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Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alonso 46, Palm Harbor University 39 Apopka 44, West Port 0 Archbishop Carroll 45, Berean Christian 6 Armwood 19, Bloomingdale 8 Atlantic Coast 34, Ponte Vedra 13 ...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Oct. 13, 2021 16:55 PM EDT

Tampa Bay Times. October 13, 2021. Editorial: The Tampa Bay Rays loss hurts. Losing the Rays would hurt a lot more The Rays are looking for a new stadium. Will the Tampa Bay area deliver? That hurt. Losing a playoff series always...

The Latest: Biden vaccine order moves closer to enforcement

Oct. 12, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — The Biden’s administration’s mandate that employers with 100 or more workers require coronavirus vaccinations or institute weekly virus testing has moved one step closer to enforcement. On Tuesday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

Florida fines key county $3.5 million for mandating vaccines

Oct. 12, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has issued its first fine to a county it says violated a new state law banning coronavirus vaccine mandates and for firing 14 workers who failed to get the shots. The Florida Department of Health on Tuesday issued the $3.5 million fine...

Florida to dock school district salaries for requiring masks

Oct. 07, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is set to dock salaries and withhold funding from local school districts that defied Gov. Ron DeSantis' ban on pandemic mask mandates in classrooms, state education officials ruled Thursday. The Florida State Board of Education approved...

Tar Heels look to stay hot at home against 1-win Seminoles

Oct. 07, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

North Carolina has looked like the team many expected in the preseason when playing at home. That could give the Tar Heels a chance to string together a win streak in the first half of October. The Tar Heels enter Saturday’s visit from Florida State with all three wins...

Florida Forever conserves ecosystems as money dwindles

Oct. 02, 2021 03:13 AM EDT

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — East of the Southwest Florida city centers, where dense cypress domes and live oaks dripping with moss replace concrete and stucco, the world wakes up differently. The din of the early commute in natural Florida is not blaring horns or humming tires...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 29, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

Palm Beach Post. September 26, 2021. Editorial: Broad support needed to ensure student testing change succeeds Gov. Ron DeSantis likes to highlight the role that personal responsibility plays in managing the pandemic, and he is right. But that’s...

Florida's state workers feeling COVID impacts on the job

Sep. 27, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Eighteen months into the pandemic, Florida’s state workers are struggling. COVID-19 outbreaks have closed departments and offices. Three state prisons are closing because of the lack of corrections officers. When their colleagues fall ill,...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:55 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= All Saints 32, Donahue Academy 6 Archbishop Carroll 36, Marathon 7 Armwood 46, Strawberry Crest 0 Astronaut 21, Space Coast 7 Auburndale 20, Heritage 0 ...