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Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jun. 15, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Palm Beach Post. June 12, 2022. Editorial: Better data from Florida essential for pandemic control It didn’t take an audit by the Florida Auditor General to confirm what many of us suspected all along: Florida’s COVID-19 pandemic data was, and most likely remains,...

Madison estate rehires staff let go during recent turmoil

Jun. 05, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

ORANGE, Va. (AP) — Several staffers who were previously fired or suspended during recent turmoil at former President James Madison’s Montpelier estate in Virginia have been reinstated to their jobs. Montpelier's recently appointed Interim President and CEO Elizabeth Chew opted...

Montpelier Foundation elects 11 descendants of slaves

May. 17, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

ORANGE, Va. (AP) — The board that manages former President James Madison’s Montpelier estate in Virginia elected 11 new members representing descendants of people once enslaved there. Monday's vote came two months after the board had retracted a commitment to share power with a...

Ex-Seattle safety Earl Thomas arrested over protective order

May. 14, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Former Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas has been arrested in Texas more than two weeks after a warrant was issued over an alleged violation of a protective order. Beaumont, Texas, television station KBMT reported Thomas was arrested Friday in Orange, where he...