Greg Allen

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Florida Dismisses A Scientist For Her Refusal To Manipulate State's Coronavirus Data

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Rebekah Jones, a scientist who created Florida's COVID-19 dashboard, says she has been dismissed after she refused to make changes to data supporting the state's plan to reopen.

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Florida's Complete Phase 1 Reopening Happens As COVID-19 Cases Rise

Monday, May 18, 2020

In Florida Monday, more places are permitted to reopen. Businesses that opened earlier, will be allowed higher capacity limits. At the same time, there's been been an upswing in COVID-19 cases.

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Medical Professionals In Florida Criticize Governor For A Lack Of Transparency

Friday, May 15, 2020

In Florida, officials say fewer than 2,000 people have died from the coronavirus. But some medical professionals do not agree with how the state is counting deaths and sharing that information.

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The Unemployment Number Keeps Rising Across The Nation

Thursday, May 07, 2020

The latest weekly state unemployment figures have been published on Thursday — more than three more million people are out of work.

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Coronavirus Update: Cruise Ships Are Sitting Empty At U.S. Ports

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

NPR's health policy and national correspondents update on the latest coronavirus news.

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Coronavirus Updates: States Encounter Challenges In Reopening Businesses

Monday, May 04, 2020

NPR's science and political correspondents discuss challenges that states are facing as they attempt to reopen their economies amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Legendary NFL Coach Don Shula Has Died At 90

Monday, May 04, 2020

"Don Shula was the patriarch of the Miami Dolphins for 50 years," the Hall of Fame coach's team said in a statement. Shula had 347 career wins, more than any other coach in NFL history.

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Carnival Set To Resume Cruises

Monday, May 04, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line says it's planning to resume cruises beginning in August. All cruise lines have been banned from U.S. ports since March as the coronavirus continued to spread.

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Carnival Cruise Line Subject Of Congressional Investigation

Friday, May 01, 2020

Congress to investigate Carnival Cruise Line for its response to the coronavirus pandemic. Dozens of passengers died and hundreds of others were sickened while at least nine ships remained at sea.

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Federal Judge Orders ICE To Release Detainees At 3 Florida Facilities

Friday, May 01, 2020

The judge ruled that crowded conditions exposing detainees to COVID-19 violate their constitutional rights. She ordered ICE to reduce populations at the centers to 75% of capacity within two weeks.

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In Forecasting Hurricane Dorian, Models Fell Short

Thursday, April 30, 2020

When Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas last year, it was the strongest ever to devastate the Caribbean country. Now, meteorologists are trying to learn why some of their forecast models fell short.

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Florida Takes A 'Baby Step' To Reopening Its Economy, Shut Down To Stem Coronavirus

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Gov. Ron DeSantis says all of the state except for three counties in Southeast Florida meet the Phase 1 guidelines identified by the White House Coronavirus Task Force. He set reopening for Monday.

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Florida Makes Plans To Welcome Back Tourists, Revive Economy

Friday, April 24, 2020

Florida officials release a plan Friday to reopen the economy, which is dependent on tourism. Businesses from restaurants to theme parks believe they can open without risking a COVID-19 resurgence.

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Even With COVID-19 Cases, Suing Cruise Lines Is 'Extraordinarily Difficult'

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Cruise ships have stopped carrying passengers after a wave of coronavirus cases. Dozens of lawsuits have been filed against the cruise lines. But whether they'll be successful is another question.

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Coronavirus Updates: Mixed Messages From The President

Friday, April 17, 2020

President Trump admitted that it will be up to governors when to lift quarantine measures. NPR correspondents discuss what lies ahead for the states as they slowly reopen businesses.

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Jacksonville Mayor Announces 1st Florida Beach Reopening Since Coronavirus Shutdown

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Parks and beaches in Duval County will reopen Friday evening for "essential activities" such as walking, biking and swimming, as long as they're done within social distancing guidelines.

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Compensation Fund Takes Shape For Jeffrey Epstein's Accusers

Thursday, April 16, 2020

A court in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein had a home, is considering how to set up a compensation fund for his accusers.

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Counties Say They Need More Federal Money To Stay Solvent Amid Coronavirus Shutdowns

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Counties say declining tax revenues are hitting their budgets hard so they need federal money to keep fighting the virus and providing other essential services.

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Florida Designates Pro Wrestling 'Essential Business'

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Florida's statewide stay-at-home order no longer applies to pro wrestling. Governor Ron DeSantis made the change and WWE resumed its live television shows on Monday without fans in attendance.

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Even As Trump Denounces Vote By Mail, GOP In Florida And Elsewhere Relies On It

Saturday, April 11, 2020

"Absentee ballots are typically Republicans' friends" in Florida, says one former GOP campaign operative. Despite condemning mail-in ballots, President Trump cast one himself last month.

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