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Gov. Rick Scott declares state of emergency for red tide outbreak in southwest Florida

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for seven southwest Florida counties because of the effects of a toxic algae bloom called red tide.<p>The declaration for Charlotte, Collier, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota counties will provide money and resources to combat the …

Florida

Here’s who Florida newspaper editorial boards are endorsing for governor

With less than two weeks until the Aug. 28 Florida gubernatorial primaries, editorial boards around the state have started to announce their …

Florida

Tesla looking into reports that heavy rain caused Model 3 rear bumpers to fall off

Despite all of the accolades that Tesla vehicles tend to garner — both for performance and design — one of the more common criticisms levied at the …

Tesla

Heavy rain alert in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted heavy rainfall in several parts of Odisha for the next …

India

Worker dies after falling into vat of oil in Florida

Authorities say a worker has died after falling into a vat of oil at a facility near Walt Disney World.<p>Lt. Emanuel Curry of the Orange County …

Walt Disney World Resort

Florida education news: Teacher pay, birthday treats, water supply and more

<b>TEACHER PAY:</b> Pasco County School Board members said they want to look for money in the district budget to give employees raises. So far, they've …

Florida

Defending the Sun-Sentinel — Parkland and the first two amendments — Nelson and Russia — Red tide politics

Good Wednesday morning. A Gunshine State dispatch, but this time we’re talking about the First Amendment instead of the Second ...<p><b>CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES —</b> After failing to provide special and therapeutic education to the Stoneman Douglas killer, after failing to provide adequate school security, …

Florida

Kerala Flood Live Updates: As Heavy Rain Continues, Kochi Airport Closed Till Saturday

Amid devastating Kerala floods 42 people have died and thousands have been relocated to relief camps.<p>Kerala Rains: This is the worst monsoon that …

India

State Of Emergency Declared In Red Tide-Devastated Areas Of Florida

Gov. Rick Scott authorized more than $600,000 in emergency spending to help people and wildlife affected by the red tide.<p>Florida Gov. Rick Scott has …

Florida

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Declares Emergency in 7 Counties Over Red Tide

Scott is also ordering an additional $100,000 be directed for additional scientists to assist with clean-up efforts and another $500,000 has been …

Florida

Tropical Depression Hector - East Pacific

Updated: <b><br>Wind:</b> 34 MPH | <b>Location:</b> 29.3N 189.1E | <b>Movement:</b> NW<br>More Information:<br>Tracking Map<br>Public Advisory<br>Discussion<br>Coordinates<br>Computer Models

Extreme Sports

Sidney Post Office scheduled to reopen Saturday

(Sidney) -- After being closed for more than two months due to storm damage, Sidney's Post Office is scheduled to reopen this weekend.<p>The facility …

Customers

Miami-Dade Police Lieutenant, Ex-Wife Accused Of Fraud: Report

A Miami-Dade police lieutenant and his ex-wife have been charged with organized fraud, filing false insurance claims and grand theft.<p>MIAMI, FL - A …

Weather

Orlando traffic: Crash closes SR 429 in west Orange

Part of State Road 429 in west Orange County is closed after a tractor-trailer overturned Wednesday morning, according to the Florida Department of …

Weather

Heavy rain for the Midwest, Dry conditions persist over the West

Heavy downpours across the Midwest. Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys may cause localized flooding today then across the Great Lakes on Thursday.<p>A few strong storms could develop across the west-central Plains. Large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes are possible.<p>Dry …

Weather

Derry to see heavy rain this weekend

Heavy rain is forecast for Derry this week say the Met Office.<p>The rain is expected to move in over Derry on Friday evening and to remain until Sunday …

Weather

Passing storms bring heavy rain and flooding concerns in NYC

Evening rush hour commuters in New York City are facing heavy rain and the possibility of flooding from quick-passing storms bringing heavy rain …

Weather

AccuWeather: Showers and some storms with heavy rain possible Wednesday

Wednesday will be warm and wet, with on-and-off showers and storms with some heavy rain possible. High: 80.<p>Here's your 7-day weather forecast. Get …

Weather

Florida schools to receive federal funding for enrolling displaced students

Florida schools will receive $95.8 million to reimburse school districts for taking in K-12 students from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands after …

Florida

Toxic Red Tide Leaves Florida Beachgoers Sick, Kills Thousands of Sea Animals

A toxic red tide is plaguing a hundred miles of Florida’s beaches.<p>The phenomenon, which occurs when a profusion of algae emits dangerous toxins into …

Florida

A Sanibel fishing guide struggles with the red tide affecting Southwest Florida

Capt. Chad Huff found an 80- to 100-pound tarpon floating dead last week near Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel, where some of the …

Florida

The Latest: State of emergency as Florida battles algae

LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Red Ride 5:15 p.m.<p>Gov. Rick Scott is declaring a state of emergency across parts of Florida that have been overrun by a toxic algae bloom that is killing fish and emptying beaches and restaurants.<p>Scott is ordering $100,000 for additional scientists to help …

Florida

State of Emergency in Monroe County

Just Now<p>A State of Emergency has been issued in Monroe County. The declaration of a state of emergency does not mean travel is restricted in Monroe …

Roads

Dade Schools Superintendent Shares Vision For Upcoming Year

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><p>MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho shared his vision for the upcoming school …

School Administration

Cause of death released for bar owner who sparked Miami’s mixology movement

John Lermayer, an award-winning bar owner who helped found the mixology movement in Miami, died of a ruptured brain aneurysm, the county medical …

Miami Beach

Parts of East Coast under severe weather warnings, as heavy rain sparks flash flooding - CBS News

Parts of East Coast under severe weather warn...

Weather

Florida Firefighters Join Together To Fix Man's Roof Damaged By Irma

Aug 13, 2018<p>Florida firefighters installing free smoke detectors throughout a neighborhood noticed the roof on a 70-year-old man's home was still …

Weather

A storm tore up trees and made two College Park houses uninhabitable

A storm ripped through College Park on Monday, leaving damaged houses, fallen trees, downed power lines and displaced residents in its wake.<p>Strong …

Weather

Electricity restored for elderly woman after Largo first responders pay the bill

- An elderly resident in Largo was living without any electricity for the past month. When first responders found out, they immediately decided to …

Weather

Truck Slams Into Front Of Miami Barber Shop

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><p>MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An investigation is underway after a pickup truck slammed into the front of a Miami barber …

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