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County eyes tax increase, cutsThe Monroe County administrator on Wednesday proposed a 4.2% property tax increase for non-homesteaded property owners for the upcoming fiscal year, but county commissioners asked them to try to find savings and proposed a budget by the end of the month that does not increase taxes.

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Key West takes from Bight for budgetAfter two days of budget workshops, Key West finance officials are still faced with a $1.7 million budget gap to close, but they now have a few more ideas on how to do that.

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Daughters of the American Revolution honor those who serveFirst responders received sweet appreciation this week in the form of homemade cookies baked by the Florida Keys chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, an organization that advances historic preservation, education and patriotism.

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Service to honor former college presidentThe College of the Florida Keys will bid farewell to the college's third president, William Seeker, who died last week at the age of 81, with a Celebration of Life service on Monday, July 13.

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Free COVID-19 testingThe Health Department is ramping up its free COVID-19 testing this month. The Health Department will be conducting testing from 8:30 a.m.

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Lower Keys Dolphin Tourney to test angling teams starting FridayDolphin fish are the target and teams can vie for more than $35,000 in cash and prizes during the 27th annual Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce Dolphin Tournament.

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Today in Keys History: July 91855: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 4 and walked as yesterday returned and bathed.

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Should I use a pulse oximeter to monitor my health?Whenever I go into my doctor's office for a checkup, they put a little clip on my finger.

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Gun found in airport luggageA handgun and two loaded magazines were found in a duffel bag being X-rayed at a Key West International Airport security checkpoint on Monday.

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Florida legislator recovering from virus; cases risingWilfredo Lee/The Associated Press A health care worker prepares to test a driver in line at a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site outside Hard Rock Stadium, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

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Jamee Johnson's family seeks legal action after police-involved shooting ruled justifiableA family is seeking legal action after a State Attorney's Office investigation concluded a Jacksonville sheriff's officer was justified in shooting Jamee Johnson during a traffic stop in 2019.

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Glynn County Police Department hosts town hall with goal of transparencyWednesday night, the Glynn County interim police chief is inviting residents to log on and participate in a virtual town hall meeting.

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School's Out Forever?Who could've predicted the famous 1972 Alice Cooper verse, "school's out for summer / school's out forever," would turn into the 2020 motto for those who are now basically trying to keep schools shut indefinitely?

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Journal of the Plague Year 2020: Enjoy the Bossy MachoThis afternoon, I suddenly felt quite happy. I've noticed that both happiness and misery spring from trivial causes, but that it's wiser to notice the former, and to treat the latter with lordly indifference.

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Trump Will End Up Losing FloridaTrump Will End Up Losing Florida Ax Handle Saturday the Day of Trump's Florida Convention Cristal M Clark Last Month Trump decided to move his Republican nominating convention to Florida, the country's highest-value swing state, from North Carolina and that move might end up costing him his beloved Florida.

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City Council president wants answers from Mayor Curry on RNC costs and masksCity Council President Tommy Hazouri has several questions for Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry concerning the Republican National Convention.

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How to get information on ICU bed status at any Florida hospitalDuval County now has 10,439 confirmed cases with 70 deaths and 387 hospitalizations. Doctors at UF Health in Jacksonville say the hospital has seen a steady increase in COVID-19 patients over the last several weeks as positive cases have risen all over the state.

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St. Johns County plans to make all students wear mask on busST. JOHNS, Fla. - Schools across Florida are rushing to make sure they're prepared to reopen for the fall, and in St. Johns County, the district is working to figure out how students will be able to ride a bus while still following CDC guidelines.

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Duval County students could be expected to wear masks on campus when schools reopenThe decision about face coverings may be easy if Jacksonville's current mask mandate is still in place on Aug.

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Lawsuit argues GOP Convention will bring 'nuisance injurious' to welfare of JacksonvilleResidents and business owners near the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena - where President Trump's renomination event is scheduled to be held in August - have filed a lawsuit asking a judge to declare the Republican National Convention a public nuisance.

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Mourning concerned about COVID-19's impact on South Florida communitiesMiami Heat legend Alonzo Mourning has continued distributing food to South Floridians since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but he says the impact the virus is having on the community has deeply concerned him.

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Trust Index: Is the death rate an indicator of whether virus is slowing down?After being mentioned recently by President Trump, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Dr. Anthony Fauci, coronavirus death rate statistics quickly became a trending topic online.

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As Duval County COVID-19 cases go up, so does demand for testingDemand for COVID-19 testing continues to rise as Duval County surpassed 10,000 confirmed coronavirus cases on Wednesday.

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There Are No Ordinary DaysSummer is enveloping us. Walking out the front door is like entering a huge sauna.

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Jacksonville among 3 cities selected by feds for 'surge' COVID-19 testingJacksonville was one of three cities where the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services opened "surge" COVID-19 testing sites.

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CFTC Charges FL Man, James Frederick Walsh for Attempting to Fraudulently Profit From COVID-19First CFTC Enforcement Action Targeting Misconduct Directly Tied to COVID-19 Washington, DC. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today announced it has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas against James Frederick Walsh of Boca Raton, Florida, charging him with fraudulent solicitation and failure to...

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Survey shows a large number of Clay County teachers are immune-compromisedThe Clay County School District will be releasing its updated reopening plan as soon as Thursday.

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Ron Desantis Is Absolutely Not Monkeying It Up Right NowRonald Dion DeSantis couldn't possibly be considered likeable by anybody's metrics. Currently neck and neck in a three-man race for dumbest person in American politics, along with Donald Trump and GA Governor, Brian Kemp.

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Disney World union head warns Disney has to get Florida reopening rightThe head of the union representing 43,000 Walt Disney World service workers said that Disney "has to get it right" in regard to its phased Florida reopening Saturday.

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Sumter County man dies of COVID-19 as 24 more Villagers test positiveAnother Sumter County resident has succumbed to COVID-19 as 24 more Villagers tested positive for the deadly virus.

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Two Publix employees in The Villages have tested positive for COVID-19An employee at the store in the Southern Trace Plaza on Wedgewood Lane recently tested positive and another one at the store in La Plaza Grande on Bichara Boulevard tested positive more than 14 days ago, according to a statement released Wednesday by the grocery store chain.

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Tyler Perry to pay funeral expenses for girl shot in AtlantaATLANTA — Tyler Perry has offered to pay the funeral expenses for an 8-year-old girl who was fatally shot in Atlanta over the weekend, a representative...

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VCCDD wants mold cleaned off driveway at dead Villager's homeThe Village Center Community Development District Board of Supervisors wants to see mold cleaned off the driveway at the home of a deceased Villager.

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Mystic Force Foundation hosts toy drive to raise childhood cancer awarenessA South Florida organization is once again embracing the gift of giving to benefit children who are battling cancer....

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Golf course usage surges in The Villages during COVID-19 pandemicThere were nearly 100,000 additional rounds of golf played in May 2020 over May 2019, according to a report provided Wednesday morning to the Amenity Authority Committee by Director of Executive Golf Mitch Leininger.

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Mobile COVID-19 testing lab to be pulled from The Villages one day earlyA surge in the number of Coronavirus cases in South Florida has prompted the Florida Division of Emergency Management to pull its mobile testing lab from The Villages.

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Another party at NE Miami-Dade mansion tied to MDPD sergeant and former officerA 7News investigation revealed a property tied to a Miami-Dade Police sergeant where packed parties were disturbing the neighbors apparently haven't stopped.

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COVID-19 running rampant through federal prison facilities in ColemanAn outbreak of COVID-19 is continuing to plague the federal prison complex in Coleman.

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Water temporarily floods street after water main break on Historic Side of The VillagesCrews were on the scene Wednesday morning as part of the cleanup after the water main break on East Schwartz Boulevard.

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Coronavirus in Florida: 35-year-old mother and hospital worker dies of COVID-19Victims of the novel coronavirus continue getting younger and younger.

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AAC orders lights turned on at night at unmanned gate in The VillagesAAC member John Wilcox voiced his displeasure at Wednesday's meeting, complaining nothing had been done to solve the problem of nighttime darkness at the Village of Polo Ridge gate.

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Atlanta man accused of killing two Leesburg women allegedly confessesThe Atlanta man accused of killing two Leesburg women allegedly confessed to a neighbor and Lake County sheriff's deputies as they arrived at the burning residence Tuesday morning.

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AAC agrees to spend $130,000 for shade structure at dog parkThe Amenity Authority Committee has agreed to spend $130,000 for a shade structure at a dog park.

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Court: Some Employers Can Refuse to Offer Free Birth ControlThe Supreme Court has ruled broadly in favor of the religious rights of employers in two cases that could leave more than 70,000 women without free contraception and tens of thousands of people with no way to sue for job discrimination.

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'Lives are being lost': Mother of 6 loses battle with COVID-19Friend wants people to remember 39-year-old Renada McGuire as more than a COVID-19 statistic.

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Florida man, 3 sons charged for allegedly selling bleach as COVID-19 cureA Florida man and his three adult sons have been arrested after, federal authorities said, they sold a toxic bleach that they marketed as a cure for COVID-19.

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Miami restaurant owners face a second COVID-19 closingMore than 30 restaurant owners and staff, from Kendall to the Upper East Side attended a meeting in opposition of Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez's recent order to shutdown restaurants.

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Florida 'church leader,' took credit for Trump's bleach idea, charged in Miami for selling COVID 'cure'A Florida "church leader" and three of his adult sons were charged in Miami federal court Wednesday for selling toxic bleach as a fake miracle cure for COVID-19.

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FIU sophomore spends part of spring semester as medic in New Jersey amid pandemicA Florida International University student spent part of his spring semester on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic in an out-of-state hot spot, taking on a role that will prepare him for a career in the medical field.

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Broward to require restaurants to close dining rooms at 10 p.m., limit seating to 6 per tableBroward County officials have signed an emergency order limiting capacity in restaurants. LIVE: Broward County Mayor Dale Holness is giving...

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South Florida Colleges Staying Flexible With Fall Reopening PlansAdministrators at South Florida's colleges and universities are trying to plan for the fall semester even as the COVID-19 pandemic grips the area.

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Lake Sumter At Night In Black And WhiteThanks to Ron Clark for sharing! Share your local photos with us.

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Heard On Sundial: Broward Teachers Union, Police Accountability and Remembering Walter MercadoOn this Wednesday, July 8, episode of Sundial: Broward Teachers On Reopening Schools President Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that schools must reopen for the fall semester.

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Miami Heat heads to Orlando to play out remainder of NBA seasonThe Miami Heat is heading off to Orlando Wednesday, as the team is set to play out the remainder of the basketball season after the coronavirus pandemic put the regular NBA season on hold.

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Amid Trump's threat to withhold funding, South Florida's school districts ponder how to reopenAs President Donald Trump threatens to withhold federal funding from schools that do not reopen in the fall, educators in South Florida are continuing discussions how they will reopen their campuses when classes resume.

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Phoenix police fatally shoot man in parked car, sparking renewed protestsPhoenix police officers shot and killed a man inside a parked car July 4 in an incident captured on bystander video, sparking renewed protests in the Arizona city.

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DeSantis questioned on why Florida is still not reporting how many are hospitalized with COVIDUnder pressure last week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' office said the state would start reporting daily hospitalization data for all 67 counties.

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Miami-Dade restaurants prepare to reclose indoor dining areas amid COVID-19 surgeRestaurants in Miami-Dade are preparing to shut down indoor dining areas for a second round since the start of the coronavirus pandemic....

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Man Accused of Setting Miami-Dade House on Fire With Mother Still InsideA South Florida man was in bond court Wednesday, accused of trapping his mother in her Southwest Miami-Dade house and setting it on fire.

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Coronavirus Florida: Surge continues as study warns of silent spreadFlorida reported another 9,989 cases of coronavirus Wednesday along with 48 more deaths as the state continued to be mired in what Gov.

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Tracking coronavirus: Florida adds nearly 10,000 new cases, 48 more deaths reportedFOX 35 has the latest on the pandemic.

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Florida man, sons charged with selling fake virus cureST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A Florida man and his three sons are facing federal charges that they illegally sold a bleachlike chemical mixture as a miracle cure for the coronavirus and other diseases, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

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DJ Khaled pockets $4.8 million for lavish Florida homeIn Florida, DJ Khaled just sold his ritzy waterfront home of five years for $4.8 million.

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Miami-Dade Commissioners Approve Independent Civilian Investigative PanelMiami-Dade County commissioners decided Wednesday to approve an ordinance setting up an independent civilian panel to review cases of police use of force.

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Emergency Order Sets Tougher Penalties for Broward Restaurants Violating Safety GuidelinesBroward is cracking down on restaurants that violate coronavirus safety guidelines to help stem the spike in COVID-19 cases in the county.

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Tampa Man Luis Berrios-Trinidad Sentenced To More Than 11 Years In PrisonTampa Man Luis Berrios-Trinidad Sentenced To More Than 11 Years In Prison For Sex Trafficking Of Minors - U.S. District Judge Susan Bucklew today sentenced Luis Berrios-Trinidad to 11 years and 3 months in federal prison for sex trafficking of minors.

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Pope Francis appoints Florida pastor to head Savannah DiocesePope Francis has appointed Father Stephen D. Parkes, a pastor in the Diocese of Orlando, Florida, as bishop of the Diocese of Savannah, Georgia.

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Trouble in ArizonaThere is no country in the world where confirmed coronavirus cases are growing as rapidly as they are in Arizona, Florida or South Carolina.

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Doctor and his family got coronavirus when they relaxed rules with Florida's reopeningDr. Andrew Pastewski, the ICU medical director at Florida's Jackson South Medical Center, has been treating coronavirus patients at his hospital since the pandemic began.

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Disney World Passholders File Lawsuit Over Billing ErrorTwo Disney World annual passholders have filed a lawsuit after Disney incorrectly charged passholders for the months the parks have been closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Increased Demand for COVID-19 Tests in South Florida Means Longer Wait Times for Some ResultsA new concern with the rise in testing for COVID-19 in South Florida is how long people are waiting to get their results.

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After Losing Full-Time Job, South Florida Man Starts Pop-Up PizzeriaHow do you make ends meet when you've lost your job? A lot of people have had to face that question, and Juan Sebastian Rozo was one of them after he lost his job in corporate America.

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Pitbull School Nabs At Least $1 Million In COVID-19 FundsSports Leadership and Management, a sports-centered charter school in Miami whose founders include rap star Pitbull, received at least $1 million in interest-free federal loans to prevent layoffs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The COVID Testing Debacle Shows America Isn't Great Again, It's FlailingPhoto by Polina Tankilevitch on Pexels.com Last week, my uncle went to the hospital. He tested positive for COVID-19 after having had the virus in March and recovering.

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St. Johns County teachers voice concerns over back-to-school plansTeachers voice concerns over workload while the district works to make sure there are enough substitute teachers when school resumes.

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Disney World union head warns Disney has to get Florida reopening rightThe head of the union representing 43,000 Walt Disney World service workers said that Disney "has to get it right" in regard to its phased Florida reopening Saturday.

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Cleveland Clinic opens research and innovation center in FloridaThe new Florida Research Innovation Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla., will complement and expand research at Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute in Cleveland, as well as research ongoing in the system's five hospitals in Florida.

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COVID-19 testing available Thursday in Fernandina BeachFernandina Beach will be able to test 100 people for coronavirus on Thursday at Fernandina Beach Middle School.

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Man who went viral after outburst in Costco over masks loses job'Threatening behaviour and intimidation go against our core mission to be trusted advisors in our community'

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Florida's governor took a victory lap on coronavirusThat's the day the Florida Republican governor's interview with National Review editor Rich Lowry published, in which DeSantis touted his handling of the pandemic and blasted the media for their allegedly overwrought critiques of his seemingly laissez-faire approach to the virus.

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How to apply for free or reduced-price school lunches in Clay CountyTo apply for free or reduced-price meals, households must complete an online application or a paper application and return it to the school or the Food and Nutrition Services Office.

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You can now make an appointment online for Glynn County COVID-19 testingYou can now schedule an appointment online for COVID-19 testing at the Glynn County Health Department.

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Jacksonville passes 10,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19According to data reported Wednesday morning by the Florida Department of Health, the state is now at 223,783 total COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.

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Police in Central Florida city to fine protesters who block streetsST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Police in a city in Central Florida said they will begin fining protesters who walk into streets and block traffic....

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'It's Definitely Hard': Broward Teacher, Mom Conflicted Over Back-to-School DebateFor one Broward County mom, the going back to school debate is a little more complicated.

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Get a Look Inside Magic Kingdom Before Gates ReopenTwo of Walt Disney World's theme parks are set to welcome back the general public on Saturday.

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Coronavirus Task Force to Focus on Southern Outbreaks, SchoolsIn Wednesday's meeting, the task force said it would focus on major southern outbreaks.

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Florida Keys reports 11th case of mosquito-borne dengue feverForget the coronavirus, say hello to dengue fever. An 11th case of the mosquito-borne illness has been confirmed in the Florida Keys, officials from the Florida Department of Health announced.

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'I Feel Threatened': Florida Man Fired After Mask Meltdown Video At Costco Goes ViralA Florida man has been fired from his job as an insurance agent after a videotaped tirade inside a Costco store went viral.

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Former Florida Gov. Wayne Mixson, who served for 3 days, has diedWayne Mixson, whose three-day term was shortest in state history, died Wednesday. He was 98.

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Florida Father, Sons Accused Of Selling Toxic Bleach As COVID-19 Cure Charged In Miami Federal CourtA Florida man and his three sons who marketed "Miracle Mineral Solution," a toxic bleach, as a cure for COVID-19 have been brought up on federal charges in Miami.

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This doctor and his family got the coronavirus when they relaxed rules along with Florida's reopeningCNN)Dr. Andrew Pastewski, the ICU medical director at Florida's Jackson South Medical Center, has been treating coronavirus patients at his hospital since the pandemic began.

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COVID: Florida PPP loan recipients: Search the full listWhich Florida businesses that applied for and received a loan as part of a national effort to save small companies during the coronavirus pandemic is now public information.

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Florida Legislator Recovering From Virus; Cases RisingA Florida legislator said Wednesday that he is recovering from the coronavirus but his parents are now infected, while a man and his three sons are facing federal charges that they illegally sold a bleachlike chemical mixture as a miracle cure for the coronavirus and other diseases.

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Wayne Mixson, who served 3 days as Florida governor, dies at 98Mixson, a North Florida farmer, was the lieutenant governor of Bob Graham.

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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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Two Teens Arrested in Hialeah Shooting That Left 1 Person Dead, Another HospitalizedTwo teens are facing charges after one person was killed and another injured in a shooting in Hialeah Tuesday.

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Florida governor Ron DeSantis quietly signs controversial abortion billThis law will put already at-risk young people in even greater danger at the worst possible time', Planned Parenthood says.

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Man shot while driving in ArlingtonPolice said a man was hit by gunfire Wednesday morning while driving on Los Santos Way near University Boulevard North a couple blocks north of the Arlington Expressway.

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More than 80 luxury vehicles seized by HSI, CBP in alleged smuggling scheme out of Port EvergladesThe Department of Homeland Security revealed that dozens of vehicles were seized after being illegally smuggled out of Port Everglades....

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The Colonel, the Laptop, and the PublicWednesday is the day YOU get to "Ask an Attorney.". Just leave your question in the comments below, and if your question is selected, it will be answered on an upcoming Wednesday by one of our attorneys at Dean Burnetti Law.

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Coronavirus: Florida adds 9,989 new cases as Miami-Dade and Monroe set single-day recordsFlorida is now up to 223,783 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 3,889 resident deaths associated with the novel coronavirus, according to the latest data released by the health department.

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United sending layoff notices to 36,000 employeesUnited Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - in the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus outbreak is hurting the airline industry.

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Fauci warns against 'false complacency' as Trump touts falling coronavirus death rateDr. Anthony Fauci warned Tuesday that Americans shouldn't take comfort in the dropping death rate among coronavirus patients in the US even as President Donald Trump touts the trend as evidence of a successful response to the virus.

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MLS Returns to Central Florida Wednesday NightThe 25 teams taking part in the tournament will be isolated in resorts, and there will be no fans in the stands.

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Spring BreakThe annual party in Florida sets the stage for two unlikely groups of buddies who come together in this classic 80's comedy.

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Lake Deputies: Suspect Told Neighbor He Fatally Shot 2 Women, Set FireA 57-year-old Atlanta man was charged Tuesday with killing two women in a mobile home near Leesburg where he used to live.

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More people have died of COVID-19 in Florida, Texas in 1 month than in 20 years of hurricanes, report saysAlthough states and many businesses are now open in a variety of capacities, don't be fooled: the novel coronavirus pandemic is far from over.

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Republican Miami Mayor Says He Won't Commit To Voting For Trump As President Falls Behind In Florida PollsMayor Francis Suarez said he wants to look at both candidates in November's election, as Trump's reelection chances dwindle in Florida.

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Former Florida Governor Wayne Mixson Dies at 98Former Florida Gov. Wayne Mixson, whose three-day term was shortest in state history, has died.

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Disney World Set To Welcome Guests Back For Saturday Phased ReopeningDisney World is set to welcome guests back this weekend as part of a phased reopening.

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Mayors of Miami, Miami-Dade Clash Over Restaurant RestrictionsAs coronavirus cases in South Florida continue to rise, the mayors of Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami are clashing over the recent county order placing restrictions on restaurants.

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Florida Sees Nearly 10,000 New Coronavirus CasesNearly 10,000 new daily coronavirus cases have been reported by Florida's Department of Health on Wednesday, as the positivity rate continues its slow climb.

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Federal Rule Puts Florida's International Students in JeopardyState university officials are scrambling to figure out the full implications of a regulation issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that will not allow foreign students to stay in the country if they only take online classes during the fall.

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Florida coronavirus cases, deaths, hospitalizationsThe state of Florida added 9,989 cases of the novel coronavirus Wednesday ⁠ - the 15th consecutive day that at least 5,000 new cases have been announced ⁠ - pushing the total number of cases to 223,783, according to data from the Department of Health.

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Latest COVID-19 numbers: Over 223,000 Florida cases, deaths surpass 3,800There are now more than 223,000 reported cases of the coronavirus in Florida, with 3,889 deaths.

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Moving along: New light at JTB and Kernan should ease backupsA new traffic light at JTB and Kernan is expected to help with the major backups that sometimes reach as far as I-295 northbound.

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Florida hospitals running out of ICU beds as coronavirus cases surgeAs Florida continues to battle one of the worst surges of coronavirus cases in the US, official numbers released on Tuesday show that the state's hospitals are struggling to cope with the influx of Covid-19 patients.

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Look Up! Newly-Discovered Comet NEOWISE Now Visible With Naked EyeA newly-discovered comet has suddenly become visible to the naked eye.

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Former Florida governor Wayne Mixson diesWayne Mixson, an affable Panhandle politician who became Florida's longest-living but shortest-serving governor, died in Tallahassee on Wednesday.

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Nearly 10,000 new Florida coronavirus cases reported Wednesday; 48 new deathsThe Florida Department of Health says the number of known cases of COVID-19 in the state rose by 9,989 since yesterday morning as the virus spreads and as more people are tested across the state.

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Police: Florida boy, 7, dies days after being shot in the headFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Police are investigating the death of a 7-year-old boy who was shot at his Fort Lauderdale home last week.

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IHME: Florida Projected to Enter the Full LockdownInstitute for Health Metrics and Evaluation of the University of Washington estimates that Florida will exceed the ICU capacity by mid September and be forced into a Full Lockdown.

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Nearly 10,000 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, Including 4,000 More in Miami-Dade and BrowardFlorida added nearly 10,000 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, as the number of cases in South Florida continued to climb.

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SeaWorld Orlando to Hold Drive-In Movie, Fireworks EventSeaWorld Orlando is transforming its large parking lot into a drive-in movie experience complete with food trucks and fireworks.

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Florida flip? Joe Biden 'slightly favored' in Florida, according to Cook Political ReportHowever, according to one prominent forecaster, Florida may be a "toss up," but Democratic nominee Joe Biden is "slightly favored" to take the state in November, according to the Cook Political Report's Amy Walter.

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Man who refused to wear a mask in Florida Costco loses jobA man depicted shouting at a woman for asking him to wear a mask in a Florida Costco has lost his job after video of the incident went viral.

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Volusia County sheriff calls the way Florida reports coronavirus cases 'just another failure'Sheriff Chitwood says the Department of Health will no longer provide him addresses being monitored for COVID-19.

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Feds Seize 81 Cars Worth $3.2 Million in Venezuela Smuggling OperationDozens of vehicles that were destined to be illegally shipped to Venezuela as part of an international car smuggling operation were seized in South Florida, authorities said.

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Reopening Rollback: Indoor Dining In Miami-Dade To Shutdown At MidnightYou have until midnight tonight to enjoy indoor restaurant dining in Miami-Dade County. At 12:01 a.m.

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Covid-19 numbersAverage # of Deaths New Jersey 1718 per million =.17 mortality rate New York 1651 per million Florida 172 per million =.017 mortality rate Texas 91 per million Average of all states in the U.S. 400 per million =.04 mortality rate.

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President Trump Points To Being "Flexible" On Florida GOP ConventionPresident Donald Trump pointed Tuesday to being "very flexible" when asked if increasing coronavirus cases could affect his desire for a big nominating convention next month in Jacksonville.

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Florida school districts reexamine plans amid state's reopening orderA roundup of Florida education news from around the state.

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9 Key Lime Pies Available for Takeout and Delivery in MiamiWhile summer looks a bit different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, plenty of Miami's favorite dishes are still readily available to enjoy at home or at a socially distanced picnic, such as key lime pie, South Florida's quintessential dessert.

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Things to Do in Miami: Mango Days of Summer at Fairchild Tropical Botanic GardenThis year Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden celebrates Florida's favorite fruit with a virtual twist.

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Inter Miami vs. Orlando City: Soccer Is Best Sport for Social DistancingAfter four months on hiatus due to coronavirus, Inter Miami and Orlando City will play their first of three games at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando.

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Nearly 84% of Florida's ICU beds are filled amid rising coronavirus casesOn Tuesday, at least two counties had no more ICU beds available.

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Showers and Storms in Parts of South Florida WednesdayMore of the same South Florida. Outside of a few early showers and storms across the Keys, most of your Wednesday morning will be rain free.

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Confusion Over Contact Tracing Reigns Over News ConferenceAt a press conference Tuesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez had a couple awkward moments over reporter questions about who was in charge of the county's contact tracing program and how many people were actually working to find and stop the virus from spreading locally.

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SpaceX Prepares to Launch Starlink SatellitesWhat makes the mission even more interesting is the fact that the Falcon 9's first stage was used in SpaceX's historical Crew Dragon mission that sent U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station from American soil, the first time in nine years.

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Volusia County sheriff unhappy with how Florida reports cases of COVID-19Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood shared in a social media post that he's not happy with how the Florida Department of Health reports cases of COVID-19.

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GratitudeI know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little.

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MLS is back… in a Covid-19 hotspot with terrible foodThe league resumes with a month-long tournament but there is disquiet about playing in a state where coronavirus is surging.

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Miami-Dade Restaurant Owners Organize to Oppose Dining-Room ClosureFor local restaurant owners, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez's "New Normal" lasted a month.

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Best Things to Do in Miami July 9 Through July 15, 2020Looking for the best events in Miami this week? Check out the Rave Family Block Fest, Water Marcado on Netflix, the Bass Museum, and more things to do July 9 through 15.

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Miami Beach Ocean Drive Reopens to Cars After Pedestrian TrialLocal residents and advocates want Miami Beach to permanently close Ocean Drive to vehicular traffic and cars and make it a pedestrian-only street.

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The 15 Best Miami DJ Mixes in June 2020Check out mixes from Miami producers and DJs like Danny Daze, Mystic Bill, Ashely Venom, Greg Beato, and others.

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11th case of dengue fever confirmed in Florida KeysHealth officials say they've confirmed an 11th case of the mosquito-borne dengue fever.

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Florida teachers say the state's decision to reopen schools could be deadlyCNN) — Florida has announced that it will require schools to reopen for in-person classes next month.

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Mount Dora Celebrates Reopening of 4th Avenue DocksStorms that hammered Lake County last fall damaged the docks by breaking welds, "leaving a few of the docks free-floating," said Lisa McDonald, a city spokeswoman.

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Tampa Bay Tech coach faces charge of sexual misconduct with studentReginald Lawrence, 48, is the girls varsity basketball coach and a "student success coach" on the guidance staff.

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Florida teachers say the state's decision to reopen schools could be deadlyCNN)Florida has announced that it will require schools to reopen for in-person classes next month.

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Dallas Mavericks Arrive In Orlando As Coronavirus Cases Surge In FloridaDallas Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle understands that his team must remain vigilant, even inside the purported safety of the "bubble," to avoid exposure to COVID-19.

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Bubbakoo's Burritos to open flagship Florida restaurant in Melbourne on Wickham Road"It's a great part of the world. It's definitely someplace where we want to be," said Bill Hart, Bubbakoo's Burritos co-founder and co-owner.

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Covid-19 creates headaches for Republicans racing to stage Florida conventionFlorida, the site of next month's scaled-down convention, is now one of the nation's hotspots for the virus, raising concerns about how many Republicans will travel to Jacksonville and risk transmission to witness Trump's acceptance speech inside the city's 15,000-seat VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.

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Coronavirus Kills More in Florida, Texas in One Month Than 20 Years of HurricanesNovel coronavirus cases in Florida and Texas continue to soar, including nearly 3,800 and 2,700 deaths, respectively.

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Florida woman finds decaying human head on morning jogA Florida woman out running discovered a decaying human head on the side of the road Tuesday.

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11th Case of Dengue Fever Confirmed in Florida KeysHealth officials say they've confirmed an 11th case of the mosquito-borne dengue fever has been confirmed in the Florida Keys.

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Heat index to hit 105 before storms strike Central Florida"We will have tons of sunshine to start the day, which will make way for another hot afternoon," News 6 meteorologist Candace Campos said.

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State Prepares for School Reopening Amid Pandemic ConcernsThe state mandate gives families the option to continue virtual eduction if needed and leaves some room for school leaders to make decisions based on the pandemic situation in their specific district.

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Florida hog farmers hope COVID-19 exposes virtues of community farmingThe red wattle hogs at Rose O'Dell King's farm spent their spring grazing behind snowy white fences, shielded from the misfortune their Midwestern counterparts endured.

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Point of ViewPerspective and Life Perspective refers to a general attitude or point of view. Most of the opinions we form have been shaped by a belief system, early childhood development, life experiences, and socio-economic position.

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Layoff Concerns Coming With Closures, Homeless Getting Helping Hand in PandemicIt's Wednesday, July 8th - and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

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Helping Hands: Group Strives to Aid South Florida's Homeless in PandemicHe was working in retail just a few months ago and now, he's living in the streets of downtown Miami.

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Ravens Quarterback Cancels South Florida Event Amid Coronavirus SurgeBaltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has canceled his annual "Funday with LJ" event in Florida due to surging coronavirus cases in the state and strict gathering limits.

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Trump's convention bash upended by Florida's coronavirus crisisTrump moved the Republican convention to put it under Republican elected officials' control, but coronavirus has interfered with the plans.

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Trump 'Flexible' on Size of Republican Convention in Jacksonville as Lawmakers Shy AwayPresident Donald Trump says he's "flexible" on the size of the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, as a growing number of Senate...

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Florida Company Develops Way To Generate Power By Harnessing The Gulf StreamOceanBased Perpetual Energy has pioneered a way to generate electricity by harnessing the Gulf Stream, the steady-flowing ocean current that brings warm water from the Gulf of Mexico into the Atlantic and up the East Coast, past Greenland and all the way to Iceland and the British Isles.

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Chance The Snapper Is Living His Best Life In Florida One Year After Stealing Chicago's Heart"People are still asking about him nonstop," says Frank "Alligator" Robb, who snared the wayward gator.

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Florida Gators CB Kaiir Elam 'High' on PFF's Radar Heading Into 2020Florida Gators cornerback, Kaiir Elam, is set to make a major impact with the team moving into the 2020 season as the team's No.

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COVID-19: US nears 3 million cases; Movie theaters sue New JerseyHospitalizations continued to rise and ICU beds were quickly filling as the nation reached the brink of 3 million coronavirus cases Wednesday.

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56 Florida hospitals report ICUs at capacity as virus surgesThe number of Florida hospital intensive care units hitting capacity increased Tuesday, with at least 56 ICUs saying they have maxed out and another 35 saying their bed availability is at 10 percent or below.

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11th case of dengue fever confirmed in Florida KeysThe disease is transmitted through the bite of the female Aedes aegypti mosquito, an invasive species that also spreads diseases like yellow fever, Zika and chikungunya.

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Florida woman finds decaying human head on side of road during morning jogDetectives do not believe the victim died at the scene, but are unsure how long the head was at that location.

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Coronavirus updates: US hits daily record of 60,021 new cases, total nears 3 million; Florida hospital ICUs reaching capacityThe U.S. nears 3M cases; Hospitalizations spike in Florida; Movie theater chains file lawsuit to reopen in New Jersey.

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Ficus Benghalensis by Michael MinassianMichael Minassian's poems and short stories have appeared recently in such journals as Comstock Review, Main Street Rag, Poet Lore, and Third Wednesday.

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State orders schools to reopenAn emergency executive order from the state Monday mandated all public K-12 schools open in August, even as the coronavirus continues to spike in Florida and the Keys.

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Anti-cruise ship organizers meet with environmental groupLooking to take its message of the positive impact of limiting cruise ships in Key West to the voting public, the Key West Committee for Safer, Cleaner Ships met July 6 with members of Last Stand, the environmental non-profit organization that researches quality-of-life issues impacting Key...

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11th case of dengue reported in KeysAs the number of dengue fever cases continue to rise in the Upper Keys, the Florida Department of Health is encouraging residents who may show symptoms to get tested.

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NASA adds more safety fixes for Boeing's crew capsuleIn this Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 photo made available by NASA, Boeing, NASA, and U.S. Army personnel work around the Boeing Starliner spacecraft shortly after it landed in White Sands, N.M. On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, NASA officials said they have identified 80 corrective actions for safety, mostly involving software, that must be implemented before...

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County Commission to discuss lobster mini-seasonThe Monroe County Commission on Wednesday, July 8, will again discuss one of the Florida Keys most controversial annual events - spiny lobster mini-season.

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Police: Florida jogger discovers human head alongside roadST. PETERSBURG - A Florida woman discovered a human head on the side of the road while out jogging Tuesday morning, according to authorities.

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Local artist inspired by Keys sceneryContributed Underwater scenes are a favorite subject of artist Wendy Cahill.

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Burmese python's parasite outpaces snakeMELISSA A. MILLER / Contributed A necropsy of a native Florida snake reveals pentastomes in the snake's lung.

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College of Florida Keys offers financial aid helpThe College of the Florida Keys will host a virtual financial aid workshop at 5:30 p.m.

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Florida's largest county limits restaurants as virus spikesFlorida's largest county is again severely limiting its restaurants and fully closing gyms and other indoor venues weeks after they reopened because a spike in coronavirus cases is creating a shortage of intensive care unit beds at its hospitals.

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Though painful to admit, conservatives know Australia's tough Covid-19 response is better than the USNo one knows the ‘right' way to manage the crises Australia faces, but America provides the clearest evidence of what the wrong way looks like.

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South Florida Hospitals Prepare For Increased COVID-19 HospitalizationsWith COVID-19 hospitalizations increasing at a rapid pace, local hospitals, public and private, are gearing up as they expect even more patients.

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Florida hospitals more worried about staffing than space as COVID cases surgeAs hospitalizations from COVID-19 rise, more enter the ICU. It's not so much bed space that hospitals are worried about; it's the staff to take care of patients.

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Miami-Dade Restaurants Ordered To Close Indoor Dining AreasMiami-Dade restaurant owners are preparing to close their indoor dining areas again, after an emergency order Monday from Mayor Carlos Gimenez.

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Florida jogger finds human head by road during morning run, police sayA human head was found by a jogger at the side of a road in St. Petersburg, Florida, police said.

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Due To Recent COVID-19 Surge, Broward Considers Additional Restrictions On BusinessesBroward restaurants, once again, are facing the possibility of more restrictions after a surge in coronavirus cases.

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Florida Gov. Sending Nurses To Overstretched HospitalsHelp is on the way to Miami-Dade County's Jackson Health System, Florida's governor announced Tuesday.

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U.S. tops 3 million known infections as coronavirus surgesHOUSTON — The U.S. coronavirus outbreak crossed a grim milestone of over 3 million confirmed cases on Tuesday as more states reported record numbers of new infections, and Florida faced an impending shortage of intensive care unit hospital beds.

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Disabled Army veteran committed for shooting 2 in Florida ERA disabled Army veteran convicted of shooting and wounding two people inside a Florida veterans clinic has been committed to a mental health care facility for 25 years.

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MLS' return in Florida leading way for NBA, WNBALike both basketball leagues that will resume their seasons later this month, MLS will do so with life and competition played out under a protective "bubble" day and night in Florida.

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Florida Health Administers COVID-19 Tests at Mexican ConsulateThe Mexican Consulate will host another testing event Saturday, August 8 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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The Skunk ApeReports of the skunk ape were also particularly common in the 1960s and 1970s. Around 1974, sightings of a large, foul smelling, hairy, ape-like creature, which ran upright on two legs were reported in suburban neighborhoods of Dade County, Florida.

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With Surge in Demand, Many South Floridians Are Waiting Longer For COVID Test ResultsMichelle Rivera has spent the last seven days waiting. "I kept checking back," Rivera said.

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US coronavirus: 56 Florida hospital ICUs have hit capacityCNN)The worsening coronavirus pandemic hit a series of somber peaks across the United States on Tuesday, renewing fears that more hospitals could be overloaded with Covid-19 patients.

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Trump on Republican Convention in Jacksonville: 'We're very flexible'During an interview with Gray Television's Greta Van Susteren, President Donald Trump was asked about Jacksonville being chosen as the city to host the Republican National Convention as both concern over the coronavirus and reported cases continue on an upward trend in the Sunshine State.

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Report: Florida teen attended large event, treated with hydroxychloroquine before COVID-19 deathThe parents of a 17-year-old Fort Myers girl gave their daughter hydroxychloroquine before taking her to the hospital to get treatment for COVID-19, according to a report by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and WINK News.

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Fact-checking Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' claims that coronavirus cases have stabilized in his stateWashington In the last two days Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has had to address his state's continued surge in new coronavirus cases while also trying to tamp down concerns.

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Florida coronavirus cases continue to climb at slower rateAccording to data reported Tuesday morning by the Florida Department of Health, confirmed cases of coronavirus increased by 7,347 from the previous day's total across the state.

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GOP governors in Florida, Texas split as coronavirus cases surgeCNN)As coronavirus cases spike in Texas and Florida, the states' Republican governors have split on how seriously to take the surge in cases and whether to mandate masks.

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Coronavirus US: Dozens of Florida hospitals run out of ICU bedsFLORIDA is suffering from a disastrous lack of hospital beds as a second coronavirus wave threatens to engulf America.

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Nick Nurse pleased with Raptors' pre-bubble camp in FloridaBeyond their status as the league's defending champions, the Toronto Raptors are the NBA's canaries in the coal mine, first-in to their own private "pre-bubble bubble" as part of the post-.

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Jackson Health System President, CEO Carlos Migoya Talks About COVID-19 Challenges, ConcernsPresident and Chief Executive Officer of Jackson Health System, Carlos Migoya said 18-20% of the Jackson employees tested so far in July are positive for COVID-19.

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Charges dropped against MIA traveler slapped by MDPD officerPolice have dropped all charges against a woman who, they said, was slapped by a Miami-Dade Police officer at Miami International Airport.

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SCOTUS Ruling on "Faithless Electors" Fuels Calls to Overhaul Electoral CollegeA nonprofit called "Fix the College" says everything is on the table when it comes to changing the 232-year-old Electoral College system.

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Osceola Parent Wrestles With Fall School DecisionAlyssa Noel wants her children to attend fall school digitally for safety, but she worries they won't get as much out of it as in-person learning.

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T&D companies took government money in COVID-19 responseA spreadsheet from the Small Business Administration has revealed that at least three subsidiaries of the T&D conglomerate of companies took money in the federal government's response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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25 more Villagers test positive for COVID-19 as virus claims 2 Lake County residentsTwenty-five more Villagers have tested positive for COVID-19 and two Lake County residents have succumbed to the virus as it continues to slam assisted living facilities, Florida's Friendliest Hometown and the communities that surround it.

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Mayor suggests sealing off La Zamora gate to cure Chula Vista headachesThe mayor of Lady Lake has suggested sealing off the gate at the Village of La Zamora could solve traffic problems on Chula Vista Avenue.

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Budget solidifies decision to haul Villagers' trash to waste-to-energy facilityThe North Sumter County Utility Dependent District approved a budget Tuesday that will solidify an earlier decision to end recycling in The Villages and send trash to a waste-to-energy facility in Lake County.

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Medical Examiner's Office investigating death of school board memberThe Medical Examiner's Office is investigating the death of a Sumter County School Board member who was well known in Republican circles in The Villages.

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Florida reviews complaints against restaurants, bars amid COVID-19 pandemicOver a weeklong period in late June, Florida's professional licensing agency received nearly 350 complaints alleging restaurants and bars were failing to protect patrons and employees from COVID-19, records show.

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Boil order issued after lighting strike breaks water mains in The VillagesThe water mains were broken in the Village of St. Charles. The homes under the precautionary boil order are: - 2149-2221, 2239-2329, 2208-2226, 2272-2298 Foggy Brook Loop - 2146-2164, 2147-2165 Sun Bluff Court - 2515-2583, 2514-2554 Raintree Drive - 2581-2629, 2584-2628 Thornberry Avenue As a precaution, all water used for handwashing, drinking,...

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Lady Lake Commission wants to limit height of new buildingsAlso, grandfathered in would be the planned five-story condominium complex and hotel which prompted the discussion as well as a four-story building planned at Village Veranda assisted living and memory care on U.S. Hwy.

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126-unit apartment complex planned in Wildwood just outside The VillagesA 126-unit apartment complex is planned on the east side of Powell Road near Huey Street, north of the new Citizen's Bank buildings.

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Lake Commission Tells DeSantis Confederate Statue Unwanted in Tavares MuseumLake County Commissioners on Tuesday maintained opposition to a controversial Confederate statue once proposed for a local museum.

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Villagers for Trump teams up with other GOP backers for festive July 4 caravanVillagers for Trump teamed up with Lake County Republicans for a July 4 caravan, complete with flags, signs and plenty of support for the president.

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Summerfield man jailed after nasty battle with lady friend over Facebook postMarion County sheriff's deputies spoke with 47-year-old Harry Christopher Kingsland, who told them that he had been in a physical altercation with a woman after she saw a post he had placed on Facebook.

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Blackout Day: How Central Florida businesses, customers are utilizing the dayAcross the country, many Americans are supporting Black-owned businesses for Blackout Tuesday.

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Hospitalizations up in Arizona, Texas, Florida as US nears 3 million COVID-19 casesHospital and ICU beds in Arizona, Texas, and Florida are filling at an alarming rate.

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Man jailed after two women found dead inside burning mobile home in LeesburgA man is behind bars facing two counts of first-degree homicide after two women were found dead inside a burning mobile home in Leesburg early Tuesday morning.

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Here's the latest sign Florida has lost control of the coronavirus outbreakCoronavirus update: Florida's health officials shared data on Tuesday which shows that 54 hospital ICUs across the state have hit capacity with coronavirus cases.

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Coronavirus in Florida: Residents still having issues dealing with state unemployment systemFloridians who are out of work still seem to be having problems with the state's unemployment department.

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South Florida hospitals could be full by the end of monthWe are heading toward another healthcare crisis. That is the word from some of the medical professionals who are sounding the alarm, at least privately.

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Coronavirus in Florida: More people getting tested for COVID-19 means longer wait times and delayed resultsAs the number of positive coronavirus cases in Florida continues to rise, more and more people are getting themselves tested.

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Teenager who died of Covid-19 attended church gathering before being given hydroxychloroquineFlorida 17-year-old taken to church party where masks and social distancing were not enforced.

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On The Town: Kings Dining and Entertainment's New Safety MeasuresKings Dining and Entertainment is a high-energy bowling joint equipped with billiards, arcade games, a full bar and restaurant.

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Everyone at Trump's Republican Convention to be tested daily for coronavirus test, organisers announceEvery attendee National Convention will be tested daily for coronavirus, organisers have said. The convention is in part being hosted at a 15,000-person arena in Jacksonville, Florida, and will see President Donald Trump formally accept the Republican nomination for the 2020 election.

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Has Florida seen its second peak of COVID-19 cases?The numbers have dropped in the two days since Florida saw its highest daily increase in coronavirus cases since the pandemic began.

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Mostly HarmlessOn July 23, 2018, two male hikers decided to stop at a communal picnic table at Noble's Campsite in Big Cypress National Preserve in Ochopee, Collier County, South Florida.

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Researchers Seeing Rise in Manatee DeathsThe club says so far this year manatee deaths are up around 20 percent from this time last year.

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Heard On Sundial: Miami-Dade Faces Shutdowns, Lost On The Frontline, Hip-Hop and Technical CollegesOn this Tuesday, July 7, episode of Sundial: Restaurants In Miami-Dade Face Shutdowns, Again Restaurants must close their indoor dining in Miami-Dade County starting Thursday, according to a new order from Mayor Carlos Gimenez.

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LIVE RADAR: Scattered downpours across Central Florida, warm and muggy eveningAn active weather pattern as we have a low-pressure system just north of Florida.

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Miami-Dade Employees Brace for Layoffs Amid Latest Countywide ClosuresAs Miami-Dade County businesses prepare for more changes some employees are bracing for potential layoffs.

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Georgia Man Driving Big Rig Allegedly Shoots at Couple on I-95: FHPThe frightening moments where a South Florida couple said they were being shot at were caught on camera after a big truck allegedly cut them off on the road....

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Florida hospitals' latest COVID concern: Staffing levelsAs hospitalizations from COVID-19 rise, more enter the ICU. It's not so much bed space that hospitals are worried about; it's the staff to take care of patients.

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South Florida hospitals report rise in patients, restaurant closures loom as local COVID-19 cases top 74KAs cases of COVID-19 continue to increase across Florida, local hospitals and restaurants are feeling the effects of the statewide surge.

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Disney World's reopening: Where things stand as Florida Covid-19 cases spikeWalt Disney World Resort in Orlando is still on track to reopen on Saturday, July 11, despite a spike in Covid-19 cases in Florida.

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Newest Hurricane Season Forecast Predicts an Even More Above Average SeasonAs if this year's hurricane season wasn't already off to a busy start, with five tropical storms forming between the Gulf and Atlantic, a new forecast is predicting that things will not slow down.

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Orange Schools Trying to Balance Choices, Florida Order in ReopeningOrange County Public Schools is rearranging its reopening plan so it can offer innovative choices for parents while complying with Florida's executive order to open schools five days a week.

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Coronavirus strains Florida health system as some hospitals run out of ICU beds in largest countiesAs of Tuesday, more than 5,000 Florida patients were using roughly 83% of the state's more than 6,000 ICU beds, according to the state's Agency for Health Care Administration.

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Man Accused of Pulling Airsoft Gun on Black Miami-Dade Homeowner in CourtA North Miami Beach man accused of using racist language while pulling an Airsoft gun on a Black homeowner in Miami-Dade was back in court Tuesday.

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How COVID-19 is Affecting Schooling Decisions in FloridaWith record numbers of daily confirmed COVID-19 cases being reported just about every day, here's what you need to know as the 2020-21 school year fast approaches: In-School Learning On Monday, 7/6/2020, Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran issued an emergency order requiring all schools to open in the fall" All school boards and...

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Money in the bank: Here are the South Florida real estate players who got PPP loansUPDATED, July 7, 6:30 p.m. Many of South Florida's top developers, contractors, hoteliers, architects and restaurateurs got a piece of the federal government's Paycheck Protection Program.

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