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Florida GOP senators: Too soon to weigh in on Gaetz's future

Apr. 13, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida's two Republican senators are steering clear of voicing support for Rep. Matt Gaetz, branding sex trafficking accusations against him serious but calling it premature to say what should happen to their fellow Floridian and GOP lawmaker. The...

A steady diet of limited fans on PGA Tour though end of May

Apr. 13, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The roars returned to Masters. At least two of them. There were enough spectators, believed to be roughly 8,000 a day, to at least bring some sound back to the gorgeous scenery of Augusta National in April. And they stood six-deep over the final 100...

Louisville lands ex-Florida guard Noah Locke as a transfer

Apr. 13, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has announced that former Florida guard Noah Locke has transferred to the program after an impressive perimeter shooting career with the Gators. The 6-foot-3 Locke averaged 10.6 points and 2.4 rebounds per game as while starting 24 of...

AP source: RB Bernard agrees to 1-year deal with Buccaneers

Apr. 13, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Running back Giovani Bernard has agreed to a one-year contract with the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Tuesday because the move,...

16 states back Alabama's challenge to Census privacy tool

Apr. 13, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sixteen other states are backing Alabama's challenge to a statistical method the U.S. Census Bureau is using for the first time to protect the privacy of people who participated in the 2020 census, the nation's once-a-decade head count that determines political power...

Defending champ Columbus, Philadelphia again tops in East

Apr. 13, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA UNITED 2020 Record: 6-13-4, 12th in the East Coach: Gabriel Heinze New Faces: MF Franco Ibarra, MF Santiago Sosa, D Alan Franco Moved On: MF Jeff Larentowicz, MF Jon Gallagher, MF Eric Remedi ...

Florida House condemns Democratic Socialism in resolution

Apr. 13, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House took the unusual step of denouncing democratic socialism Tuesday with the sponsor of a non-binding resolution invoking the name of the country’s most prominent champion of the ideology, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, in calling it a threat to American...

Blue Jays OF Teoscar Hernández tests positive for virus.

Apr. 13, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Teoscar Hernández has tested positive for the coronavirus. Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo announced the news before Tuesday night's game against the New York Yankees. The positive result was discovered during...