Florida researchers find 2 new invasive mosquitoes in state

MIAMI | Two more tropical disease-carrying mosquitoes have been found on the U.S. mainland for the first time, caught in traps near Florida’s Everglades.

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Officials: South Beach halts Zika’s spread, but risks remain

MIAMI BEACH | Florida declared its crisis with local transmission of Zika over for the season Friday in a welcome announcement ahead of peak tourism months, but health authorities warned that travelers would continue bringing the disease into the state.

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Officials: Zika won't hurt tourism in long run

MIAMI — The discovery of Zika-carrying mosquitoes in South Florida certainly isn’t ideal for tourism, but local officials and business... Read more

Zika investigations eating up funds, Florida officials say

MIAMI — Florida mosquito control officials worry they won’t be able to keep up their efforts to contain the bugs that carry Zika without... Read more

Florida mosquitoes being tested for Zika to confirm US bite

MIAMI — Florida health officials have trapped mosquitoes in an area of Miami-Dade County and are testing them for Zika to determine... Read more

Apparent tornadoes hit Florida, Mississippi; damage reported

Suspected tornados touched down in a rural town on Florida’s Panhandle and in Mississippi on Monday, destroying up to 10 homes, damaging... Read more

Attorney to review video of man charged in bomb plot

MIAMI — A bail hearing was postponed Monday for a Florida Keys man described by the FBI as an Islamic State sympathizer who plotted to... Read more

'The Birds of America' take flight in HistoryMiami exhibit

MIAMI — When John James Audubon set out to survey the birds of the United States in the early 1800s, people believed the young country’s... Read more

Millions of GMO insects could be set loose in Florida Keys

KEY WEST — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs... Read more

Tainted feed blamed for 4 horse deaths at Florida stable

MIAMI — Eighteen poisoned horses are being treated to spa days in their Florida stables, with their young riders brushing their manes and... Read more

‘Street view’ goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

ISLAMORADA, Fla. — It’s easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the... Read more

Groups, pastors defend constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

MIAMI — A coalition of black and Hispanic civil rights groups and pastors is defending Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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MIAMI — The Florida Legislature is moving forward on a plan to entice private insurance companies to sell flood policies in the state that’s... Read more

Researchers learn pythons have good homing skills

MIAMI — Aside from being scarily large and voracious, Burmese pythons also are really good at finding their way home, according to new... Read more

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