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ORLANDO — The assignment was to capture in photographs what already weighed heavily on most everyone’s mind: The way the coronavirus pandemic had altered their lives. By Leslie Postal. Sent: 755 words.

VIRUS OUTBREAK-FLORIDA: Florida reported 11,682 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 74 deaths on Saturday.

FLORIDA UNEMPLOYMENT: Florida’s unemployment rate was 6.4{c25493dcd731343503a084f08c3848bd69f9f2f05db01633325a3fd40d9cc7a1} last month, remaining unchanged from the month before, according to state figures released Friday


ATLANTA — No. 1 Alabama tries to remain perfect on the season and claim its 28th Southeastern Conference championship when it faces No. 11 Florida in the league championship game. The Gators likely ruined their chances of earning a spot in the College Football Playoff with an upset loss to LSU last weekend, but they can still take their first SEC title since 2008. By Paul Newberry. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. EST.

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