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A crane stands on the beach at dawn on the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill on April 20, 2011 in Orange Beach, Alabama. Orange Beach on the Gulf Coast was impacted by oil in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion which killed eleven crew members. 206 million gallons of oil eventually spilled into the Gulf of Mexico until the BP well was finally sealed. April 20 marks the one-year anniversary of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf States Reach $18.7 B Settlement With BP Over Oil Spill

Oil company BP and five Gulf states, including Florida, announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday which resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the 2010 oil spill.

07/02/2015

Courtroom Gavel

Judge To Set Chinese Drywall Damages For 2,700 Homeowners

A U.S. District Judge is expected to set damages in the Chinese drywall cases involving Florida homeowners.

06/09/2015

Tackle Lael Collins #70 of the LSU Tigers sets for play against the Iowa Hawkeyes January 1, 2014 in the Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. LSU won 21 - 14. (Source: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Dolphins To Meet With Prospect La’el Collins On Tuesday

Just a few short weeks ago, offensive lineman La’el Collins was a hot prospect that many thought would be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.

05/05/2015

Percy Sledge, who recorded the classic 1966 soul ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman," died at 74 on 4/14/15. NEW YORK - MARCH 14:  Sledge at the 20th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony in NYC March 14, 2005.  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Percy Sledge, Who Sang ‘When A Man Loves A Woman,’ Dies

Percy Sledge, who recorded the classic 1966 soul ballad “When a Man Loves a Woman,” has died. He was 74.

04/14/2015

Airbag (Source: Koichi Kamoshida/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Honda Adds 105,000 Vehicles To Driver’s Air Bag Recall

Honda is adding thousands of vehicles to its growing U.S. recall of driver’s side air bag inflators that can explode with too much force.

03/19/2015

(Source: CBS)

Military Families Grieve For 11 Killed In Black Hawk Crash

The usually tranquil beachside enclave which normally provides a respite for soldiers, airmen and Marines became a place of shared grief Wednesday.

03/12/2015

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Detert Set To Call ‘Action’ On Film, TV Incentives

Senate Commerce and Tourism Chairwoman Nancy Detert plans to continue trying to bolster Florida’s film and television incentives program as a legislative report indicates the industry is in decline because of competition from Georgia and Louisiana.

01/16/2015

398500 08: Actress Donna Douglas attends the Salvation Armys Annual Celebrity Bell Ringing December 12, 2001 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Sebastian Artz/Getty Images)

Donna Douglas, ‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Star, Is Dead

Donna Douglas, who played the buxom tomboy Elly May Clampett on the hit 1960s sitcom “The Beverly Hillbillies,” has died.

01/03/2015

US-LIFESTYLE-JUICE BARS

U.S. Products Could Soon Help Feed Cuban People

As the U.S.-Cuba policy changes, some groups are looking to expand into the country and provide needed goods and services.

01/01/2015

(Source: AP)

Miami QB Williams Sees Career Go Full-Circle

For Miami quarterback Ryan Williams, transferring and joining the Hurricanes three years ago was a homecoming of sorts.

12/16/2014

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