Greg Allen Greg Allen reports on the diverse issues and developments tied to the Southeast. He covers everything from breaking news to economic and political stories to arts and human interest features.

Florida's coral reefs, already bleached by years of warming ocean waters, are being further battered by a mysterious disease. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission hide caption

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Battered By Bleaching, Florida's Coral Reefs Now Face Mysterious Disease

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Parkland Commission Begins Investigation Surrounding Deadly Florida Shooting

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Parkland Students And Parents Aren't Happy With How Shooting Aftermath Is Being Handled

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The Rev. Sekinah Hamlin (left) of Greensboro, N.C., and the Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan Jr., of Findlay, Ohio, were among the faith leaders protesting outside the payday lenders conference near Miami. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Payday Lenders Convening At A Trump Resort Are Met By Protesters

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Larry Dimas walks around his destroyed trailer in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Immokalee, Fla., on Sept. 11, 2017. The World Meteorological Organization will no longer use Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate to name hurricanes. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Fund For Victims Of Parkland Shooting Reaches $7.5 Million

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Announces Senate Run, Challenging Incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson

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Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is expected to announce his challenge to Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., on Monday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican Florida Governor Jumps Into Senate Race, Shaking Up 2018 Map

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U.S. Rep Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Junior Tyah Amoy Roberts. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Parkland Students Bring Campaign To Town Halls

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Law enforcement officers block off the entrance to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 15 in Parkland, Fla. A day earlier a gunman opened fire in the school, killing 17 people. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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In Florida, Cities Challenge State On Gun Regulation Laws

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Florida Gun Legislation Heads To Governor After State House Approves Bill

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Florida Senate Passes Legislation Aimed At Preventing School Shootings

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Florida Lawmakers Focusing On Legislation To Prevent School Shootings

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Gun Policy Package Faces Stiff Opposition In Florida

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