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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and wildfires affecting western states, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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September 15, 2020 - 7:00 am
Joe Biden is making his first trip to Florida as the Democratic presidential nominee, while his campaign is acknowledging concerns about his appeal with Latinos. That voting bloc could be key to victory in a close race against President Donald Trump in a pivotal battleground state. On Tuesday,...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2020, file photo supporters watch the program outside the venue where Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden is speaking, during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. Biden’s strength with Latino voters may be slipping, but he’s betting he can overcome any weakness with this critical group of voters by assembling a broader coalition of seniors, suburbanites and African Americans. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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September 14, 2020 - 8:15 am
MIAMI (AP) — Sen. Kamala Harris' motorcade raced past Colombian neighborhoods and made a quick stop for takeout in Doral — or “Doral-zuela” as it's known locally because of its large Venezuelan population — before speeding through the Cuban stronghold of Hialeah. But during her first trip to...
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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, visits with Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden at the National September 11 Memorial in New York, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, before a ceremony marking the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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September 13, 2020 - 10:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is committing at least $100 million to help Joe Biden’s presidential campaign in the crucial battleground state of Florida. Bloomberg’s late-stage infusion of cash reflects Democrats’ concerns about the tight race in a state that is a...
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Florida suspended the consumption of alcohol at bars in late June, but not restaurants, amid a surge in the positive coronavirus cases according to a tweet by Halsey Beshears, the secretary of the state Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
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September 11, 2020 - 9:09 am
State officials say Florida bars will be allowed to reopen at 50% capacity starting Monday. At the direction of Gov. Ron DeSantis, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Secretary Halsey Beshears issued an emergency order on Thursday rescinding a previous order that halted the...
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People fishing at the Newport Fishing Pier in Sunny Isles Beach as the coronavirus pandemic continues on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020.
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September 08, 2020 - 7:58 am
Florida health officials have reported 1,838 new cases of the coronavirus. Monday's data showed the lowest single-day number of new infections since June 15. But health officials will have to wait to see if the Labor Day weekend produces an uptick in COVID-19 cases. About a week after the Fourth of...
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A sign displays the rules as people visit Clearwater Beach after Governor Ron DeSantis opened the beaches at on May 04, 2020 in Clearwater, Florida.
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September 06, 2020 - 8:55 am
Florida officials are urging continued vigilance over the Labor Day holiday weekend, even as the coronavirus pandemic continued on a downward trajectory Saturday with the fewest number of new deaths — about 60 — since mid-July. Officials have been urging Floridians to wear face masks and observe...
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A sign displays the rules as people visit Clearwater Beach after Governor Ron DeSantis opened the beaches at on May 04, 2020 in Clearwater, Florida.
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September 06, 2020 - 8:53 am
Florida officials are urging continued vigilance over the Labor Day holiday weekend, even as the coronavirus pandemic continued on a downward trajectory Saturday with the fewest number of new deaths — about 60 — since mid-July. Officials have been urging Floridians to wear face masks and observe...
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Trump supporters waive flags outside of Trump's resort in Sterling, Va.
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September 06, 2020 - 8:37 am
President Donald Trump plans to campaign in the battleground states of Florida and North Carolina on Tuesday. The White House says Trump will stop in Jupiter, Florida, to remind voters there of his conservation and environmental efforts in the Everglades region. The president will also host a...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a news conference at the old Pan American Hospital during the coronavirus pandemic, Tuesday in Miami.
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September 01, 2020 - 4:55 pm
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis argued that people can safely visit the state via commercial flights, citing declining coronavirus case numbers. On Monday, the Florida Department of Health reported 1,885 new cases of COVID-19, which is the lowest total number of new cases since June 15. On Tuesday, a...
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Pinellas County poll worker Jeanne Coffey wears a protective shield as she worked the front door at the Coliseum Ball Room during the state's primary election, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Scott Keller/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
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August 19, 2020 - 9:37 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The votes were swiftly counted, winners were declared, and by about 10 o'clock that night most of the results of Tuesday's primary election — one with large numbers of mailed votes — were known in Florida. Yes, Florida. The poster child for election meltdowns, where the...
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