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Post-Maria Puerto Rican migration leaves evacuees fighting for their future in Central Florida

Post-Maria Puerto Rican migration reshapes Central Florida The Sunshine State received about 150,000 Puerto Rican evacuees within just five months of last September’s deadly Hurricane Maria, most of them settling in Central Florida’s Orange County. In the storm’s immediate aftermath, the local and federal government, as well as nonprofits, mobilized to address the immediate needs […]

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Gunman in Panama City Standoff Found Dead, Apartment ‘Booby Trapped’

Shootout in Panama City BeachA shootout involving a high police presence occurred in Panama City on Tuesday. A man suspected of trading wild bursts of gunfire with officers during a long standoff in the Florida Panhandle was found dead Tuesday in a gasoline-soaked apartment after an armored vehicle approached, authorities said. Bay County Sheriff Tommy […]

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Hunt Announces the Completion of The Sanctuary at 331 in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

EL PASO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hunt Companies, Inc. (Hunt) today, along with Destin, Florida based developer W Development, announced that The Sanctuary at 331 development has successfully been completed on schedule and under budget. The 264-unit three-story garden style apartment complex located in the Emerald Coast of the Florida Panhandle on the Choctawhatchee Bay received its final […]

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National Weather Service confirms recent Florida tornado

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Forecasters say they’ve confirmed a recent tornado in Florida, which caused little damage. News outlets report the National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down Friday morning in The Acreage, an unincorporated area near West Palm Beach. With winds of about 80 mph (130 kph), the tornado traveled a […]

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Hanley Ramirez’s Florida estate listed for $3.99 million

Hanley Ramirez’s backyard pool is clad in imported Spanish tiles. This Spanish-style home with eight bedrooms, eight full baths, two half baths, and 9,004 square feet of indoor living space is impressive in its own right. Add in the fact that it’s the home of Red Sox designated hitter Hanley Ramirez, and you’ve got yourself […]

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Florida Realtors® Commemorates Fair Housing Act’s 50th Anniversary

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FEMA grants unconditional housing extension, offering families temporary reprieve

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to extend the transitional housing program unconditionally for Hurricane Maria evacuees through May 14 buying Puerto Ricans more time, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson said Friday. Hundreds of families who are staying in Florida after being displaced because of the storm risked being kicked out of […]

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Teens help rescue 6 people from capsized boat off the Florida Keys

Two teenagers with a natural affinity for the sea assisted in rescuing two families — including a 4-year-old boy and 3-month-old baby — after the boat they were in capsized near the Florida Keys over the weekend. Mason Baker, 17, Will Coffin, 18, and Will’s uncle, Dave Tolhurst, 54, were fishing for Yellowtail just north […]

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott blasts DC, ‘career politicians’ in revealing bid for US Senate

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Gov. Rick Scott took firm aim at Washington and "career politicians" as he officially declared himself a candidate for U.S. Senate during a campaign rally in Orlando on Monday. The two-term Republican governor is challenging incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson in what will be one of the most expensive and hotly contested […]

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Chinese college student to be deported after buying guns

A Chinese college student who made no threats but had alarmed a roommate and a friend with his behavior and bought two semiautomatic rifles will be deported for an unrelated visa issue, University of Central Florida police said Thursday. Police at the Orlando school said they were first alerted by a campus official in late […]