Florida’s War on Books Has Found a New Casualty: The Dictionary

Florida’s War on Books Has Found a New Casualty: The Dictionary

A Florida school district has banned multiple versions of the dictionary for including sexual content. Yes, you read that right.The Escambia County School District, located in Florida’s Panhandle, has allegedly removed five dictionaries, eight encyclopedias, The Guinness Book of World Records, and Ripley’s Believe It or Not from its library shelves after a December investigation…

Marco Rubio Endorses Trump, Pats Own Back Before Iowa Caucuses

Marco Rubio Endorses Trump, Pats Own Back Before Iowa Caucuses

Marco Rubio formally endorsed Donald Trump for president in a post on X Sunday. “I support Trump because that kind of leadership is the ONLY way we will get the extraordinary actions needed to fix the disaster Biden has created,” the Florida senator and former Republican presidential candidate wrote. He previously ran against Trump in…

Iowa Caucuses: When Ron DeSantis Forgot His Coat

Iowa Caucuses: When Ron DeSantis Forgot His Coat

On Tuesday, during a walloping Iowa snowstorm, less than a week before the caucuses, the Florida governor and U.S. Presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis, who’s been campaigning doggedly across Iowa, flew to Tallahassee, delivered a speech, then returned without his coat. Schools were closed, cars veered into ditches, and DeSantis did his best to bond with…

Fast food menu items that aren’t as advertised, according to customers

Fast food menu items that aren’t as advertised, according to customers

A rising number of lawsuits have accused big food brands of false advertising. Recent cases in the last two years represented by Florida-based lawyer Anthony Russo have alleged that Hershey and fast food companies like Burger King and Taco Bell have used “unfair and deceptive trade practices.” The suits say misleading advertisements—overstating the quality and…

Ron DeSantis makes his pitch before Iowa caucuses amid faltering campaign

Ron DeSantis makes his pitch before Iowa caucuses amid faltering campaign

Amid a campaign that has, from its very first minutes, not gone quite as planned, Ron DeSantis took the stage on Saturday before a crowd of supporters in an Iowa office complex to inform them that the latest obstacle – a historically frigid winter storm – would not stop him from winning the first state…

Is the traditional regional contractor model still fit for purpose?

Is the traditional regional contractor model still fit for purpose?

Jordan Connachie is managing director of Kori Construction The construction industry has been rocked by the number of reputable contractors forced to call in the administrators over recent years. Business failures in the sector reached 312 in the 10 months to October 2023, a 58… The post Is the traditional regional contractor model still fit…