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Gov. Rick Scott declares emergency in Orange County after Orlando shooting

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, center, addresses reporters during a news conference after a shooting involving multiple fatalities at a nightclub in Orlando early Sunday.

Associated Press

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, center, addresses reporters during a news conference after a shooting involving multiple fatalities at a nightclub in Orlando early Sunday.

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June

Gov. Rick Scott formally issued a declaration of emergency in Orange County after the Orlando shootings.

As governor, "I am responsible to meet the dangers presented to this state and its people by this emergency," Scott said in his declaration.

Here is his order

[Last modified: Monday, June 13, 2016 8:05am]

    

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