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  1. Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for ZikaRead the original story

    Yesterday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Florida mosquitoes have likely spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, and Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says the tourism-dependent state may face an economic crisis if visitors start canceling plans to come here. But officials in Miami and Orlando caution against panic, and the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are no plans to recommend limiting travel to South Florida.

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  2. Mayor says visitors shouldn't hesitate to come to FloridaRead the original story

    Friday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Florida's governor says the state has concluded that four mysterious Zika infections likely came from mosquitoes in the Miami area. An Ohio college student found dead in a cornfield three days after she disappeared while riding her bicycle will be buried at a private service.

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  3. Hours-old baby found abandoned on back apartment porch near OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Florida's governor says the state has concluded that four mysterious Zika infections likely came from mosquitoes in the Miami area. Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, Florida officials said Friday in a long-feared turn in the epidemic that is sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean.

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  4. Governor: 4 Zika cases likely came from Florida mosquitoesRead the original story

    Friday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Florida likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, the state's governor said Friday. No mosquitoes in the state have tested positive for Zika, but one woman and three men in Miami-Dade and Broward counties likely contracted the virus through mosquito bites, Gov. Rick Scott said during a news conference in Orlando.

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  5. Police: Man held victim captive for 2 daysRead the original story

    Friday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    An Eatonville man has been accused of kidnapping someone in downtown Orlando and them holding them captive for two days. Media outlets report that 22-year-old Trevor Howell is accused of forcing a person into the backseat of a car Monday afternoon at the Lynx bus station in downtown Orlando.

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  6. Pulse nightclub to become permanent memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The city of Orlando wants to turn the site of the Pulse nightclub, where a gunman opened fire and killed 49 people in June - into a permanent memorial. People from all over the nation continue to come out to pay their respects to those lost in the shooting.

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  7. The Latest: Fund opened to help families in club shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The city of Fort Myers has opened a fund to assist the families affected by the nightclub shooting that killed two teenagers and wounded 17 other people. In a statement , the city announced a partnership with the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and the United Way of Lee, Charlotte, Glades and Okeechobee Counties to open the TOGETHER Fort Myers fund.

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  8. Orlando airport moves closer to expanding southern terminalRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The latest passenger numbers from the Orlando International Airport has increased the likelihood that the airport will soon begin constructing a $1.8 billion southern airport terminal. The airport said in a news release that more than 40 million passengers used the airport during 12-month period ending in May, making it the fifth consecutive month that 12-month traffic at the airport have been above 38.5 million passengers.

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  9. 3 injured after shooting near downtown Orlando nightclubRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Orlando Police say the shooting happened near the Venue 578 nightclub and that three people were injured, one critically. The two other victims had minor injuries.

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  10. The Latest: Clinton lays flowers at Pulse nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Hillary Clinton is making an impromptu stop at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the site of the deadly shooting rampage that killed 49 people. Clinton was joined by Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, first responders and community residents at the makeshift memorial outside the club.

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  11. Deputy: 15 lifeless bodies in front of bar at PulseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A reserve deputy among the first responders to the Orlando shooting massacre has described seeing a pile of bodies piled up outside the gay nightclub when he entered it last month. Reserve Deputy Sheriff Robert Knight says in his account that he saw 15 bodies in front of the nightclub Pulse "with horrific wounds" and three more lifeless victims in front of a stage inside.

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  12. After Times Square fake bomb scare, officers called heroesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    When a passing driver hurled a flashing, clicking object into their police van in Times Square, it looked like danger to Sgt. Hameed Armani and Officer Peter Cybulski.

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  13. Doc still wearing bloody shoes 6 weeks after Pulse shootingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    An Orlando hospital doctor is still wearing the bloody shoes he wore as he treated victims after the Pulse nightclub shooting. Shortly after the June 12 attack, Dr. Joshua Corsa wrote a moving Facebook status and posted a photo of his sneakers that were bloodied as 44 patients from the gay nightclub were brought into Orlando Regional Medical Center.

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  14. AG Healey warns gun dealers on state's assault weapons banRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey is warning gun dealers and manufacturers in Massachusetts against selling banned assault weapons, including what she described as copycat weapons. Healey said Wednesday her office is stepping up enforcement of the state's assault weapons ban in the wake of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, last month.

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  15. Club gunman told bosses taunts led to false terrorist claimsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Baltimore judge dealt the state yet another blow in the protracted and unsuccessful prosecution of six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a young black man who was injured in police custody. Experts say the development of self-driving cars over the coming decade depends on an unreliable assumption by many automakers: that the humans in them will be ready to step in and take control if the car's... Experts say the development of self-driving cars over the coming decade depends on an unreliable assumption by many automakers: that the humans in them will be ready to step in and take control if the car's systems fail.

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  16. Club gunman repeatedly taunted for being MuslimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Louisiana State Police said Monday morning Gavin Long "ambushed" and "targeted" police officers. Investigators are speaking with anyone who may have talked to Long recently and tracking down any known associates.

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  17. Pulse memorial items taken to history centerRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Workers with the Orange County Regional History Center have removed the last of the nonperishable items that made up a makeshift memorial to the Pulse shooting victims outside Orlando's new performing arts center. The banners, flags, stuffed animals and signs were taken Monday by the history center's staff so they can be documented and preserved.

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  18. Post Pulse, Mica has hearing on why Orlando didn't get fundsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    U.S. Rep. John Mica is holding a hearing on why federal authorities didn't deem terrorism as a high enough threat factor in Orlando for the region to receive federal money for preventing and responding to terrorist threats. Mica has invited Orlando Police Chief John Mina and Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings to be at Friday's hearing in Washington.

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  19. Gun control advocates arrested 1 month after mass shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A month after the Orlando nightclub shooting, dozens of gun control advocates started a 49-hour sit-in near Sen. Marco Rubio's office to remember the 49 victims. They sang songs, held signs that said "#SitForThe49" and laid 49 red roses on white paper with the names of each victim.

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  20. Congress headed out of town this week with no action on gunsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Congress is expected to exit Washington for a months-long recess with no action on gun control, despite mass shootings in recent weeks and uproar from Democrats who have pushed for new legislation. A House GOP bill to block gun sales to suspected terrorists stalled last week after conservatives balked.

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