Greg Allen

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News Brief: Florida School Shooting, Immigration Plans Stall, Olympics

Friday, February 16, 2018

The 19-year-old shooter at a Florida high school has confessed to investigators. Also, the Senate failed to pass any immigration plan before a self-imposed deadline and we have an Olympics update.

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Florida High School Shooting Update

Friday, February 16, 2018

We get the latest developments on the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people were killed on Wednesday. Authorities revealed more about the shooter and victims on Thursday.

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Coast Guard Reels In Hundreds Of Sunken And Cast-Off Boats In Virgin Islands

Friday, February 16, 2018

Nearly six months after the hurricanes, the slow task of removing derelict boats goes on in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. It doesn't help that many boat owners simply abandoned their vessels.

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Officials Charge Alleged Florida School Gunman With 17 Counts Of Premeditated Murder

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The alleged shooter in Wednesday's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre is being charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

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Sounds Of Balloons Popping Were Shots Fom Florida School Shooter's Gun

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Many students said they thought they heard Valentine's Day balloons popping. Instead, it was a gunman at a South Florida high school. Seventeen people were killed and a former student was arrested.

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Broward Sheriff's Office Says A Shooter Is In Custody After Florida Shooting

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Following a shooting on Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., the Broward Sheriff's office says a shooter is in custody.

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At Least 17 Dead After Shooting At Florida High School

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

At least 17 people are dead after a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in the town of Parkland, Fla. The Broward Sherrif's Office says the suspect is in custody.

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Democrats Take Republican Seat In Florida Special Election

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Margaret Good defeated James Buchanan in Florida's 72nd House District, boosting Democrats' hopes for the fall midterms.

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Cost Of U.S. Opioid Epidemic Since 2001 Is $1 Trillion And Climbing

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Economists tracking federal mortality data say the opioid crisis is undercutting the productivity of people in their prime working years — 30s and 40s.

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Virgin Islands National Park Is Still Trying To Recover From Hurricane Irma

Friday, February 09, 2018

The Virgin Islands National Park on St. John's has reopened but the staff is still assessing the damage to park buildings and the coral reefs. It's unclear how long it will take to remove sunken vessels and restore amenities to the park, that before the storms, received nearly a half million visitors a year.

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Trump Says He Will Focus On Opioid Law Enforcement, Not Treatment

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Opioids are a public health emergency, the president says, but he hasn't acted on the White House opioid commission's recommendations to expand treatment.

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Visitors Slowly Returning To Virgin Islands After Hurricanes' Destruction

Friday, February 02, 2018

With tourism way down after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Virgin Islands have lost their main economic engine at a time when it's most needed. But recovery is gradually happening.

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Florida Receives Offshore Drilling Exemption; Others Want It, Too

Thursday, January 11, 2018

In Florida, some are calling the Trump administration's announcement that the state is exempt from a plan to expand offshore drilling a political stunt to help Gov. Rick Scott.

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Florida Officials Struggling To Find Affordable Housing For Locals Months After Hurricane Irma

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

With trailer parks destroyed and hundreds of homes ruined by Hurricane Irma, rents have skyrocketed and housing has become unaffordable for many in the Florida Keys. Local officials are scrambling to find ways to provide low-cost rentals affordable for waitresses, fishing guides and others vital to the area's tourist economy.

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Hurricane Highlights Long-Term Flooding Problems In Bonita Springs, Fla.

Monday, January 01, 2018

Bonita Springs, a Florida community hit hard by Hurricane Irma, has mostly recovered. Residents and officials now know what to do about low-lying neighborhoods likely to flood again in the future.

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Puerto Rico Family Celebrates Their First Christmas In Florida

Monday, December 25, 2017

Grisel Robles, her husband and daughter relocated to Florida after Hurricane Maria. After 3 months of uncertainty, they moved into their own apartment in Fort Lauderdale to get ready for Christmas.

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NTSB Shares Recommendations For Maritime Shipping Industry In El Faro Report

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The National Transportation Safety Board released a report on Tuesday after the death of 33 mariners in the 2015 on the cargo ship El Faro. A key question remaining is why the captain ignored forecasts and sailed directly into Hurricane Joaquin.

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Stories Of Syria's Uprising, And Its Backyard Funerals, In 'Gardens Speak'

Sunday, December 10, 2017

In Miami Beach, visitors were lying down in freshly-dug graves 10 at a time. It was part of Tania El Khoury's interactive artwork, which tells the tales of people killed in Syria's civil war.

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'We Don't Feel Safe Here': Building A Post-Hurricane Life In Puerto Rico

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Hurricane season is ending but rebuilding in Puerto Rico is just starting and will take years. Residents of Cataño describe the impact Hurricane Maria had on their once peaceful and safe neighborhood.

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Puerto Rico's Medical Manufacturers Worry Federal Tax Plan Could Kill Storm Recovery

Monday, November 27, 2017

Drug companies and medical device makers in Puerto Rico are still struggling with power and staffing shortages. One device manufacturer says the future of his industry on the island is uncertain.

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