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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. What is not known […]

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. Brown had an altercation with a moving truck company outside […]

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. Governor Rod […]

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. Starting with UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje, the event will mark the UFC’s return since […]

Florida Man Released from Jail During Pandemic Arrested On Murder Charges

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While many correctional facilities and jails are releasing inmates due to the potential of the rapid spreading of COVID-19, a man from Florida was arrested on second-degree murder charges just one day after his early release for drug possession. Joseph Williams, 26, was arrested on March 13 for possession of heroin, but was released a […]

Former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum to Enter Rehab for Alcoholism

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CNN Contributor Andrew Gillum announced that he will be entering rehab for alcohol addiction after being found incoherently drunk in a Miami hotel room where crystal meth was also found. The 40-year-old Democrat called the incident a “wake up call.” “After conversation with my family and deep reflection, I have made the decision to seek […]

Florida Woman Caught With $1.2M Worth Of Cocaine During Traffic Stop

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A 27-year-old Florida woman was found with 12 kilograms of cocaine when she was pulled over for a simple traffic infraction. That small citation could now land her in prison for decades. Elizabeth Espinoza was pulled over in Sumpter County, Florida for tinted windows, but when officers said she looked “overtly nervous”, they called for […]