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AP Source: Suspect in Capitol Attack Suffered Delusions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol, killing one of them before he was shot to death by police, had been suffering from delusions, paranoia and suicidal thoughts, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Saturday. Investigators believe it was an isolated…

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Mass Shooters Exploited Gun Laws, Loopholes Before Carnage

BOULDER, Co. (AP) — The suspect in the shooting at a Boulder, Colorado, supermarket was convicted of assaulting a high school classmate but still got a gun. The man accused of opening fire on three massage businesses in the Atlanta area bought his gun just hours before the attack — no waiting required. They are…

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Tom Brady Backing First Lady DeSantis’ New Resiliency Initiative for Students

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Source: The Governor’s Office // Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback and recent Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is lending support to a new resiliency initiative for Florida students launched by First Lady Casey DeSantis. Professional sports teams, organizations and athletes from across the state are supporting this initiative to empower Florida students. Team partnerships include the…

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Major Sports Teams, Organizations & Athletes Unite to Support First Lady Casey DeSantis’ Resiliency Initiative to Empower Florida Students

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Source: Governor’s Office // Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced the launch of a resiliency initiative for Florida schools to emphasize key character development skills including volunteerism, teamwork, and problem solving. Unveiled at Amway Center, professional sports teams, organizations, and athletes from across Florida are lending their support for these resiliency…

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Proposed Education Budget Increases Mental Health Services, Teacher Payments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The Office of the Governor proposed a $27.2 billion-dollar education budget to the PreK-12 Appropriation Subcommittee of the Florida House of Representatives on Thursday afternoon, almost a third of the total $96.6 billion budget for the fiscal year 2021-22. Almost 60 percent, or over $15.6 million, would go to public school…

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First Blood Test to Help Diagnose Alzheimer’s Goes on Sale

ST. LOUIS, Mis. (AP) — A company has started selling the first blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, a leap for the field that could make it much easier for people to learn whether they have dementia. It also raises concern about the accuracy and impact of such life-altering news. Independent experts are leery…

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Unveils 500 Million Dollar Safety Plan After Parkland Deadly School Shooting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Alyssa Alhadeff, Scott Beigel, Martin Duque Anguiano, Nicholas Dworet, Aaron Feis, Jamie Guttenberg, Chris Hixon, Luke Hoyer, Cara Loughran, Gina Montalto, Joaquin Oliver, Alaina Petty, Meadow Pollack, Helena Ramsay, Alexander Schachter, Carmen Schentrup, Peter Wang. Unfortunately, none of the plans I’m announcing today will bring any of them back, but it’s important…

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