Tuesday, the CDC announced it is now recommending universal masking in schools when students return in the fall, but Governor Ron DeSantis pushed back against the idea Monday in an unnoticed roundtable with medical experts opposed to masking children. The doctors blamed masking children for higher rates of mental illness and cast doubt on their efficacy.
Florida’s COVID-19 hospitalization numbers are again increasing, ending months of steady decline that began when widespread vaccinations became available and leaving doctors and epidemiologists worried as the more infectious delta variant spread
A white supremacist group rewarded members with tattoo “patches” for committing acts of violence, including assaulting peaceful demonstrators at a racial justice protest last summer, according to a federal racketeering indictment of 16 members in Florida.
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ highly touted plan to give teachers and principals $1,000 bonuses using federal COVID-19 relief funds could be in trouble after the state was informed that extra pay appears to conflict with the intended use of the money.
The upcoming 4th of July weekend is known as one of the busiest of the year for boaters. But the U.S. Coast Guard is warning people that many charter boats are charging for rides without being properly licensed.