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Fresh Take Florida is a news service producing top-caliber investigative and political content. Hard-hitting coverage generally focuses on Florida’s state government, including the Legislature, or other issues of statewide, regional or national interest. Stories are also distributed to Florida’s largest news organizations and more broadly under distribution agreements with The Associated Press, CNN, the Florida Public Radio Network, Gatehouse/Gannett, Tribune Media Company, McClatchy Co. and TEGNA.

Staff Sergeant To Be Indicted In $30,000 Air Force Thefts

The Air Force was preparing to indict Staff Sgt. Dairian D. James of Panama City last month on criminal charges of stealing more than $30,000 worth of government property from Tyndall Air Force Base east of Panama City​ but the legal proceedings were delayed due to the pandemic. James’ indictment could be delayed weeks longer.

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E-Verify Opponents And Supporters Wait As DeSantis Begins To Sign Bills

If DeSantis signs the bill, as he is expected to do, all public employers, contractors and subcontractors must register with the E-Verify system to hire new employees beginning Jan. 1. Private employers have the option of using E-Verify or the documents required for an I-9 form, but they must keep copies of those documents at least three years.

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