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Florida is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States. It 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 Bahamas and Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida and Cuba; it is the only state that borders both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Spanning over 65,750 square miles, Florida ranks 22nd in size among the 50 states, and with a population of over 21 million, is the third-most populous. The state capital is Tallahassee and the most populous city 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 conurbations with over one million people are Tampa Bay, Orlando, and Jacksonville.

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Tracking the Tropics | July 25 morning update [Video]

Tracking the Tropics | July 25 morning update

ABC Action News tracks tropical developments in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.

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COVID cases rising in Florida [Video]

COVID cases rising in Florida

COVID-19 cases rising in Florida.

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Florida Democratic Rep. Charlie Crist: Yes there should be mask mandates and lockdowns again [Video]

Florida Democratic Rep. Charlie Crist: Yes there should be mask mandates and lockdowns again

Democratic Rep. Charlie Crist of Florida tells CNN’s Pamela Brown that Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is to blame for the state’s surge in Covid cases and he believes there should be more mask..

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Fire dept. ends search for remains in Surfside [Video]

Fire dept. ends search for remains in Surfside

[NFA] The Miami-Dade County fire and rescue department on Friday declared an end to its search for human remains in the rubble of a Florida condominium tower that collapsed on June 24, killing at least..

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Federal court lifts CDC rules for Florida-based cruise ships [Video]

Federal court lifts CDC rules for Florida-based cruise ships

Pandemic restrictions on Florida-based cruise ships are no longer in place under the latest ruling by a federal appeals court, while the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tries to fight a..

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Nurse says patients in ICU with Covid-19 begging for vaccine [Video]

Nurse says patients in ICU with Covid-19 begging for vaccine

CNN’s Randi Kaye spoke to a nurse in a hospital in Florida about patients in the ICU with Covid-19 begging for the vaccine.

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THe latest on Red Tide cleanup in Florida July 23 [Video]

THe latest on Red Tide cleanup in Florida July 23

Red Tide is at high levels in the Tampa Bay area according to the latest reports.

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COVID cases are rising, so are calls to return to daily reports [Video]

COVID cases are rising, so are calls to return to daily reports

Florida officials say the weekly updates are here to stay.

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See what DeSantis vowed as Florida cases surge [Video]

See what DeSantis vowed as Florida cases surge

As coronavirus cases are on the rise in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis vows he won’t impose a mask mandate. CNN’s Leyla Santiago reports.

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Here we go again: Long-term care residents face triple threat as COVID-19 cases rise [Video]

Here we go again: Long-term care residents face triple threat as COVID-19 cases rise

As the number of COVID-19 cases reaches a 6-month high in Florida, nursing homes and assisted living centers across the state are, once again, feeling the impacts. Investigative Reporter Katie LaGrone..

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Democrats, doctors urge more action from Gov. Ron DeSantis as Delta variant spreads [Video]

Democrats, doctors urge more action from Gov. Ron DeSantis as Delta variant spreads

Democrats in the U.S. House and a group of Florida physicians called on the governor Thursday to take increased actions as the more infectious Delta variant rages in Florida.

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Biden glad some conservatives now urging COVID shots [Video]

Biden glad some conservatives now urging COVID shots

Months into a nationwide effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, some Republicans and conservative commentators have started to support the push to protect citizens against the..

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Biden glad some conservatives now support COVID vaccines [Video]

Biden glad some conservatives now support COVID vaccines

Months into a nationwide effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, some Republicans and conservative commentators have started to support the push to protect citizens against the..

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Port workers eagerly await cruising to resume in Florida [Video]

Port workers eagerly await cruising to resume in Florida

Port workers eagerly await cruising to resume in Florida

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Clearwater Marine Aquarium plans manatee rehab center [Video]

Clearwater Marine Aquarium plans manatee rehab center

More manatees have died in the first six months of this year than any other year in Florida’s history. FWC says 841 sea cows have died since January 1.

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Surgeon general warns Florida needs to increase vaccination rates [Video]

Surgeon general warns Florida needs to increase vaccination rates

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy took time to speak with us as Florida sees what looks to be the beginning of a new surge among unvaccinated.

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Police chase car crash [Video]

Police chase car crash

The Florida Highway Patrol released video on Tuesday, July 20, showing a high-speed car chase on a Florida highway come to a dramatic end as the SUV being pursued by police hits two other cars and then..

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Local business owners implement safety measures following increase in COVID cases [Video]

Local business owners implement safety measures following increase in COVID cases

Local business owners have implemented new safety measures as COVID-19 cases increase in Florida...

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Federal efforts have Florida advocates hopeful for weed legalization in 2022 [Video]

Federal efforts have Florida advocates hopeful for weed legalization in 2022

Will the green plant get a green light in Florida next year? Recreational marijuana advocates remained hopeful.

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Inside a Florida hospital facing a record surge of Covid-19 patients [Video]

Inside a Florida hospital facing a record surge of Covid-19 patients

CNN’s Leyla Santiago reports on a Florida hospital that is facing a record-breaking surge of Covid-19 patients.

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Florida ranks low on vaccines in nursing homes [Video]

Florida ranks low on vaccines in nursing homes

Florida nursing homes rank among the worst in the nation for vaccines.

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Florida childcare centers have a staff shortage crisis — and that’s just part of the problem [Video]

Florida childcare centers have a staff shortage crisis — and that’s just part of the problem

As students return to the classroom, many parents will be returning to the office after spending more than a year working from home. But parents seeking care for younger children are about to face..

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Nursing shortage is here to stay [Video]

Nursing shortage is here to stay

Florida is predicted to have a nursing shortage numbering in the tens of thousands.

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Nursing shortage escalating in Florida [Video]

Nursing shortage escalating in Florida

Nursing shortage escalating in Florida

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Fla. Congressman tests positive for breakthrough COVID-19 case [Video]

Fla. Congressman tests positive for breakthrough COVID-19 case

Congressman Vern Buchanan said Monday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and that he was previously fully vaccinated against the disease.

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