Republicans Don’t Want to Reform Public Education. They Want to End It.

Republicans Don’t Want to Reform Public Education. They Want to End It.

This May, in a speech at Michigan’s deeply conservative Hillsdale College, Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran sketched out a few principles for Republicans to follow. Conservatives, he said, should no longer consider the primary purpose of school to be training students for employment; instead, they should see it as instilling moral values. When it comes…

Florida Woman Wins $2 Million Twice on the Same Day in Mega Millions Lottery

Florida Woman Wins $2 Million Twice on the Same Day in Mega Millions Lottery

A woman in Florida has become a multi-millionaire after claiming two winning lottery tickets on the same day earlier this month.The Florida Lottery announced the player’s win in a news release issued earlier this week. The release identified the winner as Susan Fitton, a 64-year-old woman from Boca Raton in southeastern Florida.Fitton purchased two $2…

Rubio: ‘There Is Something Called Personal Responsibility in This Country’

Rubio: ‘There Is Something Called Personal Responsibility in This Country’

The Florida senator isn’t convinced that the current administration is doing better than the last.Chip Somodevilla / Getty; The AtlanticEditor’s Note: This article is part of our coverage of The Atlantic Festival. Learn more and watch festival sessions here.Despite the whirlwind in Washington this week, Marco Rubio isn’t worried—at least not for his own party.…

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he won’t run for president because he’s busy ‘trying to make sure people are not supporting critical race theory’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he won’t run for president because he’s busy ‘trying to make sure people are not supporting critical race theory’

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesGov. Ron DeSantis of Florida on Wednesday said he didn’t plan on running for president in 2024.He said he was focused on making sure “people are not supporting critical race theory.”DeSantis also told the Fox News host Sean Hannity he would run for reelection in Florida.See more stories…

Florida death row chaplain given Guardian of Life Award from Pontifical Academy

Florida death row chaplain given Guardian of Life Award from Pontifical Academy

(RNS) — Dale Recinella, a Catholic lay chaplain on Florida’s death row, was awarded the first-ever Guardian of Life Award from the Pontifical Academy of Life on Tuesday (Sept. 28). Recinella, the first-ever recipient of the new award, accepted the honor at the academy’s general assembly in Rome. For more than two decades, Recinella had…

Hallandale Beach, FL Retired Private Investigator Publishes Detective Novel

Hallandale Beach, FL Retired Private Investigator Publishes Detective Novel

Pupils of Death, a new book by Chick Gallin, has been released by RoseDog Books. A serial killer stalks the state of Florida and wreaks havoc with his disturbing method of killing, striking fear in the hearts of all Floridians. Two intrepid Miami-Dade detectives attempt to track down and stop this murderer, but with no…

Scientists use nuclear physics to probe Floridan Aquifer threatened by climate change

Scientists use nuclear physics to probe Floridan Aquifer threatened by climate change

As rising sea levels threaten coastal areas, scientists are using an emerging nuclear dating technique to track the ins and outs of water flow. Florida is known for water. Between its beaches, swamps, storms and humidity, the state is soaked. And below its entire surface lies the largest freshwater aquifer in the nation. The Floridan…

Another Broken Egg Cafe Debuts a New Look at Three Florida Locations

Another Broken Egg Cafe Debuts a New Look at Three Florida Locations

Three of the Brand’s Newly Remodeled Cafes Open with New Look, Bar-forward Focus Panama City Beach, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Another Broken Egg Cafe unveiled its newest cafe redesign on Sept 13, 2021 at three of its Florida locations. The Delray Beach, Pembroke Pines and Boca Raton cafes are the latest Another Broken Egg Cafe locations to…