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Politics May 06DeSantis signs GOP-drafted voting bill, legal fight begins
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a sweeping elections bill into law Thursday that he and other Republicans said would place guardrails against fraud, even as they acknowledged there were no serious signs of voting irregularities last November.
Nation Feb 14On Parkland anniversary, Biden calls for tougher gun laws
Sorrow reverberated across the country Sunday as Americans, including President Joe Biden, joined a Florida community in remembering the 17 lives lost three years ago in the Parkland school shooting massacre.
Nation Dec 17U.S. gives Florida wider authority over wetland development
The move long sought by developers and Republicans removes key layers of federal scrutiny over developments projects that could make it easier for builders to obtain permits for construction projects on wetlands.
Science Nov 10Report sounds an alarm on ongoing decline of U.S. coral reefs
A first of its kind assessment of the coral reefs in U.S. waters is sounding the alarm over the role of human activity and climate change in the decline of these sensitive ecosystems, which scientists deem essential to the health…
Politics Nov 05With another Florida loss, Democrats begin second guessing
The presidential election postmortem underway in Florida is especially wrenching for Democrats. The soul searching and second-guessing has begun amid another high-profile loss at the ballot box.
Politics Oct 09Judge denies motion to extend Florida’s voter registration
Florida had already reopened its site for seven hours on Tuesday, providing another opportunity to people who weren't able to submit their voter registrations online before Monday night's deadline.
Politics Oct 06Florida looking into crash of voter registration site
Florida is investigating why its online voter registration system crashed just before the deadline for the upcoming presidential election, saying unexpectedly heavy traffic that can’t be immediately explained poured in during the closing hours.
Health Sep 25Florida governor lifts all restaurant restrictions, bans mask fines as COVID-19 spreads
The Republican governor's order unleashed fresh debate in the politically divided state, where pandemic responses have become intertwined with the upcoming presidential election.
Nation Sep 15Experts worry as state and local officials roll back virus restrictions
State and local officials around the U.S. are rolling back social distancing rules again, but public health experts warn the country is setting itself up for failure.
Education Aug 24Florida judge says reopening public schools ‘disregards safety’
A Florida judge temporarily blocked Gov. Ron DeSantis and top education officials from forcing public schools to reopen brick-and-mortar classrooms amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, ruling that the state's order "arbitrarily disregards safety."…