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Florida Becomes Fifth State To Bar Schools From Teaching Critical Race Theory

Topline Florida is the latest state to bar critical race theory, an intellectual movement that’s been around for decades that seeks to expose racism in American life that’s become a bugaboo of late for conservatives. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis attends the flag raising ceremony prior to The Walker Cup at Seminole Golf … [+] Club…

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Florida Woman Dies From Dengue Fever

By Denise Mann HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, June 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The death of a Miami woman in her 30s from locally acquired dengue fever highlights the need for awareness of a potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus that’s now found in the United States.Once only seen in hot and steamy tropical or subtropical locales, dengue has…

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Florida is 101 percent back to normal. Watch where your country stands in the financial recovery

Florida is 101% back to normal. See where your state stands in the economic recovery

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Big Tech sues Florida, saying social media law violates First Amendment

First Amendment lawsuit — Facebook/Twitter lobby sues over law that protects politicians from “censorship.” Jon Brodkin – Jun 1, 2021 7:08 pm UTC Trade groups representing Facebook, Twitter, and other major websites have sued Florida to block a state law that makes it illegal for social media companies to ban politicians. The industry groups say…

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Shooting at Florida Rap Concert Leaves Two Dead and 20-Plus Injured, Police Say

Three people got out of an SUV and opened fire into a crowd outside with assault rifles and handguns, police director Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez III said. Authorities believe the shooting was targeted.“These are cold blooded murderers that shot indiscriminately into a crowd and we will seek justice,” Ramirez said in a tweet.Two people died at…

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Florida Scouts rescued after becoming disoriented on river

What began as an adventure on the Loxahatchee River on Saturday quickly turned into a rescue operation after a group of Florida Scouts got lost.An Aviation and Marine Unit was dispatched to the river after the Cub Scouts became “lost” and “disoriented,” just south of Trapper Johns, according to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office. An air…

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DeSantis: Florida will fill void if little cruise lines depart

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Calling Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings “not one of the bigger ones,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday that if smaller cruise lines want to leave the state because of bans on vaccine requirements, their void will be filled.Miami-based Norwegian is the third-largest cruise line in the world and has three ports…

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Florida mom accused of Assisting her son fight another Kid

May 11, 2021 | 1:10am | Updated May 11, 2021 | 1:10am A Florida mother was arrested after allegedly instructing her son to punch a child in the “balls and gut” in a fight that authorities say she took part in, a report said. Jamie Gensler, 35, is accused of instigating the fight last Friday…

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Florida Reports Close to 12,000 Covid Cases Caused by Variants, Most in US

Florida has the most variant covid cases in the United States. State health officials say in the two weeks following spring break cases have more than doubled and surpassed 11,800 cases, as of Wednesday. Officials fear that because “less than one-half of 1 percent of cases are studied for the mutations,” the increase in variant…

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs law preempting local COVID-19 edicts

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis moved to suspend all remaining COVID-19 restrictions imposed by communities across his state, signing into law on Monday freshly passed legislation giving him sweeping powers to invalidate local emergency measures put in place during the pandemic — including mask mandates, limitations on business operations and the shuttering…