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Ebola fears slow rice shipments

The fear of Ebola is slowing rice shipments from Asia to Africa. Shipping crews are refusing to travel to the affected regions or demanding higher freight charges, which is aggravating a food crisis in the region. Global News

Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson is leaving his post, say law enforcement officials who spoke anonymously. They wouldn't say when he would step down or under what circumstances. National News

The Coast Guard rescued nearly three dozen Cuban men from a sinking rowboat off Boca Raton. The agency is continuing its search for two other rafters. Florida News

Publix has become a "significant player" in Florida's retail investment market and has bought seven of the 18 shopping centers it anchors in the Tampa Bay area and southwest Florida. Tampa Bay News

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