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Larvae of genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are pictured through a microscope viewfinder. The larvae will die before reaching adulthood. Nelson Almeida /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Florida Researchers Complete Investigation Into Shuttered Reform School

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Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Ron Bergeron handles a snake as part of the Python Challenge in the Everglades. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Hunting Snakes In The Everglades To Protect Native Species

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Passengers travel on one of the ferries that cut across Havana Bay from Casablanca to Old Havana in July 2015. While the Obama administration has approved licenses to companies that want to offer services to Miami, the plans are still controversial on both sides. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Plan For Cuba Ferry Terminal Reveals Shift In Miami Politics

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Attendees at a gun show in Miami have mixed feelings about Obama's executive actions. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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How Obama's Proposals Are Playing Out At Gun Shows

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Florida state Sens. (from left) Eleanor Sobel, Greg Evers and Rene Garcia discuss a congressional redistricting map on the floor of the Senate in 2014. Phil Sears/AP hide caption

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How Florida's New District Maps Could Give Democrats An Edge

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A U.S. Coast Guard crew (foreground) with six Cubans who were picked up in the Florida Straits in May. A larger Coast Guard vessel is in the background. The number of Cubans trying to reach the U.S. has soared in the past year. Many Cubans believe it will be more difficult to enter the U.S. as relations improve, though U.S. officials say there will be no rule changes in the near term. Tony Winton/AP hide caption

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Cuban Immigrants Flow Into The U.S., Fearing The Rules Will Change

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Marco Rubio's Political Roots Began Where He Grew Up, West Miami

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La Caja China CEO Roberto Guerra. Guerra says his father first spotted the wooden cooking boxes in Havana's Chinatown in 1955. In 1985, the two decided to re-create the devices, and La Caja China company was born. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Why Miami Cubans Roast Christmas Pigs In A 'China Box'

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Stonegate Bank's Pompano Beach, Fla., location, shown here, announced it is setting up a correspondent banking relationship with a Cuban financial institution. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Little Florida Bank Goes Where Behemoths Fear To Tread: Cuba

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A botanist walks through the Pine Flatwoods of Big Cypress Preserve in December 2012. The preserve is home to several oil wells, but a proposed seismic study — being fought by environmentalists — could dramatically increase exploration. Tim Chapman/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Environmentalists Sound Alarm On Proposed Drilling Near Florida Everglades

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Oranges ripen in a grove in Plant City, Fla. Citrus greening, a disease spread by a tiny insect that ruins oranges and eventually kills the trees, has put the future of the state's $10 billion citrus industry in doubt. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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How Long Can Florida's Citrus Industry Survive?

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Searchers are seen last month, trying to find the cargo ship El Faro, which disappeared east of the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin. Wreckage was located, but not the data recorder, which could have told the story of the ship's final hours. John Paul Kotara II/NAVY via AP hide caption

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SeaWorld Reinvents Itself In Face Of Growing 'Blackfish' Scrutiny

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