U.S. state

Florida is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States. Florida is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia, to the east by the Bahamas and Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida and Cuba; it is the only state that borders both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Spanning 65,758 square miles (170,310 km2), Florida ranks 22nd in area among the 50 states, and with a population of over 21 million, is the third-most populous. The state capital is Tallahassee and the most populous city is Jacksonville. The Miami metropolitan area, with a population of almost 6.2 million, is the most populous urban area in Florida and the ninth-most populous in the United States; other urban conurbations with over one million people are Tampa Bay, Orlando, and Jacksonville.

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While the state of Florida is waking up to total devastation, there's at least one woman who owes her life to some brave firefighters who pulled her from her..
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Hurricane Ian has caused unprecedented damage after trapping people in flooded homes and leaving more than two million without power, says Florida's governor.
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Hurricane Ian has ripped through southwestern Florida causing mass flooding, destroying thousands of homes and leaving an estimated two million people without..
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Carole Baskin has no choice but to shelter in place as Hurricane Ian passes over her Florida sanctuary ... because places like hotels aren't down to take on 45..
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A Florida weatherman is feeling Twitter's wrath after posting a video of a struggling kitten in Hurricane Ian -- and not being able to bring it to safety -- as..
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Ernest Hemingway's famous home in Florida is a mess with debris after Hurricane Ian winds whipped it, but there's some really good news ... the 59 cats who live..
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"Rapidly intensifying" Hurricane Ian has hit Florida's southwest coast with warnings it is set to cause a "catastrophic" storm surge and "life-threatening"..
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One of the most powerful storms in US history has barrelled into Florida's southwest coast with sustained winds of up to 150mph (241kph) and torrential rain.
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It's not every day you can wakeboard in the street ... so when the weather from Hurricane Ian caused a huge flood, a Florida man was there with his board! A..
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Residents and holidaymakers in Florida have been warned not to be complacent, as storm-in-a-century Hurricane Ian's 140mph winds are expected to affect the whole..
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Hurricane Ian is swirling towards Florida after making landfall in Cuba as a powerful Category 3 storm, and could hit the US state with wind speeds of up to 140..
3 days ago • Sky News
Tropical storm Ian has strengthened into a hurricane set to unleash significant winds, flash floods and mudslides in Florida, Cuba and Jamaica, weather experts..
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A state of emergency has been declared in Florida as Tropical Storm Ian heads towards the US coast and is forecast to become a major hurricane.
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A Florida highway was forced to temporarily close after a multi-vehicle crash caused thousands of cans of beer to cover the road.
1 week ago • Sky News
Brace yourself beer-lovers ... hundreds of cans of brew are wasting away on a stretch of Florida interstate after multiple semi-trucks wrecked and sent Coors..
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