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April 07, 2020 11:59 AM

As the number of Floridians filing for assistance skyrockets to half a million, the state is scrambling to fortify its beleaguered unemployment system....


April 03, 2020 10:51 AM

Governor Ron DeSantis's "stay at home" executive order is soon to take effect, leaving some wondering whether walking the dog, shooting hoops, and other...


April 03, 2020 10:34 AM

Background checks for new gun purchases in Florida during March – when the coronavirus pandemic worsened dramatically – surged to set records, according...


April 02, 2020 12:55 PM

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor says Gov. Ron DeSantis’ stay at home order is “better late than never” […]


April 01, 2020 08:00 AM

The federal government has agreed to give Americans money during the global pandemic caused by COVID-19. But U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, says the...


March 27, 2020 09:55 AM

Pinellas County businesses are being warned to follow recommendations designed to reduce the spread of coronavirus or they will be forced to close.


March 24, 2020 11:23 PM

On Wednesday, an emergency policy group of Hillsborough County officials is expected to vote on enacting an overnight curfew. It comes two days after...


March 24, 2020 10:51 AM

As Florida adjusts to an unprecedented public health emergency, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration has lagged in implementing work-from-home policies for...


March 18, 2020 04:19 PM

Voters in Florida cast their ballots in the Democratic primary during a pandemic that has stunted travel, closed schools, forced millions of workers to...


March 18, 2020 02:40 PM

Former Vice President Joe Biden cruised to a commanding win in Tuesday's Florida presidential primary Tuesday over Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. But...