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Gov. Scott declares state of emergency for 42 Florida counties
Hurricane watch in effect for Big Bend area
Scott Sutton, Associated Press
9:41 AM, Aug 31, 2016
Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday declared a state of emergency for 42 Florida counties in preparation for Tropical Depression Nine.
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