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Amazon warehouse workers are getting a re-do on their union vote in Alabama
A U.S. labor-board official is ordering a re-vote after an agency review found Amazon improperly pressured warehouse staff in Bessemer to vote against joining a union, tainting the original election enough to scrap its results. The decision was issued Monday by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board. Amazon is expected to appeal. Read more from NPR here.
Recycling center re-opens in Pensacola
After it was closed a few years ago when people began dumping prohibited materials, the Summit Boulevard Recycling Center is going back into service. Once the center is officially open for business, it will be open 24/7. Read more here.
DeSantis pitches increase in law enforcement pay
Promoting Florida as “greener pastures” for law-enforcement officers, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday teased a plan for salary increases up to 25% and bonuses as part of his upcoming budget proposal. Read more here.
Hurricane season comes to a close
The Atlantic Hurricane season comes to a close with 21 tropical storms, 7 hurricanes and 4 major hurricanes this year. It was the third most active on record, and the third time the full list of designated storm names was exhausted. Read Florida Storms' breakdown of the season here.
Florida mask case now "moot"
A group of parents and Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration Monday asked an appeals court to dismiss a legal fight about a DeSantis executive order aimed at preventing school mask mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic. This ends the legal back and forth of the state's mask mandate battle. Read more here.