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Reps. Bartleman, Morales Issue Statements on Biden Administration Granting TPS Status to Venezuelans in the U.S.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – In an important shift in policy from the Trump administration, the Biden administration granted temporary protected status (or TPS), to Venezuelans living in the United States. This could allow thousands who fled Venezuela to stay in the country legally. State Representatives Robin Bartleman (D-Weston) and Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) have joined the…

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Florida Governor Faces Growing Charges of Vaccine Favoritism

MIAMI (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and state health officials came under deeper scrutiny amid revelations that seniors in a wealthy enclave in Key Largo received hundreds of life-saving vaccinations as early as mid -January, giving ammunition to critics who say the Republican governor is favoring wealthy constituents over ordinary Floridians. The revelations were…

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CVS Offering Virus Vaccine to Florida Teachers Under 50

MIAMI (AP) — The CVS Pharmacy chain is vaccinating Florida teachers under age 50, circumventing state orders that continue to limit coronavirus inoculations to those over that age. The chain also began vaccinating day care and preschool teachers Wednesday, even though Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has not yet opened the vaccination program to them. CVS…

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Governor Ron DeSantis and CVS Health Announce Over 80 Vaccination Site Locations in Florida

HIALEAH, Fla. (FNN) – Source: The Governor’s Press Office // Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that CVS Health will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations at 81 select CVS Pharmacy, CVS Pharmacy y más, and Navarro Discount Pharmacy locations in 13 counties across Florida, including 67 in Miami-Dade County. The Governor made this announcement at a Navarro…

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Miami Dolphins Surpass $1M Goal to Support Minority-Owned Restaurants Through Food Relief Program

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Miami Dolphins // The Miami Dolphins announced Monday that they have surpassed their $1 million goal to directly impact local minority-owned restaurants through the food relief program. “When we started this program last June, we wanted to be intentional in supporting minority-owned businesses to combat food insecurity, provide…

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Trump signs massive measure funding government, COVID relief

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Sunday evening, ending days of drama over his refusal to accept the bipartisan deal that will deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and avert a federal government shutdown. The massive bill includes $1.4 trillion to fund government agencies…

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Miami Dolphins, Dairy Council of Florida Host Movie Night for 150+ Students and Parents at Hard Rock Stadium

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – // Source: Miami Dolphins // The Miami Dolphins, in partnership with the Dairy Council of Florida, hosted a movie night at the Outdoor Theater at Hard Rock Stadium for the students and parents of Norwood Elementary School on Tuesday, Dec. 15. The Dolphins selected Norwood Elementary School as the…

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Soft Launch Set for Nation’s First Caribbean-American Heritage Museum

PLANTATION, Fla. (FNN) – Board members, community partners and volunteers of the Florida-based nonprofit, Island SPACE are excited to welcome guests and patrons to explore the nation’s first Caribbean-American Museum, opening at the Westfield Broward Mall in January, 2021. Media, underwriters and invited guests will have the exclusive chance to explore the space and engage…

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