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Crist and Fried, top contenders in 2022 gubernatorial race, blast Gov. DeSantis over COVID...

Ahead of the 2022 gubernatorial race, Florida's top Democratic candidates are going after Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis over surges in COVID-19 cases. U.S. Rep. Charlie...

‘There was no concern for my life’: Families losing homes despite federal eviction moratorium

WASHINGTON — The national moratorium on evictions, as well as rental assistance programs, weren’t enough protection to keep Katrina Chism and her family in their...

FL Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy offers empathy to Capitol Police officer: ‘I listened to you...

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy on Tuesday empathized with a U.S. Capitol Police officer who offered testimony on the deadly Jan. 6 attack by a...

Despite Gov. DeSantis’ concerns, some FL juveniles facing felonies have been helped by “diversion”...

On the juvenile justice front, Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed legislation last month, concerned that minors would be able to expunge serious felonies from juvenile...

Lawsuit targets DeSantis administration for blocking extra federal unemployment benefits in FL

The DeSantis administration broke state law when it cut off enhanced federal unemployment benefits of $300 in June, according to a lawsuit filed in...

5th grade public school teacher Sarah Painter is 2022 Teacher of the Year following...

"Find Joy." That was the motto for 5th grade teacher Sarah Ann Painter and her students at Clearwater's Eisenhower Elementary in Pinellas County, to help...
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Black women’s felon-voter-restoration case in FL draws sympathetic hearing during 11th Circuit arguments

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has an opportunity to invoke the Nineteenth Amendment to extend voting rights to Black women...

Quietly, gradually, George Floyd Square is open to traffic for the first time since...

On the morning of June 3, there were about as many journalists in George Floyd Square as city workers who were trying to reopen...

FL athletes will play a big role in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo

California will have the largest number of athletes — 126 — at this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo, but Florida is second in line,...

Gov. DeSantis targets Ben & Jerry’s over its planned boycott of the Occupied Territories

Gov. Ron DeSantis has threatened to sanction the progressive ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s and its parent company Unilever over the company’s decision...

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