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Mar 30Meditation: Calm, Anxiety Release Length: 20 minutes Where: On a plane, somewhere over Texas How It Felt: Sleep-inducing So, obviously the trip worked out.

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Pastor continues recovery at hospital after hit-and-run on MacArthur CausewayA pastor who was struck on his way home on the MacArthur Causeway continues to recover from surgery at the hospital almost a week after a former adult film actress allegedly hit him with her car and took off.

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GOP governors ignore Biden's latest plea on mask mandatesAP) — President Joe Biden's pleas for states to stick with mask mandates to slow the spread of the coronavirus were being largely ignored Tuesday as several Republican governors stayed on track to drop the requirement in their states.

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Four sisters expecting to give birth within months of each otherCaroline, Amy, Haley and Katie – the Gaines sisters – are four siblings that were all born just 18 months apart.

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‘I would not repeat that decision': How a local educator addressed a decade-old blackface photoA local, private school administrator recently responded to a 2011 photo that shows her in a costume with blackface makeup.

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250 doses of J&J vaccine gone in under 2 hours; More pop-up clinics expected this weekThe pop-up vaccination site the Florida Division of Emergency Management offered Tuesday at the Dallas Graham Library on Myrtle Avenue administered the 250 doses allocated before noon and has closed for the day, the city of Jacksonville announced.

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Janitor Gets 20 Years for Camera in Girls' Locker RoomA former janitor at a Florida high school has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for hiding a camera in a girls' locker room.

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Bill Could Shield Florida Universities From COVID-19 LawsuitsFlorida schools and universities that took precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 would be protected from pandemic-related lawsuits, including parents and students who sue seeking a refund of tuition, under a bill approved by a Senate committee on Tuesday.

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COVID-19 latest information for Jacksonville, FloridaThe latest, up-to-date information on how coronavirus is impact Jacksonville, Florida.

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Video: Florida troopers help woman deliver baby on side of roadThey said that the troopers approached the vehicle and were informed that the woman in the front seat was in active labor.

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Abners Angels Presents Interview With Model "Angel Faith"Angel is a signed model, actress and owns her own Social Media Management Agency based out of Atlanta, Georgia.

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Park your car and walk inIn a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Pennecamp resident contends we need to give up the drive-through lanes, park our cars and walk a little.

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Debate Brews in Florida About Parental Consent Over Sex EdCulture-war politics over sex education could again erupt in Florida’s statehouse, as a Senate Committee advanced a measure Tuesday that would require public school boards to hold hearings on what should be included in sex education curricula.

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Oscar Mayer offering free shoelaces that smell like baconThe giveaway marks the re-release of Nike's Air Max 90 Bacon shoes.

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Judge orders man to pay $4M to child he sexually assaultedCAMDEN, N.J. — A New Jersey judge ordered a man to pay $4 million plus more in interest to a girl who he kidnapped and sexually assaulted.

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Officer hit by stun gun shoots, kills suspectA suspect was shot and killed by a Jacksonville police officer during a confrontation Tuesday afternoon in front of a hotel on Youngerman Circle.

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NFL Expands to 17-Game Regular SeasonThe move increases the length of the season to 18 weeks and reduces the preseason to 3 games.

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Busch Gardens to Celebrate Easter Weekend With Special ActivitiesThe animals at Busch Gardens will also join the Easter celebration. At select habitats, there will be special Easter egg hunt animal enrichment.

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Disney MagicMobile Option Launches on Apple Devices!Beginning today, guests at Walt Disney World Resort will be able to enjoy a convenient and contactless new option for entering the theme parks and more, as part of the rollout of Disney MagicMobile service!

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COVID In Florida: New Cases, Additional Deaths ReportedMIAMI – The Florida Department of Health reported another 5,062 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday.

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Feds: Florida man with ‘Proud Boys' tattoo took selfie inside Senate chamber during Capitol riotA 30-year-old Florida man with a "Proud Boys" tattoo is accused of participating in the U.S. Capitol riot and sharing a selfie showing him inside Senate chambers, according to federal documents released Tuesday.

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US, 13 Countries Express "Concerns" Over WHO COVID StudyThe United States and 13 other countries issued a statement Tuesday expressing "concerns" over the joint World Health Organization-China study into the origins of COVID-19.

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Local IT specialist convicted of trying to lure pregnant 12-year-old girl for sexJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 32-year-old Jacksonville IT specialist was found guilty by a federal jury of using the internet to lure what he thought was a pregnant 12-year-old child to engage in sexual activity.

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Prosecutors identify man who allegedly fired at Everglades National Park rangers in South Miami-DadeOn Tuesday, 37-year-old Drew Curtis Sikes was charged with attempting to kill an officer and a federal gun crime.

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FDOH reports over 5,000 new cases of COVID-19 on TuesdayThere have now been more than 2 million reported cases of the coronavirus in Florida, with 33,338 deaths.

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Florida Adds 5,062 New Covid Cases, Reports 91 More Resident Deaths TuesdayFlorida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 5,000 Tuesday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by over 90.

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Jacksonville restaurant owners plead guilty to harboring undocumented workersA husband and wife have been arrested on federal charges of harboring aliens who are in the United States illegally.

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Villager says she needs a cruiseA Village of Hacienda West resident has booked a seven-day cruise with Carnival and is ready to set sail.

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Transfer portal: Florida basketball reaches out to Furman forwardUF basketball has reached out to this former Furman forward in the transfer portal hoping to land a player for their depleted frontcourt.

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Alligator interrupts Florida couple's poolside morning coffee and takes a swimA couple was interrupted during their morning coffee by the pool, Friday, when suddenly they heard the growl of a giant alligator.

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SpaceX fills remaining seats on Inspiration4 missionCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A billionaire’s private SpaceX flight filled its two remaining seats Tuesday with a scientist-teacher and a data engineer whose college friend actually won a spot but gave him the prize.

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2 Suspects Sought in Seattle Woman's Death in Texas Caught in FloridaTwo women wanted in connection with the death of a Seattle woman in Texas last year have been arrested in Florida, court records show.

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Biden Announces New Actions to Combat Anti-Asian ViolenceThe administration's actions include creating a Department of Justice cross-agency initiative devoted to addressing anti-Asian violence.

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Trump Touts Accomplishments, Invites Messages from Public on New WebsiteDonald Trump might still be banned from social media, but he does have a brand new website.

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We won't be controlled by our tyrannical government!A Village of Polo Ridge resident, in a Letter to the Editor, says she's been going maskless to the squares and we should not be controlled by our "tyrannical government."

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The COVID Crisis: Returning to work and looking aheadCOVID-19 hit Florida hard, with Miami as the state hotspot. Now vaccines are rolling out and hope is on the horizon.

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Florida's Centauri Insurance Keeps 'A' Rating, Plans Expansion After Applied AcquisitionCentauri insurance companies have sustained their financial stability rating of "A" from Demotech, after being strengthened financially through its recent acquisition by Applied Underwriters, the company said in a statement.

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It's hard to be the hostess when there's a full houseHowever, as I have spoke of before, I have a big, Jersey mouth sometimes, when individuals get me started, and once in a while I actually believe I could mess up my waitressing job if I don’t hold back on how I really feel, while I am hostessing, and customers are just outright rude!

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Federal charges leveled against Florida man accused of firing AK-47 at rangersFederal prosecutors have announced charges against a Florida man who opened fire with an AK-47 rifle on officers inside Everglades National Park.

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Omar Payne joins exodus of basketball transfers from Florida GatorsGators forward Omar Payne entered the transfer portal, becoming the fifth player to leave coach Mike White's program since the end of the season.

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Florida School Districts Offering Virtual Sessions About Hispanic Learning InstitutionsThe Osceola County school district and several other school districts in Florida now offer free virtual sessions to educate Hispanic students and parents about the benefits of Hispanic Learning Institutions.

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Covid On A New Killing Spree As Floridians LaughDespite an uptick in Covid cases in Fla, the idiots you find here - whether right wing goomba social rejects from Staten Island or Joisey, or entitled snowbirds , or just-visiting delusional spring breakers - continue to flaunt mask wearing in public.

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Monroe County Sheriff's Office Victim Advocate Fired After Road Rage ArrestA victim advocate for the sheriff's office in the Florida Keys was fired Tuesday after being arrested on charges of aggravated assault and reckless driving related to a road rage incident, officials said.

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Conservation groups ask Haaland to block oil drilling in Florida preserveA coalition of conservation groups called on Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to deny requests to drill for oil in a section of the Florida Everglades in a.

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Video shows 65-year-old Asian American woman assaulted on NYC streetNEW YORK — An Asian American woman was attacked in New York City by a man who repeatedly kicked her as two people nearby who appeared to be security guards did not intervene, according to surveillance footage released by police.

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Gov Ron DeSantis Highlights Progress On Everglades Restoration ProjectsWhen Governor Ron DeSantis took office one of his first priority projects was the Everglades Restoration Project.

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Group Uses Cheeky Way to Get Public's Attention About Bus Lanes in MiamiIf you ride the Miami-Dade County public bus system, you may sometimes ask yourself: where are all the bus lanes?

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4 People Rescued After Boat Capsizes in Ocean Off Fort LauderdaleFour people were rescued after the small boat they were on capsized in the ocean off Fort Lauderdale Tuesday.

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4 pulled from water after boat capsizes off Fort Lauderdale BeachA multi-agency rescue effort saved the lives of four boaters that ended up in the water off the coast of Fort Lauderdale.

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Southwest Airlines adding additional MiIwaukee to Florida flightsContinuing the trend of moving flights to leisure routes, Southwest Airlines is adding service in Milwaukee.

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Man Arrested in South Florida in Connection With Jan. 6 US Capitol BreachAn Oregon man has been arrested in South Florida on criminal charges in connection with the Jan.

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Final Crew Members for SpaceX Inspiration4 Mission RevealedChris Sembroski, a Lockheed Martin employee and former Space Camp counselor, and Dr. Sian Proctor, a geoscientist and communication specialist, have been selected as crew members for the Inspiration4 mission.

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Beachgoers Discover Man's Body Along Shore in Fort LauderdaleTwo people walking along the beach discovered an unconscious man Tuesday morning in Fort Lauderdale.

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FIU Honors 2020 Grads After Ceremony Canceled in COVID PandemicGraduates from Florida International University's 2020 class weren't able to have the traditional ceremony with the pomp and circumstance the class of 2021 will have in the coming weeks after a global COVID pandemic closed all indoor events and forced the grads to wait.

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Dozens in Florida contract COVID-19 after being fully vaccinatedORLANDO, Fla. – They’re called COVID-19 breakthrough cases: People who have been fully vaccinated yet still contract the virus more than 14 days after their second shot.

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Disney Rolls Out MagicMobile Option for Apple DevicesDisney has launched MagicMobile, a new contactless option for entering Disney World theme parks, on Apple devices.

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Police search for missing 18-year-old from Miami BeachPolice are asking for the publics help in locating a missing 18-year-old from Miami Beach.

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12 Cozy Comfort Food Restaurants In JacksonvilleEditor's Note: Most Florida restaurants have resumed indoor and outdoor dining services. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for onsite dining, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the Florida Health Department's website.

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Luther Jacob LaRue, Jr.Luther LaRue made many new friends and became an avid golfer when he moved to The Villages.

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‘River monster' found in FloridaThe body of an Amazon ‘river monster' was located after it washed ashore in Cape Coral, Florida.

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Leonard PisanoLeonard Pisano worked as a Marketing Representative at The Villages Sales Offices for 19 years before his retirement.

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John T. "Tommy" SimpsonWhile living in The Villages, FL, Tommy Simpson worked part time for The Villages Golf and Tennis Division at Havana Country Club as a Starter.

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Florida City RV Park Residents Are Being EvictedFlorida City Camp Site and RV Park residents, many of whom are disabled or retired, are being served with eviction by Florida City and Mayor Otis Wallace.

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Interview With Gabriela Garcia, Author of "Of Women and Salt"Roxane Gay protege Gabriela Garcia's debut novel, "Of Women and Salt," is garnering well-deserved praise and a major worldwide release.

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Mayoral Hopeful Fernando Mateo Wants Restaurants to "Come Back" to New York From MiamiFernando Mateo is running for New York City mayor. He recently visited Miami to urge expat New York restaurateurs to leave the Magic City and return to the Big Apple.

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Granddaughter speaks out after Holocaust survivor's car found with swastikas scrawled onto windowA family is speaking out after swastikas were left on a Holocaust survivors car in Hallandale Beach.

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Sandhill Cranes, The Big Birds of FloridaI worry about Sandhill Cranes, as I worry about almost all of Floridas wildlife  except maybe the gators.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs COVID-19 Lawsuit Protection BillTALLAHASSEE — Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill into law that will protect Florida businesses, governments, and healthcare providers from coronavirus lawsuits if they made a good effort to follow guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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2 sought in Seattle woman's death in Texas caught in FloridaMIAMI — Two women wanted in connection with the death of a Seattle woman in Texas last year have been arrested in Florida, court records show.

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Florida teens suspended 40 feet in air after slingshot ride goes awryAccording to NBC News, the slingshot ride suffered a malfunction after a cable failure. Subsequently, all slingshot rides in the area were shut down as a precautionary measure.

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How to apply for Jacksonville's COVID-19 mortgage relief programJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – After announcing a program that opened for applications Monday to help with rent and utility assistance for those in need because of COVID-19, the city of Jacksonville announced a similar program for mortgage assistance, opening for applications Wednesday.

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Miami, Florida's Aliex Santiesteban arrested, accused of assaulting boy, 12Aliex Santiesteban, 43, of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States has been arrested by the Miami-Dade Police Department.

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Gate River runner in intensive care after collapsing at finish lineJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The family of UNF grad Andrew Baker says he is fighting for his life after he collapsed near the finish line at the Gate River Run.

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I-95 shut down due to overturned fuel truck in Pompano BeachJust after 7:20 a.m., Florida Highway Patrol troopers and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene along the northbound lanes of I-95 and Atlantic Boulevard on Tuesday.

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A year ago, this frontline worker was fighting for his life. Now he's walking for the first time since Covid-19CNN)  Its been nearly a year since healthcare worker, Peter Woullard, has walked on his own.

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PotholeRepair.com Expands to FloridaUPPER MARLBORO, Md., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Â After operating successfully for more than a decade in the mid-Atlantic region, PotholeRepair.com has expanded its operations to the Sunshine State, where the company has opened a new service facility on the I-4 corridor in Central Florida.

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Ten Facts About Victor Oladipo, the New Miami Heat PlayerMeet Victor Oladipo, the newest member of the Miami Heat after a trade with the Houston Rockets right before the NBA trade deadline.

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Kid Friendly Spring Break Activities in Miami 2021Even in hedonistic Miami, activities abound for kids of all ages. Here's a handful of places to take your kids during spring break.

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New Miami Restaurants Opening March 2021From a quaint Mediterranean spot in South Beach to a brewery that pays tribute to yeast, here are the most interesting restaurants that opened in the Miami area in March 2021.

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Senators move to raise Florida's weekly unemployment benefits to $375The bill was lawmakers' first substantive debate about how to improve the state's unemployment system.

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Tuesday's Daily PulseFloridaTrend.com delivers Florida business news along with reports on Florida politics, Florida public policy and government.

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Video shows suspected drunken driver crashing into Florida deputy's cruiserA driver is facing several charges after crashing into an Indian River County Sheriff's Office patrol car over the weekend.

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A+ Teacher Swore She Didn't Want to Teach Until She Fell in Love With itA+ Teacher Didn't Want to be an Educator Until She Fell in Love With Teaching.

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Gov. DeSantis Highlights Progress on Everglades Restoration ProjectFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis held a news conference Tuesday near the Miccosukee Indian Village in Miami-Dade County where he addressed the progress in the Everglades Restoration Project.

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COVID vaccine found highly effective in real-world US studyNEW YORK — The U.S. government’s first look at the real-world use of COVID-19 vaccines found their effectiveness was nearly as robust as it was in controlled studies.

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Massive Fuel Spill Closes I-95 in Broward County After Tanker Truck CrashA crash involving a tractor trailer in Broward County caused a massive fuel spill on I-95 near Pompano Beach early Tuesday morning.

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Florida's Affordable Housing Fund Is Once Again Targeted By LawmakersThe state has a dedicated trust fund meant to fund affordable housing projects but lawmakers have repeatedly diverted money from the program.

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Man arrested after 12-year-old boy kidnapped, sexually assaulted, shot in NW Miami-DadePolice have made an arrest after a young boy was kidnapped, sexually assaulted and shot in Northwest Miami-Dade.

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Man Charged in Weekend Assault, Shooting of 12-Year-Old Miami-Dade BoyOfficers arrested a Miami-Dade man early Tuesday morning after he allegedly abducted, sexually assaulted and shot a 12-year-old boy this past weekend.

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Thousands Of Homebound Seniors In South Florida Sign Up For Door-To-Door Vaccine ProgramThis post will be updated today, Tuesday, March 30, and through the week with the latest information on COVID-19 in South Florida.

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All four federally-supported COVID-19 vaccine sites in Florida to remain open for another monthThe sites were set to close on April 28 but will now be open until May 26.

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Demings: No Plans for Orange County Convention Center Vaccination Site After Contract EndsThe contract runs through the end of May.

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Powerball Ticket Sold In Florida Hits $238 Million JackpotA person who bought a Powerball ticket on Florida's west coast is now a multimillionaire.

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Florida considering bill to ban giving food and drink to queueing votersBan would include giving or even trying to give ‘any item' to voters, or ‘interacting or attempting to interact with any voter' within 150 feet of polling places.

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Omar Payne joins growing list of players to leave FloridaGAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida's rebuilding project continues to grow. Forward Omar Payne entered the transfer portal Tuesday and became the fifth player to leave coach Mike White's...

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Warmer Tuesday, afternoon storms to move through Central FloridaTuesday will be warmer, with a 50% chance of afternoon scattered storms.

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Florida Panhandle High School Sports Awards LaunchesTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Panhandle High School Sports Awards is a nine month student-athlete recognition program that culminates in a star-studded, on-demand broadcast show, featuring the biggest names in professional sports and the top student athletes from the Florida Panhandle area. Honorees for 25 state sanctioned sports will...

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Central Florida High School Sports Awards launches in Central FloridaThe Central Florida High School Sports Awards is a nine month student-athlete recognition program that culminates in a star-studded, on-demand broadcast show, featuring the biggest names in professional sports and the top student-athletes from the Orlando, Gainesville, Ocala and Lakeland area.

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Miami Open highlights Fla. as training ground for women's tennis starsFlorida has long been known as a tennis factory, regularly churning out elite women's players.

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Government closest to the people is bestHere's what readers are saying in Tuesday's letters to the editor.

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Sex Trafficking Crimes Brought Against Epstein's Ex-Girlfriend Ghislaine MaxwellSex trafficking charges were added Monday to the indictment against financier Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend as prosecutors alleged that she groomed a 14-year-old girl to recruit other young females in the early 2000s to provide “sexualized massages” to Epstein in return for cash.

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Florida Vaccine Updates: Gov. Forbids a€˜Vaccine Passports', State's Variant Cases RisingAs a supply of the coronavirus vaccine has become available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to stand in line for a dose.

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PotholeRepair.com Expands to FloridaUPPER MARLBORO, Md., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Â After operating successfully for more than a decade in the mid-Atlantic region, PotholeRepair.com has expanded its operations to the Sunshine State, where the company has opened a new service facility on the I-4 corridor in Central Florida.

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Florida's COVID Positivity Rate Of 7.58% Is Highest Since Early FebruaryIt's the fourth straight day the rate has increased. There were 3,374 new cases reported on 56,848 tests returned, about 45,000 fewer than the two-week daily average.

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Get the vaccine sticker. As Florida vaccines roll out, it's ok to be happy.Indulge in the vaccine selfie. Go on. We need it.

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As Bad Information Spreads, Florida Schools Seek To Teach 'Digital Literacy'At Countryside High School in Clearwater, Fla., 16-year-old Sage Waite is already taking a class in cybersecurity, and she'd welcome one that's.

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Nairn's Sandy Scott included in Great Britain and Ireland's Walker Cup teamThank you for signing up to The Press and Journal newsletter.

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Florida Murder-Suicide: Woman Kills Ex-Boyfriend Before Shooting SelfTheir bodies of the victims were found outdoors in an RV resort in Sorrento on Wekiva River Road.

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Man hurt in Arlington shooting, Jacksonville police sayJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was wounded in a shooting Monday night in the Arlington area, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

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Man accused of tampering with woman's drink at Clay County barA man was arrested last week after he was caught on surveillance video slipping something into a woman's drink at a bar in Clay County, authorities said.

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Vietnam veterans gather at memorial for African American service membersJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On National Vietnam War Veterans Day, Americans come together to commemorate the service and sacrifices made by the nearly 3 million service members who served in Vietnam.

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Water at Fort Lauderdale canal safe following repairs to sewer main breakIts now safe to swim, fish and play in a Fort Lauderdale waterway. City officials on Monday said water samples...

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2nd delivery driver caught on surveillance tossing packages to Fort Lauderdale apartmentA Fort Lauderdale homeowner said a delivery driver tossed packages from a stairwell to his second-floor apartment, and this is the second time in less than a month his packages were mishandled.

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2 injured in crash involving patrol car, FHP saysJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two people were injured in a crash Monday afternoon involving a patrol car, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Anti-Semitic Markings Found on Holocaust Survivor's Car in Hallandale BeachTwo Swastika symbols, in the dust, on the window of a car - the images are heartbreaking for Bianca Higdon and her family.

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Florida COVID numbers face new scrutinyWASHINGTON — New research published earlier this month in the American Journal of Public Health argues that Florida is undercounting the number of people who died from COVID-19 by thousands of cases, casting new doubt on claims that Gov.

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Florida Governor DeSantis against US vaccine passportsFlorida State Governor Ron DeSantis Monday announced he would fight the federal administration's plans to create a national vaccine passport.

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Suburban Man Dies While Trying to Save Kids From Florida Rip CurrentA suburban community is in shock Monday after a man died while trying to save a group of children from a rip current in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Deal Reached To Lower Business Rent TaxTALLAHASSEE – Florida businesses would get a second massive benefit as lawmakers move toward requiring out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes on purchases made by Floridians, under a deal announced Monday by House and Senate leaders.

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Hundreds of University of Florida students to take part in landmark COVID-19 studyThe University of Florida is going to attempt to vaccinate more than 1,000 students as part of a landmark COVID-19 study to find out whether young people who have received a vaccine can still spread the virus.

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Knee Surgery as a Full-Time RVer a€“ Again, December 2020In 2018 I underwent surgery to have partial knee replacements on both knees. A lifetime of running and parachute jumps had finally caught up to me.

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Florida Adds 3,374 New Covid Cases, Reports 69 More Deaths MondayFlorida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 3,300 Monday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by over 60.

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Florida records 3,374 coronavirus cases, 72 deaths MondayFlorida's average weekly coronavirus cases per day continued its increase.

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Live Square Entertainment for Tuesday, March 30Chasing Amy Brownwood Paddock Square - 5:00 PM Studio 77 Lake Sumter Landing Market Square - 5:00 PM The Hooligans Spanish Springs Town Square.

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Demings: New Nonstop Routes from MCO Should Help Tourism Industry Rebound FasterORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — So far this year, at least three airlines have announced new nonstop routes to Orlando International Airport, connecting Central Florida to new domestic and international destinations.

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After Acevedo Hire, Miami Commissioners Debate Taking Larger Role in Hiring ProcessAfter NBC 6 Investigators reported details of the salary and the hiring process for incoming police chief Art Acevedo, the city of Miami Commission will debate whether to play a larger role in the hiring or firing of the next police or fire chief.Â.

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Senators Move To Increase Unemployment BenefitsTALLAHASSEE – Florida’s unemployment payments, among the lowest in the nation, would increase by up to $100 a week under a measure approved Monday by a Senate committee.

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Spring break frenzy in FloridaA dance party breaks out on Ocean Dr. in front of a strip of bars and restaurants on South Beach during Spring Break amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Miami, Florida, U.S., March 27, 2021.

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Bill to Increase Jobless Benefits to $375/Week Clears 1st HurdleA Senate committee votes to OK legislation on unemployment benefits as Democrats express concern that it doesn't go far enough.

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Monday Coronavirus Report For Coral Springs, Broward County, and Florida: Surge In Variant Cases, And More NewsFlorida remains the nation's hot spot for Covid-19 variant cases, the more infectious mutations of the virus, federal data shows.

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Florida Panthers' Aaron Ekblad expected out 12 weeks after undergoing surgeryFlorida defenseman Aaron Ekblad had surgery Monday and is likely done for the season, meaning the Panthers will have to continue their playoff push without one of their best players.

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Florida may restrict offering food and water to voters near polling placesDespite a long-standing reputation for botched elections, Floridas balloting ran smoothly last year.

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Governor DeSantis Flashes Signs of Intelligence, Won't Back Roach Bill To Cap THC LevelsEarlier this month I became aware of the unfortunate existence of Rep. Spencer Roach. It happened when I came across a ridiculously ignorant piece of legislation he sponsors that wants to put a cap on THC levels in the medical marijuana industry.

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Dozens in Central Florida contract COVID-19 after being fully vaccinatedThey're being called COVID-19 breakthrough cases - people who have been fully vaccinated with more than 14 days after their second shot yet they still contract the virus.

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Jennifer Parr star witness in first day of federal trial involving sales representativesJennifer Parr was the star witness in the first day of a federal trial in which Properties of The Villages is suing former sales representatives now selling against their former boss.

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Pop-Up Vaccine Event Owes Success to Low-Key PromotionTwo churches in one Orlando neighborhood put on a coronavirus vaccination event Monday, but they didn't advertise ahead of time.

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Florida Governor to Forbid a€˜Vaccine Passports' With Executive OrderFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that he would issue an executive order forbidding local governments and businesses from requiring so-called “vaccine passports” to show proof that customers have been inoculated against the coronavirus.

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How Many WrapsJon Edward Edwards presents "How Many Wraps" for his column, Adventures of the Saltwater Cowboy.

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She-nanigans: Improvise, Adapt and OvercomeDarcie Guerin discusses the ones impacted by COVID-19 layoffs, and more, in her column, Ask the CFP.

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Fishing Forecast for April in the 10,000 IslandsCaptain Brandon Acosta discusses the Fishing Forecast for April, in his column, Follow the Fish.

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Villages VP of Sales reveals a few interesting facts in first day of testimonyParr said under oath that The Villages will double in size and that State Road 44 is now seen by the Morse family as the geographic center of the community.

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Therea€™s an Adventure You Pass Multiple Times That Youa€™ve Never Explored: Bet Ya!There’s an Adventure You Pass Multiple Times That You’ve Never Explored: Bet Ya! Rumination from the Rock and Beyond.

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Florida Governor DeSantis to Forbid 'Vaccine Passports'TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that he would issue an executive order forbidding local governments and businesses from requiring so-called "vaccine passports" to show proof that customers have been inoculated against the coronavirus.

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Villager registered as sex offender arrested on DUI charge in golf cartA Villager who admitted to drinking vodka and is a registered sex offender was arrested on a drunk driving charge in a golf cart.

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Florida senators move to increase unemployment benefitsFlorida's unemployment payments, among the lowest in the nation, would increase by up to $100 a week under a measure approved Monday by a Senate committee.

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South Carolina man arrested after allegedly waving firearm at motorist on I-75A 28-year-old South Carolina man was arrested Sunday morning on Interstate 75 after being accused of flashing a firearm at another motorist.

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Villager and Wildwood guy pal nabbed on multiple charges during traffic stopA Villager and his Wildwood man friend were jailed Friday after Wildwood Police officers were forced into a short pursuit of a vehicle with an inoperable headlight.

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Lady Lake man with criminal past jailed after fight over homemade shooting rangeA Lady Lake man with a sordid criminal past who last year tried to convince law enforcement officers that he was "getting his life together" is back behind bars.

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Florida wildlife officials searching for solution after state reports 500+ manatee deathsWildlife officials are trying to figure out why manatees have been dying at an alarming rate across Florida this year.

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Passenger jailed after Wildwood Police find marijuana in vehicle during traffic stopAn Ocala woman found herself behind bars Sunday after Wildwood Police officers stopped a vehicle with an expired temporary license tag.

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Churchill Street Recreation Center will be closed for pressure washingAll indoor and outdoor facilities will be closed on Monday, April 5. The center will reopen on Tuesday, April 6.

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State Senator Proposes "Star Trek" Rule to Protect Florida's Economy from RestrictionsTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Warning of the potential for a future governor to impose significant lockdowns when the next pandemic hits, a Republican state senator is drafting a proposal to require a majority of the Florida Cabinet to approve of any executive order restricting economic activity.

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Despite CDC Order, Cruise Lines Offer June Bookings From USThe June bookings come despite a Conditional Sailing Order from the CDC that keeps passenger cruises docked indefinitely.

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Coronavirus variant cases double in Florida7, better known as the UK variant. Just last week, Florida doubled its cases of this variant.

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Florida insurer CEO on healthcare predictions post-pandemicFlorida Blue CEO Patrick Geraghty is excited for upcoming coverage and care changes post-pandemic, he told The Associated Press in an interview published March 28.

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Woman hospitalized after 3-wheeled vehicle hits cyclists on MacArthur CausewayPolice have reopened the westbound lanes of the MacArthur Causeway hours after, they said, a three-wheeled vehicle struck four bicyclists, sending a woman to the hospital.

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Some Hand Sanitizers Found To Have Higher Than Allowed Benzene LevelsDuring the pandemic, we've relied on hand sanitizers to help keep us safe.

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2 men cited for illegally harvesting lobstersMonroe County Sheriffs Office have cited two men for harvesting lobsters by illegal means in the Florida Keys.

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Florida's Unemployment Woes Continue, Anti-Asian Hate, And A Fruitful Mango Season Is ComingDid Florida's approach to unemployment fraud deny benefits to those who needed it the most?

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A Landmarked Lakefront Mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, Sells for $57 MillionA landmarked mansion on nearly 3 acres in Palm Beach, Florida, the longtime home of hospitality and travel mogul Beatrice Tollman, has sold for $57 million, according to the Multiple Listing Service.

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Laws to Ban Transgender Girls from Sports filed in 30 StatesLawmakers in North Carolina joined 30 other state legislatures in filing bills to ban transgender women and girls from women's sports teams.

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Sunset Over The Fenney Putt and PlayCheck out this early morning view of Lake Sumter Landing. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

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New Lake Mary Police Program Puts Mental Health Help FirstThe Lake Mary Police Department is launching a new mental health services program, helping get critical care to those in need.

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Bartram Trail High students felt uncomfortable while being accused of dress code violationsST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – Controversy over the student dress code at a St. Johns County high school.

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Corey Bell Rejoins Florida Gators StaffA former defensive backs coach for Florida, Corey Bell has rejoined the Gators staff in a support role.

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MacArthur Causeway WB Shut Down After Vehicle Strikes BicyclistsA vehicle struck bicyclists Monday, sending a woman to the hospital and shutting down part of the MacArthur Causeway.

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What to Do If You Are Still Waiting for Last Year's Tax ReturnsWhen the pandemic struck last March, IRS employees, like many individuals around the nation, were also sent home, and the large workforce was not readily able to process returns remotely.

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Coronavirus likely came from animal, not a lab, WHO draft report findsCovid-19 probably came to people through an animal, and likely started spreading no more than a month or two before it was noticed in December of 2019, a World Health Organization draft report finds.

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GOP Lawmakers Take Aim At Ballot InitiativesA pair of proposals approved Monday by a House committee would make it harder for organizations to get future constitutional amendments on the ballot - and to pass them.

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VIDEO: Dog rescued from burning home in FloridaA family's dog is safe thanks to the quick action of a sheriff's deputy in northeast Florida.

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Anonymous Code Enforcement Tips TargetedTALLAHASSEE – Anonymous tips would no longer be justification to begin code-enforcement investigations in many cases, under a proposal advancing in the Florida House and already approved by the Florida Senate.

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Brevard County JROTC Chosen for Inaugural U.S. Space Force ProgramThe program is one of only 10 nationwide chosen to be part of the newest branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Three-peat: Erik Williams wins First Coast Spelling BeeTwo titans of terminology traded words Friday morning in the finals of the First Coast Spelling Bee.

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2 Sisters From Maryland Among 3 Dead In Florida Van CrashORMOND BEACH, Fla. — A van carrying vacationers returning to Maryland crashed on Interstate 95 in central Florida, killing three of the 11 on board, authorities said.

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First Florida National Votes for Women Trail Marker Installed in DunedinProminent women in history are recognized with markers across all 50 states.

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Florida Republicans considering new election bill that would effectively ban giving voters waterSimilar to a provision in Georgias new election law, its one of a number of proposals moving through the states GOP-controlled Legislature.

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Florida may sue CDC over its cruise industry 'conditional sailing order'Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has a beef with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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County-by-county: A look at vaccination rates among seniors in Northeast FloridaGov. Ron DeSantis says Florida is almost to the point where 75 % of seniors have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Villager agrees with decision to raise impact feesA Village of Palo Alto resident voices his support for the Sumter County commissioners' decision to raise impact fees.

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Florida's Affordable Housing Fund Is Once Again Targeted By LawmakersThe state has a dedicated trust fund meant to fund affordable housing projects but lawmakers have repeatedly diverted money from the program.

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Bull PenisIve said this before and I know Ill say it again: Either other people talk too fast or I listen too slow.

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40 Florida and Georgia law enforcement officers have died of COVID-19Since the coronavirus pandemic began, 18 Florida law enforcement officers that we know of contracted the virus on the job and died in the line of duty.

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12-Year-Old Florida Boy Runs Mile To Honor Fallen Washington Co. DeputyA 12-year-old boy from Florida is showing his support for a Washington County Sheriff's Deputy who was killed on the job.

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Florida Governor Signs COVID-19 Liability Protection BillFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that protects businesses, governments and healthcare providers from COVID-19 lawsuits if they make a good effort to follow guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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US Eases Student Loan Relief for Those With DisabilitiesThe new policy announced Monday will impact around 40,000 Americans; the department will consider other changes to the reporting requirements in the future.

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Florida Senate looks to shield colleges from COVID-19 lawsuitsTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A Senate committee will take up a bill Tuesday that would shield colleges and universities from lawsuits over decisions to shut campuses because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Teen Was Driving 111 MPH in New Year's Day Crash in Miami-Dade That Left 4 Dead: FHPA teen surrendered Monday to face DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide charges in a high-speed New Year's Day crash in Miami-Dade that left four people dead and two of his friends severely injured, authorities said.

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Teen turns self in following deadly New Year's Day crashA teenager responsible for a crash that killed four people earlier this year turned himself in to authorities, Monday.

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McConnell Encourages Republican Men to Get VaccinatedThe GOP leader's comments come weeks after former President Donald Trump encouraged his followers to get vaccinated.

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Florida adds 3,614 new COVID-19 cases as US government considers creating ‘vax passport'Florida prepares to open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults.

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Community Watch and deed restrictionsA Village of Virginia Trace resident, in a Letter to the Editor, responds to a previous letter about Community Watch and deed restrictions.

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Florida football recruiting: Why this 5-star DE is considering UFFive-star defensive end Enai White is one of the top recruits in the country and is considering the Florida Gators in his recruitment.

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Southwest Florida coronavirus case totals for Monday, March 29Data per the Florida Department of Health as of Monday, March 29. Additional case data compares to the previous update.

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New details emerge after 12-year-old boy raped, shot in FloridaMIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A 12-year-old boy who was sexually assaulted and shot over the weekend in South Florida continues to recover in a hospital as police search for the man suspected in the sickening crime.

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COVID In Florida: 3,374 New Cases, 72 Additional Deaths ReportedMIAMI – The Florida Department of Health reported another 3,374 new coronavirus cases on Monday.

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Well-Above-Average Highs Return TuesdayHeat and humidity are back with us Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Miami Residents Can Now Apply for Emergency Rental AssistanceApplications for the Emergency Rental Assistance program are now available for eligible City of Miami residents.

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DeSantis Signs Florida COVID-19 Lawsuit Protection BillTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida businesses, governments and healthcare providers will be protected from coronavirus lawsuits if they made a good effort to follow guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19 under a bill signed by Republican Gov.

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FSU Day at the Capitol is March 31!Every year, FSU Day at the Capitol is an important and exciting community event. It is an opportunity where Florida State University can showcase its preeminent colleges, academic departments, institutes and programs to legislators from the Florida House and Senate, legislative staff members, FSU alumni and the public.

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Maryland Sisters, 4 and 19, Among Victims Killed in Florida Van CrashThe Florida Highway Patrol says a van carrying vacationers returning to Maryland crashed on Interstate 95 in central Florida, killing three of the 11 on board.

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FDOH reports over 3,300 new cases of COVID-19 on MondayThere have now been more than 2 million reported cases of the coronavirus in Florida, with 33,247 deaths.

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A Quick Note about Florida PIP Setoffs without PIP InsuranceGenerally, Florida drivers are required to carry $10,000 in personal injury protection insurance. Fla. Stat.

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Biden to Unveil 1st of 2 Infrastructure Packages This WeekPresident Joe Biden will formally unveil the first of his two-part infrastructure plan during a visit to Pittsburgh this Wednesday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed Monday.

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The Risks in Failing to Control CasesNo one is talking about the SARS-2 variant from New Zealand! Nor does the Taiwanese variant ever appear in the news!

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Cut to Bright Futures textbook fund on tap in Florida HouseThe House also has proposed scaling back grants to students attending private colleges and universities.

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Daily Herald sales executive dies while rescuing children in FloridaPete Rosengren, the Daily Herald's vice president of sales and digital strategy, died Sunday, apparently drowning while rescuing children struggling in dangerous waters in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Ivanka Loves Florida!Cara Michelle Smith's humorous essays imagines the diminished life that Ivanka Trump is now living with her family in Florida.

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Video: Florida deputy breaks door window to help dog escape house fireThe Florida sheriff's office said that the deputy heard scratching from behind the front door and broke it open, allowing a dog to escape the home.

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Florida football recruiting: Four-star TE sets official visitThe Florida Gators football program will receive an official visit from this four-star tight end in the 2022 class this coming June.

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Gov. DeSantis says vaccine passports will not be allowed in FloridaFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis said he will soon sign an emergency executive order on the matter.

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What hypocrites!In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Palo Alto resident contends that Villagers are hypocrites, sitting in their beautiful homes, enjoying the squares, recreation facilities, places of worship, and the general Villages lifestyle while critically complaining about the Developer.

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Florida Panthers Aaron Ekblad has surgery, likely to miss 12 weeks, including some of playoffsThe Panthers will have to continue their NHL playoff push without one of their best players following Aaron Ekblad's leg surgery Monday.

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Stimulus could give bump to Florida Lottery salesTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Federal stimulus checks could provide a short-term boost to Florida’s lottery, while play is expected to slow later amid widespread vaccination against COVID-19.

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Amid Rising Cases, CDC Director Pleads with Americans to Hang On: "Right Now, I'm Scared"The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pleaded with Americans in a briefing Monday to hold on "a little while longer," saying she feels a sense of "impending doom" due to rising case numbers, increased travel and states opening up too quickly.

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Star Memphis rapper NLE Choppa arrested on gun, drug, burglary charges in FloridaMemphis rap star NLE Choppa was arrested over the weekend on gun, drug and burglary charges in Florida.

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Miami-Dade Approves Deal to Rename American Airlines Arena to FTX ArenaMiami-Dade County finalized the $135 million, 19-year agreement with FTX on March 26, wiping away the name residents have come to know since the arena opened in 1999.

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Florida Investor Commits $100 Million Toward Potential Bid for Tribune PublishingMason Slaine, a minority Tribune investor, is looking to acquire the Orlando Sentinel and the Sun Sentinel.

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Elected officials need to make some hard and unpopular decisionsVillage of Bradford resident David Dallas, writing in an Opinion piece, says our elected officials need to make some hard and unpopular decisions if the deficit is to be brought under control.

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Florida health care groups rail against Legislatures proposed budgetsFunding cuts are a 'gut punch.'

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Welcome to My New Blogging Adventure!Downtown Saint Paul, MN , and Downtown Saint Petersburg, FL Well hello there! It's been a long time since I've written anything fit to publish on a website - actually, scratch that, it's been a long time since I've written anything at all, if I'm being completely honest!

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Boil water order notice issued after water main break near Hacienda golf courseAs a result of the 10-inch water main break, the notice has been issued for the following addresses: • 1200, 1203, 1193 Morse Boulevard • 1000-1015, 1002-1024, 1101-1117, 1102-1120 San Antonio Lane As a precaution, all water used for handwashing, drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, cooking, and washing dishes be boiled briskly for...

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Mostly Dead ThingsI have followed Kristen Arnett online for a while now, and when she announced her new release With Teeth I knew it was time to read her previous novels.

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Florida Senate Looks To Shield Colleges From COVID-19 LawsuitsA Senate committee Tuesday will take up a bill that would shield colleges and universities from lawsuits over decisions to shut campuses because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FHP: Puppy found hiding after fatal Florida crash, returned to familyFHP said that the vehicle drifted off the roadway and overturned. The roof was ripped open from the impact and the occupants were ejected.

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Florida's COVID-19 Variant Cases Continue to Rise as State Has Most in US: CDCFlorida's COVID-19 variant cases continue to rise as the state leads the nation in the number of cases caused by variants, according to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control.

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South Florida By The Numbers: Here Comes The Money"South Florida by the numbers" is a web feature that catalogs the most notable, quirky and surprising real estate statistics.

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Florida Republicans considering new election bill that would effectively ban giving voters waterFlorida Republicans are considering a bill that would effectively make it a crime to give voters food or drink, including water, within 150 feet of polling places.

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Federal Stimulus Money Could Give Bump To Florida Lottery SalesFederal stimulus checks could provide a short-term boost to Florida's lottery, while play is expected to slow later amid widespread vaccination against COVID-19.

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2 sisters from Maryland among 3 dead in Florida van crashThe Florida Highway Patrol says a van carrying vacationers returning to Maryland crashed on Interstate 95 in central Florida, killing three of the 11 on board.

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Everyday Hero is Giving Kids a Chance to Get Off the Streets"They use that as their scapegoat. If we can get them involved, better chance for them to get out of here," explains Mitchell, founder of Off the Streets and On the Field.

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Florida House, Senate Spending Plans Point To 'Lean Year' For Higher EDHouse and Senate budget leaders are eyeing cuts to higher education spending, but early recommendations would go about it in different ways.

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EMerge Americas Cancels 2021 Conference, Will Return to Miami Beach in 2022One of the largest tech conferences will not be taking place in Miami Beach this year as planned but has set a date for its return to South Florida.

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Scientists Find New Invasive Mosquito Species In FloridaAedes scapularis mosquitoes are from the tropics and can carry yellow fever. Entomologist Lawrence Reeves recently identified them among mosquitoes he collected near Everglades National Park in 2019.

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Miami-Dade jail detainees get limited COVID vaccinesMiami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department partnered with a county commissioner to vaccinate about 100 inmates on March 25, 2021.

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Florida: League of Women Voters Exposes Voucher Boondoggle As Big BusinessThe Florida League of Women Voters has long been wary about the states rush to privatize public school funding through charters and vouchers.

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CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through End of JuneThe White House also announced a multi-agency effort to support both tenants and landlords amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Florida's 'Anti-Riot' Bill Faces Uncertain Fate In SenateTALLAHASSEE — A measure that would stiffen penalties against violent protesters that was approved in the state's House, but momentum could slow down considerably, and maybe even come to a screeching halt in the Senate, as lawmakers approach the midway point of their two-month session.

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Florida lawmakers consider sweeping property insurance reformsSenate Bill 76 in Florida would revise statutes that govern attorney fees roof coverage notice periods for claims and more.

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Ship Stuck in Suez Canal Set Free, Canal Service Provider SaysEstimates say it could take more than 10 days to clear the backlog of ships.

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Traffic Inbox: Passing Poses Problems on an Ocala RoadJohn Powell says there is a safety issue on Jacksonville Road.

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Alfred Joseph DoironMoved to The Villages in 1997 and enjoyed many good times with the very active and fun Palo Alto Village Club for 20 years. Al was an avid golfer, played bocce took square dance lessons and enjoyed those times with friends, as well as music at the town squares and shows at recreation centers. He was in a couple of Village Musical Company...

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Leonard J. St. VincentLeonard St. Vincent treasured his experiences on an Honor Flight through The American Legion Post 347 in October 2017.

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Things to Do in Miami: "The Artist as Poet" Exhibit at PAMM"The Artist as Poet: Selections from PAMM's Collection" delves into the time period of the "poème-objet," a very particular moment in the 1930s and '40s when surrealist artists used found objects and mixed them with text.

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Transfer portal: Florida offensive lineman T.J. Moore leaving UFFlorida football's redshirt junior offensive lineman T.J. Moore announced he is transferring from the program through the NCAA portal.

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America's next missile warning satellite arrives in FloridaWASHINGTON — The fifth geosynchronous satellite in the Space Based Infrared System constellation was recently delivered to Florida ahead of its anticipated May launch date.

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Where to Celebrate Easter Sunday in Miami, 2021Editor’s Note: Most Florida restaurants have resumed indoor and outdoor dining services. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for onsite dining, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the Florida Health Department’s website.

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Vaccine Recipients Pledge Loyalty to Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson and JohnsonWelcome to #TeamVaccine wars, wherein randomly being assigned the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson and Johnson vaccine means you now ride or die with them and their research.

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North Florida Officers Find a€˜Emotional Support Snake' During DUI Traffic StopPolice officers in a Florida panhandle city found a slithery subject during a recent DUI stop - an "emotional support snake." The Fort Walton Beach Police...

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Coronavirus variant cases on the rise in FloridaOfficials say COVID cases involving the U.K. variant are on the rise in Central Florida.

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Florida's feelgood factor lures out-of-state buyersFloridaTrend.com delivers Florida business news along with reports on Florida politics, Florida public policy and government.

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