Florida School Board Sued for Pulling Dictionaries From Shelves in Latest War on Books

Florida School Board Sued for Pulling Dictionaries From Shelves in Latest War on Books

Brandon Bell // Stephen Maturen/Getty ImagesA school district in Florida has pulled 1,600 books including dictionaries and encyclopedias from their shelves after school board members said the books violated a law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis in the GOP’s ongoing war on education.Escambia County School District officials say that the dictionary, along with books like…

Republican Candidates Embrace Oil and Gas in Fifth Presidential Debate

Republican Candidates Embrace Oil and Gas in Fifth Presidential Debate

Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley both spoke in favor of oil and gas at a recent debate in Iowa, with the former Florida governor vowing to stimulate more local production and the former South Carolina governor noting the importance of nuclear in cutting emissions.“We’re gonna choose Midland over Moscow. We’re gonna choose the Marcellus over…

Fluffy Fluffy Pancakes Continues National Expansion Announcing New Locations Coming to the South

Fluffy Fluffy Pancakes Continues National Expansion Announcing New Locations Coming to the South

Fluffy Fluffy Pancakes, an internationally acclaimed franchise introduces its award-winning souffle pancakes to Texas, Florida, and Georgia. Toronto, Ontario  (RestaurantNews.com)  Fluffy Fluffy, a dessert café renowned for its award-winning souffle pancakes, is excited to broaden its footprint in the Southern part of the United States through its industry-leading franchise opportunity. The brand is eagerly anticipating…

DAYS BEFORE FIRST VOTE

DAYS BEFORE FIRST VOTE

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In their most hostile encounter yet, Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis attacked each other early and often in Wednesday’s Republican primary debate rather than focus on Donald Trump, the absent front-runner, as both tried to demonstrate they were the strongest alternative to the former president. DeSantis and Haley called each…

Florida Judge Orders Kodak Black To Remain In Jail Even If He’s Released

Florida Judge Orders Kodak Black To Remain In Jail Even If He’s Released

Kodak Black‘s legal issues are only getting worse by the look of things. A Broward Circuit Court judge reportedly wants him to remain behind bars if released from a federal detention center. Last month in Plantation, Florida, authorities arrested the rapper for cocaine possession, tampering with evidence, and improper parking, which subsequently violated his probation…

Trump Judge Spanks Ron DeSantis for Retaliating Against a Democratic Rival

Trump Judge Spanks Ron DeSantis for Retaliating Against a Democratic Rival

Jurisprudence Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a campaign event at the Machine Shed restaurant on Nov. 7 in Davenport, Iowa. Scott Olson/Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis faced a sharp, surprising rebuke from a conservative appeals court on Wednesday, which dealt him a major setback in his quest to banish state prosecutor Andrew Warren…

Toxic algae blooms: Study assesses potential health hazards to humans

Toxic algae blooms: Study assesses potential health hazards to humans

Toxic algae blooms on the water surface. Credit: FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Florida’s 156-mile-long Indian River Lagoon (IRL) borders five different counties and has five inlets that connect the lagoon with the Atlantic Ocean. This estuary has recently experienced numerous phytoplankton bloom events due to increased seasonal temperatures and environmental impacts. Algal blooms produce…

Ascott Inks Eight New Signings

Ascott Inks Eight New Signings

The Ascott Limited (Ascott), a lodging business unit wholly owned by CapitaLand Investment (CLI), today announced the expansion of its award-winning lyf (pronounced ‘life’) brand with eight new property signings, expanding into new resort and city destinations such as Bali, Penang, Sydney and Frankfurt. From a bold vision that took root during its inception as…