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Non-binary Florida teacher falls victim to “Don’t Say Gay” expansion law, fired for using ‘Mx.’ title

A physics teacher at Florida Virtual School was fired last month for using a gender-neutral title in class.
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New initiative sends free banned books to Floridians

Florida is one of the top states in the nation for book bans in schools. One organization is sending banned books to Floridians for free.
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New College of Florida trustees approve $1.3 million/year contract for controversial president Richard Corcoran

New College of Florida President Richard Corcoran is set to earn up to $1.3 million per year in salary and benefits in a five-year contract.
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New College of Florida’s business plan is “not financially viable” according to a UF business school professor

UF business faculty: A business plan outlining sweeping changes at New College of Florida is “not financially viable” in its current state.
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X Gonzáles and Derek Black slam conservative changes at their alma mater, New College of Florida

WMNF's Tuesday Cafe presents audio and transcript of WSLR's interview with X Gonzáles and Derek Black about New College of Florida.
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Federal appeals court upholds a Florida gun age law passed after the Parkland massacre

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a 2018 Florida law that prevents sales of rifles and other long guns to people under age 21.
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A court rejects a request from Parkland parents who are considering a lawsuit against a gun maker and store

A Florida appeals court dealt a setback to the parents of a victim of the Parkland school shooting who have weighed filing a lawsuit.
Renatha Francis appointed to the Florida Supreme Court Justice

Listen to the WMNF News afternoon headlines for Friday, Aug 5

WMNF headline news stories from Friday morning, August 4, 2022, including Andrew Warren WMNF headline news stories from Friday afternoon, August 5, 2022, including the appointment of Renatha Francis to the Florida Supreme Court.responding to...
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WMNF headline news stories from Friday morning, August 4, 2022, including Andrew Warren responding to his suspension by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
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Listen to the WMNF News afternoon headlines for Thursday, Aug 4, including Gov. DeSantis’ suspension of Andrew Warren

WMNF headline news stories from Thursday, August 4, 2022, including that Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren.

Stand with Parkland looks for school safety ‘consensus’ as 2022 Legislative session approaches

The school safety group Stand With Parkland discuss ways elected officials can take further steps to make schools safer for kids,
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas students will make 4 Tampa Bay area stops this month

Update: the location for the Lakeland event has been announced. July 06, 2018 • 2:30 PM Lake Mirror Park• 702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801. Survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...
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28 students “die-in” outside Marco Rubio’s Tampa office to protest inaction on gun violence

At noon today 28 people – most of them high school students – laid silent and motionless on the sidewalk in front of the Federal Building in downtown Tampa. The demonstration in front of the...
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Moms Demand Action after latest mass school shooting

Another mass school shooting prompts us to take another look on WMNF’s MidPoint at the epidemic of gun violence in the United States; our guests in the studio are part of a group looking for...

Teachers’ union opposes Florida Legislature’s school safety & guns bill

The Florida Legislature’s is voting this week on what’s being described as a school safety bill. There’s a lot of gun legislation in there as well. The Florida Senate discussed the school safety legislation Monday...

Women’s Show 3/1 The NRA Battles On

The NRA battles on, taking on all comers including Business SEO – articulate grieving students, parents, doctors, educators, probably even the family dogs.  And the NRA has spoken – let there be school marshals, arm...

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