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Multiple People Stabbed In Tallahassee, Suspect In Custody

The Latest on stabbings at a business in Tallahassee, Florida: 1:05 p.m. Authorities in Florida’s capital city say a man suspected of stabbing five people at a construction supplies business was an employee who had been asked to leave work because of an incident with co-workers. Interim Tallahassee Police Chief …

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Gainesville Fire Rescue Assists In Dorian Relief Efforts In Bahamas

A City of Gainesville Fire Rescue team departed early Saturday morning to provide additional aid for the Bahamas. The Gainesville Fire Rescue search and rescue team is working closely with local police and emergency management authorities on Abaco Island in the Bahamas. The North Florida American Red Cross is contributing …

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Health Facilities Evacuated As Dorian Looms

Florida officials said Monday that 72 nursing homes and assisted living facilities and seven hospitals on the state’s East Coast had been evacuated in preparation for Hurricane Dorian. Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Mary Mayhew told reporters that only four of the long-term care facilities were evacuated because they …

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