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Economy Apr 08Florida sues federal government to allow cruises to sail
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis says the no-sail order is outdated and hurts the state as the industry generates billions for the economy.
Nation Apr 04Florida works to avoid ‘catastrophic’ pond collapse
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Sunday that crews are working to prevent the collapse of a large wastewater pond in the Tampa Bay area while evacuating the area to avoid a “catastrophic flood.”…
Health Apr 01Groups rush to get Florida farmworkers vaccinated
Farmworkers were denied priority access in Florida, unlike other states. Advocates are asking the state and counties to quickly mobilize to areas such as Homestead, south of Miami, and Immokalee, east of Naples.
Nation Mar 09Florida sues to stop Biden’s immigration directives
Florida's Attorney General Ashley Moody says the new guidance has resulted in immigration officials declining to take custody of people who have served sentences for burglary, drug trafficking and other crimes.
Education Aug 04Why parents are forming ‘learning pods’ — and how they might deepen inequality
As the coronavirus pandemic has clouded hopes of reopening schools nationwide, parents who want more than remote instruction have been scrambling to hire tutors and private teachers for small groups of children.
World Jul 31Bahamas, Florida brace as new Hurricane Isaias bears down
Forecasters have declared a hurricane watch for parts of the Florida coastline as Hurricane Isaias drenches the Bahamas on a track for the U.S. East Coast.
Health Jul 06Hospitals approach capacity as Miami closes restaurants
Hospitals are fast approaching capacity in Florida and Texas, and the Miami area again ordered restaurants closed as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations began to climb.
Health Apr 022 cruise ships arrive in Florida after days of negotiations
The Zaandam and a sister ship sent to help it, the Rotterdam, were both given permission to disembark passengers at Port Everglades after days of negotiation with local officials who feared it would divert needed resources from a region that…
Health Mar 31Florida docking plan in the works for ill-fated cruise ships
Coast Guard Capt. Jo-Ann Burdian told the Broward County Commission that if a unified command of state, local and federal officials can't unanimously agree on what to do with the people on the ships now headed to Florida, then they'll…
Economy Feb 11Farmers worry Florida bill will worsen labor scarcity
Legislation that would require private companies in Florida to verify each new hire's eligibility to work in the U.S. is worrying farmers in the agriculture-rich state.