Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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Maryland Democrats push for an early primary election date in 2024, LGBTQ+ advocates endorse New Mexico primary candidates, and Ms. magazine relaunches its 1972 "We Have Had Abortions" petition.

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President Biden says the U.S. would aid Taiwan if China invades, Ukraine's president addresses the World Economic Forum, and the Supreme Court weakens a path for incarcerated people to challenge their convictions.

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From off-Broadway to West Virginia: the stories of the deadly Upper Big Branch mine explosion, baby formula is on its way back to grocery shelves, and federal funds will combat consolidation in meatpacking.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Ms. Magazine Relaunches 1972 'We Have Had Abortions' Petition

This story was produced by Ms. MagazineBroadcast version by Lily Böhlke for Florida News Connection/Public News Service The leaked draft …

Monday, May 23, 2022

Law Boosts FL Mental Health Focus For Students And Families

Starting in July, Florida students and families will receive more information on the mental health services they are entitled to. Rep. Christine …


Health Experts: Mind Your Back When Working From Home

When working from home, you might be tempted to work from the bed, couch or anyplace which may inadvertently lead to slouching or looking down at a …

Book Bans, Censorship Met with 1M Free Books for Students, Families

As the state of Florida combs through textbooks to ban content with diverse views, a national campaign pledges to deliver a million free books with …


Study: Florida’s Black College Students Need More Support

Barriers like financial constraints, family obligations and involvement with the justice system are preventing some Black Floridians from achieving …

DeSantis Wages War Against Anti-Racism, Corporate 'Wokeness'

Gov. Ron DeSantis has been confronting a lot of issues dealing with race and inclusion. The latest is his signing into law his version of Florida's …


DeSantis Would Cut Florida's Black Representation in Half

Florida's redistricting saga continues Tuesday when lawmakers return to Tallahassee for a special session to essentially give Gov. Ron DeSantis what …

'Embattled' FL Abortion-Rights Advocates are Hopeful

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a 15-week abortion ban into law, a major blow to overall abortion access in Southern states where Florida has been a beacon…


FL Abortion Fund: "Crisis Pregnancy Centers" Use Deceptive Tactics

Florida reproductive-health advocates are urging people to be aware of anti-abortion groups known as "crisis pregnancy centers" that offer pregnancy t…

Ways to Make Going Back to Office Less Stressful

People are being asked to return to the office after working from home due to the waning pandemic, experts say it is completely normal to feel …


 

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