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Florida Outpaces Nation in Job Growth

Florida is outpacing the nation economically, seeing an increased rate of job growth of 0.7 percent — twice the rate of increase of the nation — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced on Friday.

Workers prepare the Psyche spacecraft inside a clean room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, on April 11, 2022. - Psyche will launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in August 2022 to enter orbit in space around an asteroid, also named Psyche, in 2026 to study the metal-rich …

Study: Red States Were Right – Schools That Stayed In-Person Didn’t Lose Academic Ground

A report issued by a team of researchers from institutions including Harvard University found that economic and racial learning gaps in states such as Texas and Florida did not widen due to schools largely maintaining in-person classes during the Chinese coronavirus pandemic. Harvard Professor Thomas Kane explains: “Where schools remained in-person, gaps did not widen. Where schools shifted to remote learning, gaps widened sharply. Shifting to remote instruction was like turning a switch on a critical piece of our social infrastructure that we had taken for granted.”

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Florida District Fired ‘Pansexual’ Middle School Art Teacher After She Discussed Sexuality with Students

A “pansexual” art teacher at a middle school in Florida says she has been fired for discussing her sexual orientation with her students, who then created flags representing their own sexuality and gender identities, which included transgender, non-binary, and gay. The Lee County School District told local media sources that she was fired for failing to follow the mandated curriculum.

People take part at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Pride Parade in Pristina, Kosovo, on October 10, 2019. - Hundreds of Kosovo people marched along the main street during a Gay parade demanding "freedom" and "equal rights" in the patriarchal and Muslim majority country with little tolerant views …

Laura Loomer Files RICO Case Against Twitter and Facebook

Florida congressional candidate Laura Loomer, represented by former Congressman Bob Barr, has filed a RICO case against Twitter, alleging that tech companies engage in racketeering behavior when they blacklist prominent users and politicians from their platforms.

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