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Florida and Texas Bypass CDC Distribution Order, Begin to Vaccinate People 65 and Older

Florida and Texas have begun to vaccinate people 65 and older ahead of frontline essential workers, following state governors' orders.

Healthcare worker Daisie Esseie receives a Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine from nurse practitioner Hari Leon Joseph at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida on Dec. 18, 2020. Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER.
Two COVID-19 Vaccines Have Arrived in Florida. Who’s Next in Line to Get Vaccinated?

Thousands of Floridian healthcare workers have been vaccinated. Long-term care staff and residents started getting the vaccine Dec. 18

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SNAP Applications Are Spiking. Advocates Say Congress Needs to Expand the Program Now.

Florida counties are seeing a surge of food insecurity. In Miami-Dade County, it has increased from 11.8% to 15.9%. In Bradford County, it has jumped to 19.1%, and in Marion County, it's at 17.9%.

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‘Confusing and Scary’: Florida Student Shares What It Was Like Receiving Email Threat to Vote for Trump

An extensive email threat was sent to Democratic voters in Florida, Alaska, and Arizona, that said "Vote for Trump or else!"

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Miami Police Officer Who Wore Trump Mask at Early-Voting Site May Be Disciplined

Officials said uniformed officer Daniel Ubeda’s gesture was intimidating to voters and demanded his immediate suspension.

LIVE BLOG: The Latest Election News Coming Out of Florida

Marco López has become the first Puerto Rican sheriff in the history of Osceola county. The Democratic candidate prevailed over his compatriot, Luis “Tony” Fernández.

The Fate of Florida — And America — Could Come Down To An Unjust Poll Tax

"I didn't appreciate the vote until I lost my rights as a felon. If they want to stop a bunch of Blacks and Latinos from voting, it must be important."