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‘Sexism is alive and well.’ Matt Gaetz’s scandal puts a new spotlight on Florida’s male-dominated capital cultureThe Matt Gaetz scandal is putting a new spotlight on a longstanding sexually charged political culture in Tallahassee, where a long-rumored game assigned points for sleeping with interns, lobbyists, aides and other elected officials.1
Heat condemn Meyers Leonard for anti-Jewish slur uttered during video-game play, center apologizes | VIDEOThe Miami Heat have distanced themselves from Meyers Leonard after the team’s center acknowledged uttering an anti-Semitic slur while streaming his video-game play. Leonard issued an apology saying he was unaware of “how offensive it is to the Jewish community.”
Gov. Ron DeSantis objects to new state contract for company behind Florida’s troubled unemployment websiteGov. Ron DeSantis doesn’t want the company under investigation for its handling of Florida’s flawed unemployment website to get a new lucrative state Medicaid contract worth more than $110 million. But DeSantis said Friday he doesn’t have the power to intervene under Florida law.1
The real ‘killer clown’ is a man who got away 30 years ago, defense lawyers argueAttorneys for Sheila Keen Warren, the woman accused of being a killer clown, on Monday said there is “no reliable physical or testimonial evidence that she committed this crime,” declaring she is “an innocent person.” Prosecutors say Warren wore an orange wig, a red bulb nose, gloves and a smile painted on white makeup as she shot Marlene Warren, 40, in Wellington, on May 26, 1990,
A ‘healthy’ doctor died two weeks after getting a COVID-19 vaccine; CDC is investigating whyThe death of Dr. Gregory Michael, a Miami-Beach obstetrician, could be the first linked to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Health officials from Florida and the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention are investigating what role, if any, the vaccine played in his death.
A mysterious gap in COVID-19 deaths appeared in Florida before the presidential electionA gap in Florida's reporting of backlogged coronavirus deaths about 10 days before the 2020 presidential election. The result: The daily death numbers Floridians saw during a critical time for public perceptions were significantly lower than they otherwise would have been.5