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This is the most expensive gas station in America

Nov 20, 2018
Why would a station charge nearly $6 for a gallon of gas?
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Summer brought to you by: Orlando theme parks

Jul 3, 2018
How did this hot and sunny middle Florida city become such a theme park magnet? And how does it keep the tourists coming in the summer months?
In this handout image provided by Disney Parks, fireworks light the sky over Cinderella Castle during the Grand Opening of New Fantasyland at Walt Disney World Resort December 6, 2012 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
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Thousands of families displaced by Hurricane Maria are living in hotels. The FEMA program that pays for that is about to end

Jun 15, 2018
Since Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico in September 2017, thousands of people have fled the island to come to the mainland. Many of them — some 1,600 families — have been staying at hotels paid for by the Transitional Shelter Assistance program from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. But the program will expire at the end of […]

A public-private partnership shapes the fate of two communities differently

Apr 16, 2018
President Donald Trump has talked about improving the nation’s infrastructure, using public-private partnerships to help pay for things like roads and bridges. Central Florida is an example of how this plan might work.
The original project to build Interstate 4 in Orlando began in 1958; its latest makeover is expected to finish in 2021.
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After Maria, a young Puerto Rican forges a new path in Florida

Dec 11, 2017
More than 190,000 people have left the island for Florida since the hurricane, including 20-somethings looking for better opportunities.
Nicole Morales and her father, Gary, get to spend more time with each other now that they're both on the mainland.
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Facing job discrimination without legal protection

Jul 29, 2016
LGBTQ people, especially trans people of color, are more likely to be poor.
A makeshift memorial for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting is left at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts on June 15, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. The shooting at Pulse Nightclub, which killed 49 people and injured 53, is the worst mass-shooting event in American history. 
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After Pulse, LGBTQ Latinos face intersecting challenges

Jul 22, 2016
A divide becomes apparent in efforts to support victims and their families
A Puerto Rican flag adorns the base of the Pulse nightclub sign, where flowers and mementos cover the curb surrounding the fenced-off club.
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Orlando tells nervous Brazilian tourists: don't worry

Jul 6, 2016
The city hopes recent events don't affect 700,000 Brazilians who visit each year
Brazilian teenagers at a restaurant in Orlando.
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Online empathy in the wake of Orlando

Jun 17, 2016
The psychology of processing tragedy and grief is transformed by social media.
A man lays down roses to honor each victim of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando as people gather outside of the Stonewall Inn in New York City. 
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There are more places to buy guns in the United States than there are Starbucks worldwide

Jun 13, 2016
Back to the beginning of the program: gun violence… In which I repeat myself from our broadcast of Dec. 14 2012, the day of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary. I noted that day in our search for some way to quantify what had happened, that there were then more places to buy a firearm in this country than there […]
Brandon Wexler demonstrates for a customer at a store in Delray Beach, Florida, in 2016.
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