Aggregated Florida News Articles
- Florida's GOP senators go after China on coronavirus, as DeSantis faces scrutiny at home
Florida's Republican senators took to the airwaves on Tuesday morning to hit China over its handling of the COVID-19 crisis as Ron DeSantis continues to face scrutiny at home over his refusal to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order.
CNBC. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:06:50 GMT.
- Governor says 'we cannot afford' to have the Zaandam cruise ship with four dead 'dumped in Florida'
The Zaandam's 450 guests and 602 crew members have not set foot on dry land for 15 days after setting sail from Buenos Aires on March 7 and had been due to arrive in Fort Lauderdale in April.
Daily Mail. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:31:07 GMT.
- Florida Governor Ron DeSantis refuses to let Zaandam cruise ship dock
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has had a limited response to the coronavirus pandemic, despite his state reporting the fifth highest number of cases in the U.S. ...
CBS News. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 08:09:38 -0400.
- US outlines plan for Venezuela transition, sanctions relief
MIAMI (AP) - The Trump administration is prepared to lift sanctions on Venezuela in support of a new proposal to form a transitional government representing allies of both Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido, U.S. ...
Joshua Goodman. Washington Times. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 07:08:14 -0400.
- More COVID-19 cases on stranded cruise ship with 4 dead. Cruise line pleas for help
Orlando Ashford, president of Holland America Line, revealed there are more COVID-19 cases aboard the cruise ship where four people have already died. He also made a plea for a place to dock for his stranded cruise ships.
CBC News. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 04:00:00 EDT.
- Florida Pastor Arrested After Holding Church Services Amid Coronavirus Clampdown
A Florida pastor has been arrested after holding services at his church in defiance of guidelines from authorities in the Tampa area, which order citizens to remain at home as reported coronavirus cases surge in Florida. ...
Johnathan Jones. Western Journal. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 23:36:11 +0000.
- Pastor arrested after holding packed church service in Florida
Sheriff told leaders of The River at Tampa Bay Church they violated a local "safer-at-home" order to stem the spread of COVID-19.
CBS News. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 19:10:00 -0400.
- Florida: Latest updates on Coronavirus
There are currently 5,473 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Florida.
Live Science. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 21:06:29 +0000.
- Florida Gov. Issues Stay-at-Home Order for Southern Region
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday issued a stay-at-home order for the southern region of the state, including Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and Monroe counties until the middle of May at least.
Newsmax. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:19:17 EDT.
- Florida megachurch pastor arrested for holding crowded services Sunday
The Florida megachurch pastor who made national headlines for holding crowded services Sunday has been arrested Monday afternoon for defying government orders amid the coronavirus pandemic, Fox News confirmed.
Caleb Parke. Fox News. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 19:41:57 GMT.
- Coronavirus scare leads to Florida man's arrest on a hoax weapon of mass destruction charge
A coronavirus scare at a Florida business has led to the arrest of a man on a use of a hoax weapon of mass destruction charge.
Robert Gearty. Fox News. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 19:12:19 GMT.
- Governor Extends Safer-At-Home To Southeast Counties: Coronavirus
The governor announced that he's signing a "safer-at-home" order for Broward, Palm Beach, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.
D'ann Lawrence White. Patch. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:39:23 -0400.
- Florida church under fire after holding packed service during coronavirus pandemic
The church faced harsh criticism after holding a packed service with dozens of people shoulder-to-shoulder despite stay-at-home orders.
Wls. ABC News. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:28:30 +0000.
- Disney's (DIS) Parks to Remain Shut on Coronavirus Woes
Disney (DIS) is keeping its parks in California and Florida under lock and key for an indefinite period due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:13:00 GMT.
- Florida a top market for growth in electric vehicle charging
Florida is among the states where electric vehicle use is growing quickly.
Brian Bandell. American City Business Journals. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:55:28 +0000.
- Cruise Ship With 4 Dead Possibly Headed To Florida
A cruise ship with 4 dead passengers has apparently been given permission to pass through the Panama Canal, possibly on its way to Florida.
Paul Scicchitano. Patch. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 02:54:41 -0400.
Florida Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Florida as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||20,612,439||1.82|
|July 1, 2015||20,244,914||1.79|
|July 1, 2014||19,888,741||1.57|
|July 1, 2013||19,582,022||1.23|
|July 1, 2012||19,344,156||1.29|
|July 1, 2011||19,096,952||1.31|
|July 1, 2010||18,849,098|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Florida was 18,801,310.
In 2008, the estimated population of Florida was 18,328,340, whereas
in 2006, the population of Florida was about 18,019,093.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Florida's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
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web page. For maps of Florida,
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in Tallahassee, Florida .
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names, descriptions, and
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