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President Donald Trump speaks during his campaign event at the Orlando Sanford International Airport on October 12, 2020 in Sanford, Florida.
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October 13, 2020 - 7:19 am
Defiant as ever about the coronavirus, President Donald Trump has turned his first campaign rally since contracting COVID-19 into a full-throated defense of his handling of the pandemic. Trump joked Monday that he was healthy enough to plunge into the Florida crowd and give voters “a big fat kiss...
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Vice President Mike Pence appears in The Villages October 10, 2020
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October 10, 2020 - 9:19 pm
Vice President Mike Pence focused heavily on religious freedom during a Saturday rally in The Villages, the nation’s largest retirement community, located in one of the most traditionally conservative sectors of the country. He addressed the confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett set to start...
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October 06, 2020 - 7:03 am
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is extending the state’s voter registration deadline after heavy traffic crashed the state’s online system and potentially prevented thousands of enrolling to cast ballots in next month’s presidential election. DeSantis extended the deadline that expired Monday until 7 p.m...
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Patrons dine at a restaurant Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in Winter Park, Fla. In his drive to return the state to normalcy, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted limits on indoor seating at restaurants, saying they can operate at 100%.
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October 05, 2020 - 7:05 am
As the summer coronavirus spike in Sunbelt states subsides, Florida has gone the furthest lifting restrictions. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted limits on indoor seating at restaurants, saying they can operate at 100% in municipalities with no restrictions and that other local governments can't...
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In this Monday, June 29, 2020, file photo, law enforcement respond to a report of a shooting at the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Pecan Park Road near the Jacksonville International Airport in Jacksonville,
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September 30, 2020 - 12:48 am
A reported shooting at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Jacksonville left a woman dead, and a man was rushed to a local hospital. The man’s condition was not yet known. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Department said officers were called to the warehouse shortly before 7:30 p.m. Lt. J.D. Stronko with the...
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Gov. Ron DeSantis shows a card stating COVID-19 survival rates by age group as he announces phase three openings at news conference in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. DeSantis lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses.
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September 25, 2020 - 3:34 pm
Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses in Florida on Friday in a move to reopen the state’s economy despite the spread of the coronavirus. The Republican governor also banned local fines against people who refuse to wear masks. The moves are sure to stoke...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks before the arrival of President Donald Trump for his, 'The Great American Comeback Rally', at Cecil Airport on September 24, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida.
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September 25, 2020 - 8:52 am
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he would establish a “students bill of rights” following crackdowns on college parties and other social gatherings that some blame for a surge in COVID-19 cases. The Republican governor also said Thursday he would block local governments from closing restaurants again...
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 President Donald Trump speaks during his, 'The Great American Comeback Rally', at Cecil Airport on September 24, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida.
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September 25, 2020 - 8:33 am
President Trump rallied supporters in Jacksonville Thursday night, as he aims to keep a state he won in 2016. Mr. Trump hit on familiar themes, including differences with opponent Joe Biden on law and order. "Joe Biden is weak as hell," the president said of his Democratic opponent, claiming Biden...
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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg attends a 9/11 memorial service at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum on September 11, 2020 in New York City.
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September 24, 2020 - 8:44 am
Florida’s attorney general is asking state and federal law enforcement to investigate possible election law violations after billionaire and former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg helped raise more than $16 million for Florida felons to pay their debts so they can vote. Attorney...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in Winter Haven, Fla. September 21, 2020.
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September 22, 2020 - 8:45 am
Florida’s Republican governor says the state is going to get tough on people who turn violent during protests. Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a legislative package on Monday that calls for felony-level penalties on anyone who damages property, causes injury or destroys public property. There would a...
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