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Brazlian jet maker Embraer employs about 600 people in Melbourne, Fla., and is expanding. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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With Shuttles Gone, Private Ventures Give Florida's Space Coast A Lift

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The mayor of Coral Gables, Fla., worries that the continued rise in sea levels could sink the property values of waterfront neighborhoods. PictureWendy/Flickr hide caption

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Rising Sea Levels Made This Republican Mayor A Climate Change Believer

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Louis Fernandez walks along a flooded Collins Avenue in Miami Beach in September 2015. The city is tackling sea-level rise by rebuilding roads and installing new storm sewers and pumps. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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As Waters Rise, Miami Beach Builds Higher Streets And Political Willpower

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Democratic House candidate Tim Canova, a former adviser to Bernie Sanders, is challenging Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Bernie Sanders Endorses The Man Trying To Unseat The Democratic Party Chair

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Key Haven, a Florida neighborhood about a mile east of Key West, is where a test of Oxitec's genetically engineered mosquitoes might take place later this year. Some neighbors have strongly dissented — at public meetings and via yard signs. Nancy Klingener/WLRN hide caption

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Florida Keys Weigh Options For Battling Mosquitoes And Zika

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Rachelle Ianelli (left) and Austin Jacobs (middle) both archaeological students from University of Florida, together with Florida Public Archaeology Network representative Rachael Kangas, excavate a section at "Garden Patch," a settlement populated after rising seas forced people to leave Bird Island. Neill Wallis/University of Florida hide caption

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What Can We Learn From Early Floridians On Sea-Level Rise?

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Altamonte Springs, Fla., is helping pay for Uber rides that begin and end in the city. The city is the first in the country to partially subsidize Uber fares. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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The Newest Public Transportation In Town: Uber

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Medical Debt Rains Pain On Families, Even In the Sunshine State

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Confetti falls on the head of John Kasich, governor of Ohio and a 2016 Republican presidential candidate, after speaking during a campaign event in Berea, Ohio, on Tuesday. Kasich secured his first victory on Mega Tuesday. Ty Wright/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Audience members hold up signs supporting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Boca Raton, Fla., on Sunday. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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A voter marks a ballot for the New Hampshire primary Feb. 9 inside a voting booth at a polling place in Manchester, N.H. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Independent Voters In Colorado, Florida And Arizona

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