Greg Allen

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For Counties, The Coronavirus Brings Major Budget Problems

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

County executives across the United States are worried about budget problems as the coronavirus pandemic deepens. As more people request help, government leaders struggle with how to pay for it.

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Pandemic Overwhelms New York City's System For Handling Its Dead

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

With the COVID-19 death toll rising, officials in New York City are considering creating a temporary cemetery on city property.

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New York City Has Contingency Plan For Temporary Burials Of COVID-19 Dead

Monday, April 06, 2020

Officials are struggling to handle the high number of people who have died from the disease. So many have died that the city is considering temporary burial at a public cemetery on Hart Island.

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Funeral Homes Overwhelmed With COVID-19 Cases

Sunday, April 05, 2020

As the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus increases, so does the strain on funeral homes across the country. Funeral directors are struggling to meet the soaring demand for their services.

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Cruise Ships With Sick People Dock In Florida

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Florida relents and will allow a Carnival cruise ship with sick passengers and crew to dock in Fort Lauderdale. The Zaandam has been at sea for weeks after leaving Argentina.

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Florida Governor Orders Statewide Lockdown

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

After days of pressure, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a statewide lockdown. Florida had been the lone holdout among states most affected by the coronavirus in not having a stay-at-home order.

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Cruise Ship Struggling With COVID-19 Headed To Florida

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

A cruise ship with four dead and nearly 200 people who have been sick with suspected COVID-19 may dock in Fort Lauderdale if cruise company executives and public officials can agree on a plan.

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Cruise Ships With Possible COVID-19 Cases Have No Places To Dock

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

A cruise ship with dozens of sick passengers is steaming towards south Florida, where local officials don't want it to dock. It's one of several ships with nowhere to go.

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Governors Say They'll Force Out-Of-State Visitors To Quarantine

Friday, March 27, 2020

People fleeing COVID-19 hotspots will get a chilly reception and a forced quarantine in Florida and Rhode Island

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4 Dead Aboard Cruise Ship With COVID-19 Cases

Friday, March 27, 2020

More than 140 others are sick aboard a cruise ship holding off the coast of Panama. The cruise line Holland America wants to move the ill coronavirus patients to the United States.

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Without A Statewide Stay-At-Home Mandate, Florida Braces For COVID-19 Wave

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Epidemiologists are seeing warning signs that Florida may soon see a dramatic increase in COVID-19 cases. Gov. Ron DeSantis is refusing to issue a statewide order for residents to stay at home.

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Sick Cruise Ship Crew Taken To Miami Hospitals

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Crew members from two cruise ships off the Miami coast have been taken to several hospitals. About a dozen people have symptoms like pneumonia and bronchitis.

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Cruise Ship with 42 Sick Aboard Headed to Florida

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A cruise ship with dozens of ill passengers heads to Florida. Officials aren't sure whether to allow the ship to dock in case the people are infected with the coronavirus.

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Testing Florida's Largest Retirement Community For Coronavirus

Monday, March 23, 2020

Florida is home to millions of retirees and, tens of thousands of people live in an area called The Villages. The elderly are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus

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Some Beaches Close To Heed Coronavirus Restrictions

Friday, March 20, 2020

While state officials warn against gatherings of more than 10 people, spring breakers continue to gather in large numbers. In Florida, many communities are closing bars, restaurants and beaches.

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Protecting And Preserving Ancient Sites At Risk From Sea-Level Rise In Florida

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Archaeologists are working to identify historic sites that are threatened by rising sea levels in Florida. If they can't be preserved, efforts will be made to document them before they're lost.

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Delays In Coronavirus Testing Create Confusion, Raise Questions

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

The coronavirus response has been marred by a delayed rollout of an effective test for those who may have been exposed. It's created uncertainty and left some who were exposed to the disease untested.

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Some In Rural Florida Want Officials To Change Direction On Toll Roads

Friday, February 21, 2020

To prepare for more development, lawmakers in Florida are commissioning new toll roads through rural areas. But some communities are pushing back. "We don't need this toll road," one resident says.

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Frustration In Florida As State Announces Toll Road Development In Rural Areas

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

To prepare for more development, lawmakers in Florida are commissioning new toll roads through rural areas. But some rural communities say they don't want them.

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Who Owns Florida's Wisteria Island, A Developer Or The Government? Judge To Decide

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Just off Key West, undeveloped Wisteria Island — long home to a ragtag community — is at the center of a legal fight. The U.S. government and a Florida developer are fighting over ownership.

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