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Al Lawson: Colleges and Universities in North Florida Getting $255 Million From Federal Stimulus

“At least half of the funding each institution receives will be issued directly to students in the form of emergency financial grants to help pay for course materials, housing, food, health care, childcare and other essentials,” Lawson’s office noted.
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John Delaney Takes Over as Chairman of the North Florida Land Trust

“John Delaney has been a champion for conservation for many years and we are honored that he will guide us as chair to help us make the very best decisions for our mission and the environment,” said Jim McCarthy, the president of NFLT, on Tuesday.
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John Delaney Joins the Board of the Timucuan Parks Foundation

Delaney was first elected mayor in 1995 and won a second term in 1999, making him the first Republican elected to that post since Reconstruction. 
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Marco Rubio Takes Aim at Joe Biden, Democrats in Final Days of the Campaign

“Biden may claim that he is ‘not a fan’ of court-packing, but when asked directly last week whether he would support it, he acknowledged ‘it depends’ on how Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination ‘turns out,’” Rubio insisted.
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Florida Colleges and Universities Seeing Fewer Applicants–And It’s Only Going to Get Worse

An Orlando Sentinel story focused on how Florida remains the only state with a public college and university systems that require potential students to take standardized tests. While that certainly is a factor as to why schools across the state are seeing less applicants, there are other factors at work as well. 
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Republicans, Democrats Try to Reach Out to Florida Hispanics in Final Weeks of the...

Trying to help President Donald Trump, much of the Republican outreach to Hispanic voters in Florida has focused on international issues, including taking shots at former Vice President Joe Biden’s policies on Cuba and Venezuela. 
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John Rutherford in Excellent Shape for a Third Term Representing the First Coast in...

Rutherford wasn’t exactly a top target for Democrats but he did draw a top challenger in Donna Deegan.
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UNF Community Raised $700,000 for Student Emergency Relief Fund

“The UNF community has come together in unprecedented ways to assist our students during this challenging time,” said UNF President David Szymanski on Tuesday. “Executive leadership, faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends all uniting is what makes UNF such a unique and special place.”
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Al Lawson: North Florida Colleges and Universities Will Get $67 Million as Part of...

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., announced this week that the schools will receive federal funds through the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act." The entire package sends $31 billion to schools across the country with almost $14 billion of that going to higher education institutions.
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Florida High on How Anthony Fauci and Mayor Handling Coronavirus, UNF Poll Finds

The Public Opinion Research Lab (PORL) at the University of North Florida (UNF) released a poll on Monday seeing what Florida voters think the coronaviurs pandemic and of how elected officials and public administrators are handling it.
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Ron DeSantis in Great Shape According to UNF Poll

Almost 14 months after he took office in Tallahassee, Gov. Ron DeSantis is in excellent shape with Florida voters
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UNF Ranked in Top 5 Colleges for Financial Planning

UNF announced this week that its Coggin College of Business ranked fifth in the “Top-Ranked Colleges for Financial Planning” by Wealth Management magazine.
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