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Florida To Produce Smallest Orange Crop In 90 Years

Axios reports: Florida orange growers are facing what’s forecast to be their smallest crop in nearly 90 years. Florida is expected to produce 18 million 90-pound boxes of juicing oranges this year, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast last month. That’s less than half of last year’s crop and a 93% decline from the 1998 peak, the Wall …

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McConnell Axes Challenger Rick Scott From Committee

Fox News reports: Republican Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Rick Scott of Florida were removed from the Senate Commerce Committee, Fox News Digital has learned. Scott told Fox News Digital he blames Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for the removal. Scott said he is “not going to back down” and that he believes he “did the right thing” …

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Australia To Remove British Monarchy From Banknotes

From the Reserve Bank of Australia: The Reserve Bank has decided to update the $5 banknote to feature a new design that honours the culture and history of the First Australians. This new design will replace the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The other side of the $5 banknote will continue to feature the Australian Parliament. This decision …

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Dem Senator: Remove TikTok From US App Stores

ABC News reports: Sen. Michael Bennet, D-CO, sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday calling on their companies to remove TikTok from their respective app stores, citing concerns about how TikTok handles the data of American users. “Like most social media networks, TikTok collects vast and sophisticated data from its users,” Bennet …

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Carlson: US Should Liberate Canada From Dictatorship

“David Azerrad was born and raised in Montreal, but like a lot of ambitious and freedom-loving people, he fled later to the United States. And because all the people who care about their own rights have left, Canada under Justin Trudeau has become effectively a dictatorship. And we don’t like dictatorships, we’re American. We liberate dictatorships. That’s what we do. …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: As expected, Beyoncé has announced a 2023 world tour on Instagram, supporting her multiple-Grammy-nominated 2022 album, “Renaissance.” She also released the dates and cities on her official website. The timing of the announcement, which comes just days before the Grammy Awards on Sunday, sparks speculation that the singer may perform or at least appear on the show. Beyoncé …

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Kirk To Host Anti-Vax QAnon Event At Trump Resort

Via press release: Today, the Zelenko Freedom Foundation announced that Charlie Kirk will serve as keynote speaker for the inaugural gala – honoring the memory of Dr. Vladimir “Zev” Zelenko – on March 11th 2023 at the Trump Doral in Miami, Florida. Regarding the announcement, Ann Vandersteel and Kevin Jenkins, Co-Chairs of the Zelenko Freedom Foundation, issued the following statement: …

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Sen. Tim Scott Makes Initial Moves Towards WH Bid

Fox News reports: Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina is embarking on what’s being described as a “Faith in America” listening tour amid increased speculation that the rising star in the GOP is moving towards launching a 2024 presidential campaign. The tour, which was shared first with Fox News on Wednesday, will kick of later this month with speeches in …

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Sobbing Rioter Sentenced To Five Years, Eight Months

ABC News reports: A federal judge sentenced a U.S. Marine Corps veteran to more than five years in prison Wednesday for assaulting a line of police officers with chemical spray on Jan. 6, 2021. Daniel Ray Caldwell, 51, of The Colony, Texas, appeared before U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly for sentencing on one count of assaulting police with a dangerous …

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Republican Senators Send Demand Letter To DirecTV

The Hill reports: A group of leading Senate Republicans is requesting information from cable provider DirecTV surrounding its recent decision to drop conservative network Newsmax from its channel lineup. In a letter dated Feb. 1 and shared exclusively with The Hill, GOP Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas), Lindsey Graham (S.C.), Mike Lee (Utah) and Tom Cotton (Ark.) wrote to the cable …

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