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Josh Sidorowicz

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Grand Rapids, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Josh:

Gov. DeSantis targets Florida restaurant after viral video shows kids at drag show

R House Wynwood's liquor license is on the line following a complaint filed by Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration over kids attending drag shows at the venue. → Read More

Plant City police say viral post of nurse 'stealing' baby from local hospital is a hoax

In reality, the photo is actually surveillance footage from a case in 2016 in Spain when a baby was kidnapped from a hospital, according to local reports. → Read More

Ticket quotas are illegal in Florida. But here's how police can get around state law

The state technically outlawed ticket quotas, but it's more complicated than that. → Read More

Florida lawmakers pass bill banning 'woke' school lessons, workplace training

In wake of debate over critical race theory, which isn't taught in Florida schools at any grade, DeSantis says this bill is about stopping "woke" indoctrination. → Read More

No, airlines are not legally required to compensate you for canceled, delayed flights

There is no federal requirement for airlines to pay you for expenses like a hotel, food or alternative transportation if your flight is delayed or canceled. → Read More

VERIFY fact sheet: Florida's 'don't say gay' bill, explained

What is the 'don't say gay' bill? HB 1557, which opponents have dubbed “Don't Say Gay,” is officially known as the “Parental Rights in Education” bill. → Read More

Bob Saget's death from head trauma not as uncommon as you might think, neurologist says

Even brain trauma that might appear mild can warrant urgent medical attention. → Read More

Bob Saget autopsy reveals no initial signs of foul play; 911 call released

Comedian and "Full House" actor Bob Saget's autopsy was performed Monday morning in Central Florida. → Read More

Yes, researchers are developing chewing gum to reduce COVID-19 spread. But, it’s not clear if it’ll work

While health experts say vaccinations remain the most effective protection from severe illness or death, headway is also being made on other treatments. → Read More

Yes, the WHO skipped ‘nu’ and ‘xi’ in naming new COVID-19 variant omicron. Here’s the explanation

The World Health Organization skipped two letters in the Greek alphabet to name the newest SARS-CoV-2 variant. → Read More

'That's really bad news': Fauci finds low vaccination rates leave Florida vulnerable to COVID-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci says only having a low number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 is making Florida vulnerable to the virus. → Read More

No, Florida was not ‘caught underreporting’ COVID-19 deaths in latest report

No, Florida was not ‘caught underreporting’ COVID-19 deaths in latest report. Here's what we found. → Read More

DeSantis blames 'media hysteria,' defends Florida's COVID response as hospitalizations surge

Florida's governor is holding firm in his no-lockdown strategy as the state continues to see record-breaking numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. → Read More

New CPR training requirement for Florida students a 'long time coming'

Florida high school students will now have to take CPR training to graduate from high school under a new bill signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday. → Read More

Lutz family living with hole in living room roof for more than a year blames insurance company

When it rains, it quite literally pours inside Maureen Whitlock’s home of 20 years. → Read More

'What are you afraid of,' asks mom of transgender child to Florida lawmakers

Florida lawmakers are scheduled to take up a bill that would ban transgender females from participating in girls’ or women’s high school and college sports. → Read More

COVID cases rising in younger people in Florida as spring breakers party on

The uptick in the 25-49 age group, which is most likely to spread the virus, poses a threat to the state’s vulnerable and older population not yet vaccinated. → Read More

COVID cases rising in younger people in Florida as spring breakers party on

The uptick in the 25-49 age group, which is most likely to spread the virus, poses a threat to the state’s vulnerable and older population not yet vaccinated. → Read More

These doctors say it’s best Florida doesn’t follow other states’ leads and expand vaccine eligibility too soon

Roughly 70 percent of the state’s seniors have received a COVID-19 vaccine, but that means more than 1 million people in the most vulnerable age group have not. → Read More

GOP’s proposed changes to Florida election laws will cost voters, elections supervisors argue

The Florida Supervisors of Elections issued a letter to lawmakers on Monday warning that the wide-ranging reform “risks destroying the voter confidence." → Read More