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Postal service hiring seasonal workers to help with holiday demand

Last year, the increased holiday demand for shipping caused by the pandemic caught the U.S. Postal Service by surprise. This year they say they...
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Move Over Black Friday: Plumbers call the day after Thanksgiving ‘Brown Friday’

In the retail industry, what’s known as Black Friday is known as Brown Friday to your local plumber. That’s because the day after Thanksgiving tends...
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Former NFL player Bryan McKinnie and Operation Turkey help feed those in need

Operation Turkey, led by former NFL and University of Miami player Bryant McKinnie, was in full force on Thursday, providing hot meals to those...

UF takes steps after outcry over professor testimony

After an outcry about the school blocking professors from testifying in a challenge to a controversial elections law, University of Florida President Kent Fuchs...
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Trust and Verify: Questions surrounding COVID-19 death statistics

Cause of death statistics have real impacts. They can determine state and federal funding and drive healthcare decisions. Pensions and life insurance premiums are...
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Seminole Tribe facing uphill legal battle for online sports betting

The legal fight over sports betting in Florida is intensifying. The Seminole Tribe of Florida is asking a federal judge to put a hold...
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Nonprofits gear up to help those in need this Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just hours away at this point, Southwest Florida nonprofits are gearing up to help those in need in our community. With more...
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Operation Santa helping families in need put gifts under the tree

Many parents are struggling to afford much of anything this holiday season, but the United States Postal Service's Operation Santa is there for families...

Former Florida surgeon general heading to Brown University

Dr. Scott Rivkees, who led Florida’s initial response to the coronavirus pandemic as head of the state health department, has accepted a job at...
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FAA warns air travelers to behave or be fined

A warning from the FAA ahead of the holiday travel season. They said if you are unruly on a plane get ready to pay...

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