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.

Rep. David Rivera, R-Fla., speaks in Coral Gables in November 2010. Rivera is under investigation by state and federal authorities for allegedly misusing campaign funds. Alan Diaz/AP hide caption

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Investigation Dims GOP's Hopes For Holding On To House Seat In Fla.

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Sandra Boden holds a photo of her son, Jason, during a Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection hearing. Prosecutors told Boden that Florida's Stand Your Ground law prevented them from filing charges against the person who shot and killed Jason. J Pat Carter/AP hide caption

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Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' Law Likely To Remain

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Bill Clinton Stumps For Obama In Miami

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Princess Cruise Lines, which operates the mammoth cruise ship Star Princess (above), is being sued after allegedly ignoring a Panamanian fishing boat in distress. Two men died when the boat sank; one man survived. Dan Peled/AP hide caption

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Princess Cruises Says Video Disproves Guilt

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Gulf Coast Begins Recovery Efforts After Isaac

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Effects Of Issac Linger, Power Is Out For Many

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Storm Surge From Isaac Ravages Coastal Communities

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Even At Category 1, Isacc Packs A Punch

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Torrential Rains, Wind Threaten Gulf Coast

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New Orleans Says It's Ready For Hurricane Isaac

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Gulf Coast Hunkers Down For Isaac's Wind And Rain

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Workers prepare for the Republican National Convention inside the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla., on Saturday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Despite Delay, Republican Stage Is Set In Tampa

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Gulf Coast States Brace For Isaac's Fury

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GOP Organizers Say Storm Won't Dampen Convention

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Florida National Guardsmen keep people in line at a food distribution center in Florida City, Fla., on Aug. 27, 1992. Many residents of the Dade County farming community lost their homes to Hurricane Andrew. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Hurricane Andrew's Legacy: 'Like A Bomb' In Florida

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