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Alabama, US

Tornado watch issued for parts of southern Alabama and west Florida panhandle until 8 pm CT - Weather Channel

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Florida, US

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush joins major lobbying firm in state - The Hill

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Louisville, KY, US

Man from Clark County, Ind., wanted in connection to estranged wife's disappearance in Florida is arrested in Louisville, Ky. - WAVE


Florida, US

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to seek 5% pay raise for state law enforcers - Naples Daily News

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Severe storms hit US Southeast, Nov. 30, 2016

Map: Areas in yellow are under a tornado watch until 6 pm ET - @NWStornado

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Severe storms hit US Southeast, Nov. 30, 2016

Tornado watch issued for parts of Alabama, Florida and Georgia until 6 pm ET, National Weather Service says - @NWStornado

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Fidel Castro dies

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., on death of Fidel Castro: 'A tyrant is dead and a new beginning can dawn ... We must seize the moment and help write a new chapter in the history of Cuba; that of a Cuba that is free, democratic, and prosperous' - @RosLehtinen

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Fidel Castro dies

Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., on death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro: 'The passing of the dictator marks the end of a long, horrifying chapter' in Cuba's history, says Cubans 'need our solidarity'

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Florida, US

Theresa Manuel, the first black woman from Florida to compete in the Olympics, dies at age 90 - Tampa Bay Times

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Florida, US

JUST IN: Florida Governor Rick Scott issues statement on death of Nassau Co. Deputy Eric Oliver. https://t.co/RHnA3Hkvqf - @FCN2go


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Ex-Houston Rockets star Steve Francis out on bond, but must return to Florida to face burglary charge - ABC13


Steve Francis

Former Houston Rockets guard Steve Francis charged in Florida burglary - Fox26

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2018 US elections

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he's considering running for US Senate in 2018 - AP

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Florida, US

#BreakingNews @USCG air crew medevacked a 51YO man from fishing boat 94mi W of John's Pass, FL. Watch video >>… https://t.co/8TYJNcLlkm - @USCGSoutheast


2016 US elections

Republican Donald Trump projected to win battleground state of Florida - AP, CBS News, Fox News

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2016 US elections

Editor's note: The Associated Press is the only major news organization to call Florida for GOP nominee Donald Trump. Because the race appears so close between Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, we are waiting on other news organizations to make their projections. - Stephanie

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2016 US elections

Editor's note: We're still waiting on results from several key battleground states, including Florida, North Carolina, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. GOP nominee Donald Trump was leading among white voters in Florida, while Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton was buoyed by a rise in nonwhite voters, The New York Times reports. Returns show one percentage point difference between the two nominees in the state. Returns also show Trump leading in New Hampshire and North Carolina, but Clinton leading in Pennsylvania. Statistics site FiveThirtyEight reports there's a 50 percent chance Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, a 48 percent chance Trump wins. - Stephanie

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2016 US elections

Editor's note: Democrat Stephanie Murphy is expected to unseat GOP Rep. John Mica in Florida House race, The Washington Post reports, adding it was one of the most expensive and closely-watched House contests this election. She is the first Vietnamese American woman elected to Congress, ABC News' Ali Rogin reports. - Stephanie

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2016 US elections

Editor's note: As of 9:27 p.m. ET, the Associated Press projects Donald Trump has 129 electoral votes, while Hillary Clinton has 104. The New York Times also says Trump has a 53% chance of winning the presidency. CBS News notes that no battleground states have been called for either Clinton or Trump. As for states where polls have closed, we're waiting for results from Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Polls are still open in 10 states. - Rebecca

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2016 US elections

Medical marijuana amendment approved in Florida - Miami Herald

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