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FL Democrats launch texting campaign to encourage more voters to vote by mail

With the COVID-19 crisis casting doubt on in-person voting, Florida Democrats plan to text more than 1 million voters this week encouraging them to...

Gov. DeSantis issues ‘safer at home’ order covering four South FL counties only

Update: This story has been amended to reflect that the actual wording of the order says it will remain in effect until April 15....

In COVID-19 crisis, Tampa Bay Times will reduce print edition delivery to Wednesdays and...

The Tampa Bay Times, a prominent Florida newspaper dating back to more than a century, will reduce print edition delivery to Wednesdays and Sundays,...

FL workers struggle to claim unemployment benefits, even as feds increase aid during COVID-19...

Maxine Jackson worked as a housekeeper at the posh St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort in Miami-Dade County until March 20, when she was laid...

Lawsuit asks court to force Gov. Ron DeSantis to close beaches, issue ‘safer at...

A Santa Rosa Beach attorney has asked a state trial court to order Gov. Ron DeSantis to close Florida's beaches and issue a statewide...

In one month’s time: FL is on the cusp of 5,000 COVID-19 infections; death...

In a rapid escalation of infections, Florida is on the cusp of 5,000 COVID-19 cases, precisely 4,950 as of Sunday evening.The Florida Department of...

56 deaths, 4,038 COVID-19 infections, with small rural counties now seeing infections

Florida has exceeded 4,000 COVID-19 infections in 50 counties, including small rural counties that had been hanging on in hopes of remaining coronavirus-free.Hendry County...
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Florida orders controversial anti-malaria drug touted by President Trump as treatment for COVID-19

Florida officials have ordered an anti-malaria drug backed by President Donald Trump in hopes of treating patients with coronavirus, which has infected nearly 4,000...

Gov. DeSantis blocks vacation rental services; hopes to discourage travel from COVID-19 hot spots

An executive order issued by Gov. Ron DeSantis requires owners of vacation properties offered through Airbnb and similar services to suspend operations, essentially declaring...

COVID-19 infections could reach 5,000 in just days; some deaths not reported to the...

The number of COVID-19 infections rose by 565 cases between Friday evening and Saturday morning, with a new total reaching 3,763 cases, according to...

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