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Florida inmates and prison officials grapple with ‘oppressive’ heat

TALLAHASSEE — Nearly a month into a stifling heat wave, corrections officials are attempting to alleviate sweltering conditions in Florida’s unairconditioned prisons, but advocates for inmates say the efforts fall short and aren’t being carried out the same way at all facilities. Throughout July, inmates’ supporters pressed the Department of …

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UF Islam on Campus prepares for Fast-a-Thon event

University of Florida students with the group Islam on Campus gathered at the 34th Street Wall on Sunday night to advertise their upcoming event, Fast-a-Thon. The annual charity gala, which coincides with the Islamic holy month of Ramadan this year, provides meals and information to guests to promote community, culture, …

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