Corona Florida


Florida National Guard: COVID-19 mission is over

‘Over the course of 20 months, we did almost 30 years of business.’
0 3min

Ron DeSantis ‘offended’ by first responder vaccine mandates

‘They didn’t get to Zoom in to protect us. Ain’t gonna work to protect the public on Zoom.’
6 5min

Ron DeSantis says Florida no longer needs extra Regeneron from Biden administration

Florida quelled the delta variant despite monoclonals being ‘cut severely’.
35 4min

Coronavirus


Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID-19 burnout

Young people see the global emergency as an opportunity and a challenge.
0 11min

U.S. to reopen land borders in November for fully vaccinated

Travel to resume from Canada, Mexico; a boost for Florida tourism.
0 6min

Anthony Fauci says fine to trick-or-treat this year

It’s important children enjoy the holiday, he said.
8 2min

GOP doc dispenses sketchy medical advice on virus immunity

Marshall’s positions are pushing the first-term senator and obstetrician closer to the medical fringe.
6 13min

Joe Biden, a convert to mandates, making economic case for shots

Biden has emerged as an unlikely advocate of browbeating tactics to drive vaccinations.
26 10min

Pfizer asks U.S. to allow COVID shots for kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer submitted its data on younger school-age children 3 weeks ago.
0 4min

Ileana Garcia nears $300K for SD 37 defense, challenger Janelle Perez opens with $178K

Perez dropped out of a U.S. House race last month to reset her sights on flipping SD 37 blue.
0 10min

Nick Duran won’t seek fourth term in Florida House

Duran made the announcement in a message to House members Friday morning.
0 5min

Nikki Fried tells Tampa crowd she doesn’t need to swap parties to win GOP votes

Her Democratic Primary opponent, Charlie Crist, has been a Republican and independent during his political career.
2 7min

Ron DeSantis’ latest pitch to donors: Joe Biden’s the Grinch

DeSantis drops a Dr. Seuss diss in a fundraising pitch.
3 3min


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Communities



Education Department sanctions Leon Co. School Board over mask rules

‘We at the end of the day are going to continue what we’ve done from the very beginning, follow the data, follow the numbers to make informed decisions.’
0 6min

Gov. DeSantis announces $5.8M investment in Immokalee Technical College

It’s part of an investment in workforce education in the Florida Heartland.
0 3min

New FSU president announces senior staff leadership changes

Marissa Langston will serve as chief of staff to FSU President Richard McCullough.
0 3min

Ron DeSantis accepting Statesman of the Year award

The honor has gone to national figures including Donald Trump in recent years.
9 3min

South Florida


COVID-19 case positivity rates drop for 8th straight week across South Florida

Raw case totals dropped by 23% week-to-week in Broward, 20.5% in Miami-Dade and 18% in Palm Beach County.
0 4min

Hearing set abruptly in 2018 Parkland school massacre case

Sources say accused shooter Nikolas Cruz will plea guilty to 17 murder counts.
0 6min

Study shows earlier alcohol cutoff in Miami Beach could cost the city $73 million

The study says the move could also cause increased property taxes and lost jobs.
0 5min

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Federal


Florida, national school board associations at odds over federal call for protection

The issue stems from U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland’s call for federal intervention.
4 6min

House returns to stave off default with debt limit vote

The lower chamber is expected to pass a short-term lift to the ceiling.
3 7min

Joe Biden is first president to mark Indigenous Peoples’ Day

“Today, we recognize Indigenous peoples’ resilience and strength.”
9 5min

Epilogue: Trump


Stephanie Murphy wants Jan. 6 panel to use jail threat to enforce subpoenas

On MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’, Murphy calls for the full extent of law to enforce subpoenas.
0 6min

Donald Trump dismisses Ron DeSantis’ presidential chances

Trump says he’s not worried about a DeSantis challenge.
15 7min

America in Crisis


Gov. DeSantis cries foul after Justice Department orders FBI to target school board threats

‘Attorney General Garland is weaponizing the DOJ by using the FBI to pursue concerned parents and silence them through intimidation.’
21 4min

Merrick Garland says authorities will target school board threats

Garland cites ‘disturbing spike in harassment, intimidation, and threats of violence.’
0 5min

Debbie Wasserman Schultz files bill to define ‘school shooting,’ create federal database

‘We don’t really know how bad this grisly picture is (or) what the scope of the problem is.’
1 9min


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