COVID-19 in Florida

At least 1 million Floridians face unpaid utility bills and power cutoffs; attorneys push...

Roughly 1 million Floridians have been unable to pay utility bills during COVID 19 and fear power disconnections this month that could shut down...

Nikki Fried’s PAC launches fundraising appeal citing Gov. DeSantis’s refusal to consult with Cabinet...

Democrat Nikki Fried's PAC is attempting to raise campaign money over what she considers Gov. Ron DeSantis’ highhanded exclusion of Florida Cabinet members, including...

FL’s rural school districts get money to expand student mental health services during COVID-19

The new academic school year continues to be a stressful time for students, with kids trying to adjust to a social distance learning environment...

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...

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...

Faculty union leaders express safety concerns over allowing fans to attend college football games...

College football is underway and more conferences are allowing fall seasons with shorter schedules, despite COVID-19. But faculty union leaders in Florida are questioning...

Journaling to ease anxiety: Students young and old need mental health support during COVID...

In the first week of the new school year, first-grade teacher Chloe Bonnell was working with her students on a self-care journal to go...

Bar owners drop at least one lawsuit, a day after the state agrees to...

Bar owners who put pressure on the state, filing several lawsuits, are now allowed to open their doors on Monday, at 50 percent capacity.Attorney...

Miami-Dade and Broward schools prepare for brick-and-mortar instruction, despite COVID-19

Starting Monday, Florida's largest public school districts — Miami-Dade and Broward — will begin preparing the opening of brick-and-mortar schools, following virtual instruction at...

‘We’re not through this’: Governors plead with Congress for emergency assistance

WASHINGTON — Democratic governors on Thursday begged Congress to come to the aid of ailing states, which face unexpected expenses as they attempt to...

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