

6 months ago by WFLA

A Florida man woke up on Christmas Eve to find a burglar sucking on his toes, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

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Florida man wakes up to find burglar sucking his toes, deputies say
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Children, teen jump Florida man who tried to kidnap their friend at ...

6 months ago by WSOC Charlotte

A group of teens jumped a man they said tried to kidnap one of their friends, police say.

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Children, teen jump Florida man who tried to kidnap their friend at ...