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A manatee swims underwater in the springs of Crystal River, Fla. — home to a group of residents who have sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, demanding that the agency consider removing the animals from the endangered species list. Amanda Cotton/iStockphoto hide caption

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Florida's Manatees: Big, Beloved And Bitterly Contested

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A new comic features Captain Citrus teaming up with the Avengers to defeat a villain. The new superhero, who uses the power of the sun to generate "energy items," is sponsored by Florida's citrus industry. Florida Citrus hide caption

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Marvel's New Hero Wants To Save The World — And The Citrus Industry

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Don Spirit is pictured in this 2001 handout photo obtained by Reuters on Friday. Police identified Spirit as the man who gunned down his six grandchildren and daughter before taking his own life. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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An orange showing signs of "citrus greening" this spring in Fort Pierce, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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The 'Greening' Of Florida Citrus Means Less Green In Growers' Pockets

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Deaths from oxycodone overdoses fell sharply in Florida after the state cracked down on pain clinics and implemented dispensing restrictions. Robin Nelson/Zumapress/Corbis hide caption

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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 death row inmate Freddie Lee Hall challenged the state's use of an IQ cutoff to determine mental disability. The Supreme Court sided with him on Tuesday, saying Florida's law doesn't take standard errors of measurement into account. Florida Department of Corrections/AP hide caption

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Yolanda Madrid of Miami (left) talks with navigator Daniela Campos while signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in January. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Florida's Insurers Push To Sell Health Coverage To Latinos

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Crews work a controlled burn in Geneva, Fla., in December. The state's forest service has rolled out a system to track equipment during fires, and hopes it can eventually be used to pinpoint firefighters, too. Joshua C. Cruey/Courtesy of the Orlando Sentinel hide caption

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Technology Tracks Crews Through The Fog Of Wildfire

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Marilyn Budzynski takes care of her 20-year-old son, Michael, in Eustis, Fla., in September. Michael suffers from Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy. Tom Benitez/MCT /Landov hide caption

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Florida Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana For Child Seizures

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