Greg Allen

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'Everyone Would Have Left': Putting Lessons From Hurricane Michael To Work

Friday, June 07, 2019

Florida's emergency managers are reassessing how they order evacuations based on Florida's experience last year with Hurricane Michael.

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Sheriff's Deputy Who Was On Duty The Day Of Parkland Shooting Arrested

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

A former sheriff's deputy stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has been arrested for his failure to take action the day of the mass shooting there. He faces 11 charges.

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Carnival Cruise Lines Hit With $20 Million Penalty For Environmental Crimes

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

The company has a long history of dumping plastic trash and oily waste from its ships, with violations dating back to 1993. In 2016, its Princess subsidiary agreed to pay $40 million for pollution.

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Carnival Corp. Agrees To $20 Million Fine For Pollution Violations

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Executives with Carnival Corporation, the world's largest cruise line, were in court explaining why its ships continue to dump plastics and other pollutants into waters in the Caribbean and Alaska.

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No Move To Tighten Building Codes As Hurricane Season Starts In Florida

Saturday, June 01, 2019

Last year, Hurricane Michael shredded thousands of houses in Panama City, Fla., and surrounding areas that have long had some of Florida's weakest building codes.

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Customs And Border Protection Downplays Plan To Ship Migrants To South Florida

Friday, May 17, 2019

On Friday night, CBP said there are no plans at this time to follow through on the plan announced earlier this week to send migrants to the state as they await their day in immigration court.

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Feds To Release Migrants Into Florida Communities, Local Officials Say

Friday, May 17, 2019

Two Florida counties have been told that Customs and Border Protection will begin sending them more than 1,000 migrants a month, who will be processed and released into the community pending hearings.

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With Hurricane Season Approaching, Researchers Work To Better Predict Storm Intensity

Monday, May 13, 2019

Florida's experience with Hurricane Michael shows how difficult it is to accurately forecast a hurricane's intensity. Forecasters say more accurate forecasts are coming soon.

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Trump Campaigns In Florida While Hurricane Victims Wait For Disaster Aid

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

The president campaigns in Panama City Wednesday. At the same time, local officials are upset that they're still waiting for federal disaster aid — seven months after Hurricane Michael.

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Florida House Approves Bill That Limits Voting Rights For People Convicted Of Felonies

Monday, May 06, 2019

Florida legislators passed a bill Friday that places restrictions on which felons can regain the right to vote. Voting Rights advocates say it violates the will of voters.

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U.S. Virgin Islands Governor: 'Emergency Fast Track Process' Needed For Federal Aid

Saturday, April 27, 2019

More than a year after two major storms hit the U.S. Virgin Islands, the new governor says burdensome regulations have slowed recovery. Many homes are still uninhabitable and lack secure roofing.

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After 2 Hurricanes, A 'Floodgate' Of Mental Health Issues In The Virgin Islands

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The new governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands has issued a territory-wide mental health state of emergency, after two hurricanes in 2017 caused widespread trauma and stress among islanders.

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Virgin Island Schools Are Still Facing Challenges From Hurricanes Irma And Michael

Friday, April 19, 2019

Nearly a year and a half after Hurricanes Irma and Michael, schools in the Virgin Islands still face big challenges with larger class sizes and limited extracurricular activities.

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Florida Lawmakers Jump Into National Debate Over Illegal Immigration

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Florida is poised to adopt a bill banning so-called sanctuary cities. It would require local officials to cooperate with federal immigration authorities or face still penalties.

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More Possible Graves Found At Florida School

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Workers doing cleanup at a now-closed reform school in Florida have found 27 sites that may be unmarked graves. Researchers previously found more than 50 graves of boys who died at the school.

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A Shortage Of Shippers For Badly Needed Supplies Of Food And Medicine To Venezuela

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Shipments from friends and family in South Florida have been a lifeline for Venezuelans. But, after months of economic and political turmoil, getting supplies to Venezuela has become more difficult.

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Florida Legislature Proposes Limits On Restoring Felon Voting Rights

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Florida voters passed a referendum to restore voting rights to felons. The Republican-led legislature is considering bills that would place limits on who would be allowed back into the voting booth.

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Suicides In Parkland Leave Community In Shock

Monday, March 25, 2019

Two students who attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., have taken their own lives in recent days. The school was the site of a 2018 mass shooting that killed 17 students.

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'Today We Have Justice' — Florida Police Officer Convicted In 2015 Shooting

Thursday, March 07, 2019

For the first time in 30 years, an on-duty police officer in Florida has been convicted in a shooting death. In October 2015, Nouman Raja shot and killed a black motorist, Corey Jones.

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Former Florida Police Officer Convicted In Shooting Death Of Black Man

Thursday, March 07, 2019

A jury convicted a former Florida police officer in the shooting death of a black man. It's the first time in 30 years that an on-duty officer in Florida has been charged or convicted in a shooting.

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