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Two more senators side with GOP leaders’ push for a Supreme Court vote

WASHINGTON — Two key Republican senators indicated Monday they won’t stand in the way of a furious effort by the Senate GOP to confirm a nominee to fill a Supreme Court vacancy before Inauguration...

Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court pick by Friday or Saturday

President Donald Trump said Monday that he would announce a replacement for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by either Friday or Saturday.During a morning interview on “Fox and Friends,” the president said the administration...

Gov. DeSantis moves to crack down on protesters considered unruly

Following protests around the country over racial unrest and police brutality, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday said he will push legislation this coming spring to curb actions of protesters who are considered disorderly.The bottom...

Women are simply up against systematic and intentional sex discrimination in collegiate sports

This is the second of a two-part series about equality in college athletics, sexual abuse in sports, campus sexual assaults, and the efforts of Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a role model for many women athletes and...

Sex abuse in college sports: The best way to help victims of serious trauma is to believe them and support them

This is the first of a two-part series about equality in college athletics, sexual abuse in sports, campus sexual assaults and the efforts of Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a role model for many women athletes and...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg remembered as the politics of choosing her successor get underway

Gov. Ron DeSantis has ordered state and U.S. flags flown at half staff throughout Florida in “honor and remembrance” of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as at least one of Florida’s U.S. senators...

New poll finds Trump, Biden in dead heat; about 3/4 of FL voters have already made up their minds

President Trump and Joe Biden were running a statistical dead heat in Florida according to a poll published this week, with Trump supporters more enthusiastic about voting for him than Biden’s supporters are about...

FL jobless rate dives in August, amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Unemployment in Florida fell dramatically between July and August, declining to 7.4 percent in August compared with 11.4 percent in July, according to a new jobless report released Friday.The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

With more police presence on school campuses, FL students need to know their rights

A pupil is approached by a police officer at school, and the officer asks to search the student's bag. Can the student refuse to consent to the search?Is a police officer required to call...

Gov. DeSantis views the damage Hurricane Sally left behind in Escambia, Santa Rosa counties

State officials are investigating how a barge came unmoored during Hurricane Sally and heavily damaged Three Mile Bridge across Pensacola Bay, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday after surveying storm damage in Escambia and Santa...

Top FL university officials won’t regulate fan attendance systemwide

The Florida Board of Governors that oversees the state's public universities isn't getting involved statewide in regulating safety measures for college football fans during COVID-19.A faculty union had raised concerns over universities allowing fans...

Nearly 30 million still jobless nationwide; $300 federal payments run out for FL’s unemployed

Nearly 30 million people are still unemployed and getting benefits as of August 29 -- the latest figure available -- a new U.S. Labor Department report said on Thursday as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.In...

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