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Gov. DeSantis Walks Back Claim Over 1 Millionth Vaccine ShotFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis is walking back his claims that his state has now vaccinated 1 million seniors.

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Woman crashes into oncoming trainShe crashed directly into a CSX train traveling southbound around 4:44 p.m. Friday. Her Sedan was pushed off the tracks into an electrical box off to the side.

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1 dead in Nassau County highway collisionOne person is dead after an accident Friday night around 10 p.m. on I-95 at mile marker 381, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

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Blake Dowling: A conversation with bestselling Florida author Jeff VanderMeerThis weekend, I had the absolute honor of reading a book by Florida State University professor, Dr. JR Harding.

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JSO searching for missing 4-month-old and motherJACKSONVILLE, Fla – Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says the mother and her baby were reported missing Friday night after police responded to a welfare check complaint.

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Florida Won't Lock Down Businesses As Coronavirus Cases Surge, Senate Pandemic Chairman SaysSen. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, echoes the position of Gov. Ron DeSantis, saying "our economy is bouncing back."

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Florida teen gets 45 years, convicted of strangling mom after argument about school gradesA Florida teenager who authorities say killed his mom when he was 15 after an argument about his school grades was sentenced Friday to 45 years in prison.

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What does Joe Biden's coronavirus plan mean for Florida? Here's 6 things to know.The Sunshine State is already doing many of the things the new president is calling for.

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February Fishing Forecast for the 10,000 IslandsCaptain Brandon Acosta discusses the Fishing Forecast for February, in his column, Follow the Fish.

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Jacksonville airmen to be honored on 125th Fighter Wing DayThe City of Jacksonville is honoring the 125th Fighter Wing on Monday, 1-25, and the airmen of the Florida Air National Guard are beaming with pride and roaring with thunder.

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Rogers Joins Naples Trust CompanyWest McCann, President of The Naples Trust Company,  is pleased to announce the addition of Carolyn C. Rogers, CFRE, to the wealth services team as Senior Vice President. Rogers will be responsible for developing client relationships in both Lee and Collier Counties, spending substantial time at The Naples Trust Company, a division of The...

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The Super SailorsFrom The Beach Boy Chronicles, Tom Williams shares the story of his experience with the 'Super Sailors.' See the full story here.

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Florida sees eighth straight month of job growthFlorida has experienced eight straight months of job growth according to the report released Friday from the Department of Economic Opportunity.

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Gymbacks Post Third-Highest Team Score in Loss to No.1 FloridaThe Gymbacks were firing on all cylinders tonight, posting the third-highest team score in program history in its 197.450-197.250 loss to the No.1 Florida Gators in Barnhill Arena on Friday night.

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Legalizing recreational pot in FloridaA bipartisan movement to legalize responsible marijuana use for adults 21 and older in Florida is underway.

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Florida to kickoff season with Carolina ChallengeThe meet will be the Gators' first competition since the COVID-19 pandemic halted the 2020 season right before the NCAA Championship.

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A Promising COVID-19 Treatment Is Going Unused a€“ and Doctors Want Patients to Be AwareFor the last several weeks, when and where you can get the vaccine has been the focus for many.

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Florida teen gets 45 years for murdering mom over gradesA Florida teen was sentenced to 45 years in prison for strangling his mother during an argument over his grades.

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Florida launches statewide vaccine appointment hotlineFlorida's Division of Emergency Management soft-launched a new statewide appointment hotline this week.

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Thawed COVID-19 vaccine is perishable. What to do with leftover shots?JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Medical workers at the state vaccination clinic at Regency Square faced a problem Thursday afternoon.

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Man said suspected brothel in Deerwood had ‘cameras, lights, racks of costumes'JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A day after News4Jax learned of an arrest at a home that Jacksonville police said was being used as a brothel, a man who says he once worked with the suspect is revealing what went on inside the Deerwood Country Club property.

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Kissimmee Police Officer Fired After Concerned Citizen Flags Questionable Social Media PostsThe officer, Andrew Johnson, was fired on January 14, two days after a concerned citizen alerted KPD leadership about the social media posts — which ranged from mocking the Black Lives Matter movement to warning of a revolutionary war as the January 6 U.S. Capitol riots were ongoing.

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Residents Displaced After Fire at Miami Apartment BuildingOver a dozen residents were displaced and someone was hospitalized after a fire Friday at an apartment building in Miami.

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Is Florida Attorney General Ashely Moody really that smart?Here's what readers are saying in Saturday's letters to the editor.

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How does Florida's vaccine rollout compare to the rest of the country?Gov. Ron DeSantis praised the state's vaccine rollout plan during a news conference in South Florida.

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Tom Wills gets COVID-19 vaccine, encourages others to do the sameST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – On Friday morning, Tom Wills took a trip over to a Publix in St. Johns County, where he received his first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

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Amsterdam boxer Santiago ends ring hiatus with bout in FloridaSantiago will fight for the first time in two and a half years Saturday against Global Boxing Organization heavyweight champion Ronald Johnson on a card in Orlando, Florida, looking to begin what he hopes is a run of opportunities and success after a rough go earlier in his pro career.

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Doctors Protest Closure of Hialeah Hospital's Maternity WardThe maternity ward at Hialeah Hospital is closing down - a move patients and doctors say is a huge disservice to the community.

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Plane crashes 25 miles off Florida Keys Friday afternoonThe single-engine Piper PA-32 went down at 4:22 p.m. about 25 miles northeast of the Florida Keys Marathon Airport in Marathon, after experiencing engine failure, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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How much is your Florida college getting from the second stimulus bill?A large chunk of the coronavirus pandemic aid will go to student grants.

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South Florida business owner gifts yacht holiday to boy who saved sister from dogA Wyoming boy who made national headlines after he saved his sister from a dog that went on the attack has received a special invitation from the owner of a South Florida yacht company.

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A Timeline of Florida Georgia Line's CareerOn January 1, 2021, Florida Georgia Line kicked off the new year by announcing plans to release solo music.

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Unemployment report released by Florida Department of Economic OpportunityFlorida has experience eight straight months of job growth according to the report released Friday from the Department of Economic Opportunity.

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Locast brings streaming local TV channel service to Orlando, Florida, ahead of football playoff…Press release content from Globe Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

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Travel Ban Repeal Gives Separated Families New Hope, But Reunification Will Take TimeMina Mahdavi's mom hasn't been able to visit her or her son in over four years, but she's hopeful after Biden's repeal.

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8 Florida men accused of participating in siege on Capitol, so farJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Not just one Florida Man, but eight and counting were arrested and accused of taking part in the riots at the Capitol earlier this month.

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Massive spike in Villages COVID-19 cases as virus hits charter school againThe Villages reported a significant jump in the number of new COVID-19 cases on Friday as another student at The Villages Charter School tested positive for the potentially deadly virus.

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Daughter living in parents' rental home jailed after visit from deputiesSumter County sheriff’s deputies arrived at 5:06 p.m. Thursday at the home at 754 Taos Way in the Village of Polo Ridge to serve a warrant to revoke the bond of 46-year-old Tara Malara, who was arrested along with her father in December at their home in the Village of Glenbrook.

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Jacksonville University, other Florida colleges receive threatsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Due to a threat made Friday afternoon, everyone on the campus of Jacksonville University was asked to evacuate.

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Resident of Historic Side of The Villages arrested on DUI charge at Circle KA Sumter County sheriff’s deputy at 10:38 p.m. Thursday spotted a white Buick LaCrosse parked at a pump at the Circle K. The deputy found 37-year-old Ryan Kevin Clifford, who lives at 1147 Paradise Drive, slouched over and it took the deputy several knocks on the window to wake him up.

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‘This is going to be for folks who are in Florida': FL's COVID-19 vaccine now only available for state residentsNew guidance on vaccines in the Sunshine State has arrived; Florida vaccines are now just for Florida residents.

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Summerfield man living near The Villages popped on 20 child pornography chargesA 40-year-old Summerfield man who lives just outside the confines of The Villages was jailed Thursday for possessing a large cache of child pornography.

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Marion Commission pondering ordinance to shut down internet cafesMarion County commissioners heard Tuesday from both sides of an ordinance to effectively ban internet cafes – including those near The Villages – before delaying a decision until their next meeting on Feb.

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Segway Riders Club gives disabled Army veteran gift of mobilityThe Segway Riders Club of The Villages has awarded a Segway to a disabled veteran who served 22 years in the Army.

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Children Struggle as Mother Dies of COVID-19, Father Fights Virus in the ICUSusan died of COVID-19 on Wednesday, leaving seven legally adopted children , motherless. Dennis, a Navy veteran who worked for Give Kids The World for 20 years, is now in the ICU fighting against the virus.

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Villages Parrot Head Club to host upcoming blood drive at polo fieldsMembers of The Villages Parrot Head Club are asking donors to take part in their upcoming "Parrotise 2021 Blood Drive."

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Florida vaccine residency rule may block access for migrant farmworkersA state proof of residency requirement is raising concerns about whether migrant workers will be able to get inoculated at all.

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Summerfield man once nabbed in theft at Villages Wal-Mart back behind barsA Summerfield man who was arrested last year for allegedly switching price tags at a Villages Wal-Mart is back behind bars after giving a Marion County sheriff's deputy a bogus name.

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Man popped in Lady Lake Driving Range burglaries back in jail after fleeing from deputiesA former Villages restaurant worker who was arrested in 2019 in a pair of burglaries at the Lady Lake Driving Range found himself behind bars Tuesday on a multitude of charges after allegedly fleeing in a stolen vehicle from a Marion County sheriff's sergeant.

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Video shows 4 men assaulting, robbing tourist near Miami Beach police headquartersSurveillance video captured a tourist being robbed and attacked by four men while visiting Miami Beach.

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Watching Your GoldsmithWhen it comes to normal watches—you know the ones, they just tell time and if you were really special enough it even has the day and date—those I know a few things about. The old ones,  or nowadays the really custom made expensive ones require winding every day. I remember what my youngest daughter said many...

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Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8WASHINGTON — Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for Donald Trump over the Capitol riot will begin the week of Feb.

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Florida Senator Marco Rubio On Biden: 'Talks Like Centrist, Governs Like Someone From The Far Left'On Friday, Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio took a jab at President Joe Biden by tweeting a video criticizing the president just two days after he was sworn-in.

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Hank the Boxer is a neighborhood fixture in the Village of St. CharlesTell us about your pet at. Don't forget to attach a photo.

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South Florida hits record $5B in residential sales volume in DecemberResidential sales continued to soar throughout South Florida in December, with median prices of both single-family homes and condos on the rise.

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National Guard Troops in DC Forced to Sleep in Garages, Sparking OutcrySoldiers were sent to Washington, D.C. to secure the Biden-Harris inauguration following the violent insurrection on Capitol Hill.

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Remembering Florida Musician Tommy MaraFabian and his sister Jennifer Cavaliere spoke to Spectrum Bay News 9 to share memories about their father, Tommy Mara.

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Crews rescue cat who fell near sea wall in Sunny Isles BeachThe furry friend was rescued earlier Friday after falling into the water and getting stuck on rocks underneath a sea wall.

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Some Florida Long-Term Care Facilities Concerned Over Missing COVID-19 DosesThe Florida Assisted Living Association says administrators at care facilities they represent are frustrated the state has prioritized other facilities and people in the general population over them.

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FIU researchers training dogs to detect COVID-19 by smellHighly trained dogs are doing their part in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to researchers at Florida International University and Baptist Health South Florida.

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New Year's in Saint AugustineC) 2021 Patti Aliventi Birthdays were never a big thing for me. Wed say Happy Birthday and Id get to pick what I wanted for dinner, and that was about it.

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Decreasing Vaccinations And Increasing Infections: South Florida's Week With COVID-19Fewer people were vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus in South Florida over the past week than the week before.

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Concern Grows in Lake County Over Sparse Information on Second COVID-19 VaccinationsCounty health officials are asking for patience as they await the arrival of more vaccine allotments.

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Armadillo At The Chitty Chatty PreserveThese two nesting great blue herons were spotted having a heated discussion. Thanks to Garry Kolb for sharing!

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Man in Custody in Key Largo After Allegedly Resisting Arrest, Spilling Bag of Cocaine on DeputiesA man was taken into custody in Key Largo after resisting arrest following a traffic stop and allegedly proceeding to rip open and spill a bag of cocaine and fentanyl, a press release from Monroe County Sheriff's Office said.

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Mega Millions Jackpot Swells To $1 Billion, With A 'B'The Mega Millions jackpot has jumped again to a staggering $1 billion dollars, and it could be yours Friday night.

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In Wake Of George Floyd Death, Florida Bill Targets Strangulation By Police OfficersAbout eight months after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis touched off nationwide protests, a Florida state senator has filed a bill that targets strangulation by police officers.

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Disaster Preparedeness 'Holiday' Proposed To Start Around Hurricane SeasonA Senate Republican on Friday filed a bill that would provide a sales-tax "holiday" around the start of hurricane season for people who buy supplies.

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FIU Police officer rear-ended in SW Miami-DadeA Florida International University Police officer was rear-ended outside of campus in Southwest Miami-Dade. According to FIU Police, the officer...

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Deputies searching for driver who fatally struck woman in Oakland Park hit-and-runNEAR FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  Broward Sheriffs Office deputies are searching for the driver who struck and killed a woman before fleeing the scene...

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Florida Highway Patrol drives home "Move Over" campaignFlorida Highway Patrol was joined by Alachua County Sheriff's office, Fire Rescue and roadside service operators to emphasize the importance of the Move Over law in Gainesville.

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14 Arrested in Martin County for 541 Charges Related to Child PornA large-scale investigation that was launched last year has led to the arrest of 14 people for a total of 541 felony charges related to child porn, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office announced Friday.

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COVID In Florida: 13,719 Additional Cases, 277 New DeathsMIAMI – The Florida Department of Health has reported another 13,719 new coronavirus cases on Friday.

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GOP Lawmaker With Gun Sets Off House Chamber Metal DetectorRep. Andy Harris, R-Md., set off the metal detector while trying to enter the chamber Thursday afternoon.

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Great white shark nibbles on boat in Gulf waters off Tampa BayA group of boaters got an up-close experience with a great white shark off Floridas coast.

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Reward increased to $5K for information leading to arrest of 6-year-old girl's killerCity of Miami Police announced that they have raised the reward from $3,000 to $5,000 on Friday.

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Florida teen gets 45 years for killing mom during fight over gradesA Florida teenager was sentenced to 45 years in prison Friday, a month after pleading guilty to charges of killing his mother and disposing of her body during an argument over his grades, prosecutors said.

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Senior Meet: Tigers cap regular season with FloridaThe Auburn swimming and diving team will close out the dual meet season Saturday with a home meet against Florida.

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What's next for the Proud Boys in Florida?ORLANDO, Fla. – As three Florida Proud Boys members face federal charges in connection with the Capitol Hill riots, other members are now questioning where the group is headed.

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Biden Signs New Executive Orders to Jump-Start Economy: "We Have to Act Now"The second order aims to protect and empower federal workers and contractors through a number of means, most notably by increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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The daily cotton ball , 1-22-21Job 37:14-18 “Job, are you listening? Have you noticed all this? Stop in your tracks!

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Florida International University is training dogs to detect COVID-19MIAMI, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Â A team of Florida International University researchers have trained detector dogs to accurately identify the COVID-19 virus.

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Florida reports deadliest day since the COVID-19 pandemic beganOn Friday, Jan. 22, the FLDOH reported that 394 people died of COVID-19. The grim milestone surpassed the previous record of 277 deaths reported on August 11.

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3 big lottery winners revealed in South FloridaWhile we wait to find out who is going to land the $1 billion Mega Million jackpot, three South Floridians have proven to be lucky in their own right.

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Vaccination Site at Fort Lauderdale's Holiday Park Will RelocateAs of next week, the vaccination site at Holiday Park will relocate to Snyder Park, and people who received their first dose at Holiday Park should get their second dose at the new location.

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Here's what you can expect at your COVID-19 vaccine appointmentVideo by Marta Oliver Craviotto / Miami Herald.

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Florida Senate Releases Sweeping School Choice ProposalFLORIDA — A Senate Bill has been filed in Tallahassee that would expand school choice and the use of tax dollars for private schools.

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Florida communities impacted by Hurricane Irma awarded nearly $100 millionWhere do all the vaccines go? A breakdown of the distribution.

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Florida legislation aims to legalize cannabis for adults, review pot-related convictionsCentral Florida lawmaker introduces legislation aimed at legalizing the adult-use of marijuana and the review of some marijuana-related convictions.

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Florida Reports 2nd Most Resident Covid Deaths in a Single Day With 272, Adds 13,700 CasesFlorida nearly equaled its single-day record for virus-related deaths Friday, while the state added more than 13,700 new COVID-19 cases.

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Key West to host affordable housing meetingThe City of Key West is holding an affordable housing workshop on Monday, Jan. 26, on one of the most important issues facing the Florida Keys  affordable housing.

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Four for FridayPhoto by Thirdman on Pexels.com Every day is a new opportunity to learn. Some of which is nonsense and fun, others of it is useful and worth sharing.

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Republican congresswoman under fire for 'spreading Florida school shooting conspiracy theories'Marjorie Taylor Greene agreed with a Facebook post calling the Parkland attack, which left 17 dead, a 'false flag planned' event.

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Hurricane-Irma Impacted Communities To Receive Millions For Improved Infrastructure and Flooding PreventionKEY LARGO – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Friday that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's Rebuild Florida Program is putting $100 million toward infrastructure improvements and hardening projects to make Florida more resilient to storms and flooding.

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Florida Unemployment Rate Dips; Officials Cite 'Growing Economic Confidence'Florida's jobless rate dipped 0.2 percentage points in December amid what state officials said is growing economic confidence as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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Holy Temple Missionary Baptist Church hosts vaccine distribution for seniors on SaturdayLocal leaders have teamed up to host a one-day vaccine distribution event in Opa-Locka. Florida State Representative James Bush III, the...

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Did the Trump administration make it harder for Florida to expand Medicaid on its way out the door?Hospital advocates say the answer is no. Some advocates worry the answer is yes.

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Sorting out confusion at senior centers after first dose vaccines run outA line of frustrated seniors outside the Mandarin Senior Center on Friday morning said they didn't get an updated message from the city that no vaccine would be given out Friday.

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Suspect in Violent Carjacking in Oakland Park Arrested in Port St. LucieA man accused of badly beating a woman during a carjacking in Oakland Park has been arrested in Port St. Lucie, authorities said.

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Florida passes 25,000 coronavirus deaths, adding 13,719 cases and 272 fatalities FridayFlorida has now lost more than 25,000 residents to the coronavirus pandemic. Health officials confirmed 13,719 additional cases of COVID-19 on Friday and another 272 resident deaths as a result of the novel coronavirus.

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Broward Deputies Seek Suspect in Fatal Hit-and-Run in Oakland ParkBroward officials are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who allegedly fled the scene after crashing their car against a pedestrian who...

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Florida hires USF cornerback coach to fill vacancy in the secondaryFlorida has hired Jules Montinar to complete its staff in the secondary after hiring Wesley McGriff from Auburn earlier this month.

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Largie lifts Florida Gulf Coast over Lipscomb 79-69NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Cyrus Largie had a career-high 22 points as Florida Gulf Coast beat Lipscomb 79-69 on Friday night.

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Biden's Cabinet: Where Do Their Confirmations Stand?The Senate has confirmed Avril Haines as Director of National Intelligence and Ret. Gen. Lloyd Austin as Secretary of Defense.

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Florida Rep. Anna Eskamani fights to repeal mandatory minimum drug sentencesState Rep. Anna V. Eskamani, D-Orlando, has filed a bill to remove mandatory minimum sentence for non-violent drug offenders in the Florida House.

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FDOH reports over 13K new cases of COVID-19 on FridayThere have now been more than 1,627,000 reported cases of the coronavirus in Florida, with 25,011 deaths.

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Florida Gators football future schedules and opponents 2021-2031Here you can find the games that have been scheduled so far over the next decade-plus for Florida Gators football, from 2021 to 2031.

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Insect Life of Florida by Lynda HullInsect Life of Floridaby Lynda Hull In those days I thought their endless thrum  was the great wheel that turned the days, the nights.    In the throats of hibiscus and oleander I’d see them clustered yellow, blue, their shells   enameled hard as the sky before the rain.    All that&.

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Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz throws Twitter shade at Senate President Wilton Simpson, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki FriedHours before Wednesday's presidential inauguration, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz sent social media aflutter by trolling toward the 2022 election cycle.

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Gov. DeSantis: Florida approaching 1 million seniors vaccinated, looking for more supplyGov. Ron DeSantis said Friday that Florida will soon reach the 1 million seniors vaccinated in the state.

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Florida bill targets strangulation by police officersTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – About eight months after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis touched off nationwide protests, a Florida state senator has filed a bill that targets strangulation by police officers.

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Victim relieved after police charge man in attempted rapeMore than four months after a woman was attacked in her home in the middle of the night and almost raped, Jacksonville Beach police announced an arrest in the case Friday.

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Pembroke Pines music prodigy featured on 'AGT' picks up another instrument during pandemicA South Florida music prodigy is taking the world by storm, one note at a time.

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Debate over controversial DCPS school names continuesJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The names of nine Duval County Public Schools campuses are poised to undergo review starting next month, as stakeholders discuss the schools’ controversial namesake historical figures.

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Loyal dog waits for six days outside hospital for her sick ownerCNN)  They say a dog is a mans best friend  and that was definitely the case for one patient of a hospital in northeastern Turkey, whose...

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COVID-19 Variant May Be More Deadly, UK PM SaysThe variant, known as B.1.1.7., is spreading around the world, including in the United States.

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Florida Quietly Launched Phone Appointment System For COVID-19 VaccinationsThe state's health department has quietly launched a new COVID-19 vaccination scheduling system.

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SeeYouSoon make an epic return with their first, smoking hot single of the year, 'Fever'With a second album on the horizon, the 9-piece band are hoping to replicate the success of their 14-track album VIDÉ which caught the eyes and ears of major music tastemakers like The FADER, Pigeons and Planes, COLORS, Ones To Watch and The Joe Budden podcast to name but a few.

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Florida Economic Development Officials Push for IncentivesPrograms such as the Qualified Target Industry tax refund tip "the scale a little bit in our direction" says Bob Swindell president and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance.

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2 dead, 1 shot in home off Beaver StreetJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man and woman were found dead Friday morning in the home off Beaver Street and another man was hospitalized after being shot in the house, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

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And this makes it annualJust a week after Christmas, we joined the Wilhelms for our second trip to Captiva, Florida to stay in our beloved home-away-from-home: Sea Grapes.

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Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billionDES MOINES, Iowa — The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has grown to $1 billion ahead of Friday night’s drawing after more than four months without a winner thanks to bad luck, poor odds and reduced play partially blamed on the coronavirus pandemic.

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Former President Donald Trump Ponders Presidential Library in FloridaFormer president Donald Trump wants to raise $2 billion for his legacy library.

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Disparity between demand and supply of COVID-19 vaccine persists as seniors continue to receive dosesThe growing disparity between the demand and supply of the COVID-19 vaccine is causing a lot of confusion and frustration among South Floridians.

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Melania Trump's photo snub prompts speculation over post-White House pathFormer first lady walks off after touching down at Palm Beach airport this week, leaving husband to relish the spotlight alone.

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DeSantis recalls Florida National Guard troops from CapitolGov. Ron DeSantis says he has ordered Florida National Guard troops to return home from Washington, D.C. DeSantis said he made...

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Florida woman dies after head gets stuck between car, payment kioskMIAMI – A graduate student from South Florida died this week in a horrific accident inside a parking garage in Columbus, Ohio, authorities said.

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Cerabino: Weeding out Florida tourists at COVID vaccine sites is a case for Joe Friday, 'Drugnet'The state says it is cutting off COVID-19 inoculations to nonresidents. Figuring out who that is requires TV's greatest detective.

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Baseball Legend Hank Aaron Dies at 86Hank Aaron, the baseball legend who held the game's all-time home run record for 33 years, has died.

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Schumer: House Will Deliver Trump Impeachment Article Monday"It will be a full trial, it will be a fair trial," Schumer said.

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10 Steps for Out-of-State Contractors to Get Licensed in Florida Without an ExamIn July 2020, Florida changed its contractor licensing statute to make it easier for contractors who have been licensed in other states for at least 10 years to obtain a Florida contractor license without having to take a licensing exam.

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2020 Florida Gators Season in Review: Defensive TacklesThe Florida Gators struggled to find depth along the defensive line in 2020, a factor that hurt them as the season wore on.

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Florida Approaching 1 Million Senior Covid Vaccinations: Gov. DeSantisFlorida is approaching 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations for seniors 65 and older, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday.

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Florida governor creates confusion with vaccine count claimFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis created some confusion on Friday when he declared that the coronavirus vaccination of a 100-year-old World War II veteran marked the 1 millionth senior to receive a shot in the Sunshine State.

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Florida Unemployment Dips to 6.1% in DecemberFlorida's unemployment rate dipped slightly in December, but is still far above the unemployment rate from a year ago, according to figures released by the state on Friday.

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Miami-Dade Mayor Signs Emergency Order Giving County More Oversight on VaccinesAs more residents struggle to secure appointments for COVID-19 vaccines in South Florida, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine-Cava has signed an emergency order calling for "greater oversight" of vaccination across the county.

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Driver Hospitalized After Car Riddled With Bullets in I-95 Shooting in Miami-DadeA man was hospitalized after he was shot while driving on Interstate 95 in Miami-Dade early Friday, authorities said.

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Florida restaurant manager who helped save abused boy calls note from investigators the best birthday giftFlaviane Carvalho recently celebrated her birthday - and received a special letter from investigators working on the case of the 11-year-old boy who she helped rescue on New Year's Day.

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Karyn Turk, Mrs. Florida 2016, Leads a Group of Concerned Citizens in Boca Raton to Protest Against CensorshipBOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - On Saturday, January 23rd, 2021, at 10 am, a group of concerned citizens led by Karyn Turk, Mrs.

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South Florida woman dies after head gets stuck between car, payment kioskCOLUMBUS, Ohio. – A graduate student from South Florida died this week in a horrific accident inside a parking garage in Columbus, Ohio, authorities said.

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2020 Rains Helped Sea Turtle Nesting Season In Palm BeachLast year's wetter than usual rainy season led to a strong sea turtle nesting season in Palm Beach County, with 66 percent of eggs successfully hatching.

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Florida man invents jewelry that can save livesA South Florida man has invented a piece of jewelry that can saves lives after he almost died while receiving emergency medical help.

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Cruise line says only vaccinated passengers can sailGiven all the problems faced by the cruise industry in 2020, the announcement by one operator that all passengers must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 before they board sounds sensible.

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Former President Donald Trump Ponders Presidential Library in FloridaFormer president Donald Trump wants to raise $2 billion for his legacy library.

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Florida on a Tankful: Enter the Splatter Room at Pinspiration in OviedoOVIEDO, Fla. — One Central Florida business is taking painting classes to a whole new level, having their participants suit up and create a mess, that will turn into some pretty creative art.

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Florida Gators Hire Jules Montinar as Assistant Coach, Per ReportFollowing a parting of ways from cornerbacks coach Torrian Gray and safeties coach Ron English, UF first hired former Auburn defensive backs coach Wesley McGriff to an unspecified position on the coaching staff.

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'The Fowl Have A Feast': Key West Wants To Ban People From Feeding Free Roaming ChickenWild chickens, known for roaming the streets of Key West, won't get any more free meals from friends who enjoy feeding the feral fowl.

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Jackson Health System Partnering With Houses of Worship to Vaccinate More SeniorsJackson Health System is partnering with several religious institutions in an effort to vaccinate more seniors, according to a news release.

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Florida unemployment dips to 6.1% in DecemberTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida’s unemployment rate dipped slightly in December, but is still far above the unemployment rate from a year ago, according to figures released by the state on Friday.

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Six Florida teams over four sports in action this weekendThe weekend is nearly here and with it comes a veritable cornucopia of Gators sports as six teams over four different sports are in action starting tonight, featuring one of Florida's two top-ranked squads.

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Elon Musk Says Tunnels Under Miami Could Solve Traffic ProblemsAs a solution to Miami’s notoriously congested traffic, Tesla Inc. founder Elon Musk is proposing to dig tunnels with The Boring Company, one of his many business ventures.

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Florida man arrested for having large cache of child pornographyThe Marion County Sheriff's Office arrested Dane Stevens on Thursday for twenty counts of possession of ten or more child pornography images.

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Best home warranties in FloridaIf you're thinking about purchasing a home warranty in Florida, read this guide to find a provider with the right balance of coverage and cost.

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Kennedy Space Center Offering Florida Resident Ticket DealKennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has a special ticket deal just for Florida residents.

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Florida Lawyer Disbarred for Filming Himself Having Sex With 2 InmatesThe attorney was caught after trying to solicit sex from an adult film he'd previously met at a pornography convention.

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Donor Region Still Needs COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma, OneBlood SaysErnest "Jim" Cottrell received a convalescent plasma transfusion from a OneBlood donor Monday, according to his family.

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NFL giving free Super Bowl tickets to 7,500 health workersST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The NFL announced Friday that 7,500 health care workers vaccinated for the coronavirus will be given free tickets to next month's Super Bowl to be played in Tampa, Florida.

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Florida Senate Democrats Plan To 'Fight Like Hell' Against GOP Sweeping School Choice ProposalRepublican legislative leaders are lauding a sweeping school-choice measure filed Thursday, while Senate Democrats have vowed to "fight like hell" against the proposal.

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Will your house shake again? Navy to continue bombing in FloridaMore booms and shaking are possible Friday and through the weekend as the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville continues to conduct live and inert bomb training at Pinecastle Range Complex in the Ocala National Forest.

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Biden's Oval Office decorations include moon rock from Apollo 17Theres a new and unusual decoration in President Bidens Oval Office. NASA lent the White House a moon rock from its Lunar Sample...

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Evalyn Georgia FeinbergEvy was one of the founding members of Temple Shalom in The Villages, Florida. As Choir Director of Temple Shalom for 12 years, she arranged all the harmonies, played the piano, organ, guitar and sang so beautifully.

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Baby alligators and EvergladesWe're republishing classic travel stories from our archives. This week we revisit Simon Thomson's trip to Florida's Fort Lauderdale.

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Ann HardingBefore coming to the Villages, Ann Harding owned and ran a Hair Salon in Washington, D.C.

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100-year-old World War II veteran becomes 1 millionth Florida senior citizen to receive coronavirus vaccineA 100-year-old World War II veteran from Florida became the state's one millionth senior citizen to receive the coroonavirus vaccine Friday on "Fox and Friends."

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George Lawrence Cantone Jr.George Cantone spent his retirement years at the Villages in Florida where he met and married Vivian Grace.

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Miami mural honors Vice President Kamala HarrisArtist Kyle Holbrook unveiled his latest mural of Vice President Kamala Harris to honor the moment of the First Black Vice President in anticipation of Black History Month and a monumental historic moment in our country's history.

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Florida governor walks back claim over 1 millionth shotTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had a made-for-TV moment: A 100-year-old World War II veteran getting a vaccine against the coronavirus.

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Key West Wants to Ban People from Feeding Roaming ChickensFeral chickens run free in Key West, just one of those things that keep the Southernmost City charmingly weird.

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Four Miami Public Transit Plans to Fix TrafficElon Musk proposed a tunnel system to alleviate Miami traffic, but many South Florida leaders before him have come up with harebrained ideas to fix public-transit woes.

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Donald LeRoyDonald LeRoy was a devout Roman Catholic and a regular parishioner of Saint Paul's Church in Leesburg.

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John Michael CurtisMike Curtis was a member of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Summerfield, where he was in the Knights of Columbus Council 14222.

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Richard Leonard GriffithDick Griffith was a founding member of St. George Episcopal Church, The Villages, where he was a member of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew and served as Coordinator for volunteers with the Gateway To Hope Ministries.

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Florida governor walks back claim over 1 millionth shot governor Democrats governor Florida Ron DesantisFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis is walking back his claims that his state has now vaccinated 1 million seniors.

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McConnell Proposes Mid-February Start to Trump Impeachment TrialMajority Leader Chuck Schumer would need to agree to the timing; a delay could appeal to some Democrats.

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Mai-Kai in Fort Lauderdale is For SaleThe landmark Mai-Kai tiki restaurant and Molokai bar in Fort Lauderdale is up for sale.

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Miami Nightlife Photos:Jake Paul, Montana Tucker, 50 CentJake Paul, Montana Tucker, 50 Cent, Alex Goudie, and more captured by World Red Eye's cameras this week.

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Video shows suspect ram Florida deputy with stolen vehicleThe suspect hit the deputy while trying to flee authorities for the second time that day.

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American Airlines has so much extra wine that it is starting a delivery serviceCNN)  Airlines are still operating only a fraction of the number of flights they offered pre-pandemic, and alcohol is banned in many cabins to help...

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Liberty Health Sciences Continues Expansion in Florida's Southwest with Opening of its 29th store in Fort MeyersTORONTO, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Â Liberty Health Sciences Inc. Â , a Florida licensed medical marijuana provider of high-quality cannabis, Â announced today that it has opened its 29th retail location in Fort Meyers, Florida.

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6 Things to Know: Florida to Restrict 1st COVID-19 Vaccine Dose to Residents; Mega Millions JackpotThe advisory, issued by Florida Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees, restricts the first dose of the vaccine to residents and people who are in Florida providing health care services involving direct contact with patients.

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Things to Do in Miami This Weekend: Food and Drink Events January 22-24, 2021From a bagel bites pop-up to an artisan market for foodies on Lincoln Road, here are the best food-related events in Miami this weekend.

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Things to Do in Miami: Miami City Ballet "To Miami, With Love" January 30-February 21, 2021For its 2021 spring season, Miami City Ballet will present "To Miami, With Love," a series of outdoor pop-up performances inspired by the city's vibrancy and culture.

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Interview With Miami Rock Band Wilkes OswaldWilkes Oswald says its latest be "the greatest modern rock album ever."

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"Festival Of The Lion King" Returns To Disney's Animal Kingdom This SummerWalt Disney World has announced that the "Festival of the Lion King" at the Animal Kingdom will return this summer.

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Can the Tampa Bay Lightning repeat last season's Stanley Cup success this year or will another franchise claim NHL glory?After heartbreak in the 2019 NHL Playoffs and becoming a laughing stock in the league, the Tampa Bay Lightning finally succeeded and caught what they’ve been chasing for years, the Stanley Cup trophy.

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Biden Ordering Stopgap Help as Talks Start on Big Economic Relief PlanBALTIMORE — President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much larger $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Florida Democrats File Medical Marijuana Employee Protection BillWhile medical marijuana is legal in Florida, it can still cause a public employee to lose their job.

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Florida's Surgeon General: Prioritize Floridians for VaccineThe clarification comes amid reports some people were traveling to Florida just to get vaccinated.

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Evermore Orlando Resort: New hotel set to open in Florida in 2023Video updates on the latest news, including politics, sport, finance and showbiz. Plus the most weird and wonderful viral videos the internet has to offer.

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Shake Shack to open its first-ever drive-thru location in FloridaThe 3,300 square-foot Shack will be constructed with recycled and sustainable materials.

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Publix opens 45K COVID-19 vaccine appointments in FloridaStarting at 6 a.m. Friday, select Publix stores across Florida will begin offering seniors appointments.

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Florida Vaccine Updates: Vaccinations for Broward County Schools Employees; Mt. Sinai Suspends 1st-DoseAs a limited supply of the coronavirus vaccine has become available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to stand...

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Florida Senate pandemic chair takes aim at lockdownsTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Businesses will remain open for the economic well-being of the state even as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Florida, the head of a Senate select committee on the pandemic said Thursday.

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Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 1.22.21Here's your AM rundown of people, politics and policy in the Sunshine State.

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Warm Friday Ahead of Next FrontClouds will be more prevalent Friday but temperatures will remain warm.

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Sir Billy Connolly receives first covid vaccine jab from FloridaPamela Stephenson, wife of the Big Yin, shared the happy post to Twitter of a masked-up Billy.

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Bradley Weeks biography: 13 things about US Capitol rioter from Baker County, FloridaBradley W. Weeks is a white man from Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him: He lives in Macclenny, Baker County, Florida.

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Melania walks away as Donald Trump stops to pose at Florida airport. Viral videoThe internet is pretty much amused with a video of Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump that is doing the rounds of social media and has gone crazy viral.

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Coronavirus updates: Biden's ambitious plan will take time; Florida combats 'vaccine tourism' by limiting shots to residentsMeanwhile, states are running out of vaccine. Latest COVID-19 news.

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Florida schools stop to recognize top teachersShow them the vaccine. Volusia County school employees age 65 years and older gained access to coronavirus inoculations on Thursday, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

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Subscribe to readNews, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication.

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Collier County Board of Commissioners Start a New YearThe first Collier County Board of Commissioners Meeting for 2021 was held on Tuesday, January 12, at the Board of County Commissioners Chambers at the Collier County Government Center.

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Betty Collier Marco Island PioneerThe Coastal Breeze News presents the next excerpt from the new book: "Betty Collier, Marco Island Pioneer" by Barbara Ann Malta.

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Florida Frontiers Radio Program #411Tim Gilmore on Jacksonville's Marabanong - Students and Young Writers at FHQ - Hybrid Events at the ZORA!

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Tech Firms Rethink, Retool, Rise to the ChallengeMost jobs in information technology do not require a bachelor's degree, opening doors to people who are looking to reinvent themselves.

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Suspect in Kidnapping, Torture of Plastic Surgeon Extradited to South FloridaA man accused of participating in the kidnapping and torture of a Broward plastic surgeon in 2019 has been extradited to South Florida, authorities said Thursday.

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Florida schools stop to recognize top teachersTeachers across the state and nation have had it rough the past several months. They've often struggled to cope with ever-changing rules and regulations established because of the coronavirus pandemic, finding themselves needing to improvise as they go.

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In 2020&In 2020& 1) I headed down to Florida in late January for a happy, peaceful, week-long vacation of go-karts, mini-golf, comic stores, swimming pools, and outlet malls, blissfully unaware of wh...

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Car slams into Pembroke Pines Denny's; no injuriesCleanup is underway at a restaurant in Pembroke Pines after a driver came crashing into it.

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In 2020&In 2020& 1) I headed down to Florida in late January for a happy, peaceful, week-long vacation of go-karts, mini-golf, comic stores, swimming pools, and outlet malls, blissfully unaware of wh...

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Tampa's Super Bowl LV Will Be FAA 'No Drone Zone'Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LV on Feb.

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‘Boomtown' growth in Central Florida means lane expansion, sound barriers for SR-429ORLANDO, Fla. – One of Central Florida’s busiest expressways is ready for an expansion. State Road 429, otherwise known as the Daniel Webster Western Beltway will begin the $350 million transformation from four lanes to six lanes later this year.

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Video captures 2 crooks ambushing Hialeah couple as they return homeSurveillance video captured two armed masked men ambushing a Hialeah couple at the front door of their home as they returned from a night out.

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Business Leaders Pledge to Advocate for Biden's Immigration Reform packageIf it were to become law, the measure would allow undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States to apply for a Green Card after completing a series of background checks and paying any back taxes.

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What a catch: Florida anglers reel in 769-pound swordfishThree anglers in South Florida have quite a fish tale to tell.

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Jesus Rivera biography: 13 things about US Capitol rioter from Pensacola, FloridaJesus Delamora Rivera Jr. is a Hispanic man from Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him: He lives in Pensacola, Florida Panhandle, Florida.

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What a catch: Florida anglers reel in 769-pound swordfishThree anglers in South Florida have quite a fish tale to tell.

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Samuel Camargo biography: 13 things about Brazilian supporter of Donald Trump from Deerfield, FloridaSamuel Pinho Camargo is a Donald Trump supporter from Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him: He was born in the U.S. to Brazilian parents.

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Biden's move to rejoin Paris Agreement is a victory for South Florida, expert saysMIAMI – Yoca Arditi-Rocha is among the Al Gore trained climate change presenters who were relieved on Wednesday when President Joe Biden rejoined the Paris Agreement, an international effort to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are to blame for man-made global warming.

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Man Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver on Miami BeachMiami Beach police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a passenger, sending him to the hospital Thursday.

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Pedestrian killed in South Beach hit-and-run; police locate SUV involvedPolice have located a critical clue in their search for the driver who, they said, struck and killed a pedestrian near a bus stop in South Beach and fled the scene.

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Florida bank added to list of companies ending ties with TrumpAt least three other banks have cut ties with Trump since the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

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DeLand SunRail Station One Step Closer to Becoming a RealityDELAND, Fla. — After years of waiting and delays, DeLand leaders and businesses say they're excited to see signs of a promised SunRail station coming to their city.

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Ex-London Health Sciences Centre CEO travelled to Florida, Michigan: statement of defenceFormer London Health Sciences Centre CEO Paul Woods travelled to Michigan and Florida, once coming back with a "noticeable tan," according to a statement of defence filed Thursday on behalf of LHSC.

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Florida limits COVID vaccinations to state residentsTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida’s top health officer says coronavirus vaccinations will be restricted for only state residents amid “extremely limited” supplies of vaccines.

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Chasing YellowFor the second day in a row, I received an e-Bird rare bird alert for a Cape May Warbler seen at the Everglades NP Gulf Coast Visitor Center, just two miles from me. A bird I've not captured, I decided to go see if I could find it. Heck, maybe someone else was there and could make it easy and show me!

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Live Square Entertainment for Friday, January 22Paradigm Brownwood Paddock Square - 5:00 PM Clark Barrios Band Lake Sumter Landing Market Square - 5:00 PM Trip 19 Spanish Springs Town Square.

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Calls to Vaccinate Teachers Gain MomentumThe Miami-Dade County Commission weighed in with a resolution urging the governor to add teachers and cops to the vaccination list.

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US Capitol riot: Florida man accused of being in riot was arrested at the inauguration, Justice Department saysSamuel Camargo told investigators he wanted to attempt to attend the inauguration.

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Trump Administration Gives Medicaid Gift To FloridaFormer President Donald Trump's administration gave Florida's health-care system one last parting gift before he left office Wednesday to return to his adopted home state.

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Men Violently Attack, Rob Couple at Hialeah HomeTwo South Florida men are accused of attacking and violently robbing a couple at gunpoint at their Hialeah home in an incident that was caught on surveillance camera.

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State Retirement System Could See Major ChangeIn a potentially major change to the Florida Retirement System, a Senate Republican on Thursday proposed a bill that would require new state employees to enroll in a 401-style plan.

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Seminole County Officials: To Meet President Biden's Goal, We Need a Serious Increase in COVID-19 VaccinesSeminole County says they have seen their orders diminish in size since the beginning of the month from nearly 13,000 doses the first week of January to just taking in 1900 next week.

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Fishermen reel in 769-pound swordfish off Lighthouse PointA group of friends out fishing off the coast of South Florida were shocked to discover the size of the swordfish they reeled in nearly set a U.S. record, but the massive catch did not come without a fight.

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Dreamers Breathe a Sigh of Relief After Biden Introduces New Citizenship BillIf the immigration bill is passed then, DACA recipients would become immediately eligible for Green Cards and three years after they get their green cards they can apply for citizenship.

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NASA to Mark the Anniversary of the 1986 Challenger Disaster"When they came and interrupted the simulation and told us, we just couldn't believe it," says Kennedy Space Center director Bob Cabana, who was just a few months into his NASA astronaut career when the Challenger disaster struck.

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Florida lawmaker proposes renaming Florida highway after TrumpA Florida lawmaker has launched an effort to rename a highway after former President Donald Trump.

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Police, community pass out fliers in search for 6-year-old girl's killerA South Florida community is coming together to help authorities track down a shooter who killed a child while she was attending a birthday party in Miami.

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24 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida takes aim at ‘vaccine tourism'On the day when Florida clamped down on COVID-19 "vaccine tourism," the tri-county area reported 24 more deaths connected to the fast-spreading virus.

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Villagers opposed to festivals at town square during COVID-19 pandemicA registered nurse in The Villages is one of many residents here in Florida's Friendliest Hometown opposed to reviving festivals at town squares during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wife jailed after allegedly attacking husband with gardening scissors in The VillagesThe 73-year-old Village of Charlotte resident went Wednesday afternoon to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Annex in The Villages to report a pair of attacks by his wife, 47-year-old Julienne Jean Dorman.

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Lady Lake to turn off tap on residents behind on payments due to COVID-19The Town of Lady Lake will be turning off the tap on water customers behind on their payments due to COVID-19's impact on the economy.

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Local VA facilities have reportedly depleted supplies of COVID-19 vaccineThe Gainesville VA Hospital and the VA Outpatient Clinic in The Villages have used up their first-dose supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Florida Bank Added to List of Companies Ending Ties With TrumpBankUnited Inc.'s Florida-based lender is the latest financial firm that said it has stopped working with former U.S. President Donald Trump.

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A€˜This could happen anywhere:a€™ Luxurious Florida home used as brothel, police sayJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It’s a luxury home in a gated country club complete with a sparkling pool and nestled between million-dollar properties that back up to a golf course.

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Broward, Publix to Offer More Vaccine Appointments to SeniorsEvery day, more COVID-19 vaccines are made available to seniors all over South Florida, but many are still finding that booking an appointment can be difficult and frustrating.

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Woman arrested after chased down by witness fearful of her reckless drivingThe witness called 911 at about noon Tuesday after following a black 2016 Honda Civic to County Road 466 and U.S. 301 in Oxford, according to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

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Lady Lake man arrested after allegedly punching nurse at hospitalA Lady Lake man was arrested early Wednesday morning after allegedly punching a nurse at UF Health Hospital in Leesburg.

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Wildwood police nab DUI suspect who refuses to provide breath sampleDaniel Bryan Canada, 37, of Tavares was driving a blue Hyundai Accent shortly before midnight Wednesday on Main Street at Pennsylvania Street when he was pulled over for having a non-functioning taglight, according to an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Department.

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La Hacienda Recreation Center will be closed on MondayLa Hacienda Recreation Center indoor facilities, outdoor facilities and sports pool will be closed for maintenance on Monday, Jan.

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