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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.

Trump, Mnuchin Say Focus Will Turn to Tax Reform

Trump, Mnuchin Say Focus Will Turn to Tax Reform

Now that the effort to overhaul the nation's health care system has collapsed, the Trump administration is turning its attention to tax reform. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that the administration will now focus on gaining congressional approval for a sweeping tax overhaul plan. Trump's comments came after Republicans were forced to cancel a House vote on their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act because they could not get the support needed for passage.

Nunes Backs Down From Assertion Trump Was Monitored

Nunes Backs Down From Assertion Trump Was Monitored

The chairman of the House intelligence committee has backed down from his assertion that Donald Trump and his aides were "monitored" by U.S. spies — a claim the Republicans have cited this week in emails to loyalists. As NBC News reports, Rep. Devin Nunes told reporters Friday he can't be sure whether conversations among Trump or his aides were captured in the surveillance that has become a source of controversy since Nunes made it public in two news conferences this week. A spokesman for Nunes, Jack Langer, asserted that the Congressman did not explicitly say Trump was spied on when he briefed reporters Wednesday that he was "very concerned," that "the intelligence community incidentally collected information about American citizens involved in the Trump transition."

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