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Florida Bans Alcohol in Bars After Surge in COVID-19 Cases

In light of the overwhelming surge of new COVID-19 cases, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation has announced it will ban alcohol consumption in its bars.
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Reopened Bars and Restaurants in Florida Close 'Voluntarily' as Coronavirus Cases Spike

As Florida sees spikes in coronavirus cases and is on the way to becoming the epicenter of the virus, several bars and restaurants in Orlando have decided to voluntarily close down. Read more now.
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Walt Disney World Cancels Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

According to a recent Disney blog update addressing their seasonal events, Walt Disney World announced the cancellation of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for this year.
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Florida Could Be the Next COVID-19 Epicenter, Experts Say

With many states seeing a surge in coronavirus cases recently, Florida could be seeing the beginnings of what might make them the new epicenter for the virus. See the details.
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Orlando, Organizations Remember 49 Killed at Pulse Nightclub on Shooting's 4th Anniversary

Numerous organizations including the City of Orlando have spoken out in remembrance of the 49 killed at Pulse Nightclub on the shooting’s 4th anniversary.
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Florida Breaks Record for Highest Number of New Coronavirus Cases in a Single Day

On Thursday, Florida set a new record for the largest number of new positive cases of coronavirus with 1,698 COVID-19 infections. The new numbers bring the total statewide cases of the novel virus at 69,069.
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Woman Answers Knock on Door to Find Fighting Gators on Front Lawn

One woman looked out the front window of her Florida home and saw two alligators circling each other like boxers in a ring. One clamped his mighty jaws on the other’s neck.
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Florida Mother Arrested for Abusing Adopted Teen Son

Authorities in Milton, Florida arrested a mother accused of severely abusing her 14-year old adopted son. Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson says 47-year-old Patricia Hyler was arrested and book last week with aggravated child abuse.
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City in Florida Swiftly Reopens Beaches After Abrupt Closures

One Florida city reopened its beaches again after closing them over the weekend due as visitors were not practicing the social distancing measures in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was the first weekend beaches were open.
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Florida Governor Allows Some Beaches to Reopen

On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis gave the go ahead for some beaches and parks to reopen after being shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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