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Florida school mask mandate power struggle goes before judge

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s power struggle over wearing masks in school to guard against coronavirus infections landed Monday before a judge considering a lawsuit that challenges Gov. Ron DeSantis’ order reserving the mask decision for parents. The three-day hearing before Leon County Circuit Judge John C. Cooper pits pro-mask parents against the Republican…

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Miami Dolphins and Lexus Announce Multi-Year Partnership

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Miami Dolphins // The Miami Dolphins and Lexus announced a multi-year naming rights partnership today, connecting two brands at the forefront of luxury and entertainment. Through this comprehensive relationship, Lexus will be the Official Luxury Vehicle of the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium, elevate the in-game experience…

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State Rep. Skidmore Hosts Third District Dialogue to Discuss Workforce Development

BOCA RATON, Fla. – State Representative Kelly Skidmore will host a virtual conversation via Zoom on Monday, August 9 from 6-7 p.m. with workforce development experts, Dr. Charlene Ford principal of West Technical Education Center, Dr. Mildred Coyne senior vice president of Workforce Education and Innovation at Broward College, and Mr. Charles Duval assistant vice president of CareerSource in Palm…

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Florida suspect in Haiti president killing deepens mystery

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The arrest of a failed Haitian businessman living in Florida who authorities say was a key player in the killing of Haiti’s president deepened the mystery Monday into an already convoluted plot surrounding the assassination. Haitian authorities identified the suspect as Christian Emmanuel Sanon, 62, who once expressed a desire to…

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DeSantis Parts with Trump in Response to Surfside Tragedy

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — When the coronavirus ravaged Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis defiantly bucked mask mandates. He later cracked down on protesters advocating racial justice, blasted President Joe Biden on immigration, jumped into the fight over transgender athletes and signed sweeping legislation to toughen voting rules. But after a deadly building collapse, the Republican governor is largely hitting pause on the…

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Wing of Miami-Area Condo Collapses; at Least 1 Person Dead

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — A wing of a 12-story beachfront condo building collapsed in a town outside Miami early Thursday morning, killing at least one person while trapping residents in rubble and twisted metal. Scores of rescuers pulled survivors from the debris as a cloud of dust floated through the neighborhood. Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett…

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