Florida

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Two of Florida's largest school districts are easing their face mask protocols because officials say they're seeing improved Covid-19 conditions, weeks after tensions peaked between local and state officials regarding the policy. ...
A Florida man accused of beating a pit bull puppy, stabbing it 50 times and stuffing it into a suitcase while the dog was clinging to life will serve 10 years in prison after admitting to the crime, his defense lawyer said Tuesday. ...
Rachel Maddow shares reporting from the Tallahassee Democrat that Ron DeSantis's pick for new surgeon general of the state of Florida, Dr. Joseph Ladapo, received a Florida medical license in an exceptionally short amount of time, as hundreds of Florida doctors ask the legislature to look more closely at Ladapo before confirming him. ...
Florida is reporting fewer coronavirus cases than blue states despite the absence of intrusive mandates, according to the New York Times. ...

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