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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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Full Circle: When Tampa Bay traffic could return to 'normal' [Video]

Full Circle: When Tampa Bay traffic could return to 'normal'

It’s no secret that traffic in Tampa Bay hasn’t been the same since the pandemic hit the Sunshine State. The daily bumper to bumper gridlock drivers were accustomed to seeing during the morning and..

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Cigar-smoking Florida man wrestles puppy from jaws of alligator [Video]

Cigar-smoking Florida man wrestles puppy from jaws of alligator

A Florida man saved his dog from certain death after he wrestled an alligator that snatched the puppy and dragged the pooch into a pond.

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Florida couple create network of 100 Santas to Zoom with kids [Video]

Florida couple create network of 100 Santas to Zoom with kids

A couple from Odessa that specializes in Christmas art worried many children wouldn't get to visit Santa this year, so they got creative to keep the tradition alive.

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Florida Senator Rick Scott Tests Positive for COVID-19 [Video]

Florida Senator Rick Scott Tests Positive for COVID-19

On Friday, Florida Senator Rick Scott revealed that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

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Florida's first snow park opens today in Dade City [Video]

Florida's first snow park opens today in Dade City

Snowcat Ridge – the one-of-a-kind alpine snow park – will feature a massive snow tubing hill, Alpine Village and a ten thousand square foot snow-covered arctic igloo. Story: https://bit.ly/31AH0Pi

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Florida to get COVID-19 vaccines [Video]

Florida to get COVID-19 vaccines

Florida to get COVID-19 vaccines

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GTE | Morning Blend [Video]

GTE | Morning Blend

GTE Financial, one of Florida's largest credit unions, has launched their new and improved mobile app with many new features!

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2 USF employees create COVID-19 information dashboard, pandemic prediction tools [Video]

2 USF employees create COVID-19 information dashboard, pandemic prediction tools

Jason Salemi created a dashboard with all the latest COVID-19 information for the state of Florida. Edwin Michael built a pandemic forecasting model, called SEIRcast. Story: https://wfts.tv/38TjIst

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Florida mayors urge Gov. DeSantis to change approach to COVID-19 [Video]

Florida mayors urge Gov. DeSantis to change approach to COVID-19

Five mayors in Florida held a statewide virtual press conference on Wednesday afternoon to urge Governor Ron DeSantis to change the state's approach to COVID-19.

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Overpaid in unemployment? Delays in returning money could strap Floridians with collection fees [Video]

Overpaid in unemployment? Delays in returning money could strap Floridians with collection fees

Florida's unemployment department is asking people to send back the money they were overpaid. One man tells the I-Team he did just that, right away. But the state still turned him over to a collection..

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COVID-19 is on the rise in FL nursing homes and assisted facilities, so what happens now? [Video]

COVID-19 is on the rise in FL nursing homes and assisted facilities, so what happens now?

As the number of coronavirus cases increase in FL, spikes are also being felt in Florida nursing homes and assisted living facilities where the state took extra measures to stop its spread. ..

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Lil Wayne hit with federal weapons charge in Florida [Video]

Lil Wayne hit with federal weapons charge in Florida

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida has charged Lil Wayne with a federal weapons charge.

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White House report details pandemic in Florida [Video]

White House report details pandemic in Florida

A report from the White House is detailing what it calls a resurgence of the virus in Florida.

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Emboldened GOP lays out priorities for Florida's next legislative session [Video]

Emboldened GOP lays out priorities for Florida's next legislative session

Florida’s lawmakers returned to the capitol to swear in their new members, Tuesday. The typically jovial organizational session was more reserved this year, as COVID concerns weighed heavy.

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Florida woman escapes guardianship using secret phone and Facebook to contact media [Video]

Florida woman escapes guardianship using secret phone and Facebook to contact media

A Florida senior citizen speaks out after she was released from court-ordered guardianship and had her rights restored.

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USF professor concerned about elderly death rate during COVID-19 surge in Florida [Video]

USF professor concerned about elderly death rate during COVID-19 surge in Florida

“Of all those people we are seeing on a daily basis that are counted as a case, if they are 65 to 79 years old, about 1 in 12 of those individuals are going to pass from this virus," said Dr. Salemi.

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Storm damage estimate tops $1 billion for Florida after Tropical Storm Eta [Video]

Storm damage estimate tops $1 billion for Florida after Tropical Storm Eta

"You have to protect yourself, document what you can so you can have an intelligent conversation with your insurance company when the estimates come in," said Florida's former Deputy Insurance..

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Florida records biggest leap in coronavirus cases since July, survivors and doctors urge precaution [Video]

Florida records biggest leap in coronavirus cases since July, survivors and doctors urge precaution

On Sunday Florida recorded the largest leap in coronavirus cases since Late July. The surge has health professionals sounding the alarm. On the national-scale, another bio-tech company put out a big..

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U.S. COVID-19 cases surge past 11 million [Video]

U.S. COVID-19 cases surge past 11 million

The number of coronavirus cases in the United States crossed the 11-million mark on Sunday in yet another grim milestone, according to a Reuters tally. Gloria Tso reports.

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