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  1. Where does Florida stand among the best states in the U.S.? Somewhere in the middle.

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    Floridians may cite our warm weather, sunny skies and lush beaches as a reason this is the place to be, but a U.S. News & World Report study on the "best states" in America doesn't exactly give the Sunshine State an overly ringing endorsement.

    Florida is ranked No. 24 in a new report by U.S. News & World report that measures the 'best states' in the country. [JIM DAMASKE | Times]
  2. Want to get to Europe on the cheap? Try Norwegian Air's LowFare

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    Norwegian Air's LowFare ticket option has allowed me to fly across the pond for less than I could fly across the country — without sacrificing comfort, quality or service.

    Norwegian Air was named “World’s Best Long Haul Low-Cost Airline” and “Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe” in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, based on a survey of millions of airline passengers.
  3. Siesta Key named top beach in country by TripAdvisor; 3 of top 4 in Tampa Bay

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    For the third year in a row, a Florida beach has beaten out the shores of California and Hawaii as the best in the country, according to the 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards.

    Tourists take in the sunset off Clearwater Beach. The beach was one of seven Florida beaches that ranked in the top 10 of TripAdvisor's best beaches in the country. [JIM DAMASKE | Times]