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The Alabama A&M Bulldogs edged the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 30-27 in a hard-fought battle in front of a crowd of 4,173 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Thursday night.

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After the first year of the pandemic put many nuptials on ice, Americans started getting married with a vengeance when summer arrived. Even now, couples are still rushing to tie the knot — albeit with additional precautions given the latest infection wave.

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COVID-19 vaccines work so well that most people don’t yet need a booster, an all-star panel of scientists from around the world said in a review that’s likely to fuel the debate over whether to use them.

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TALLAHASSEE – Saying the state’s system of standardized testing in public schools is “quite frankly, outdated,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday announced that lawmakers will consider a proposal during the 2022 legislative session to end the Florida Standards Assessments.

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TALLAHASSEE – Florida universities on Monday heralded their advancement in a national ranking of public universities, but none celebrated harder than the University of Florida after cracking the top five on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” for the first time.

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TALLAHASSEE – As the delta variant of the coronavirus caused Florida to become a hotspot for COVID-19 in late July and August, the state’s nursing homes also felt the brunt.

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The Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) Wildcats hosts defending Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) champion Alabama A&M University Bulldogs at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Thursday.

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On Sept. 17, the nation pauses to observe Constitution Day, the day in 1787 that delegates to the Philadelphia Convention completed drafting what would become the Constitution of the United States of America.

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MIAMI — South Beach’s sizzling party scene is about to undergo a massive boost in police presence and tougher crackdowns on raucous crowds and crime, weeks after a tourist eating dinner with his family was fatally shot at a Miami Beach restaurant, authorities say.

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Judge blocks DeSantis’ mask order again; state appeals earlier ruling

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The Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats and the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Rattlers both fell in their season openers last weekend. B-CU lost to the Miners of the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP). The score was 38-28. The game was played in El Paso in front of 14,554 fans. The Wildc…

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YAZOO CITY, Miss. — A white father and son in Mississippi have each been sentenced to four years in prison for convictions related to chasing and shooting at two Black teenagers who were riding all-terrain vehicles on a country road.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday named Shawn Hamilton secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, a position Hamilton has held under an interim title since June.

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Amid continued staffing shortages, the state Department of Corrections said on Aug. 27 it plans to temporarily close three North Florida prisons.

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Hot and hungry, New Orleans will be in the dark for days

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From vaccination events to requiring masks, Florida pastors share how their churches are coping with the virus.

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Volunteers nationwide are offering help to the hundreds of thousands of people who have been affected by Hurricane Ida.

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FORT LAUDERDALE — Florida school districts can legally require their students to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, a judge ruled Friday, saying Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority when he issued an executive order banning such mandates.

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The federal government deliberately targeted Black Lives Matter protesters via heavy-handed criminal prosecutions in an attempt to disrupt and discourage the global movement that swept the nation last summer in the wake of the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, according to a new re…

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Disney Cruise Line is the latest to shift policy to now require passengers 12 and older to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for sailings from Florida, even though a law pushed by Gov. Ron DeSantis threat- ens to fine cruise lines for demanding proof of vaccination.

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WASHINGTON — The Miami-based leader of the Proud Boys, Henry “Enrique” Tarrio Jr., has been sentenced to five months in jail for burning a Black Lives Matter banner and bringing high-capacity magazines into Washington, D.C., during a pro-Trump rally in December 2020.

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NEW YORK — U.S. health officials on Wednesday announced plans to offer COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and signs that the vaccines’ effectiveness is falling.