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President Trump Holds A News Conference On Coronavirus

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Rebuilding The Faith: How This Reverend Keeps Her Community Socially Connected While Physically Dist

“It was literally doing church in a new way overnight,” said Reverend Crystal Muldrow. “When we first heard about COVID, there was just so much information, as well…

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Tampa Bay Area School Districts To Begin Vaccinating Older Employees

A growing number of Tampa Bay area school districts are pushing for teachers to be…

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U.S. Surpasses 20 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

Updated at 6:41 p.m. ET The United States has reached a sobering milestone while marking…

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After A Year Of Racial Reckoning, A Call To Confront Florida’s Existing Confederate Symbols

For 20 years, Sarasota based artist John Sims has created works that examine confederate symbols…

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Flash Flood Watches Issued In Panhandle Ahead of Slow Cold Front

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for portions of the Florida Panhandle for Saturday…

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How To Register For Coronavirus Vaccines Across Tampa Bay

Coronavirus vaccines are now available for residents 65 and older across the greater Tampa Bay…

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Committed: Florida’s Children Victims Of Dysfunctional Baker Act System

Each day in Florida, about 100 kids are involuntarily committed for psychiatric exams under the…

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NPR

Opinion: Joe Biden’s Lifetime Of Experience

A year ago, who would have thought 78-year-old Joe Biden would be sworn in this…

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Senate To Begin Trump’s Impeachment Trial Week Of Feb. 8

Updated at 6:58 p.m. ET Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the sole article of…

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Biden To Bump Up Food Assistance For People ‘Hanging By A Thread’

President Biden plans to sign an executive order on Friday that would increase food stamp…

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With Biden In Place, The ‘Resistance’ Tries To Pivot From Defense To Offense

When Ezra Levin and his wife, Leah Greenberg, founded the progressive group Indivisible in 2016,…

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2020 Elections

These Florida Voters ‘Shocked’ And ‘Appalled’ Over Capitol Siege

Last week’s siege by pro-Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol was the culmination of an…

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Electors Across The Country Vote For President: What You Need To Know

Updated at 9:37 a.m. ET On Monday, 538 electors in all 50 states and the…

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Hope, Healing And ‘Better Angels’: Biden Declares Victory And Vows Unity

Updated at 9:56 p.m. ET President-elect Joe Biden called for healing and cooperation in his…

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Florida Lawmakers React To Biden-Harris Win

Former Vice President Joe Biden and California Senator Kamala Harris have won the race for…

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Health News Florida

After Website Crash, Pinellas Coronavirus Vaccine Appointments Fill Up Quickly

After technical issues resulted in a nearly four-hour delay in accepting coronavirus vaccine appointments for…

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Florida Reports Fourth Straight Day Of Double-Digit Coronavirus Cases, But Positivity Rate Drops

For the fourth consecutive day, the state of Florida recorded more than 11,000 daily coronavirus…

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COVID-19 Deaths Reach Single Day High in Florida with 277

Deaths from COVID-19 rose to 277 across the state, the highest for a single day…

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Health Care Workers To Receive Free Super Bowl LV Tickets

Around 7,500 health care workers will receive free tickets to Super Bowl LV. In a…

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Education

Florida Senate Releases Plan To Expand School Vouchers Among Other Sweeping Changes

Republican legislative leaders are lauding a sweeping school-choice measure filed Thursday, while Senate Democrats have…

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Tampa Bay Area School Districts To Begin Vaccinating Older Employees

A growing number of Tampa Bay area school districts are pushing for teachers to be…

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Teachers Still Haven’t Gotten Their Raises In 23 Florida School Districts

Teachers in 23 Florida school districts have not seen pay increases promised by the Legislature…

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Hillsborough School Deficit Could Trigger Further Layoffs, Furloughs

Hillsborough County's school board may need to take drastic action in the coming months to…

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The State We're In

These Florida Voters ‘Shocked’ And ‘Appalled’ Over Capitol Siege

Last week’s siege by pro-Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol was the culmination of an…

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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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