Florida


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Joe Biden Wins Democratic Primary in Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans now account for a third of the Latino electorate in Florida. Could the results of the symbolic primary on the island increase Biden's support amongst Latinos?

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Florida Democrats to DeSantis: ‘Start Telling Floridians the Truth’

On Sunday, state health officials confirmed 15,299 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, a new record for the largest number of new cases in a state in a single day.

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UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in Florida

On Friday Florida saw the second highest single-day total of new cases since the pandemic began in March.

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Norberto Fonseca Delivers 75,000 Pounds of Food Every Month to Families in Need

The executive director of a senior center in Kissimmee devotes his life to helping others, especially Puerto Ricans in Central Florida—a community facing many challenges.

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Know Your Candidate (Part 3): Lisandra Román Says Being Accessible to Kissimmee Communities Is Her #1 Priority

The Puerto Rican entrepreneur will run against five candidates for the mayoral chair of Kissimmee. Two contenders in the race are also Puerto Rican.

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Daequan Wimberly: What We Know About Florida’s Youngest COVID Victim

It is not known where the child, who rode a bus to a school for special-needs children and underwent regular hospital treatments, caught the illness. He is now the youngest COVID victim in Florida.

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UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in Florida

On Thursday, Florida saw 10,109 new confirmed cases, setting a new record for the highest single-day total.