Florida

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Northwest Florida teen fighting for her life against COVID-19; family begs people to wear masks

Fourteen days ago, Halene woke up with a fever and nausea. She didn’t have shortness of breath, so she wasn’t immediately tested for COVID-19. But within days, her condition began deteriorating rapidly. … Read More

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Florida teens pitch business ideas, raise nearly $90K

Seven student-led charity projects awarded funding during Philanthropy Tank ‘finals.’ … Read More

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Coronavirus Florida: Patients in Florida had symptoms as early as January

Florida on Monday night removed data from the Department of Health website that showed 171 patients had coronavirus symptoms or positive test results in January and February, before any cases were announced to the public. … Read More

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Coronavirus Florida: 3 volunteering guidelines to heed during the pandemic

There’s a risk that helping people might cause more people to get COVID-19. What, then, should people do when they want to help? … Read More

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Florida woman wins big on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

A North Palm Beach woman won more than $69,000 in cash and prizes on an episode of “Wheel of Fortune” that aired Wednesday. … Read More

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Coronavirus Florida: At-home plant project teaches students the cycle of life

Allamanda Elementary teachers arranged for second-graders to receive a butterfly-attracting milkweed after their lesson gets spoiled by the coronavirus outbreak. … Read More

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Northwest Florida arts community goes digital

Northwest Florida Ballet, Sinfonia Gulf Coast and the Mattie Kelly Arts Center galleries have found alternative ways to pursue their art during the coronavirus pandemic. … Read More

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Coronavirus in Florida: Confirmed COVID-19 cases and where they are located

See an interactive map showing where coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Florida. … Read More

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Coronavirus Florida: Port Everglades cruise company tied to 3 cases

State health officials are recommending that anyone who recently traveled through Port Everglades and is experiencing symptoms to to contact their health care provider or county health department and self-isolate for 14 days. … Read More

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Coronavirus: Florida officials waited 24 hours to inform public of cases

Gov. Ron DeSantis defended the state’s response to the public health scare during a press conference in Tampa Monday … Read More