Soccer state championships: Four area teams all have titles within reach

Three girls soccer teams and one boys squad are playing for state championships this week in DeLand. A look at those teams, how to watch the games and other important information to know. Girls Class 7A championship Bartram Trail (18-2) vs. Cypress Bay (8-0) When: Friday, 1 p.m. Where: Spec Martin Stadium, DeLand. Watch it: […]

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Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated, as his administration announced that drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved shot. With the bolstered supply, Biden also […]

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Biden consumer watchdog pick signals more aggressive stance

President Joe Biden’s nominee to run the federal consumer watchdog agency indicated Tuesday that if confirmed he would restore more aggressive enforcement actions against companies and banks that largely faded during the Trump administration. Rohit Chopra, currently a Democratic commissioner on the Federal Trade Commission, would be the third permanent director of the decade-old Consumer […]

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Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

By Zeke Miller, Linda A. Johnson and Jonathan Lemire | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated, as his administration announced that drugmaker Merck & Co. will help […]

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Where to get COVID-19 vaccines in Northeast Florida

Access to COVID-19 vaccines expands considerably Wednesday as Northeast Florida’s largest vaccine site opens at Gateway Mall and the state expands its criteria for who can get the shots. Until this week, distribution at sites in Florida is limited to front-line health care workers and people age 65 and older. But Gov. Ron DeSantis signed […]

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Qualifications to get COVID-19 vaccine at Regency site changing

The qualifications to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine shots at the state-run Regency Square Mall vaccination site will change starting Wednesday, the Florida Association of Public Information Officers announced. The change comes after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order Monday that will allow state and federal vaccination sites and retail pharmacies to begin vaccinating […]

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The Latest: Biden to prioritize vaccinating school teachers

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is directing states to prioritize vaccinating all teachers during the month of March, and announced that the federal government will help in the effort through its partnership with retail pharmacies. Biden said his goal is for every pre-kindergarten through 12th grade educator, school staff member and childcare worker to receive […]

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Abortion concerns prompt archdiocese warning on vaccine

Roman Catholic leaders in St. Louis and New Orleans are advising Catholics that the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson is “morally compromised,” saying it is produced using a cell line derived from an aborted fetus. The New Orleans archdiocese says the decision to receive a vaccine is one of individual conscience. In its statement […]

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Biden: US will be able to vaccinate all adults by end of May

President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated, as his administration announced that drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved shot. With the bolstered supply, Biden also […]

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What Kyle Whittingham thinks about the Utes’ 2021 Pac-12 schedule

Utah coach Kyle Whittingham talks to reporters during a University of Utah football practice at the Eccles Football Center in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. | Spenser Heaps, Spenser Heaps, Deseret News A couple of things jumped out to coach Kyle Whittingham in terms of timing — a game against South Division […]

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Blackhawks hope series against Lightning demonstrates improvement since January

The Blackhawks’ game against the Lightning on Thursday will be their first since Jan. 15 and 17. | AP Photos The Hawks begin their brutal March schedule with three games against the Lightning, who humiliated them in the first series of the season. But the Hawks believe they’re a different, better team now. The Blackhawks’ […]

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Biden: US will be able to vaccinate all adults by end of May

This September 2020, file photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a pharmacist preparing to give an experimental COVID-19 vaccine. | AP The announcement comes as the White House looks to speed the production of the single-dose J&J vaccine and accelerate the nation’s plans to reach “herd immunity” in the U.S. and begin restoring normalcy […]

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Ryan Pace on WR Allen Robinson: ‘We want to keep our good players’

Bears Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson caught 102 passes for 1,250 yards and six touchdowns in 2020. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Bears general manager Ryan Pace said Tuesday the team hasn’t “made a firm decision” about whether to give Allen Robinson the franchise tag, but said he reserves the right to do so even if […]

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‘Terrible’ call on Rudy Gobert at end of Jazz-Pelicans was correct, NBA says

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) dunks ahead of New Orleans Pelicans guard Josh Hart (3) at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News Following another wild finish to a Utah Jazz-New Orleans Pelicans game on Monday night that the Jazz lost 129-124, Utah All-Star center […]

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Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the new federal COVID-19 vaccine site in Miami-Dade

The U.S. military is putting the final touches on the new federal COVID-19 vaccination site in Miami-Dade County. And if it all goes as planned, it will open at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, just after Gov. Ron DeSantis expanded eligibility to include K-12 school employees who are age 50 or older. Despite previous opposition, Desantis […]

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It’s Health Heroes month in Miami-Dade, commissioners say

A group of Jackson Health System doctors and nurses took a break on Tuesday to receive praise from Miami-Dade County commissioners in their chambers. Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz was ready with an elbow bump. He introduced a proclamation on Feb. 26 to declare March as Health Heroes month and presented it during the commission meeting. […]

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WATCH LIVE: President Biden speaks on coronavirus pandemic

President Joe Biden is delivering remarks on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday afternoon. He will speak from the State Dining Room at the White House. Vice President Kamala Harris will attend. The stream of the president’s remarks can be seen at the top of this page. …read more Source:: News Headlines       

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