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March 16, 2020 09:57 AM

While the state was urging social distancing in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, spring break crowds descended on parts of South Florida over the weekend.

March 14, 2020 06:38 PM

Publix is shortening its store hours to give employees time to restock shelves and clean its locations due to coronavirus demand. In a news release, Publix announced it will begin closing its stores and pharmacies at 8 p.m., effective Saturday.

February 29, 2020 12:42 PM

Florida’s largest insurance company, Florida Blue, is ready to work with the Florida Department of Health in response to the coronavirus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control announced Wednesday night

February 18, 2020 12:01 AM

Senator Bernie Sanders is the latest 2020 presidential candidate to open a campaign office in Central Florida. The Winter Park office will be used for grassroots training and events.

February 16, 2020 01:05 PM

The space capsule that will likely carry the first astronauts to the International Space Station from the U.S. since 2011 has arrived in Florida ahead of a planned flight as early as this spring. 

February 16, 2020 12:21 AM

About one hundred teachers rallied in downtown Orlando today against Governor Ron DeSantis’ plan to solve a statewide teacher shortage.

February 04, 2020 05:12 AM

Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign was in Orlando yesterday. The campaign held a rally aimed at gun violence. 

February 01, 2020 01:27 PM

The University of Central Florida has appointed a retired U.S. Navy captain as interim director of its embattled Institute for Simulation and Training, after an investigation that exposed the former director and two faculty members traded at least one Ph.D. for grant funding.

January 30, 2020 01:06 PM

Global health organizations have put themselves on high alert over the coronavirus , a deadly illness that originated in China, and has made it's way to...

January 22, 2020 12:57 PM

Florida remains the shark attack capital of the world, even if the capital is getting a little less crowded.