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Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $6M in Funding to Hernando County

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – In a press conference at the American Aviation Flight Academy in Brooksville Monday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced $6 million in state funds for a Hernando County workforce development project Monday morning. The governor stated the project will be a collaboration between the state, Hernando County and Pasco-Hernando State College to fund the…

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PHOTOS: Crist Pushes for Justice Reform, Gets Endorsement from 2018 Florida Gubernatorial Candidate

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – US Representative Charlie Crist believes in the automatic restoration of rights for convicted felons as part of his proposed justice reform in his campaign for Florida governor, during a roundtable in Saint Marks AME Church in Orlando at noon on Monday, as part of his Justice For All policy tour. Crist…

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Republican State House Candidate Angel Perry Scores Major Union Endorsement

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – In a news release provided by the Angel Perry campaign, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Florida Presidents’ Council unanimously voted to endorse the Republican candidate for Florida House District 50. CWA is the second union to donate the maximum $1,000 amount to Perry’s campaign, following the International Union of Painters…

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Tropical Storm Nicholas Threatens Gulf Coast with Heavy Rain

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas headed toward the Texas coast Sunday night, threatening to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas of Texas, Mexico and storm-battered Louisiana. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said a hurricane watch was issued for the central portion of the Texas coast with much of the…

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CEO of Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando Meets with Business and Political Leaders in Puerto Rico

ORLANDO, Fla – Gaby Ortigoni, President and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO), visited Puerto Rico to continue developing relationships with business and government leaders, as part of their mission to drive economic growth by strengthening Hispanic businesses in Central Florida. Most of HCCMO efforts with Puerto Rico are focused…

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Florida Shooter May Have First Pounded on Neighbor’s Door

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Someone pounded on Miguel Rivera’s sliding glass door early Sunday, but when he went to investigate, no one was there. Minutes later, gunfire erupted at his neighbor’s house, where authorities say a Marine vet who thought he heard the voice of God killed four people, including a 3-month-old boy. Rivera said…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Monoclonal Antibody Site in Osceola County

ST. CLOUD, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was in St. Cloud to announce that Florida will open a new monoclonal antibody treatment site in Osceola County at St. Cloud Community Center. Additionally, the Governor was joined by Floridians who have recovered thanks to monoclonal therapies. Florida now has 23 state-run monoclonal antibody treatment sites. The…

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