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Health Aug 03DeSantis won’t move on masks as Florida COVID wards swell
With the much more contagious delta variant now spreading exponentially, Florida hit 11,515 hospitalized patients Tuesday, breaking last year's record for the third straight day.
Nation Jul 07Crews give up hope of finding survivors at Florida condo collapse site
Emergency workers are giving up on any hope of finding survivors in a collapsed Florida condo building. Authorities told sobbing families Wednesday that there was “no chance of life” in the rubble.
Nation Jul 07WATCH: 10 more victims found in rubble of Florida condo; death toll now 46
The search for victims of the collapse of a Miami-area high-rise condominium reached its 14th day on Wednesday, as workers uncovered 10 more bodies from the rubble and officials sounded more and more grim about the prospects of finding anyone…
Nation Jul 064 more victims found in rubble of Florida condo; death toll rises to 32
The discovery of four more victims in the rubble of a collapsed condominium building raised the death toll to 32, a fire official said Tuesday as a ramped-up search effort faced new threats from severe weather with Tropical Storm Elsa…
Nation Jul 06WATCH: Florida officials give update on Surfside building collapse, search and rescue
Bands of heavy rain were expected in Surfside as Elsa strengthened on Tuesday, possibly becoming a hurricane again before making landfall somewhere between Tampa Bay and Florida's Big Bend and crossing northern Florida.
Nation Jul 04Drilling nearly done to demolish rest of collapsed condo
The decision to demolish the Surfside building came after concerns mounted that the damaged structure was at risk of falling, endangering the crews below and preventing them from operating in some areas.
Nation Jun 25Death toll in Florida collapse rises to 4 and 159 people remain missing
With scores of firefighters working overnight to reach any possible survivors both from under and atop the remains of the building, hopes rested on how quickly crews using dogs and microphones to sift through the wreckage could complete their grim,…
Economy Apr 08Florida sues federal government to allow cruises to sail
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis says the no-sail order is outdated and hurts the state as the industry generates billions for the economy.
Nation Apr 04Florida works to avoid ‘catastrophic’ pond collapse
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Sunday that crews are working to prevent the collapse of a large wastewater pond in the Tampa Bay area while evacuating the area to avoid a “catastrophic flood.”…
Health Apr 01Groups rush to get Florida farmworkers vaccinated
Farmworkers were denied priority access in Florida, unlike other states. Advocates are asking the state and counties to quickly mobilize to areas such as Homestead, south of Miami, and Immokalee, east of Naples.