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Due to COVID-19, it’s not likely that Florida will meet the...

By Danielle J. Brown/Florida Phoenix Families and educators every year prepare their students for key state exams. What they might not know, is that federal...

Florida House tees up $1 billion tax break for business at...

By Michael Moline/Florida Phoenix This may not be the year that Florida’s unemployment system — which failed epically under the weight of the COVID joblessness...

Longtime Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings dies at 84

By Ariana Figueroa/Florida Phoenix WASHINGTON — Rep. Alcee Hastings, a longtime South Florida Democrat who broke several barriers in a career that spanned decades, died...

More than 90,000 COVID cases related to K-12 schools since Sept;...

By Danielle J. Brown/Florida Phoenix With the 2020-21 school year starting to wind down, Florida Department of Health data show more than 90,000 COVID cases related...

Herbicide used in Florida as a cure-all is more like a...

Opinion By Craig Pittman/Florida Phoenix Can you imagine what life was like for Florida’s earliest occupants? Think of the unrelenting heat that led them to name so...

19 & 20 year olds: ‘We are pushing these young people...

By Issac Morgan/Florida Phoenix Young people ages 19 and 20 who rely on affordable health coverage could see their Medicaid coverage eliminated — which could...

With thousands facing eviction in Florida during COVID-19, federal moratorium is...

By Laura Cassels/Florida Phoenix Health authorities extended a federal moratorium on evictions Monday, protecting distressed renters in Florida and elsewhere in the nation from eviction...

‘Being civically engaged was a pathway to enacting change’: State Sen....

By Isaac Morgan/Florida Phoenix A Black man born in Philadelphia from “the son of a preaching father and an activist mother,” who played basketball on...

Biden calls on Senate to act on background checks after mass...

By Ariana Figueroa/Florida Phoenix WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday urged the U.S. Senate to immediately pass legislation to close loopholes on background checks...

Four big questions about the feds’ scrutiny of oil and gas...

By Jacob Fischler/Florida Phoenix In his first week in office, President Joe Biden paused new oil and gas leasing on federal lands as his administration...