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Florida is the southernmost contiguous state in the 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. Florida is the 22nd-most extensive, the 3rd-most populous, and the 8th-most densely populated of the U.S. states. Jacksonville is the most populous municipality in the state and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. The Miami metropolitan area is Florida's most populous urban area. Tallahassee is the state's capital.

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What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell was on hand for an NFL owners meeting held in Florida where topics of discussion included instant replay and a..
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A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor
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Dry Tortugas, about 70 nautical miles west of Key West in Florida, is one of the least-visited national parks. But that’s exactly its appeal.
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The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local..
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Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, already rehabbing from heel surgery, suffered ankle fractures in a fall on his ranch in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
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Ms. Fulton became an activist after her son was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer in 2012.
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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan acknowledged that federal officials did alert local leaders of the possibility of sending migrants.
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The Trump administration is standing firm on its immigration policies Sunday. Edward Wong, a diplomatic correspondent for the New York Times, joins CBSN to..
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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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The 2019 yearbook of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, includes the photos of more than a dozen therapy and service dogs.
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Florida's new law allowing classroom teachers to carry guns requires training and a psychological test. Could previous mass shooters have passed?
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Florida's Gov. Ron DeSantis said he'll fight plans by the Trump administration to fly migrants from the Mexican border to his state. Migrants are already being..
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Florida prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to block them from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid..
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The National Transportation Safety Board said Tesla's Autopilot system was active when a driver was killed in during a 2018 crash in Florida.
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Hundreds of detained migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border may soon find themselves in South Florida. A Trump administration plan would move as many as 1,000..
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A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
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The Trump administration is apparently planning to move hundreds of undocumented immigrants to south Florida. Local officials in Broward and Palm Beach Counties..
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A fighter jet crashes into a Southern California warehouse near a busy freeway. Also, the Trump administration is apparently planning to move hundreds of..
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A Florida law requiring proof that a "habitual drunkard'' was knowingly served alcohol is at the heart of the lawsuit against Tiger Woods and his bar.
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A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car. News outlets report the plane landed on an..
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Local leaders demand more information and support from federal government after being told 1,000 immigrants will be flown their way
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Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in..
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Floodwater forecasts and warnings are rising to the forefront among emergency managers across the Southeast.
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Tesla Model 3 involved in a fatal crash with a semitrailer in Florida on March 1 was operating on the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot system
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In the weapons case, an indictment says Black on two occasions falsely filled out federal forms to buy weapons in Florida
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The Los Angeles Sparks re-signed free agent Riquna Williams, who is facing assault charges after fight with her ex-girlfriend at a Florida home
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Comedian Ahmed Ahmed says he's no terrorist, and the Off The Hook Comedy Club in Naples is welcoming him back for an encore performance.
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The parents of a drunk driver who crashed his car and died last December are suing Tiger Woods and his girlfriend over their son's death. Nick Immesberger was a..
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The freezer had been removed from the Hollywood, Florida apartment of a man who also died mysteriously, police say
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Gov. Ron DeSantis said he was sworn to secrecy by the F.B.I. and cannot publicly reveal which Florida counties were hacked during the 2016 election.
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The governor said elections officials in those counties are aware of the intrusions.
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Former Florida Gov. Rick Scott, now a senator, was not aware of the hacking in his state while he was governor
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Tyrone Crawford pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of unlawful assembly, court records show. The charge stems from a March 15 bar fight in Panama City..
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It's lovebug season, and this Florida man shows us the steps to avoid invasions of the mating bug.
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Three Florida congresswomen want an inspector general to look into a massive contract received by Comprehensive Health Services
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A total of four great white sharks have been tracked off the coasts of the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida.
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A total of four great white sharks have been tracked off the coasts of the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida.
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Hidden-camera footage of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft at a Florida massage parlor cannot be used as evidence in his trial on charges of soliciting..
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Tiger Woods and the GM of his Jupiter, Florida, restaurant face a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a bartender who died in a car crash.
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Layne Chesney has died, more than 16 months after being severely burned.
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One person has died and at least one other was injured in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, on Sunday in what local media said is an incident involving rapper NBA..
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The Miami Police Department is investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of one person and injuries to two others at the Trump International.
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Leigh Ann Wirz Chesney, Layne's mother said the teen died from organ failure Friday morning. She was 16 years old.
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