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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.

Latest On Coronavirus: Florida Cases Top 4,000, Hillsborough To Receive Hydroxychloroquine, And More

WUSF will be providing the latest news and information on coronavirus in Tampa Bay and across the state. Here are the latest developments: Total positive cases of coronavirus as…

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Tampa Bay Exhibits, Festivals And Concerts Available Online

Museums, educational centers, galleries and other cultural centers in Florida are closed to visitors to…

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Florida Matters Wants To Hear From You

The threat of coronavirus has turned every aspect of life upside down. WUSF’s Florida Matters…

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Increased Coronavirus Tests And A Surge In Cases

The latest numbers show the state has tested about nine times more people for coronavirus…

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Here Are 10 Big Issues From The 2020 Florida Legislative Session

Florida lawmakers finished the 2020 legislative session Thursday by passing a $93.2 billion budget for…

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How Tampa Bay Counties Are Handling Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Orders, Curfews And Closures

As coronavirus cases continue to swell in Florida, closures, cancellations, and curfews are increasing. Despite…

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Florida Dept. Of Health Retracts Report Of Pasco County Coronavirus Death

At 6 p.m. Friday, the Florida Department of Health reported a 46-year-old man from Pasco…

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Facebook Steps Up Efforts To Combat The Spread Of Coronavirus Misinformation

As a global pandemic takes hold, more people are turning to Facebook in search of…

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Need Help Cooking Through The Coronavirus Pandemic? Chef Amanda Freitag Has Tips

Coronavirus home cooking is now a part of American life. Many restaurants across the U.S.…

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Coronavirus Forces Small Businesses To Adapt Or Die

The coronavirus pandemic is not only taking its toll of the nation’s healthcare system, but…

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Salt Lake City Airport Tightens Rules For Greeting Missionaries Returning From Abroad

Salt Lake City officials have announced tougher restrictions on families and friends meeting Mormon missionaries…

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Pasco Prison Employee Among 7 To Test Positive For Coronavirus

Seven Florida Department of Corrections employees who work at separate facilities across the state,  including…

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Tampa Bay Exhibits, Festivals And Concerts Available Online

Museums, educational centers, galleries and other cultural centers in Florida are closed to visitors to…

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Florida Sees Biggest Daily Increase in COVID-19 Cases; Hillsborough Death

Florida saw 714 new people test positive for COVID-19 on Friday, the largest daily increase…

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Hillsborough County Closes All Parks, Preserves To Combat Coronavirus Outbreak

Hillsborough County has followed its “shelter-at-home” vote with a decision to close all county parks…

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Florida Sees Biggest Daily Increase in COVID-19 Cases; Hillsborough Death

Florida saw 714 new people test positive for COVID-19 on Friday, the largest daily increase…

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Hillsborough County Closes All Parks, Preserves To Combat Coronavirus Outbreak

Hillsborough County has followed its “shelter-at-home” vote with a decision to close all county parks…

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Increased Coronavirus Tests And A Surge In Cases

The latest numbers show the state has tested about nine times more people for coronavirus…

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COVID-19 Case Confirmed In Collier Long-Term Care Facility

A resident of a long-term care facility in Collier County has tested positive for COVID-19,…

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Politics

Pinellas Law Enforcement Making Sure Businesses Following Rules

Pinellas County businesses are being warned to follow recommendations designed to reduce the spread of…

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Politics Playing Central Role In Curfew Vs Stay-At-Home Debate

On Wednesday, an emergency policy group of Hillsborough County officials is expected to vote on…

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Florida’s State Workers Worry As Telecommuting Lags

As Florida adjusts to an unprecedented public health emergency, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration has lagged…

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Poll: Coronavirus, Health Care The Top Concerns Among Florida Primary Voters

Voters in Florida cast their ballots in the Democratic primary during a pandemic that has…

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Environment /Climate Change

Hillsborough County Closes All Parks, Preserves To Combat Coronavirus Outbreak

Hillsborough County has followed its “shelter-at-home” vote with a decision to close all county parks…

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Florida Moves To Ban Imports Of Shark Fins; Bill Awaits Gov. DeSantis’ Signature

A bill banning the import of shark fins in Florida was awaiting the signature of…

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Fort Lauderdale’s Polluted Waterways Need Help: Here Come The Oysters

As broken sewage pipes foul Fort Lauderdale’s waterways, a group of conservationists has begun deploying…

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Protecting And Preserving Ancient Sites At Risk From Sea-Level Rise In Florida

Long before condominiums lined the shoreline in Miami Beach, before air conditioning, many thousands of…

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Education

USF Launches Fund To Assist Students With Urgent Financial Needs

As students begin to adjust to a new normal in the world of COVID-19, many…

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Coronavirus Has Tampa Bay Area Schools, Universities Preparing For Online Learning

State officials made the decision to cancel all in-person classes for the remainder of the…

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Libraries Search For Alternatives As Coronavirus Close Doors

Libraries across Florida are closing their doors as COVID-19 continues to sweep across the country.…

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UCF Student Tests Positive For Coronavirus, School Moves Summer Semester To Online Learning

The University of Central Florida is decontaminating a residence hall and classrooms after a student…

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