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More U.S. cases of the deadly coronavirus; FL Congresswoman moves to protect vulnerable Floridians

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Monday that the number of coronavirus cases in the United States has risen to 11.Four...

Two major airlines suspend USA-to-China flights as concerns continue over deadly coronavirus

UPDATE: American Airlines has alerted travelers that flights are suspended through late April. Here is the alert from American Airlines' website:The flying suspension relates...
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FL House panel to consider medical ban for procedures related to transgender youth

Doctors who perform certain medical procedures on transgender youth could be sent to prison under a bill that will be heard by a House...

Federal health officials identify first human-to-human transmission of the deadly coronavirus

Health officials in the United States are monitoring the spread of a mysterious virus that first erupted in China and now has landed in...

‘It’s not fine.’ Black mothers and babies are dying in Florida

WASHINGTON — Black mothers and babies are dying at staggering rates in Florida and throughout the United States.  The national statistics are alarming: black women...

FL Senate votes to block cities from banning some sunscreens, while FDA casts doubt...

The Florida Senate has voted to block cities from banning certain sunscreens, claiming use of the products should be encouraged to help protect people...

FL Senate poised to pass a bill requiring parental consent for teenagers seeking an...

After rejecting more than 20 amendments advanced by Democrats on Wednesday, the Florida Senate is ready to vote next week on a bill requiring...
coronavirus

Deadly China-borne coronavirus scares some Floridians; Miami International screening travelers

A deadly and mysterious virus plaguing China has made its way to the United States, with five confirmed cases in the country but none...

Interfaith coalition speaks out against proposed abortion restrictions: ‘We won’t go back’

As a young nurse, Minerva Velez-Glidden's first patient was a 14-year-old girl infected with sepsis following a botched attempt to terminate a pregnancy. The...
preemption

Progressives condemn the state’s conservative attacks on home rule

Labor representatives, environmentalists, LGBTQ supporters, and others gathered in the Capitol Thursday to condemn legislative attacks on home rule that are killing progressive policies...

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