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Petition urges Florida governor to keep “vital” unemployment benefits

By Trimmel Gomes/Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE - Laid-off workers are appealing to Gov. Ron DeSantis to reverse plans to terminate a federal pandemic assistance program...

Teachers come under pressure as politicians, parents battle over ‘critical race theory’

By Daniel C. Vock/Florida Phoenix WASHINGTON—Teachers from Tennessee to Iowa to Florida are swept up in a wave of outrage led by GOP politicians nationwide...

Florida Board of Education officially bans critical race theory from state classrooms

By John Haughey/The Center Square The Florida Board of Education (BOE) Thursday approved a rule initiated by Gov. Ron DeSantis that specifies public schools teach...

What’s the G-7? An international economist explains

By Emily J. Blanchard, Dartmouth College The Group of 7 is an informal group of seven powerful democracies: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United...

49 innocent lives: Pulse Remembrance Day in Florida

By Diane Rado/Florida Phoenix Flags were at half-staff Saturday, from sunrise to sunset, commemorating the 49 lives lost and 53 wounded from the mass shooting...