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Government will Consider Google Computer to be Car's DriverComputers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has found.
Police: Man Found Tangled in Crab Trap Fell from HouseboatPolice say a 72-year-old man apparently suffered a heart attack, fell off his houseboat and drifted in the Halifax River before his bracelet snagged on a crab trap.
US Senator Calls for Investigation of Cruise Ship in StormFederal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend.
Florida Readies For a Fight With Zika VirusIn 2014, chikungunya, a virus spread by the same species of mosquito as Zika, infected a million people in the Caribbean. While 452 travel-related cases were documented in Florida that year, just 11 people contracted the virus in the state. Last year, no locally acquired cases of chikungunya were reported, though 73 people picked up the virus while traveling.
Florida Governor, Surgeon General to Discuss Zika ReadinessGov. Rick Scott and State Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong are planning to give an update on Florida's preparedness efforts relating to the Zika virus.
Review Reveals Problems Protecting Workers From PesticidesDozens of farmworkers looked up at the little yellow plane buzzing over the Florida radish field, a mist of pesticide falling from its wings.
South Florida Records Rainiest January Since 1932South Florida's water managers say the region has recorded its rainiest January since 1932.
No Shadow: Pennsylvania Groundhog 'Predicts' Early SpringThe handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday, meaning he "predicted" an early spring.
Officials Consider New Orleans To Orlando Rail ServiceAmtrak and the Southern Rail Commission are conducting a tour along the Gulf Coast to consider the feasibility of bringing passenger rail back to the Gulf Coast, more than a decade after Hurricane Katrina damaged the tracks.
61 Pythons Caught So Far in Florida's 'Python Challenge'Florida wildlife officials say 61 Burmese pythons have been caught so far in a state-sanctioned hunt.
Scientists to Announce "Doomsday Clock" TimeScientists behind a "Doomsday Clock" that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm are set to announce Tuesday whether civilization is any closer or farther from disaster.
East Coast Digging Out After Massive Weekend BlizzardEast Coast residents who made the most of a weekend blizzard faced new challenges Monday as the workweek began including slippery roads and spotty transit service.

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