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President Trump Holds A News Conference On Coronavirus

President Trump will discuss the U.S. response to the coronavirus.  WUSF 89.7 will carry this news conference live beginning at 6:30 PM.

Pence Praises DeSantis For Florida’s Coronavirus Response During Tampa Visit

Vice President Mike Pence was in Tampa Thursday for a meeting with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, where the pair discussed the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic as…

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Florida Matters: Nursing In The Heart Of The American Pandemic

On Florida Matters this week, we're taking a look at life behind the front lines…

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Florida Has Paid More Than $16 Million In Contracts To Private Labs For COVID-19 Testing

Florida has paid $16,279,852 in contracts to private laboratories for coronavirus testing as of Friday…

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The Zest Podcast: Mel’s Hot Dogs Has Provided Fun on a Bun Since 1973

If you’re prepping for a Fourth of July cookout or seeking to recreate stadium-quality hot…

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Weather Threatens SpaceX Weekend Astronaut Launch Attempts

Updated 6:54 p.m. SpaceX will try once again to launch two NASA astronauts from the…

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Florida Adds 10,000 Positive COVID-19 Tests To Set New Record High

Florida set a new milestone in the number of positive coronavirus cases reported in a…

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First Amendment Group Opposes Webinars On Toll Roads

Open government advocates want the brakes applied to upcoming webinars about controversial toll-road projects, contending…

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The NFL Will Play ‘Lift Every Voice And Sing’ Before Each Season-Opener Game

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" will be played or performed live before every Week 1…

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Reflection On A 4th That Seems Far from Glorious

People once wished each other well on Independence Day by saying: "Have a glorious Fourth!"…

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Drill Down To County Level And The U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak Looks Even Worse

Across the United States the coronavirus is once again on the march. On Wednesday alone…

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De Blasio On Shifting $1 Billion From NYPD: ‘We Think It’s The Right Thing To Do’

The New York City Council approved an $88.1 billion budget overnight that includes shifting roughly…

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Health News Florida

Disability Providers Push State For COVID-19 Tests

Gov. Ron DeSantis says his administration has made a top priority of protecting frail and…

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DeSantis Downplays Beach Concern Ahead Of July Fourth

Gov. Ron DeSantis says he’s more concerned about people having parties indoors than going to…

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Among Those Disrupted By COVID-19: The Nation’s Newest Doctors

July 1 is a big day in medical education. It’s traditionally the day newly minted…

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Brevard County Decides Against Mask Mandate

Brevard County commissioners have decided not to impose a mask mandate to protect residents during…

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Survey: Parents And Teachers Remain Conflicted About Schools Reopening

Florida school districts have begun to release their plans to bring students back to school…

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Public Can Weigh In On Manatee County Back-To-School Plans

For much of the COVID-19 pandemic, Manatee County's school board room has been closed to…

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Parents, Teachers: How Should Florida Schools Proceed With Reopening In The Fall?

School districts across Florida are announcing plans for the coming school year. Some across Tampa…

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Amid New Surge In Florida Coronavirus Cases, Children Resume Sports Across State

Fifteen-year-old softball player Riley Diedrick wanted nothing more than to race alongside her friends. She…

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The State We're In

Action Needed As Coronavirus Surge Intensifies, Public Health Official Says

With more than 100,000 cases of COVID-19 in Florida now, public health experts are saying…

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After DeSantis’ Announcement, School Districts Start Planning For August Reopening

With the start of school just two months away, Governor Ron DeSantis is suggesting public…

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The State We’re In: What Do Recent Protests Against Police Brutality Mean For Central Florida

Angela Herrera and Akristionna King are young activists who have organized the protests in Orlando…

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Legoland’s Reopening Gives Look Into The Future Of Florida’s Theme Parks

Legoland officially reopened Monday and it offered some clues about what theme park fans might…

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