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Grace Pateras

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Recent articles by Grace:

Former brother-in-law arrested in 2014 murder-for-hire of Florida professor Dan Markel

New evidence emerged in the case of Dan Markel's murder-for-hire plot, leading to the arrest of Markel's former brother-in-law Charlie Adelson. → Read More

Teen, a rising young football player, dies after fall from Florida tower ride: What we know

Tyre Sampson, 14, was at Orlando's ICON Park during a trip from Missouri with his football team when he fell to his death. → Read More

See locations of current and future Amazon facilities in Florida with our interactive map

Amazon is rapidly expanding its operational facilities in Florida. Use this interactive map to see its growth across the state. → Read More

Is daylight saving time permanently staying? US Senate approves Sunshine Protection Act

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that would make daylight saving time (DST) permanent across the country starting in 2023. → Read More

When is daylight saving time 2022? Here's when your clocks should spring forward

Here's what to know about daylight saving time in 2022, and when you need to spring forward your clocks. → Read More

Happy Valentine's Day! Share the love with these 2022 Florida Valentines

We have our 2022 slate of Florida Valentine's Day cards for you to enjoy and share with your loved ones. → Read More

Gabby Petito: Timeline from road trip with Brian Laundrie to missing persons investigation

Police search for updates to find 22-year-old Gabby Petito. Her fiancé Brian Laundrie remains a person of interest. Here's a timeline of events. → Read More

FSU in Tokyo: Local athletes to watch in the 2021 Olympics

The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics are underway after a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic. See a list of Olympians with FSU connections here. → Read More

Watch live: Demolition of the remaining portion of Surfside condo building

Demolition of the remaining portion of Surfside condo building begins Sunday → Read More

Who is WeatherTiger? Hurricane expert Ryan Truchelut provides Florida storm forecasts, analyses

Co-founder of WeatherTiger, Ryan Truchelut provides hurricane updates across Florida. His forecasts and expertise has been recognized across the world → Read More

Florida vaccines, COVID-19 cases, statewide deaths: See the latest Thursday, June 3

As of Thursday, 8,393,060 Florida residents have been fully vaccinated with the coronavirus vaccine, the state reported. See the latest numbers. → Read More

Two dead after Sunday shooting in Miami, more than 20 others wounded. Here's what we know

A shooting in northwest Miami-Dade County near Hialeah early Sunday morning wounded over 20 victims and killed at least two people. → Read More

@tallahassedemocrat is on Instagram: See our latest stories from around Florida!

Catch up with the latest news in Tallahassee and across Florida with the latest stories featured on the Tallahassee Democrat's Instagram page → Read More

Florida vaccines, COVID-19 cases, statewide deaths: See the latest Monday, May 10

As of Monday, 7,088,055 Florida residents have been fully vaccinated with the coronavirus vaccine, the state reported. See the latest numbers. → Read More

Florida vaccines, COVID-19 cases, statewide deaths: See the latest Tuesday, May 4

As of Tuesday, 6,420,478 Florida residents have been fully vaccinated with the coronavirus vaccine, the state reported. See the latest numbers. → Read More

Florida vaccines, COVID-19 cases, statewide deaths: See the latest Monday, May 3

As of Monday, 6,347,939 Florida residents have been fully vaccinated with the coronavirus vaccine, the state reported. See the latest numbers. → Read More

Florida vaccines, COVID-19 cases, statewide deaths: See the latest Thursday, April 29

As of Thursday, 6,073,726 Florida residents have been fully vaccinated with the coronavirus vaccine, the state reported. See the latest numbers. → Read More

Florida vaccines, COVID-19 cases, statewide deaths: See the latest Wednesday, April 28

As of Wednesday, 5,985,537 Florida residents have been fully vaccinated with the coronavirus vaccine, the state reported. See the latest numbers. → Read More

Florida vaccines, COVID-19 cases, statewide deaths: See the latest Tuesday, April 27

As of Tuesday, 5,884,717 Florida residents have been fully vaccinated with the coronavirus vaccine, the state reported. See the latest numbers. → Read More

Florida vaccines, COVID-19 cases, statewide deaths: See the latest Monday, April 26

As of Monday, 5,798,487 Florida residents have been fully vaccinated with the coronavirus vaccine, the state reported. See the latest numbers. → Read More