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DeSantis announces new age limit for vax

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday announced that all Floridians ages 40 and older will be able to receive COVID-19 vaccinations starting Monday and that all…

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Bed tax money pitched to combat flooding

RO note: This bill won’t go over well for an industry that has taken a hit due to COVID-19. ‘BED’ TAX MONEY PITCHED TO COMBAT…

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Florida tops 2 million COVID-19 cases

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A little more than a year after the novel coronavirus showed up in the state,…

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Posted in Health State & National News

Deal reached on COVID-19 liability protections

By Christine Sexton, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Legislative leaders announced Thursday they have an agreement on COVID-19 liability protections for businesses, nursing…

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Posted in Politics State & National News

Lawmakers move to abolish Constitution Revision Commission

With the full Senate poised to take up the issue, a plan that would abolish an influential panel that can place proposed constitutional amendments on…

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Posted in Recovery State & National News

DeSantis offers blueprint for stimulus spending

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis pitched plans Tuesday to use nearly half of the money coming to…

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Storm delays COVID-19 vaccine delivery

By Christine Sexton, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A shipment to Florida of more than 200,000 doses of Moderna vaccine has been delayed…

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Posted in Business

Hurricane to cost Gulf Power customers, snuff out coal

By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE — First there was Michael. Then came Sally. And that means hundreds of thousands of Northwest Florida residents will continue in…

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More on DeSantis order lifting restrictions for restaurants and bars

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted state COVID-19 business restrictions Friday, including limits on the numbers of…

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