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Pres. Trump promoting the reopening of America after coronavirus shutdowns
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June 05, 2020 - 8:56 am
The U.S added 2.5 million jobs in May as the businesses began to reopen after coronavirus-related closures, dropping the unemployment rate to 13.3 percent, according to the Labor Department. The May jobs report shattered economists’ expectations of a loss of nearly 8 million jobs that was expected...
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announces Phase 2 reopening at Universal Orlando Wednesday June 3, 2020.
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June 03, 2020 - 5:12 pm
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday that most of the state can enter Phase 2 of its coronavirus reopening, which further eases restrictions on gyms, bars and movie theaters, among other businesses. Gyms and retail stores can operate at full capacity, according to the state’s plan. Bars...
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AccuWeather track of TS Cristobal 06042020
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June 03, 2020 - 7:31 am
Cristobal weakened to a depression with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph as it continued to crawl across southern Mexico unleashing flooding rainfall on Thursday morning. AccuWeather forecasters expect the system to strengthen again over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before striking the...
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June 02, 2020 - 10:55 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that he is seeking a new state to host this summer’s Republican National Convention after North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held in Charlotte without restrictions because of ongoing concerns over the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019 photo, guests watch a show near a statue of Walt Disney and Micky Mouse in front of the Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, part of the Orlando area in Fla. Officials from SeaWorld and Disney World say they hope to open their theme parks in Orlando, Fla., in June and July. A city task force approved the plans on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
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May 27, 2020 - 7:23 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld and Walt Disney World will reopen in Orlando, Florida, in June and July after months of inactivity because of the coronavirus pandemic, under plans approved Wednesday by a city task force. The proposals will now be sent to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for final...
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Tropical Storm Arthur 8am 05182020
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SKY News
May 16, 2020 - 6:53 pm
Tropical Storm Arthur crawled closer to the North Carolina coast early Monday, amid threats of some minor flooding and rough seas as the system moves off the Southeast seaboard. Arthur formed Saturday in waters off Florida, marking the sixth straight year that a named storm has developed before the...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a news conference during the new coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Doral, Fla. DeSantis has signed an executive order for the reopening of Miami-Dade and Broward counties on May 18.
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May 15, 2020 - 3:48 pm
Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday that people who are healthier are less likely to die from the coronavirus, which is part of his rationale to include gyms as the state expands the first phase of its reopening. Beginning Monday, the state will also increase restrictions on restaurant and retail store...
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Barber shop reopening
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May 13, 2020 - 7:21 am
Florida's hair and nail salons are reopening in most of the state along with barber shops. Such shops were allowed to reopen Monday except in hard-hit Miami-Dade and Broward counties. That comes six weeks after the state ordered them closed. The state has ordered that their workers wear masks when...
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Florida Gator's QB Kyle Trask pre-game workout
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May 08, 2020 - 9:10 am
All but one of the 14 schools in the Southeastern Conference have indicated they plan to reopen their campuses for the fall semester, a step widely believed to be needed to resume football and other sports. University of Florida’s Joe Glover, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs,...
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Florida distributing paper forms for jobless claims
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May 08, 2020 - 8:46 am
The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in the worst monthly loss on record. The figures are stark evidence of the damage the coronavirus has done to a now-shattered economy. The losses reflect what has become a...
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