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Surviving COVID-19: Tampa Man Recovers From Virus More Determined To Protect Family

More than 750,000 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Florida since March. Health News Florida talked to some of the survivors about what it was like…

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Trump And Biden Had A Real Debate, And 4 Other Takeaways

President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden met for their second and final debate…

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Bloomberg To Spend At Least $100M To Help Biden In Florida

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is committing at least $100 million to help…

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Florida Expands Nursing Home Visitation

Despite a steadily growing number of COVID-19 cases in Florida communities, Gov. Ron DeSantis on…

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Florida Tourist Hot Spots Welcome In-State Travelers

Gov. Ron DeSantis is backing Visit Florida's decision to encourage in-state tourism. The agency is…

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Here’s How Florida Can Track Vote By Mail And Early Voting By County

Early voting began across much of Florida this week, and many Floridians are choosing to…

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College Students Move Into Dorms With Stricter COVID-19 Safety Protocols In Place

Masks, social distancing, handwashing, hybrid classes. As college students move in to their dorms in…

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Trump Rails Against The ‘Radical Left’ In Pitch To Pennsylvania Voters

President Trump on Tuesday renewed his pitch to Pennsylvania voters, painting himself as the only…

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The Final Biden-Trump Debate Is Thursday. Here’s What You Need To Know

With less than two weeks until voting concludes, President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe…

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Lil Baby On Taking Music Apart To See ‘The Bigger Picture’

At only 25, trap star Lil Baby is one of the most popular musicians alive.…

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9 People Detained Over Beheading Of Teacher In Paris Suburb

Officials in France say they've detained nine people in connection to the brutal beheading of…

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2020 Elections

How To Vote In Florida In 2020

Pay attention to deadline dates and ID requirements to make sure your vote in Florida…

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Your Election 2020 Questions, Answered Here

Voting can feel overwhelming, and that's definitely the case in the middle of the coronavirus…

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How To Make Sure Your Florida Vote-By-Mail Ballot Counts

Here’s a fact: If everyone who has requested an absentee ballot votes, Florida will more…

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Here Are The Early Voting Sites Across Tampa Bay

Early voting begins next week in Florida, and many voters are preparing to head to…

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Health News Florida

Travel On Thanksgiving? Pass The COVID

Molly Wiese was truly stumped. Her parents and siblings live in Southern California, and Wiese,…

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Friday’s Coronavirus Case Total Adds to Week-Over-Week Increase

The number of coronavirus cases continues to trend upward as the state reported 23,343 more…

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FDA Approves First COVID-19 Drug: Antiviral Remdesivir

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the antiviral drug remdesivir for the treatment…

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Teledentistry Has A Place, But It Makes Some Dentists Wince

Donella Pogue has trouble finding dentists in her rural area willing to accommodate her 21-year-old…

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Hillsborough Schools Announce $38 Million In Raises While Teacher Cuts Loom

The Hillsborough County Public School District announced a tentative plan Tuesday to raise starting pay…

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Sarasota County School Board Extends Mask Policy Through June

The Sarasota County School Board on Tuesday voted 3-2 to extend its mask policy, requiring…

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Sarasota School Board To Vote On Extending Mask Policy

The Sarasota County School Board will discuss the district’s face-covering policy at a workshop on…

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USF Is Eliminating College Of Education Undergraduate Programs

The University of South Florida College of Education is being eliminated because of budget cuts.…

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The State We're In

Trump’s Suggestion To Supporters Different From Certified Poll Watchers

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump urged his supporters to go to the polls on…

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What’s The Electoral College And How It Differs From The Popular Vote

From the presidency to Congressional representatives to local races, there’s a lot at stake in…

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Have You Recovered From The Coronavirus? Tell Us Your Story.

More than 600,000 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Florida and nearly 40,000…

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Ahead Of Fall Semester, Colleges Gear Up For Classes During COVID-19

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Trenam Celebrating 50 Years