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September 20, 2020 11:42 AM

Florida State University President John Thrasher says he's got no patience for students who ignore COVID-19 safety guidelines. Students who break the rules could now be suspended.

September 06, 2020 12:45 PM

Gov. Ron DeSantis is backing Visit Florida's decision to encourage in-state tourism. The agency is hoping its new marketing campaign will boost local economies hit hard by the coronavirus.

August 23, 2020 11:33 AM

The grounds in front of the historic capitol were transformed into a mock-graveyard Saturday. The group, Florida Prisoner Solidarity created the demonstration to mark lives lost from COVID-19 in Florida prisons. One of the group representatives spoke to the media during the event.

August 17, 2020 11:08 AM

With millions of Floridians seeking to vote by mail amid the coronavirus pandemic, postal officials have warned Secretary of State Laurel Lee that the state is at risk of having ballots go uncounted in the November presidential election.

August 16, 2020 02:21 PM

Top health care regulators in the Gov. Ron DeSantis administration discussed a limited reopening of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities that would not require COVID-19 screening for visitors.

August 12, 2020 02:26 PM

Leon County Circuit Judge Charles Dodson has scheduled a Thursday hearing in a lawsuit about Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran’s mandate that schools reopen campuses. The Florida Education Association is challenging Corcoran’s July 6 emergency order requiring schools to reopen in August, unless state and local health officials say otherwise.

August 03, 2020 12:59 PM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Florida.

August 03, 2020 12:57 PM

For some counties across Florida, early voting for the primary election starts Monday. However, things will likely look different this year. Health concerns due to the coronavirus are changing how voters approach the ballot box.

July 23, 2020 11:53 AM

The state Department of Education’s emergency order calls for in-person instruction to be made available for the coming school year

May 30, 2020 03:48 PM

The state’s COVID-19 information center tells WFSU “that number includes cost of collection kits and lab testing.”