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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that the state of Florida cannot ban the use of Medicaid payments for transgender healthcare. The ruling, handed down by U.S. District … more
The Flagler County School Board on Tuesday voted not to proceed with a ‘guardian program’, a proposed measure that would arm faculty to protect students in the event of a gunman on … more
MELBOURNE, Fla. - A requested $2 million slate of funding for the Brevard Zoo was vetoed this week by Governor Ron DeSantis, likely as a result of a political dispute between the zoo and a Republican … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Ron DeSantis this week signed a new bill into law which exempts minor league baseball players from the state's minimum wage protections. The legislation passed largely … more
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Volusia Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced a massive drug bust in conjunction with several other local, state, and federal agencies. Over 40 people were arrested, and … more
The Florida state government this week postponed a planned training event for African-American history teachers, according to a new report from The Orlando Sentinel. The move puts an anticipated … more
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - In a new report from U.S. News & World Report, the Daytona Beach metro area was named one of the top 50 places to live in the United States. The report included 150 … more
A judge on Tuesday struck down the state of Florida's ability to enforce its newly passed ban on transgender healthcare, marking a rare victory for the trans community in the Sunshine State. U.S. … more
Atlantic hurricane season is set to begin on Thursday, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a relativelty normal year. Readings indicate that there will likely be … more
Governor Ron DeSantis made a bold promise in his Monday appearance on Fox and Friends: if elected, he'd “destroy leftism in this country and leave woke ideology on the dustbin of history" if … more
A new bill has been signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis changing the way law enforcement is handled at the beach. HB 1595, titled the Law Enforcement Operations bill, was written to amend the … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Ron DeSantis has officially entered the 2024 presidential race, poising himself against ex-President Donald Trump and multiple state and federal officeholders. His launch … more
In a first for presidential politics, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is reportedly announcing his bid for President tonight on Twitter Spaces. DeSantis has been considered a likely candidate for … more
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Maynard James Keenan, lead vocalist of the rock band Tool, performed in Daytona Beach on Sunday in drag to protest a new law targeting drag performances. The law is designed to … more
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has issued a travel advisory for the state of Florida, in light of recent works by Governor Ron DeSantis and the state … more
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - In light of Governor Ron DeSantis' recent sanctions against their company, Disney has cancelled plans to undergo a $1 billion investment in Florida in the coming years. The … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The two top Republican legislators in Florida have both cast their endorsements for Ron DeSantis in the 2024 presidential election. House Speaker Paul Renner and Senate Leader … more
While Florida statewide gas prices are still high, a new report from AAA shows that for the third week in a row, the average cost of a gallon has ticked down. The average gas price in Florida is at … more
Disney CEO Bob Iger has escalated his feud with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis once again, this time threatening to pull thousands of new jobs and billions in investments currently planned by the … more
PALM COAST, Fla. – Darryl Boyer, a 23 year-old college student from Palm Coast, has confirmed he will be running for the state House of Representatives in 2024. His name appears on the state … more
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