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Gov. DeSantis argues COVID picture in Florida isn’t as bleak as it seems

Gov. Ron DeSantis urged Floridians not to be alarmed at the persistent spikes in positive tests for COVID-19, and suggested they’re not as bad...

House member afflicted with COVID pleads for mask mandate, saying, ‘I don’t wish this...

Florida Rep. Shevrin Jones tested positive for COVID-19 last Wednesday. Now, he uses social media to update his constituents on his condition and has...

USF grad assistants to protest stalled contract talks amid COVID-reopening planning

With public university campuses set to reopen in the fall, the University of South Florida has yet to reach an agreement with graduate assistants...
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Plastic barriers and ‘mask breaks’ — Florida school districts get creative with plans to...

When Jacksonville schools reopen in the fall, students will see their friends again for the first time in months — through the glossy sheen...

Florida COVID-19 infections hit a new record at more than 11,000 on a single...

Update: Florida now has surpassed 200,000 COVID-19 infections. On Saturday, testing revealed 10,059 positive results for the new coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to...

Collateral damage from the COVID-19 crisis is surfacing in the lives of people around...

We may never be able to assess the collateral damage from the COVID-19 virus, but some of it is surfacing in the lives of...

As COVID cases surge, FL Senate Dems call for state mask mandate, GOP rep...

Florida Senate Democrats called on Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis this week to require the use of face coverings in public statewide to curb the...

House Dems pass massive infrastructure bill; GOP calls it ‘nonsense’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House cleared a massive $1.5 trillion package Wednesday that backers said would not only shore up the nation’s crumbling infrastructure...

Dem lawmakers increasingly frustrated with Gov. DeSantis’ timing on foreclosure/eviction moratorium

This time, Gov. Ron DeSantis waited until four hours before the deadline to extend his COVID-19 moratorium on mortgage foreclosures and rental evictions —...

Gov. DeSantis on COVID-19 reopening: ‘We’re not going back’

Gov. Ron DeSantis reiterated Tuesday that he’s not turning back his plans to reopen the state’s economy as the daily number of positive test...

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