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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 12:48 PM EST

Sen. Nelson: Hiring Freeze Could Hurt Hurricane Response

Sen. Nelson: Hiring Freeze Could Hurt Hurricane Response

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson says President Donald Trump's hiring freeze could hurt the government's response to a dangerous hurricane.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 04:32 PM EST

FPL Wants to Recoup $320M in Hurricane Matthew Costs

FPL Wants to Recoup $320M in Hurricane Matthew Costs

Florida Power & Light is looking to recoup nearly $320 million from customers to cover costs associated with Hurricane Matthew and to replenish a storm reserve.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 02:28 PM EST

Quirk May Shield US Coast During Busy Hurricane Seasons

Quirk May Shield US Coast During Busy Hurricane Seasons

A climatic quirk seems to be slightly shielding the U.S. coast during busy hurricane seasons, often weakening major storms just as they approach America's beaches, a new study finds.

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016 at 03:40 PM EDT

Hurricane Planning and Pets

Hurricane Planning and Pets

It’s that time again, South Florida! As the tropics begin to make local headlines, it’s time to think about getting prepared - and preparing our pets as well. Here are some things to think about as we all get...

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 12:08 PM EST

NASA Launches Mini-Satellites for Hurricane Forecasting

NASA Launches Mini-Satellites for Hurricane Forecasting

The CYGNSS satellites have GPS navigation receivers to measure the surface roughness of oceans, letting scientists calculate wind speed and storm intensity.

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Serial Meat Thief Targets Weston Publix

Serial Meat Thief Targets Weston Publix

A man with a big appetite for stealing steaks is caught on camera at a Publix in Weston. Broward Sheriff's Office released surveillance video Friday of the meat thief in hopes of tracking him down.

Ultra Music Festival Underway, Traffic Woes Expected

Ultra Music Festival Underway, Traffic Woes Expected

The three day event, which has been held at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami every year since 2001 after taking place on Miami Beach the first two times, kicked off Friday with gates opening at 4 p.m.

Coast Guard Searching for Missing Haitian Fishermen

Coast Guard Searching for Missing Haitian Fishermen

The Coast Guard was searching Friday for five Haitian fishermen that went missing near the southern claw of Haiti.

Dash Cam Video Shows Police Running Over, Killing Suspect

Dash Cam Video Shows Police Running Over, Killing Suspect

WARNING: Some viewers may find this video disturbing. Police dash cam video released Thursday shows a suspect getting run over by a squad car during a chase.

No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly — after seven years of nonstop railing against the law. Democrats said Americans can "breathe a sigh of relief." Trump said the current law was imploding "and soon will explode." Thwarted by two factions of fellow Republicans, from the center and far right, House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama's health care law, the GOP's No. 1 target in the new Trump administration, will remain in place "for the foreseeable future."

Cubans Say They Entered US Before End of Immigration Policy

Cubans Say They Entered US Before End of Immigration Policy

A group of 11 Cuban immigrants being detained in South Texas are fighting deportation after alleging they were wrongly turned away while trying to enter the United States just before the "wet foot, dry foot" policy was dropped.

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