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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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Cruise Giant Norwegian Threatens to Skip Florida’s Ports

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is threatening to keep its ships out of Florida after the governor signed legislation banning businesses from requiring that customers show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. The company says the law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis is at odds with guidelines from federal health authorities that…

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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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Carnival Cruise Line Cancels Florida, Australia Trips

MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Cruise Line said Monday it was canceling its remaining cruises scheduled for November out of two Florida ports, as well as five cruises from Australia at the beginning of next year. The cruise line had previously announced it was canceling for the rest of the year all U.S. cruises except for…

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Presents Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes the MVP Trophy

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – NFL commissioner Roger Goddell presented Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award during a press conference held at the Hilton Miami Downtown Monday morning. On Sunday, February 2, Kanas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid and quarterback Patrick Mahomes led their team to a 31-20…

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