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A local teacher shares why ‘2020 made me a better teacher’

Opinion By Ramona Lataille, Science Teacher at Seminole Science Charter School  Like most teachers, COVID-19 has been the biggest and most unexpected challenge of my career....

Pandemic outpacing vaccinations as post-holiday surge hammers Florida

By John Haughey | The Center Square A trifecta of bad pandemic news in Florida unfolded last week, culminating Friday with the state learning nearly half...

Florida TaxWatch: Pandemic uncertainty shades ‘cautiously optimistic’ 2021 outlook

Florida’s unemployment rate will fall to 5.5% in 2021, the forecast said, down from a pandemic peak of 13.8% in April but about 2...

Dictionary.com names “Pandemic” 2020 Word of the Year

"The pandemic characterized all our activities, from the macro level down to personal decisions: the pandemic economy, pandemic schooling, taking up pandemic baking, getting...

Make room for play as we stumble through this pandemic holiday...

New Year's 2021 By Patrick J Lewis, University of Regina and Whitney Blaisdell, University of Regina We hear constantly how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the...

New Year’s resolution tips for 2021: Focus on getting to the...

By Katherine Arbuthnott, University of Regina Welcoming the new year may feel a bit different this year, given the challenges of 2020 and the inability...

AAA warns of aggressive holiday driving and offers advice for dealing...

"Speeding, red-light running, and cutting other drivers off can kill you, your passengers, and others sharing the road." From AAA Tensions could be higher than normal...

Florida schools to stay open, state will fully fund online learning...

By John Haughey | The Center Square Florida will continue full funding for remote instruction for the state’s 2.9 million K-12 students next semester as a...

Disney to lay off 4,000 more employees than it initially reported

By Nyamekye Daniel |The Center Square The Walt Disney Co. is planning to layoff about 4,000 more employees than it initially reported to the federal...

Court backlog trims Florida’s prison population by 7,000 inmates in 5...

By John Haughey | The Center Square With a pandemic induced backlog of 31,000 pending felony cases idling in Florida courts, the state's prison population...