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The Only Person Who Was Not Killed Or Hospitalized As A Result Of The COVID Outbreak Received A Vaccine.
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Two people died as a result of a recent COVID-19 outbreak in the IT department of a county government building in Manatee County, Florida, leaving only one person unharmed who had been vaccinated.…

After A Fatal Pride Parade Crash, A Driver Expresses "sincere Regrets."
Florida

Authorities say a Florida man accidentally hit members of his gay men's chorus with a pickup truck during a Pride parade over the weekend, killing one man. Fred Johnson Jr., a member of the Fort La…

At A South Florida Pride Parade, A Driver Collides With Two People.
Florida

At least two people were injured when a driver slammed into them at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida on Saturday. WSVN-TV reported that Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis confirmed th…

A Federal Judge Has Barred The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention From Enforcing Cruise Ship Coronavirus Regulations.
Coronavirus

A federal judge ruled on Friday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot enforce the rules and restrictions put in place to make cruise travel safer during the pandemic. U.S…

After Public Outcry, Florida Reverses Its Decision To Install Rainbow Lights On The Bridge During Pride Month.
Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida reversed its decision Wednesday and said a downtown Jacksonville bridge can be decorated with rainbow lights to commemorate gay rights, just one day after ordering…

A Florida Man Accused Of Killing An Iguana Is Attempting To Use The 'stand Your Ground' Defense.
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A judge has rejected a Florida man's "stand your ground" defense, claiming that he only beat an iguana to death after it attacked him and bit him on the arm. PJ Nilaja…

Rebekah Jones, A Data Scientist In Florida, Has Been Designated As A Whistleblower.
Coronavirus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida Department of Health employee who was fired for repeatedly violating the agency's policy on communicating with the media has been granted whistleblower sta…

Police Report That Two People Were Killed And More Than Twenty Were Injured In A Shooting Outside A Florida Banquet Hall.
Florida

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Two people were killed and 20 to 25 others were injured in a shooting outside a South Florida banquet hall, according to police. According to police, the shooting happened ear…

Republican Governors Are Reducing Federal Unemployment Benefits For Four Million People.
Republican Party

As Republican governors opt out of federal benefit programs enacted in response to the coronavirus pandemic, four million workers will lose unemployment benefits beginning next month. Florida annou…

A Florida High School Edits Yearbook Photos Of Female Students To Conceal Their Chests.
Florida

After digitally altering female students' yearbook photos to cover up their chests and shoulders, a Florida high school sparked an outcry from students and parents. According to student Riley O'Kee…

'What's That In The Sky?' Floridians Witness Meteor's Close Encounter With Earth
Florida

Late Monday night, Floridians were taken aback by something that wasn't a bird or a plane. Even Superman wasn't there. Around 10 p.m. Monday, a meteor shot across the sky. Residents from Wes…

With The Help Of Some Blue Slime, A Florida Girl, 11, Prevents Kidnapping.
Florida

With the help of some blue slime and a fondness for “Law & Order: SVU,” an 11-year-old Florida girl was able to thwart her own kidnapping. According to Today.com, the girl, identified only as "Alys…