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Where the lines are drawn: New state rule could threaten FL teachers’ academic freedom...

Nowadays, 7th grade civics teacher Robin Porter is not sure where the lines are drawn when it comes to teaching the past and the...

Settled into new homes, refugees in US say they are working for a better...

Violence, persecution and wars amid a global pandemic added to the growing number of displaced persons around the world last year. The United Nations reports...

Senate Dems urge Gov. DeSantis to reverse course on sending officers to Mexican border

Democrats in the Florida Senate have urged Gov. Ron DeSantis to reverse his decision to send law enforcement officers to defend the border with...

Nikki Fried accuses Trump ally Sidney Powell of operating an unregistered charity in FL

Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried filed an administrative complaint on Friday against an organization tied to former Trump attorney Sidney Powell,...

Endangered species to get a reprieve under Biden administration plans

WASHINGTON — The lesser prairie-chicken, a rare dancing grouse once abundant on the Great Plains, could benefit again soon from the protection of the U.S....

Cyberattack on New Hampshire school district illustrates growing threat to states and localities

WASHINGTON — In October 2019, officials at a tiny western New Hampshire school district suddenly realized they had a problem on their hands. The Sunapee...

Biden signs law making Juneteenth a new federal holiday

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law legislation declaring a legal public holiday annually on June 19, the date of the...

Congress approved Juneteenth as a federal holiday, but FL Legislature failed to act on...

President Joe Biden signed a new bill into law Thursday, establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday to recognize the ending of slavery. But Florida still...

FL Supreme Court blocks a second pro-pot citizens initiative from the 2022 ballot

Floridians won't get to vote next year on whether to legalize recreational adult use of marijuana, subject to regulations like those controlling the alcohol...

Floridians respond to the survival of “Obamacare”

Millions of Floridians and other Americans concerned about losing their health care can breathe easier today. As the Associated Press writes: "The Supreme Court dismissed...

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