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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis answers a question during a roundtable meeting with transportation industry leaders at the Hilton Orlando-Bonnet Creek Resort in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Aug. 7, 2020.
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August 11, 2020 - 7:05 am
Students began returning to some Florida college campuses, and some public school classrooms in rural districts opened with new safety precautions in place. Classes for new students started Monday at Stetson University. Students moved into dormitories over the weekend at the DeLand campus as well...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a new conference on the surge in coronavirus cases in the state held at the Jackson Memorial Hospital on July 13, 2020 in Miami, Florida.
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August 05, 2020 - 8:34 am
Florida's coronavirus hospitalizations are down, but deaths are up. According to Florida Department of Health statistics released Tuesday, the number of people being treated for COVID-19 in hospitals statewide continued a nearly two-week downward trajectory, with 7,797 patients in the late morning...
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, seated next to Mayor of Miami-Dade Carlos A. Gimenez (R), speaks during a press conference about the coronavirus held at the Pan American Hospital on July 07, 2020 in Miami, Florida.
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July 12, 2020 - 1:00 pm
Florida has again reported another daily increase of more than 10,000 new coronavirus cases, the 12th day since the Fourth of July the number has topped that threshold. The state Department of Health's report of 10,347 new cases and 90 deaths on Monday brings the state’s totals for the entire...
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Gov. Ron DeSantis address on coronavirus in Tallahassee March 24, 2020
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July 02, 2020 - 12:12 pm
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis grabbed a lot of attention this week by approving the state budget, creating new restrictions on girls seeking abortions, signing environmental legislation and new requirements for employers to use E-verify to confirm new hires are eligible to work in the U.S. But those...
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July 01, 2020 - 8:46 am
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is addressing sea level rise, iguanas, pythons and algae in a number of new Florida laws. A bill he signed Tuesday attempts to rein in the blue-green algae blooms that have hurt tourism and wildlife. The day before he signed a bill requiring public coastal construction...
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July 01, 2020 - 8:32 am
Girls under the age of 18 will have to get a parent’s permission before having an abortion under a bill signed by Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis chose to sign the abortion bill with no fanfare and out of the public eye on Tuesday. DeSantis asked lawmakers to send him the bill during...
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Eric Rodriguez, co-owner of Disinfectant Firm, Tampa, disinfects a map of Florida using Proxitane AHC at The Galley tavern in St. Petersburg, Fla., Wednesday, June 24, 2020.
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June 25, 2020 - 8:08 am
Florida’s new confirmed coronavirus cases are skyrocketing, causing three states to order its residents into quarantine if they visit. The state posted a 25% jump in confirmed cases Wednesday, then 40% on Thursday, shattering the previous records set last week and five times the level of just two...
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis
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June 25, 2020 - 7:40 am
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is sticking to his promise to give teachers $500 million in raises despite plummeting state revenue because of the coronavirus. DeSantis signed the bill at a Miami-Dade County school Wednesday. Raising teacher salaries was a top priority for DeSantis in the legislative...
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Maria Iraola wipes down the sidewalk tables of the Argentino Las Olas restaurant as it prepares to open to customers in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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June 24, 2020 - 8:51 am
A popular bar where dozens of workers and patrons have come down with the new coronavirus in Florida has had its alcohol license suspended. It happened Monday after a state inspector found patrons weren’t socially distancing and following other rules meant to slow the virus’ spread. State officials...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, center, listens as Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, left, speaks during a news conference on COVID-19, Friday, June 19, 2020
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June 20, 2020 - 7:06 am
The coronavirus outbreak continued its fevered escalation in Florida, as the state reported Saturday more than 4,000 new cases — the highest daily total yet in a state that has seen numerous record-breaking spikes since reopening restaurants, bars, gyms and other public places. The Florida Health...
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