These are the victims of the Florida yoga studio shooting

(CNN)Police have identified the women who were killed Friday when a gunman stormed a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida, and opened fire. Binkley was a 21-year-old student at Florida State, according to school President John Thrasher. In a statement posted to its Facebook page, the Delta Delta Delta sorority called…

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What to expect from Hurricane Michael in these key Florida cities

(CNN)Here’s a quick rundown of what to expect today at some key cities in Michael’s path. (All times in ET) Worst conditions: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rainfall expected: 6 to 10 inches Storm surge expected: 9 to 14 feet Destin Hurricane force winds (75 mph+): Around noon Worst conditions:…

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What’s being done to help the homeless and sick ahead of Hurricane Florence

(CNN)Imagine being in Hurricane Florence’s path without the means or ability to heed mandatory evacuation orders. What would you do? Most local year-round shelters closed as soon as mandatory evacuation orders were issued because they are not equipped to withstand a Category 3 hurricane. Those service providers helped transport residents…

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What is eSports? A look at an explosive billion-dollar industry

(CNN)For some, this weekend’s shooting at an EA Madden tournament in Jacksonville was the first time eSports broke into the public light. In reality, the world of competitive video gaming is a fast-growing international phenomenon with millions of fans and billions of dollars up for grabs. Streaming services and live…

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With Florence’s death and destruction came acts of bravery and selflessness

(CNN)The death and destruction wrought by Tropical Storm Florence has been punctuated with stories of bravery, generosity and resilience. Here are some of those stories: ‘It takes a special person’ Annazette Riley-Cromartie her husband, three children and dog sought shelter from the storm in the attic of their home in…

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There was no sign that children lived in the Hart family home, report says

(CNN)In the days after the Hart family’s SUV was discovered at the bottom of a California cliff, investigators visited their Washington state home and were surprised to find almost no evidence that six children, ranging in age from 12 to 19, lived in the house. The Hart family first made…

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5 things for August 29: Primaries, Puerto Rico, Jordan Edwards, 3D-printed guns

(CNN)As John McCain is laid to rest this weekend, Barack Obama and George W. Bush will be there to eulogize him. Here’s the story behind McCain’s unexpected request of his two ex-political rivals (who went on to be president), plus everything else you need to know to Get Up to…

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Florida governor declares emergency over red tide for 7 counties

(CNN)Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order Monday declaring a state of emergency for seven counties dealing with an unusually lengthy red tide algae bloom that has killed thousands of marine animals, his office said. The dangers of a red tide bloom That covers a portion of southwestern Florida…

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