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News applicable to or from somewhere across the Florida peninsula, beyond WUFT’s core north central Florida coverage area.

DeSantis asks universities for transgender care information

TALLAHASSEE — Continuing to target treatment for transgender people, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration is requiring state universities to provide information from the past five years about services they have provided to people with gender dysphoria, according to documents released Wednesday. Chris Spencer, director of the governor’s Office of Planning and …

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Audio documentary: Surviving Ian

Surviving Ian is a thirty-minute documentary exploring how southwest Florida residents are slowly putting their lives back together after the disastrous storm and highlights some of the few positives emerging from all the destruction.    Stories include a look back on the aftermath of the storm in Southwest Florida, the …

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Florida lawmakers hope to aid ailing home insurance market

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida lawmakers are scheduled to meet Monday to consider ways to shore up the state’s struggling home insurance market in the year’s second special session devoted to the topic. Lawmakers are considering legislation to help keep private insurers solvent by creating a $1 billion reinsurance fund, …

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