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By Associated Press
A federal judge has temporarily blocked a Florida law that prevents cruise lines from requiring passengers to prove they're vaccinated against COVID-19. The judge says it appears unconstitutional and won't likely hold up in court.
By Brendan Farrington, Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
Florida’s Board of Education decided Friday to provide private school vouchers to parents who say a public school district’s mask-wearing requirements amount to harassment of their children.
By Terry Spencer, Adriana Gomez Licon, Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press
With the much more contagious delta variant now spreading exponentially, Florida hit 11,515 hospitalized patients Tuesday, breaking last year's record for the third straight day.
By Josh Funk, Associated Press
Several states scaled back their reporting of COVID-19 statistics this month just as cases across the country started to skyrocket, depriving the public of real-time information on outbreaks, cases, hospitalizations and deaths in their communities.
By Adriana Gomez Licon, Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
Bands of heavy rain were expected in Surfside as Elsa strengthened on Tuesday, possibly becoming a hurricane again before making landfall somewhere between Tampa Bay and Florida's Big Bend and crossing northern Florida.
By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
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.
By Brendan Farrington, Associated Press
Florida now has stricter laws to punish people who take part in violent protests. Republican Gov. Ron Desantis cited events around the country as he signed the so-called anti-riot bill on Monday.
By Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis says the no-sail order is outdated and hurts the state as the industry generates billions for the economy.
By Chris O'Meara, Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
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.”…
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has issued an executive order Friday banning businesses from requiring customers to show proof they've been vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to get service.
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