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Diane Rado

Diane Rado

Diane Rado has covered state and local government and public schools in six states over some 30 years, focusing on policy and investigative stories as well as legislative and political reporting. She spent most of her career at the St. Petersburg (Tampa Bay) Times and the Chicago Tribune. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and did a fellowship in education reform at the University of Michigan in 1999-2000. She is married to a journalist and has three adult children.

VP Harris in Tallahassee: ‘Can we truly be free if a woman cannot make decisions about her life?’

By: , and - January 23, 2023

In a direct challenge to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to his back yard Sunday to announce that President Joe Biden was signing an executive order designed to guarantee access to abortion rights, including abortion-inducing medications. During a roughly 20-minute address in Tallahassee marking what would have been the 50th anniversary […]

Former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Largo home in South Florida raided Monday

By: - August 9, 2022

CNN, Bloomberg and other Florida media outlets have reported that the FBI “has executed a search warrant” Monday at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach. NBC reported that Trump, in an email statement said, in part, that: “These are dark times for our Nation, as my beautiful home, Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, […]

CDC strongly advises pregnant people to get a COVID-19 vaccine

By: - September 30, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted a health advisory Wednesday recommending urgent action: People should get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible, before or during pregnancy. That includes those already pregnant, trying to get pregnant and who might want to get pregnant, as well as recently pregnant people, including those lactating. […]

Biden proclaims day of remembrance for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

By: - June 1, 2021

President Joe Biden on Monday called upon Americans to commemorate the tremendous loss of life and security connected to the terrifying 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre “and commit together to eradicate systemic racism and help to rebuild communities and lives that have been destroyed by it.” The Tulsa proclamation came on the same day as Memorial […]