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Lawsuit against Duval County schools aims to stop “illegal” gun program on campuses

A group of parents and elementary students and the League of Women Voters of Florida filed a lawsuit Thursday against Duval public schools, saying...
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The FL Department of Education gave a top-level teaching certificate to a troubled substitute...

Lack of communication, confusion, and potential holes in state law reveal how a troubled substitute got – and kept -- a full-fledged, professional teaching...
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Don’t worry, your salad is OK: Florida’s romaine lettuce is safe to eat

Florida’s romaine lettuce is safe to eat, according to Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam.Putnam announced Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

What’s the matter with Congress? Washington Post and ProPublica undertake analysis to find out

A study by the Washington Post and the nonprofit investigative reporting operation ProPublica finds that America’s founding tradition of robust debate in the elected...
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Reshaping the Florida Supreme Court: 11 potential justices now being considered in Tallahassee

In the first step in a major – and likely conservative - reshaping of Florida’s Supreme Court, a key legal panel Tuesday recommended eleven...
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Meet some of the new Florida House Democrats

The much hyped “Blue Wave” that Democrats were hoping would manifest itself during this year’s midterm elections ultimately did live up to the hype...
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Florida authorities make another big arrest involving white supremacists and bombs

Earlier this month, authorities announced they had arrested dozens of white supremacist gang members from group called the “Unforgiven” and “United Aryan Brotherhood” in...

DeSantis picks chief of staff

Incoming Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has hired his chief of staff – it’s Shane Strum, who served previously as chief of staff for former...
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U.S. Department of Education’s proposed sex assault rules spark debate

If you missed it heading into the Thanksgiving holiday, the U.S. Department of Education on Nov. 16 released proposals on sexual assault rules for...
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Good Riddance! Drug Reformers Applaud Sessions’ Departure from DOJ

This article was produced by Drug Reporter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. The Drug Policy Alliance is a financial supporter of Drug Reporter.Former...

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