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Florida considers allowing volunteer chaplains in public schools

By BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school districts could opt to allow volunteer chaplains in schools under a bill approved Tuesday by a Senate committee. Supporters of the legislation said it will provide another resource for children during ...

Florida zoo welcomes furry baby Hoffman’s two-toed sloth

By CODY JACKSON and FREIDA FRISARO Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An adorable, furry baby Hoffman's two-toed sloth has made its debut at zoo in Florida. Zookeepers at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society have been monitoring the baby sloth and its mother, Wilbur, ...

NAACP seeks federal probe of Florida county’s jail system following deaths

By TERRY SPENCER Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The NAACP is seeking a federal investigation of deaths in Florida's second-largest county jail system, saying the Broward Sheriff's Office does not adequately monitor inmates or provide them with proper medical treatment and ...