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November 08, 2020 01:28 PM

Florida lawmakers react to the news of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris winning election and reflect on what a new administration may mean for Florida.


October 20, 2020 12:27 PM

Election Day 2020 is on Nov. 3, but the deadlines to register and vote are looming. Whether you want to cast a ballot for President of the United States or local Mosquito Control District (yes - that’s a thing here in Florida), there are some basics you need to know. 


October 05, 2020 10:55 AM

Late last week, Governor DeSantis reopened the state for business under Phase 3. Among other things, that means that most restaurants and bars can now be open at full capacity. He also eliminated fines against anyone ticketed for breaking local mask orders.


September 20, 2020 11:45 AM

There are a little more than six weeks before U.S. voters pick the man who will run the country the next four years.


September 19, 2020 11:25 AM

If 60 percent of voters approve Amendment 2, Florida’s minimum wage would increase to $15 an hour in 2026.


August 24, 2020 09:26 PM

WLRN's Verónica Zaragovia and Jenny Staletovich dig into the numbers around COVID-19, asking epidemiologists about which ones we should pay attention to and better understand how those numbers are being calculated.


August 24, 2020 10:43 AM

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity reported the unemployment rate rose by one percentage point to 10.2 percent in July. More than one million Floridians were out of work. 


August 14, 2020 12:53 AM

The Florida Education Association is suing the state over an emergency order which says schools must provide a brick and mortar option for students. FEA president Fedrick Ingram talked to 90.7’s Matthew Peddie about the challenge of teaching in the pandemic, and what he thinks a safe reopening plan looks like. 


August 11, 2020 10:37 AM

Donald Trump’s re-election campaign made a stop today in Kissimmee with the president’s son Eric Trump telling supporters to get out and vote. 


June 01, 2020 10:13 AM

The docking came above China and Mongolia as the ISS was traveling at 17,000 mph. It docked 19 hours after the historic launch with NASA astronauts from the Kennedy Space Center.