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Florida Closes Iconic Apalachicola Oyster Fishery

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approves a five-year ban on harvesting wild oysters from Apalachicola Bay to give the fishery time to recover from drought and other pressures.

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Rollout Of Republican Coronavirus Aid Bill Pushed To Next Week

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Saucy, Slimy, Super-Secret: Behind The Scenes With 'Floor Is Lava' Star ... Lava

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ER Doctor Saw COVID-19 Devastate New York. Now, He's Doing It Again In California

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Kansas City Mayor Says He Learned On Twitter That Federal Officers Were In His City

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The COVID-19 pandemic almost forced Tommy Rhine to shut down his shoe repair business in downtown Denver after four decades. Ryan Warner/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Protests Helped Save Black-Owned Business That Coronavirus Nearly Killed

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Job Picture Worsens: Millions More File For Unemployment, In Reversal

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