The Associated Press

Florida health officials say they're investigating a new Zika case outside a Miami neighborhood where mosquitoes have spread the virus to over two dozen people.

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Miami-Dade County officials say it's safe to attend a monthly art festival in the Miami neighborhood linked to Zika cases.

Florida Department of Health

Florida is reporting more cases of Zika spread by Miami mosquitoes, but the governor says the infection zone is shrinking.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A person has been hospitalized after health officials say they contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming in Broward County.

Miami-Dade County's mosquito control director says the insect's population is dropping in the Miami neighborhood health officials have linked to 21 Zika infections.

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Florida's governor has announced four new cases of Zika virus infection that health officials believe were spread by mosquitoes in a Miami neighborhood.

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Hillary Clinton will call on Congress to return to Washington and pass emergency funding for the Zika response during a visit to a Miami neighborhood dealing with the first U.S. outbreak of the disease.

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A new state report estimates that half the lake area in Florida contains elevated levels of algae.

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The gunman who killed 49 patrons at a gay nightclub in Orlando was hit by at least eight bullets as he died in a shoot-out with a SWAT team.

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A businessman accused of orchestrating a $1 billion Medicare and Medicaid fraud scheme in South Florida will be staying in jail until his trial.

Thank goodness it's the slow season in Florida.

At least that's what officials and representatives of the state's multibillion-dollar tourism industry are thinking in the wake of the news that 15 people have been infected with Zika in a small, trendy neighborhood in Miami.

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Three experimental Zika vaccines protected monkeys against infection from the virus, an encouraging sign as research moves into studies in people.

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As the Zika virus escalates into a public health crisis, members of Congress are entrenched in familiar partisan positions.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says pregnant women statewide can get a free Zika test to determine whether they've been infected with the mosquito-borne virus.

Canada's Public Health Agency is telling pregnant Canadian women who visited Miami-Dade and Broward counties in Florida on or after June 15 to take precautions against the Zika virus.

Florida's new law that places restrictions on abortion clinics is going to remain blocked for now.

WMFE

Florida's Department of Health has granted its second dispensing authorization for medical marijuana and its location will be in Tampa.

The first medical marijuana dispensary in Florida is slated to open.

A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows Americans increasingly favor making gun laws tougher by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months. But it also shows pessimism that change will happen anytime soon.

The first organization authorized to dispense medical marijuana in Florida has made its first home delivery.

WMFE

An Orlando hospital doctor is still wearing the bloody shoes he wore as he treated victims after the Pulse nightclub shooting.

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A second possible non-travel related case of Zika virus was announced today in Broward County, health officials said.

Medical marijuana is expected to be available in Florida by the end of next week after the state's Department of Health granted its first authorization to dispense to one of the six dispensing organizations.

The family of a woman who died outside a hospital after she was forcibly removed by police has filed a lawsuit against the hospital, two of its former employees, the City of Blountstown and a former Blountstown Police officer.

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Manatees are again dying from a mysterious syndrome in Florida's Indian River Lagoon.

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The nation is poised to elect one of its oldest presidents, and while age doesn't determine health, it begs this question: How much do we know — and should we know — about how physically fit Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are for the job?

WMFE

A federal appeals court has ruled that the state of Florida cannot use potential budget problems to deny thousands of prison inmates kosher meals they request for religious reasons.

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Wildlife officials say more manatees have died in a Florida lagoon plagued by algae and pollution.

Thousands of Floridians who have insurance to cover the cost of staying in a nursing home or assisted living facility could see a steep hike in their premiums.

State regulators this week announced that two insurers have filed for substantial hikes ranging anywhere from 20 percent to 114 percent.

WMFE

Two Florida counties are testing a program to treat incarcerated heroin users.

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