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How to bypass Florida’s unemployment online waiting queue

Many who have applied for unemployment since the "outbreak" of COVID-19 still have not received any benefits. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the...
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After 13 days, drunk driver leaves hospital, arrested

Two troopers were injured Monday, April 6, after their cruiser, a 2014 Dodge charger, was struck while doing traffic control on I-75. A marked Florida...
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Deputy arrested, charged with capital sex crime against a child

Citrus County Sheriff's Office deputy, Charles Wigglesworth, was arrested by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and charged with two counts of Capital Sexual...
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Having a hard time with Florida’s unemployment website or phoning in? You are not...

The website to apply for unemployment in Florida, connect.myflorida.com, is broken. You read correctly, broken. The website, which cost taxpayers $77 million, keeps crashing because...
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Work requirements waived for TANF and SNAP

At the request of Governor DeSantis, and in accordance with the federal Families First Coronavirus Act, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) will...
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State line checkpoint set up for those entering Florida

The Florida Highway Patrol now has a checkpoint in place at the Florida state line. Some citizens are angry over the checkpoint, referring to it...
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Parents say schools are not doing enough to prevent germs from spreading

A recent investigation shows that most Florida school districts might not be doing enough to prevent the germs that cause more serious illnesses. The investigation...
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Antifreeze and hand sanitizer are not the same thing,

There have been dozens of posts in regards to hand sanitizer(s) and pets. In one post, Judith David, wrote, "PET OWNERS PLEASE BE AWARE THAT...
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Woman held at knife-point, robbed, and raped in Ocala

Ocala, Florida -- A suspect who held a mother at knife-point and then raped her is on the run. The Ocala Police Department is trying...
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Homosassa food worker tested positive for hepatitis A

Citrus County -- The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service...