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  • Cinderella’s Castle has a picture-perfect new look ahead of Walt Disney World reopening
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    Cinderella’s Castle has a picture-perfect new look ahead of Walt Disney World reopening

    #palmettobay #news #localnews #florida | Guests flocking to Walt Disney World to soak up the magic will be greeted with a fresh-looking Cinderella’s Castle to pair well with their selfies. The centerpiece of the Magic Kingdom underwent a royal makeover while the parks were closed during the coronavirus pandemic. Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom will […] More

  • Six Black Women in West Palm Beach Create Space for Healing, Art and Wellness
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    Six Black Women in West Palm Beach Create Space for Healing, Art and Wellness

    Jenn Accius doesn’t like opening up about her past encounter with a violent police officer. That trauma is normally hidden away but occasionally spills out on poetry pages — one of the only spaces where she’s felt comfortable. This moment feels different. Accius, 32, is the co-founder of kärnl moon — it’s a Black artist […] More

  • Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas
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    Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas

    #palmettobay #news #localnews #florida | PHOENIX – International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. The students from countries as diverse as India, China and Brazil say […] More

  • 11-year-old Fort Lauderdale girl dies from COVID-19
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    11-year-old Fort Lauderdale girl dies from COVID-19

    #palmettobay #news #localnews #florida | FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – An 11-year-old girl in Broward County has died from complications of COVID-19, according to state health department records and the county’s medical examiner. Yansi Ayala, of Fort Lauderdale, died Wednesday at Broward Health Medical Center, according to the medical examiner. She had underlying conditions including cerebral […] More

  • Miami-Dade restaurant community protesting Friday over indoor closures
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    Miami-Dade restaurant community protesting Friday over indoor closures

    #palmettobay #news #localnews #florida | MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Restaurant owners and their employees can’t figure out why, as part of such a critical industry in Miami-Dade County, they are being singled out to to be forced to close a large part of their business. Absent, too, is what they say they haven’t been shown: […] More

  • Worker advocates file meat plants discrimination complaint
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    Worker advocates file meat plants discrimination complaint

    #palmettobay #news #localnews #florida | Several worker advocacy organizations have filed a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture alleging that meat processing companies Tyson and JBS have engaged in racial discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic. The complaint filed Wednesday alleges the companies adopted polices that violate a section of the Civil Rights […] More

  • Floyd's speech didn't mean he could breathe
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    Floyd’s speech didn’t mean he could breathe

    #palmettobay #news #localnews #florida | MINNEAPOLIS – As George Floyd repeatedly pleaded “I can’t breathe” to police officers holding him down on a Minneapolis street corner, some of the officers responded by pointing out he was able to speak. One told Floyd it takes “a lot of oxygen” to talk, while another told angry bystanders […] More

  • Here’s how you can meet your favorite characters during Walt Disney World’s phased reopening
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    Here’s how you can meet your favorite characters during Walt Disney World’s phased reopening

    #palmettobay #news #localnews #florida | ORLANDO, Fla. – Families are gearing up for the phased reopening of Walt Disney World, which starts Saturday. With the phased reopening, guests will notice that the theme parks look a lot different than when they left in March. From new cleaning procedures and requirements to changing the way people […] More

  • Confederate flags draw differing responses
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    Confederate flags draw differing responses

    #palmettobay #news #localnews #florida | Public pressure amid protests over racial inequality forced Mississippi to furl its Confederate-inspired state flag for good, yet Georgia’s flag is based on another Confederate design and lives on. Why the difference? The Confederacy used more than one flag while it was fighting the United States to preserve slavery, and […] More

  • Miami-Dade County, state sign $14 million agreement for more contact tracers
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    Miami-Dade County, state sign $14 million agreement for more contact tracers

    #palmettobay #news #localnews #florida | MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced Thursday that he has signed a $14 million agreement with the state to add an additional 250 contact tracers to Miami-Dade through the end of the year. The mayor said the county and state’s legal teams worked late Wednesday night […] More

  • Serbia eyes restrictions; virus spreads in US, Brazil, India
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    Serbia eyes restrictions; virus spreads in US, Brazil, India

    #palmettobay #news #localnews #florida | WELLINGTON – Serbia mulled how to curb a surge in coronavirus infections on Thursday following two nights of clashes involving anti-lockdown demonstrators, while the virus showed no sign of slowing in the countries with the highest caseloads — the United States, India and Brazil. Those three nations are accounting for […] More

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