Baseball fans watch an exhibition spring training game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Spring training contributes $35 million to the local economy. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Florida Pitches New Facilities To Clinch Spring Training

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Selection Of Pope Francis Energizes U.S. Catholics

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Fla. Lieutenant Governor Resigns Amid Probe Of Internet Cafe

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Cruise Industry Stays Confidently Afloat Amid Major Accidents

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Cruise Ship Leaders To Discuss Industry's Future

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Florida Atlantic Donation Sparks Outrage, But University Doesn't Budge

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Unarmed Teen's Murder Still Fuels Gun Debate

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Brickell CityCentre is a new project that includes retail, offices and two condo towers. In all, some 19 condo towers are going up in downtown Miami, just seven years after the housing market crash. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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In Miami, A New Condo Boom Revives Hopes Of Housing Recovery

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Fla. Gov. Scott Reverses Medicaid Decision

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Carnival's Crippled Ship Expected To Hurt Cruise Business

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The Crystal River Nuclear Plant has stood idle since workers cracked the reactor's containment building in 2009. The facility is now slated to close permanently. Will Vragovic/AP hide caption

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Taxpayers Steaming Over Florida Nuclear Plant's Shuttering

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Carnival Cruise Passengers On Fourth Day With Limited Power

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Supporters Mark Trayvon Martin's 18th Birthday

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Arlene Bonet settled in Orlando, Fla., after her Puerto Rico real estate business crashed. She's now working for a Puerto Rican cultural organization in Orlando, while her son and mother still live in her hometown, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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One-Way Tickets To Florida: Puerto Ricans Escape Island Woes

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President Obama and law enforcement officials meet in January to discuss gun violence. To the left of Obama is Hennepin County, Minn., Sheriff Richard W. Stanek; to the right is Charles H. Ramsey, commissioner of the Philadelphia Police Department. Rex Features/AP hide caption

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Gun Control Divides County Sheriffs

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