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A trial over Florida Medicaid eligibility is scheduled for May 13

A federal judge has scheduled a trial for May 13 in a lawsuit over people being dropped from Florida’s Medicaid program after redetermination
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Florida COVID-19 deaths exceed 2,000 in the first three months of 2024; one-tenth of them are in Pinellas and Hillsborough

2,076 Florida deaths have been linked to the virus causing COVID-19, with 211 in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.
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A statewide grand jury probing COVID-19 vaccines in Florida seeks an extension

A statewide grand jury probing issues related to COVID-19 vaccines has asked the Florida Supreme Court to extend its term for six months.
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Florida tops 93,000 COVID-19 deaths

The Florida Department of Health website Monday showed 93,224 reported resident deaths since the pandemic started in 2020.
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The Scoop: Tues., November 14, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Virus research at USF The US Department of Agriculture is funding research at the University of South Florida to investigate viruses like the one that causes COVID-19. The 3 million dollar grant will allow researchers...
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USDA awards $3 million to USF for research of disease transmission

Listen:   The US Department of Agriculture is funding research at the University of South Florida to investigate viruses, like the one that causes COVID-19. This comes in the form of a three-million-dollar grant. The...
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The Scoop: Mon., October 16, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Floridians fly, not refugees Last Thursday Republican presidential candidate and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an Executive Order to fly Floridians stranded in Israel back to the US. However, the Governor says the United States...
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Florida COVID-19 death toll climbs while new cases drop

The COVID-19 death toll continues to climb in Florida (to 91,590), while new COVID-19 cases have dropped in recent weeks.
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The Scoop: Fri., September 15, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

COVID-19 on the rise Florida has the highest COVID-19 hospitalization rate in the nation. This comes as hospitalization rates rise across the country.   Nonprofit’s lease to expire A nonprofit that provides services to migrant...
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Florida has highest COVID-19 hospitalization rate in the nation, CDC says

Listen: Florida currently has the highest COVID-19 hospitalization rate in the nation. This comes as hospitalization rates rise across the country. As of Monday, 43 of Florida’s 67 counties reported moderate levels of weekly new...
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The Scoop: Thurs., September 14, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Higher education faculty concerned A survey of higher education faculty members found concerns about the climate of higher education in Florida. UFF president, Andrew Gothard, spoke about the survey on WMNF’s Tuesday Café. You can...
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The Scoop: Mon., August 21, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Local mayors join voices The mayors of Tampa, Plant City, and Temple Terrace joined Friday for a panel in Tampa looking for less intrusion on certain local issues from state lawmakers.   Hurricane season 2...

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