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NAS Pensacola reopens 'hallowed' building 633
Nearly two years after the terrorist attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola, the building where it happened is going back into service. NAS Pensacola held a reopening ceremony last week and paid tribute to the three sailors who were killed: Airman Mohammed Hotham; Ensign Joshua Watson, and Airman Apprentice Cameron Walters. Read more here.

Southern Association of Colleges commission eyes investigation of the University of Florida
The accrediting organization for the University of Florida has taken preliminary steps that could lead to a probe into whether the university faces “non-compliance issues” over its decision to block three professors from serving as expert witnesses in a high-profile voting rights lawsuit. Read more here.

Health care groups point to workforce 'crisis' worsened by COVID-19 pandemic
A broad coalition of health-care groups Monday tried to ratchet up attention on staffing and financial problems, saying the state needs to take steps to help address what industry officials describe as a “crisis.” Read more here.

Speaking of health care, the insurance marketplace is now open
More than 2 million Floridians got insurance coverage through the federal health care marketplace in 2021 — a number some expect to increase. Read more here.

Less than a month left of Hurricane season
The last month of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season has begun and there are no anticipated threats to the United States for at least a week, according to Florida Storms. Now, we just cross our fingers for the rest of November.