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This undated photo provided by the FBI shows Mohammed Alshamrani. The Saudi student opened fire inside a classroom at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday before one of the deputies killed him. The FBI has found a link between the gunman in a deadly attack at a military base last December and an al-Qaida operative. That's according to a U.S. official who spoke to The Associated Press on Monday. (FBI via AP)
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May 18, 2020 - 11:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The gunman who killed three U.S. sailors at a military base in Florida last year communicated with al-Qaida operatives about planning and tactics in the months leading up to the attack, U.S. officials said Monday, as they lashed out at Apple for failing to help them open the...
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NFL backs DeAndre Baker and Quinton Dunbar
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SKY News
May 18, 2020 - 7:28 am
NFL cornerbacks DeAndre Baker and Quinton Dunbar were released from Broward County Jail on Sunday, a day after surrendering on felony charges stemming from a cookout at a Miramar home. Baker posted a $200,000 bond after a Zoom hearing with Broward Circuit Judge Michael Davis. The New York Giants...
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In this Wednesday evening, May 6, 2020 photo, a Florida forestry tractor trailer is parked in Walton County, Fla., near a hot spot from a wildfire. Authorities say firefighters in the Florida Panhandle battled wildfires through the night that have forced hundreds of people to evacuate from their homes. The more than 575-acre fire in Walton County prompted about 500 people to evacuate. (Devon Ravine/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP)
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May 07, 2020 - 4:49 pm
MILTON, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters in the Florida Panhandle continued battling an erratic fire Thursday that had scorched thousands of acres of woods, razed dozens of homes and forced some 1,600 people to evacuate from their neighborhoods. A stretch of Interstate 10, northern Florida's main...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 1973, file photo, Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula is carried off the field after his team won the NFL football Super Bowl game 14-7 against the Washington Redskins in Los Angeles. Shula, who won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at his home in Indian Creek, Fla., the team said. He was 90. (AP Photo/File)
SKY News
May 04, 2020 - 1:45 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Measuring Don Shula by wins and losses, no NFL coach had a better year. Or career. He looked the part, thanks to a jutting jaw and glare that would intimidate 150-pound sports writers and 300-pound linemen alike. He led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in NFL history, set...
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Johnny Lopez
April 17, 2020 - 3:47 pm
On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis gave the go ahead for some beaches and parks to reopen after being shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Jacquie Cadorette
April 14, 2020 - 5:45 am
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, many food stores and eateries are donating meals to first responders on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, one man took advantage of these gestures by placing fake orders.
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis attends a news conference in the Hard Rock Stadium parking lot in Miami Gardens, Florida.
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SKY News
April 03, 2020 - 8:21 am
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is ordering state agencies to lend staff to the unemployment office so it can answer phones and process applications. The Department of Economic Opportunity saw more than 200,000 people apply for unemployment assistance last week and more are foiled by the agency's...
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Lizzy Buczak
April 01, 2020 - 2:11 pm
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a statewide executive “stay-at-home” order on Wednesday. Florida joins New York, Illinois, California and 30 other states who have imposed such orders in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.
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FDOT and FHP checkpoint on I-10 near Alabama border
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March 30, 2020 - 8:17 am
Florida set up more highway checkpoints to deter travelers from virus hotspots from arriving in the state. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the checkpoints require travelers to self-quarantine for 14 days. Republican Gov. DeSantis said President Donald Trump also talked to him about a quarantine for...
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