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Florida Department of Health To Impose Fines on Government Entities who Mandate Vaccines

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.—A Florida Department of Health official says he will fine Orange County if a Florida government entity goes through with mandating employees get vaccinated against the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus. On Sept. 24, Orange County Mayor Jerry

Homicides in Philadelphia for 2021 Surpass 400 After Weekend Shootings

Two people were killed in Philadelphia on Sept. 25, pushing the city’s total number of homicide victims this year past 400, a milestone that has only been surpassed once since 2007. Two men, ages 35 and 28, were shot multiple times

Parents, Lawmakers Sue Over New York’s School Mask Mandate

A group of New York parents and two local legislators are suing to overturn the state’s requirement for school children to wear masks. They allege the mandate was issued illegally and wouldn’t stand up to scrutiny if the state tried

Orange County DA: No Wrongdoing in COVID-19 Inmate Death

A stock photo shows activity in the Theo Lacy Facility, a county jail in Orange, Calif. (Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images)

Satellite Company Terran Orbital to Bring 2,000 Jobs to Florida’s Space Coast

Terran Orbital California offices. (Courtesy of Terran Orbital)

Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Youth Weight Gain Throughout the Pandemic

A child wears a face mask as they attend an online class at a learning hub inside the Crenshaw Family YMCA during the Covid-19 pandemic…

Illegal Immigrant Mexican Teen Arrested for Setting Wildfires in California: CBP

A truck drives past the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Jacumba, California on April 6, 2018. (Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images)

Gascón to Dismiss Nearly 60,000 Cannabis Convictions

Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon is pictured in a 2014 file photo. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LA County Seeing Improvement in COVID Metrics as Hospitalizations Fall

A medical volunteer prepares the Moderna coronavirus vaccination for a patient at Lestonnac Free Clinic in Orange, Calif., on March 9, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch…

Orange County Sees Slight Drop in COVID-19 Hospitalizations

A medical volunteer prepares the Moderna coronavirus vaccination for a patient at Lestonnac Free Clinic in Orange, Calif., on March 9, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch…