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Florida lawmakers pass gambling deal with the Seminole tribe, but a court fight is likely.

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis expects late this month to reinstate a requirement that people in the unemployment system submit weekly “work search” updates. Referring to some businesses saying they are unable to find new employees as they regroup from the COVID-19 pandemic, DeSantis said Wednesday unemployment claimants […]

Orlando rally focuses on victims killed by cops The Movement Coalition, a group created last year, brought together families from Central Florida to share stories about their loved ones killed by police officers. The April 24 “Don’t Forget Us’’ rally was held outside of Orlando City Hall. One feature was a “Hall of Injustice’’ display […]

BY NICHOLAS NEHAMAS, BEN CONARCK AND SARAH BLASKEY THE MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — When the state of Florida partnered with the federal government to open COVID-19 vaccine sites around the state in early March, the pilot program was supposed to help boost lagging vaccination in underserved communities. Just over a month into the program — […]