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Florida Governor Lifts All Restrictions On Restaurants and Bars

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On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that he would lift all COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants and bars. This comes on the same day Florida passed 14,000 COVID-19 deaths Phase 2 of Florida’s reopening plan requires that bars and restaurants operate at 50% capacity. Phase 3 requires that they operate at 100% capacity. Cities and […]

Polls Show Biden-Trump Race Tight in Arizona and Florida

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With less than 50 days until Election Day, President Donald Trump is said to hold a narrow lead over Joe Biden in Arizona and Florida. A poll released by The Washington Post and ABC News, the two presidential candidates are in a virtual tie, with 49 percent go Arizona voters in favor of Trump, while […]

Bloomberg Pays Fines for 32K Florida Felons to Restore Their Right to Vote

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According to a report from The Hill, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has helped raise over $16 million to pay the fines of over 32,000 felons in Florida in order to grant them their right to vote, according to the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition.  “The right to vote is fundamental to our democracy and no […]

[WATCH] Florida Teacher Complains Parents Drink, Smoke And Appear Half-Dressed During Online Classes

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Teachers in Florida have announced that they are seeing unacceptable behavior during Zoom classes, not with students—but from parents.Boca Raton Elementary teacher Edith Pride delivered an interesting message to parents. “Parents, please make sure that you have on proper clothing when you are walking behind your child’s computer because we’ve seen them in their drawers, their bras, […]

KSOO and his Father Arrested for Drive-By Shooting that Left Another Dead

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Florida rapper KSOO (21) was arrested alongside his father (49) after being charged with the murder of another rapper named Lilbuck. KSOO, whose real name is Hakeem and Abdul Robinson, were eyed by an off-duty cop on January 15th as they participated in a drive-by. In response, the officer pursued the vehicles that he saw […]

Border Patrol Seizes Over $1 Million Worth of Cocaine on Florida Beach

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The United States Border Patrol seized over one million dollars worth of cocaine after it washes ashore on a Florida beach. Thirty packages of cocaine were reportedly discovered by a person on the beach last Monday. The person contacted the Hollywood police department, who then turned the illegal substance over to US Border Patrol. REGISTER […]

Florida Records Over 15,000 New Cases of COVID-19 in a Single Day

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Florida is continuing to be the lead hot spot for COVID-19 cases and posted a new high of any state with more than 15,000 infections in a single day. The previous high was over 12,000 set in New York, The New York Times reports. The state is currently experienced overwhelmed hospitals, while also putting up […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Some NBA Teams Have Shut Practice Facilities Because COVID-19

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As the NBA gets ready to restart the season, the coronavirus is throwing a wrench in their training plans. The Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings shut down their practice facilities on Sunday, according to reports. The closure came after receiving the results of a recent round of testing for the coronavirus. REGISTER TO VOTE GET […]

COVID-19 Cases in Florida Spike as NBA’s July Return Approaches

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Florida Governor Ron Desantis is blaming increased testing for the spike in coronavirus cases in the state. Florida reached a new record high on Saturday with 4,000 new reported cases. The spike comes as Florida earlier than most states began to reopen the state after weeks of stay at home orders that closed non essential […]

Oluwatoyin ‘Toyin’ Salau, Missing BLM Activist Assumed Dead

On Monday morning, the name of Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau became a top trending topic as thousands mourned the loss of her life. “Toyin” was a Black Lives Matter activist and was reportedly found dead in Florida over the weekend. Salau, 19, was last seen in Tallahassee on June 6. This was before unconfirmed social media […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Antonio Brown Pleads No Contest to Felony Burglary with Battery

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Former NFL star, Antonio Brown pleaded no contest Friday to a felony burglary with battery charge. He also pleaded the same for two lesser misdemeanor charges related to a January incident. The no-contest plea means he’s accepting the punishment without a formal admission of guilt. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Brown had an altercation […]

Four Years Ago Today The Pulse Nightclub Shooting Shocked The World

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Four years ago Friday, a gunman opened fire at Pulse nightclub in Orlando’s SoDo neighborhood, killing 49 people and injuring dozens of others. The impacts of the attack are still felt across the world years later. Murals and rainbows dot the city serving as a reminder that we will not let hate win. REGISTER TO […]

Former NFL Receiver Donald ‘Reche’ Caldwell Killed in Tampa, Florida

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Former NFL wide receiver, Donald “Reche” Caldwell, was killed on Saturday night in Tampa, Florida. He was only 41 years old. Reche’s mother confirmed his death to TMZ. She stated that he was getting ready to take his girlfriend on a date and went back inside to get his jacket. Reche’s girlfriend says that he […]

Florida Police Officer Caught Kneeling on Black Man’s Neck Again!

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America has yet to correct its unjust policing procedures. Now another man of color was brutalized with a knee to the neck. Incredibly, the incident happened a week before the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The Florida police department has launched an internal investigation after the video surfaced on social media. The video shows […]

Flo Rida Launches Mobile COVID-19 Testing Site in Florida

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According to a news report from TMZ, Sunshine State rapper Flo Rida has teamed up with his personal doctor to launch mobile testing sites at companies seeking to reopen following the more than a month-long lockdown due to the Coronavirus. Flo, along with his doctor and now business partner Dr. George Tabi, launched a $1.5 […]

SOURCE SPORTS: UFC Unveils Pandemic Safety Protocols Ahead Of UFC 249

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The UFC is determined to bring sports back on May 9th and has unveiled its pandemic protocol to make its Jacksonville, Florida event happen. The UFC is planning three back-to-back events in Jacksonville, Fla., on May 9, 13 and 16. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Starting with UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje, the event […]