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.

Travel Freedom Raises Questions About U.S. Policies Toward Cuba

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A man stands in line at Miami International airport to board a charter flight to Havana, Cuba. Travelers often fly to Cuba from the U.S. with piles of goods, despite a decades-long trade embargo. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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With Cash And Fat Fryers, Americans Feed Cuba's Growing Free Market

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Florida's New Regional Rail Service Raises Residents' Concerns

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One of three marijuana plants growing in the backyard of a 65-year-old retiree from Pompano Beach, Fla. He grows and smokes his own "happy grass" to alleviate pain. Carline Jean/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Entrepreneurs Buzzing Over Medical Marijuana In Florida

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Florida is home to the country's four most dangerous large metro areas for pedestrians, according to a new national study. Orlando tops the list, followed by Tampa, Jacksonville and Miami, pictured above. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Orlando Steps Up To Make Its Streets More Pedestrian-Friendly

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Close-up of a star coral rescued by Coral Morphologic from a reef in Miami's shipping channel. Courtesy of Coral Morphologic hide caption

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An Underwater Race To Transplant Miami's Rare Corals

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Koch Foundation Criticized Again For Influencing Florida State

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Meet The Front-Runners In The Crowded GOP Senate Primary

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States Swap One Drug For Another, And Botched Executions Follow

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Amid New Details Of Botched Execution, A Timeline Of Final Hours

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Bollywood star Anil Kapoor (right) engages the mayor of Tampa Bob Buckhorn in a dance during a press conference for the 15th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday. Jewel Samad /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tampa Hosts Bollywood's Biggest Stars At Annual Awards Show

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Forced To Put Its Nets Away, One Fla. Town Clams Up — Literally

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Florida's Freshwater Springs Attract Vacationers

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Calif. Measure Would Ban Killer Whale Shows At SeaWorld

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A series of postholes sit on a site that some call a major archeological find, once home to a Tequesta village. A developer wants to build on the site, but agreed to preserve the village. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Developer To Preserve Ancient Tequesta Village In Heart Of Miami

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