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Hurricane Maria still a Category 3 storm targeting Turks and Caicos

Hurricane Maria has continued to strengthen slightly as its large eye approaches the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas. As of 5 a.m., the National Hurricane Center in Miami says data from reconnaissance aircraft showed maximum sus...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Florida county cancels mosquito spraying after pushback

Commissioners in one Florida county canceled plans for aerial spraying to combat an exploding mosquito population in response to more than 300 emails, phone calls and comments from concerned citizens
Updated: 3 hours ago

Text message prompts school lockdown, 2 students questioned

Two students have been questioned about a text message that warned of a shooting at their Florida high school
Updated: 3 hours ago
The Daystarter: Free Museum Day and other weekend happenings; Maria churns while Puerto Rico digs out; 'very Florida' things happened during Irma; Make-A-Wish seeks bigger impact in Tampa Bay

The Daystarter: Free Museum Day and other weekend happenings; Maria churns while Puerto Rico digs out; 'very Florida' things happened during Irma; Make-A-Wish seeks bigger impact in Tampa Bay

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today.• Fifty percent chance of showers this evening, with temperatures reaching the low 90s, according to 10Weather WTSP.[WTSP]Check the latest Tampa Bay-area live radar:10New...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Florida education news: Makeup days, accountability, charter schools and more

Florida education news: Makeup days, accountability, charter schools and more

MAKEUP DAYS: The Pasco County school district alters the daily schedule of 11 schools to make up teaching time missed because of Hurricane Irma, avoiding the need to cancel vacation days. • The Collier County school district, which missed m...
Updated: 4 hours ago

Texas asks court to allow its ban on 'sanctuary cities'

Attorneys for Texas are asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to let the state's law banning "sanctuary cities" take effect
Updated: 5 hours ago
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monuments

Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monuments

The future location of three Confederate memorials on North Carolina's old Capitol grounds could depend on a state panel asked by the governor to move the monuments to a Civil War battle site
Updated: 5 hours ago
World shares fall on North Korea concerns, China rate cut

World shares fall on North Korea concerns, China rate cut

World stock markets fall as investors turn cautious following new U.S. sanctions targeting North Korea, China credit rating downgrade
Updated: 6 hours ago

Sweden charges ex-telecom execs in Uzbek corruption scandal

Sweden's prosecution authority says three former executives with Swedish telecom company Telia have been charged with corruption involving contracts in Uzbekistan
Updated: 6 hours ago

Sweden charges ex-telecom execs in Uzbek corruption scandal

Sweden's prosecution authority says three former executives with Swedish telecom company Telia have been charged with corruption involving contracts in Uzbekistan
Updated: 6 hours ago