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The core cause of pervasive discrimination and sexual harassment

Anti-feminist politicos and talk show yakkers try to ridicule the reality that women in our rich and advanced society might endure any "oppression." America...
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Florida U.S. Rep. Al Lawson takes heat for voting to cut off debate over...

Florida U.S. Rep. Al Lawson is coming under fire for being one of a handful of Congressional Democrats who voted this week for a...
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Numerous government officials are to blame in the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas...

A new 157-page draft report on the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School reveals the myriad failures on the part of school officials,...
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Where’s the housing help for Hurricane Michael victims? Rubio demands answers

Two months have passed since Hurricane Michael slammed into Florida’s Panhandle - the fourth-strongest storm ever to hit the U.S. With victims struggling in...

Staff at Florida emergency detention center not screened for abuse

Workers at a emergency detention center for migrant teens in Florida did not undergo background screenings for child abuse and neglect, the Associated Press...
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Uproar over FL Education Commissioner: Critics push for a national search and a candidate...

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’s controversial pick for Florida Education Commissioner has sparked angry tweets, petitions and protests as critics call for a national search and...

Key lawmakers now saying they may need to interpret what voters meant in approving...

UPDATE: Governor-elect Ron DeSantis tells the Palm Beach Post that he wants the Legislature to draft a law to "implement" Amendment 4 to restore...
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Thousands ask Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis to address climate change

Hoping to get Florida’s new governor to pay attention to one of the state’s largest environmental problems, officials with several statewide organizations delivered a...
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Will Florida try again for state tax incentives to attract the film industry?

Eight years ago, Florida kicked off a program to try to attract the film industry – and the jobs and publicity that come with...

House lawmakers get an eye-opener: Nearly half of FL schools are average to struggling

In a meeting room in the Capitol, a big screen on the wall revealed some data that surprised newly-elected state representative Ardian Zika.The Republican...

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