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News stories impacting Florida.

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Hurricane Irma has officially been tied to 34 deaths in Florida, but the number will rise.

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Gasoline hit the highest price seen in 3 years last week, according to AAA, with the average price shooting up 46 cents in Florida as compared to August 22. 

Hurricane Maria's Maximum Sustained Winds Increase to 125 mph Monday Afternoon

Sep 18, 2017
FLORIDA STORMS

Hurricane Maria had maximum sustained winds of 125 mph Monday at 2 p.m., according to the National Hurricane Center.

Jacksonville flooding
Robert Torbert

A key economist offered a sobering message Friday to state lawmakers: Forget having extra cash for next year's budget.

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The Florida Education Association teachers union has filed a potential class-action lawsuit alleging that the state's controversial “Best and Brightest” bonus program discriminates against older teachers and minorities.

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