Friday, April 9, 2021

Orange County announces mobile COVID-19 vaccine center

Posted By on Fri, Apr 9, 2021 at 12:02 PM

Orange County has been ahead of the curve when it comes to getting the coronavirus vaccine in the arms of its citizens. Whether that's due to a differing idea of what government should do for its people compared to the gov or a deep desire to have the tourism...

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Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz and Joel Greenberg appeared to move money for 'sugar daddy' arrangements on Venmo

Posted By on Fri, Apr 9, 2021 at 11:03 AM

It's not news to anyone in Central Florida that Joel Greenberg could be particularly sloppy. The former Seminole County tax collector is facing 33 charges ranging from sex trafficking to embezzlement in service of cryptocurrency-mining  schemes. The charges are as varied as they are brazen, with allegations that Greenberg...

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Florida sues federal government over coronavirus cruise restrictions

Posted By on Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 5:11 PM

Arguing that the state is at risk of losing billions of dollars and tens of thousands of jobs, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Attorney General Ashley Moody on Thursday filed a lawsuit against federal health officials for sidelining the cruise industry. The lawsuit, filed in federal district court in Tampa,...

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Former Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg might be cooperating with feds in Matt Gaetz case

Posted By on Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 4:45 PM

Matt Gaetz was too worried about extortion plots from the deep state to question his own circle. And it sure looks like that's coming back to bite him in a new report from Politico. The D.C. publication shared their view of a brief hearing between prosecutors, Greenberg's lawyers and...

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With Florida's COVID-19 death toll over 33,000, Gov. Ron DeSantis gets vaccinated

Posted By on Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:47 AM

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' representatives shared that the chief executive of a state with nearly 34,000 COVID-19 deaths has taken the step of getting vaccinated. DeSantis did so without ceremony, with his office confirming that he had received the single-dose Johnson + Johnson vaccine last week. DeSantis' response to...

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Feds focusing on Bahamas trip in sex trafficking probe into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, per report

Posted By on Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:08 AM

Investigators into the ever-twisting case around Rep. Matt Gaetz are reportedly looking into a trip that Gaetz allegedly took to the Bahamas with former Orlando International Airport board member Jason Pirozzolo. That news comes via CBS, who spoke to several unnamed sources they claim are close to the case....

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Florida Senate approves bill to make to-go alcohol legal post-pandemic

Posted By on Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 9:53 AM

The Florida Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would make permanent a move that has allowed restaurants to sell alcoholic drinks with take-home meals during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Senate voted 38-2 to approve the measure (SB 148), sponsored by Sen. Jennifer Bradley, R-Fleming Island. The dissenting votes...

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Florida Republicans target college speech controversies with proposal that would require schools to distribute 'intellectual freedom' surveys

Posted By on Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 4:32 PM

Florida colleges and universities could be required to issue campus-wide surveys gauging “intellectual freedom and viewpoint diversity” under a measure passed Wednesday by the Senate. The bill (HB 233) had already been approved by the House, meaning it is now ready to go to Gov. Ron DeSantis. If he...

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Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz shares document accusing him of taking part in 'orgy of underage prostitutes' in attempt to clear his name

Posted By on Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 11:52 AM

We're not legal experts and we're certainly not public relations scholars, but it seems like sharing a document that contains the phrase "involved in a sexual orgy of underage prostitutes" is a bad look for a congressman facing sex trafficking allegations. But that's exactly what Florida representative Matt Gaetz...

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University of Central Florida begins administering COVID-19 vaccines to students

Posted By on Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 10:31 AM

The University of Central Florida began vaccinating its students against coronavirus this morning. UCF plans to vaccinate 6,000 of its students on campus and claims to have the 12,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine necessary to carry out the two-step process. The university is administering first dose shots today through Friday,...

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