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Zachary Fagenson

Isaias weakens to tropical storm, likely to strengthen as it aims for Florida's east coast

Aug 01 2020

MIAMI Isaias weakened slightly to a tropical storm on Saturday after lashing the Bahamas, but forecasters warned it would likely grow into a hurricane again overnight as it approaches coronavirus-stricken eastern Florida. | Video

Florida, North Carolina declare emergencies as Hurricane Isaias nears

Jul 31 2020

MIAMI Florida and North Carolina declared states of emergency on Friday as Hurricane Isaias churned toward the U.S. East Coast, prompting authorities to close COVID-19 testing sites and people to stock up on essentials with heavy rains feared within hours.

Miami medical teams feel helpless as COVID-19 devastates South Florida

Jul 28 2020

(This July 27 story corrects to delete erroneous sentence in ninth paragraph about a sealed audatorium at Jackson Memorial Auditorium) | Video

As pandemic worsens, Miami Beach visitors party, residents mostly comply

Jul 15 2020

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. A few blocks from the Miami Beach Convention Center, where an emergency field hospital stands ready to treat a potential tidal wave of COVID-19 patients, it's party-on along the resort city's famed Ocean Drive.

Fugitive former Mexican governor arrested in Miami

Jul 08 2020

MIAMI/MEXICO CITY Police in Miami on Wednesday arrested the former governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua, Cesar Duarte, who is wanted on corruption charges in his homeland, U.S. and Mexican officials said.

Miami rolls back restaurant dining as U.S. coronavirus deaths top 130,000

Jul 07 2020

Florida's greater Miami area became the latest U.S. coronavirus hot spot to roll back its reopening, ordering restaurant dining closed on Monday as COVID-19 cases surged nationwide by the tens of thousands and the U.S. death toll topped 130,000. | Video

Florida offers drive-through Botox to quarantined residents

Jun 04 2020

MIAMI Quarantined Florida residents worried about their laughter lines and crows' feet need frown no longer - Botox is back, and it's being offered at a drive-through. | Video

Florida's South Beach awakens after two-month slumber

May 27 2020

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. South Beach's Ocean Drive stirred to life on Wednesday after a two-month shutdown, as diners enjoyed breakfast and early cocktails along the Florida tourist thoroughfare for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic struck in March.

Florida flexibilizará el confinamiento a medida que surge un prometedor tratamiento

Apr 30 2020

MIAMI, 30 abr El gobernador de Florida, uno de los últimos estados en paralizar la actividad debido al brote de coronavirus en EEUU, anunció el miércoles que permitiría una reapertura económica limitada la próxima semana, dejando intactas las restricciones en la densa área de Miami.

Florida moves to ease coronavirus lockdown as promising treatment emerges

Apr 30 2020

MIAMI The governor of Florida, among the last to lock down his state against the U.S. coronavirus outbreak, announced on Wednesday he would permit a limited economic reopening next week while leaving restraints intact for the dense greater-Miami area. | Video

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