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MacDill Air For Base in Tampa hosts two combatant command groups. Photo: Air Force

The Air Force’s Space Command Is Looking For A New Home. These 8 Florida Communities Are In The Running.

Governor Ron DeSantis nominated eight Florida communities to compete for the Air Force’s Space Command headquarters.  Cities and counties across the country are vying to host a new combatant command group called Space Command which streamlines space-based technology and defenses across the military. Hosting Space Command will bring more than 1,000 military personnel jobs to the area as well as defense contract opportunities. In Florida, Brevard, Orange, Seminole, Miami-Dade, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties, along with the cities of Jacksonville and Pensacola, all submitted nomination letters to the Air Force. Now, the Air Force will send additional questionnaires to the applicants. The agency plans to make a recommendation to the president next year. Space Command is different from the U.S. Space …
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Jenn White is the new host of NPR’s 1A. (va NPR)
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Meet The New Host Of NPR’s 1A: Jenn White

Jenn White is the new host of NPR’s 1A. White takes over from Joshua Johnson who made the jump from radio to TV at the end of last year. Since then the show’s been guest hosted by Todd Zwillich and 1A national reporter Sasha-Ann Simons. 90.7’s Talia Blake caught up with White ahead of her premiere as the new host this week to talk about the future of the show and her roots.
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