Judge rejects ordering fixes to Florida's unemployment system

Pointing to the constitutional separation of powers, a Leon County circuit judge Thursday refused to order the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to take steps to “fix” the state’s much-maligned unemployment compensation system to process and pay claims.

University system leaders approve blueprint for reopening

The Florida university system’s governing board on Thursday approved a broad blueprint for how to reopen campuses in the fall, which will help schools as they work to finalize their individual plans over the next two weeks.

Orlando police officer tests positive for COVID-19

An Orlando police officer has tested positive for COVID-19, the department announced on Thursday.  This is the second officer to test positive during the coronavirus pandemic out of a staff of 1,064.