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NPR: Florida rejects 54 math books, claiming critical race theory appeared in some

The Florida education department has rejected 54 mathematics textbooks for its K-12 curriculum, citing reasons spanning the inclusion of critical race theory...

NPR: In Surfside, Biden Meets Local Officials And Tells Them More Help Is On The Way

President Biden landed in Florida on Thursday to visit privately with families whose loved ones were in the 12-story Champlain Towers South...

NPR: Tropical Storm Eta Could Become A Hurricane, Dousing Florida With A Foot Of Rain

Tropical Storm Eta made landfall late Sunday in the Florida Keys. The southern part of the state faces a potential one-two punch...

VOA: Trump, Biden Campaign in Florida Thursday

With days until voters cast the last ballots in the U.S. presidential election, the top candidates are focusing their campaign efforts Thursday in the...

AP: Disney to lay off 28,000 at its parks in California, Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Squeezed by limits on attendance at its theme parks and other restrictions due to the pandemic, The Walt...

NPR: Florida’s Gov. DeSantis Declares Emergency As Hurricane Isaias Closes In

Hurricane Isaias will drench Florida's Atlantic coast this weekend after passing over the Bahamas, the National Hurricane Center said, warning of a...

CNN: Child hospitalizations from Covid-19 surge 23% in Florida as schools statewide must reopen

Just weeks before schools must open across Florida, the numbers of new cases and hospitalizations due to Covid-19 have surged.

CNN: What it’s like to vacation in Florida right now

Florida, as usual, has been making headlines, as coronavirus cases across the state spike as angrily as the summer heat. But even...

CNN: ‘It’s the heart of the brand’: Disney World reopens as coronavirus cases spike in Florida

Cinderella Castle has sat silent for 116 days.That's how long Walt Disney World has closed its doors because of the coronavirus pandemic. On Saturday,...

CNN: Miami-Dade to shut down restaurants again as Florida’s Covid-19 hospitalizations surge

(CNN) As Florida sets the most dubious of records amid the coronavirus pandemic, Miami-Dade County has decided it's done playing by the state's...
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