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Nation Aug 27Shooting at esports event in Florida raises calls for more security
A champion gamer's decision to open fire Sunday afternoon during a video competition — killing two people and wounding nine others before killing himself — has prompted calls from gamers for more security at esports tournaments.
Nation May 26Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf
Florida and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected approaching the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast.
Nation Feb 17Anger bubbles over at funerals for Florida shooting victims
At funerals and in the streets of Parkland, a suburb on the edge of the Everglades, anger bubbled over at the widespread availability of guns and senselessness of the shooting.
Politics Apr 30Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, first Cuban-American in Congress, to retire
After 38 years in office, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term.
Politics Sep 27For many women, watching Trump interrupt Clinton 51 times was unnerving but familiar
For more than 90 minutes on a national stage, women said Trump subjected the first female presidential candidate from a major party to indignities they experience from men daily, in the workplace and beyond.
Politics Oct 16Controversy over electric fan at Florida gubernatorial debate unleashes #fangate
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Florida governor's race was spinning wildly on Thursday, almost as fast as that electric fan former Gov. Charlie Crist insists on bringing along to campaign appearances.