Florida State reassures staff alarmed by reported child-care ban for remote workers

Fox Business Flash top headlines for July 1 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Florida State University notified employees Thursday that they will be allowed to care for their children while working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, attempting to calm a furor among staff after an earlier e-mail indicated the opposite. Continue Reading Below

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Cowboy-hat wearing Florida sheriff says he will DEPUTIZE gun owners to ‘put down’ violent Black Lives Matter protests – The Sun

A cowboy hat-wearing sheriff in Florida bragged that he would reward gun owners who help his deputies quell any violence at Black Lives Matter protests. In a three-minute video released on Wednesday, Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels didn't specify what demonstrations are planned in Jacksonville county – but he issued a warning all the same. While vowing to protect peaceful

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Florida surges past 100,000 coronavirus cases

Florida surpassed 100,000 coronavirus cases Monday — as new infections continue to surge in the state. Health officials announced 2,926 new infections, bringing the total to 100,217 confirmed cases in the state, the Miami Herald reported. The bleak milestone comes with bars, gyms and movie theaters reopened at partial capacity in all but three South Florida counties, according to the

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Florida breaks single-day record for new coronavirus cases — again

Florida broke its single-day record for new coronavirus cases Friday — again. Health officials announced Saturday that 4,049 people tested positive for the virus the day before, marking the fourth time the state has hit the dubious distinction in the last eight days. Gov. Ron DeSantis has attributed the rise of cases to an increase in testing and insisted Friday

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A group of Florida college students traveling together on spring break have tested positive for the novel coronavirus

Six students at the University of Tampa have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the university said in a statement Sunday. Four students are self-isolating on campus and the other two students are doing so elsewhere. None of the students have been hospitalized, the university said. The University of Tampa has moved all course instruction online, though it has not

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Florida woman hilariously shares 'embarrassing' moment while spreading 'Christmas magic' at WaWa gas station

Fox News Flash top headlines for Dec. 10 Fox News Flash top headlines for Dec. 10 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A Florida woman's video attempting to recount an “embarrassing” encounter at a Wawa gas station while trying to spread some Christmas cheer has gone viral – because she could barely get through it without laughing. Mary Katherine Backstrom of

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Florida Woman Buys Baby Bouncer From Goodwill, Finds Loaded Semi-Automatic Rifle Instead

“The gun now belongs to Baby Jonathan,” she said. A Florida woman got an unexpected bonus when she purchased a baby bouncer: a loaded semi-automatic rifle. Veronica Alvarez-Rodriguez thought she bought an unopened baby shower gift from a Goodwill store in Valparaiso on Sunday, but didn’t discover what was really inside the box until she got home and opened it

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Florida county to revisit its rejection of digital New York Times for libraries

Responding to a public furor, a Florida county board on Tuesday said it would revisit its decision to reject its library system’s request for a digital subscription to the New York Times, whose reporting one member had called “fake news.” The Oct. 24 decision by the Citrus County commissioners drew sharp opposition as well as national attention when it came

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Woman berates Florida teen with racial slurs for dropping gum wrapper

A white woman in Florida went absolutely berserk after catching a black teen littering, berating him and his family with a racial slur, video shows. The unidentified woman went off Saturday on 14-year-old Barry Henry outside a FedEx store in St. Petersburg, where the teen was dropping off some documents with his grandmother, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Inside the

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