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June 17, 2019 - 4:16 pm
By COLLIN BINKLEY AP Education Writer BOSTON (AP) — A Parkland school shooting survivor says Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made online and in text messages about two years ago. Kyle Kashuv says the Ivy League school asked him in May to explain the comments he...
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Jeff Katz
June 16, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) promised during his campiagn that he would make a stand against foolish and dangerous policies that promote illegal immigration. Friday, he made good on that promise, signing into law a bill banning sanctuary cities in his state. He shared his decision on Twitter: I...
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Jeff Katz
June 07, 2019 - 8:03 am
Law enforcement officers in Palmetto, Florida responded to a call where a woman had reportedly stabbed herself in the stomach with a kitchen knife. Her reason? She was just so tired of living in Trump's America. Poor thing wasn't even successful. I guess she just hates winning. Here is the police...
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June 05, 2019 - 1:42 pm
By CURT ANDERSON AP, Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The arrest of a Florida sheriff's deputy for not confronting the gunman in the Parkland school massacre represents a highly unusual use of the law — and a legally dubious one, in the opinion of some experts. Scot Peterson, 56,...
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June 01, 2019 - 9:53 am
By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will be announcing his reelection campaign next month in Orlando, Florida. Trump tweeted Friday that he will hold a June 18 rally and will be joined by first lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Pence's...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2019 photo, Sybrina Fulton participates in a panel at the National Action Network Convention in New York.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
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May 21, 2019 - 11:40 am
By ELLIS RUA Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local office. Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, spoke to supporters Monday...
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Jeff Katz
May 02, 2019 - 3:58 pm
The Florida House voted Tuesday in support of legislation allowing districts to arm teachers, and the bill has now been sent to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R) desk. Click here for more details.
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January 24, 2019 - 8:50 am
SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — A former prison guard trainee accused of fatally shooting five people inside a Florida bank branch has long been fascinated with the idea of killing, but people who could have done something about it didn't take his threats seriously, a woman who identified herself as his...
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December 18, 2018 - 3:07 pm
DENVER (AP) — The launch of a new GPS satellite was postponed for one day Tuesday because of an unspecified problem with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that will put the satellite in orbit. Liftoff was rescheduled for Wednesday at Cape Canaveral, Florida. SpaceX said Tuesday's launch was scratched...
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November 19, 2018 - 9:24 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This was the year Florida's Democrats spoke ambitiously of ending their 20-year journey in political exile in this battleground state. Instead, election results after a tense and bruising recount showed Republicans coming out on top for governor and even picking up a U.S...
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