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Floridians need to understand work of water management districts

The Gainesville Sun 21 Jun 2021
The Florida Water Management Project is a collection of 58 interviews, giving intimate details of how water management in Florida began and the laws and concepts surrounding it ... The Florida Water Management Project was intended to educate the people of Florida, but in 2010 when Rick Scott came into office he put an end to that.
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Boy Scouts find human remains under Florida building

Tampa Bay Times 21 Jun 2021
... as part of an Eagle Scout project found human remains under a building in Florida’s Panhandle, police said.
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Florida News Digest

Dothan Eagle 21 Jun 2021
Good afternoon! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Florida ... 350 words with Naples, Florida, angle ... BOY SCOUTS-REMAINS FOUND — Police say Boy Scouts who were conducting a cleanup operation as part of an Eagle Scout project found human remains under a building in Florida’s Panhandle.
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Police: Boy Scouts find human remains under Florida building

Citrus County Chronicle 21 Jun 2021
(AP) — Some Boy Scouts who were conducting a cleanup operation as part of an Eagle Scout project found human remains under a building in Florida's ...
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Big Tobacco targeted Black Floridians. Menthol ban aims to reverse the damage.

Tampa Bay Times 21 Jun 2021
More than 35 percent of Black residents smoke compared to less than 20 percent of white smokers, according to Florida Department of Health data ... And among the 15 percent of Floridians who smoke, Black smokers are nearly 11 times more likely than white smokers to use menthol cigarettes, according to Tobacco Free Florida.
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2021 NBA Mock Draft 6.0: Thunder-Celtics trade shakes up first round before lottery sets order ...

CBS Sports 21 Jun 2021
Our latest mock draft reflects the updated projected order after the Thunder-Celtics deal and provides one final snapshot ahead of Tuesday's lottery ... Projected Team ... Projected Team ... Jalen Suggs is a building block type player who with his passing vision, competitive drive and smarts from the point guard position projects as a starter at the position.
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Needing more 'heroes': Pandemic worsens staffing crisis in Polk nursing homes

News Chief 21 Jun 2021
Florida faces a projected demand for 3.4 million direct-care workers by 2030, according to the Florida Health Care Association, which represents most nursing homes in the state ... Florida’s 65-and-older population is expected to nearly double by 2050, the FHCA says.
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Unpublished 1936 guide to Black life in Charleston reveals city's first restaurant critic

The Post and Courier 21 Jun 2021
Like all of the material prepared by the South Carolina Negro Writers’ Project, the write-up was never published ... The Federal Writers’ Project set up standalone Negro Writers’ Units in Virginia, Florida, Louisiana and South Carolina, the last of which was headquartered at Benedict College in Columbia.
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Eastside students wins Grand Award at international science fair

The Gainesville Sun 21 Jun 2021
His project is called "Fabrication of Napthalimide Chemosensor Using InkJet Printing ... At that event his project also won special awards from the American Chemical Society Florida chapter, the Yale Science and Engineering Association and the United States Office of Naval Research.
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‘David Makes Man’ Season 2: A Tender Portrait of Teenhood Ages Gracefully

Rollingstone 21 Jun 2021
David is now in his thirties (and played by Kwame Patterson) with a flourishing white-collar career, living in a luxury apartment building that seems a world away from the Florida housing project where he grew up ... This isn’t the show I thought I was watching ... ....
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Clearwater wants a new transit hub and City Hall. A $28M grant could help.

Tampa Bay Times 21 Jun 2021
“This project is our most pressing countywide transportation need,” Mayor Frank Hibbard wrote ... If the transit authority is successful in its federal grant request, most of the remainder of the $34 million project will be paid for through Florida Department of Transportation funds.
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University graduates, awards for CF faculty and more good news in Ocala/Marion County

Ocala Star Banner 20 Jun 2021
Church camp participates in service projects. Forty-six young women and 15 leaders from the Ocala Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in a service project at Fort King National Historic Landmark in Ocala on June 8, according to a press release from Nancy Wininger.
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What's a 100-year flood? A hydrologist explains

Billings Gazette 20 Jun 2021
Projected data also is included for properties at risk in 2050 and the projected 30-year change ... - Projected properties at risk in 2050 ... --- Projected 30-year change ... - Projected properties at risk in 2050 ... --- Projected 30-year change ... Lehigh Acres, Florida ... - Projected properties at risk in 2050 ... --- Projected 30-year change ... Tampa, Florida.
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Over 100 Anti-Protest Bills Have Been Introduced Since George Floyd Rebellion

truthout 20 Jun 2021
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc., ACLU of Florida, and Community Justice Project filed a challenging Florida’s new “Combating Public Disorder” bill, which Gov ... a civil rights organization based in Florida and plaintiff in the suit, said in a press release.
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