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Despite Pleas, DeSantis Says Teachers Are Not a Priority to Get Vaccinated for COVID

To a devoted Puerto Rican second grade teacher in Florida's hard-hit Orange County, this news comes as no surprise.

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70+ Teachers Leave Broward Schools as Union Blasts ‘Relaxed’ Social Distancing

"We are seeing classrooms with 25 students, 20 students, with not six feet of social distancing," said Ana Fusco, Broward Teachers Union president.

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Florida Latino Leaders Demand Spanish Media Stop Spreading Lies and Conspiracy Theories

The culprits of distributing this misinformation were right there on social media.

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Florida Unemployment Claims Reach Highest Level in Five Months

Now Democratic lawmakers have filed a bill that would increase benefits and double the maximum eligibility period.

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“No sentí nada más que alivio”: Journalist María Elena Salinas Gets Vaccinated

“Keep going into every available website and call every available number... Tens of thousands have already been vaccinated so it’s out there," Salinas said.

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Florida Democrats Say DeSantis’ Anti-Protest Bill Is Racist

The bill has been widely denounced by Florida Democrats as a measure that “promises selective enforcement against people of color.”

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Some Florida Republicans Are Leaving the GOP After Trump-Induced Mob Assault

"I once said the party of Lincoln and Reagan is off taking a nap,” former Republican House speaker John Boehner wrote on Thursday. “The nap has become a nightmare for our nation."