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State cracking down on whether schools are really teaching courses required by law

Following a scandal related to teaching the Holocaust and questions about whether African American history has been ignored, the Florida Department of Education is...
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FL Supreme Court sets arguments on new law requiring felons to pay fines &...

The Florida Supreme Court announced Thursday it will hear oral arguments in early November on whether convicted felons must pay all their fines and...

Florida’s ‘PotDaddy’ handicaps recreational marijuana ballot proposals

PotDaddy says Florida voters may get to decide next year on whether to allow recreational marijuana in the state, but it will be a...
Florida Phoenix

Three selected for Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Governor Ron DeSantis on Wednesday announced three men selected to be in the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame. According to the governor’s office,...

Florida leaders consider better approaches to handle the mentally ill’s revolving jail door

Court officials in Miami-Dade County have identified 97 people who, far gone into mental illness and substance abuse, together have spent 27,000 days in...

Gov. DeSantis taps right-wing think tank execs & campaign donor for state gov’t efficiency...

Gov. Ron DeSantis has packed a new Florida Government Efficiency Task Force with conservative movement leaders and Republican campaign donors.The new panel is charged...

Is President Trump to blame for drop in international student enrollment?

For many years, international students have been part of the fabric of higher education, steadily increasing enrollment in United States colleges and universities.But in...

Another step toward cheaper drugs in FL?

Florida has taken another step toward importing bargain-rate prescription drugs from Canada – presuming the Canadians want to go along – by submitting a...

Hate robocalls? Florida’s AG says she’s working on it

A multistate agreement between state governments and the major cellphone companies won’t put a quick end to the scourge of unwanted “robocalls,” but will...
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It’s taking forever for Hurricane Michael disaster aid to reach the wrecked Florida Panhandle

Joel Schubert still sounds burned up about the wait for U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency trailers to reach people left homeless by Hurricane Michael...

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