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DeSantis suspends 4 Broward County School Board members

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday suspended via executive order four Broward County School Board members “due to their incompetence, neglect of duty, and misuse of authority.” Board members Patricia Good, Donna Korn, Ann Murray and Laurie Rich Levinson were suspended effective immediately. They...

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Ford may let go 1/4 of salaried Michigan employees to pay for EV transition

(The Center Square) – Less than two months after announcing it would apply $134 million of taxpayer dollars for retooling two Michigan plants, news reports this week surfaced that revealed Ford Motor Company would lay off approximately 8,000 salary workers. According to Bloomburg reporting, the job cuts are part of the automaker’s effort to liberate $3 billion of corporate...

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DeSantis administration fires back after Newsom ad inviting Floridians to move to California

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom launched an advertisement on Independence Day telling Florida residents their freedoms were under attack in the Sunshine State and encouraging them to move to the Golden State instead. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office said Newsom “might as well light...

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Supreme Court’s abortion ruling is watershed moment

THE HILL — The Supreme Court’s extraordinary decision to eliminate the universal right to abortion is a watershed moment in the American experiment, ending half a century when women were free to make their own reproductive decisions and immediately ushering in an era when states can make that choice for them. From a practical standpoint,...

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Fauci tests positive for COVID-19

THE HILL — Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement on Wednesday from the National Institutes of Health. A statement from the NIH says that Fauci tested positive for COVID-19 through a rapid antigen test and is “currently experiencing mild symptoms.” He...

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Florida Gov. DeSantis signs school safety bill into law

(The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed another school safety bill into law. It expands legislative action he and the legislature have taken since 2019 “to implement the recommendations of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission, while also making record investments in mental health and school safety,” he said. It...

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Iraqi man in Ohio charged in plot to murder former President George W. Bush

NTD — An Iraqi man living in Columbus, Ohio, has been charged by federal authorities for allegedly plotting to smuggle foreign nationals into the United States as part of a plot to assassinate former President George W. Bush. Agents from the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested Shihab Ahmed Shihab Shihab, 52, Tuesday morning. He...