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This image taken from surveillance video released by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, shows Markeis McGlockton (far left) and Michael Drejka involved in an altercation in a convenience store parking lot in Clearwater, Fla., last week. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office via AP hide caption

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A picture taken in April shows sargassum seaweed on the French Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe. Helene Valenzuela /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Masses Of Seaweed Threaten Fisheries And Foul Beaches

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As much as 90 percent of Lake Okeechobee — one of the largest lakes in the U.S. — is covered with algae. The Everglades Foundation in South Florida where the lake is located decided to create a contest with a prize of $10 million for whomever develops a technology that cheaply removes phosphorus, the main culprit in algae blooms, from freshwater bodies. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Figure Out How To Cheaply Fix Algae Blooms And Win $10 Million

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More than 150,000 Floridians had their voting rights restored during former Gov. Charlie Crist's four years in office. In the seven years since then, current Gov. Rick Scott has approved restoring voting rights to just over 3,000 people. VisionsofAmerica/Joe Sohm/Getty Images hide caption

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Felons In Florida Want Their Voting Rights Back Without A Hassle

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Zillow Data Used To Project Impact Of Sea Level Rise On Real Estate

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NOAA's GOES satellite shows Hurricane Irma as it moved toward the Florida Coast in the Caribbean Sea on Sept. 07, 2017. Irma was a Category 5 hurricane, and in its aftermath, some people want a Category 6. NOAA /Getty Images hide caption

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Some Survivors Of Category 5 Hurricane Irma Want A Category 6

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott joined a January event on the ongoing relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Florida and Puerto Rico. With a growing bloc of voters from the island in Florida, the Republican Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson have been attacking each other over the issue of relief efforts in Puerto Rico in their high-stakes Senate campaign. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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At Issue In Florida Senate Campaign: Who's Fighting For Puerto Rico?

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Relocated Puerto Rican Voters Will Play A Big Role In Fla. Senate Race

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Graduating Seniors In Parkland, Fla., Hear From Jimmy Fallon

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A Virgin Islands National Park Struggles To Recover From Hurricanes

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People are living in homes where roofs, windows, even walls are missing, using blue tarps to keep the elements at bay. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Virgin Islands Still Recovering From 2017 Hurricanes As New Season Begins

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Traffic backed up on Interstate 75 in Jennings, Fla., near the Florida/Georgia state line as people fled Hurricane Irma on Sept. 8, 2017. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Lessons From Hurricane Irma: When To Evacuate And When To Shelter In Place

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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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