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Miami Beach mayor on spring break state of emergency: ‘We can’t allow disorder ‘

Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber explained on Tuesday that the city declared a state of emergency to try to get the horde of spring breakers who have flooded the area under control because “we can’t allow disorder.”

Gelber told “Mornings with Maria” on Tuesday that at night the small entertainment district in the area turned into what felt like a “rock concert” with a lot of people crowded together

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Miami Beach police arrest more than 50 people during spring breaker raucous

The Miami Beach Police Department says it arrested more than 50 people and seized at least eight firearms after a rowdy weekend of spring breakers defying a curfew. 

The raucous weekend reached its peak on Saturday night when local authorities called in a SWAT team to contain the defiant crowds.

The numbers provided to Fox News came after city officials voted to extend an 8 p.m. curfew for at least through mid-April along famed South Beach.

City of Miami Beach Police officers arrest several males on Ocean Drive and 10th Street as spring break has officially begun Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 in Miami Beach, Fla. 

City of Miami Beach Police officers arrest several males on Ocean Drive and 10th Street as spring break has officially begun Saturday, Feb. 20,

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Jacksonville Beach hotels report uptick in reservations as Spring Break approaches

A local health expert says spring break is a high concern.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — This Spring Break is expecting to look a little different from 2020. 

Local hotels said  they are already seeing an increase in reservations, concerning some about a surge of COVID-19 cases on the First Coast.

“Everybody wants to come to the beach and its been nice for the last month, so we’re seeing a lot of people coming down,” said John Hirt, the general manager for Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront.

Hirt says this March looks completely different from last March.

“Last year at this time

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Fearing Covid-19 Surge, Florida Officials Crack Down on Spring Breakers

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—Nearly a year after some Florida spring breakers refused to let the coronavirus interrupt their parties and helped trigger a wave of lockdowns, this city is bracing for a fresh crop of revelers.

Though many colleges have canceled spring break to prevent students from congregating in vacation spots, officials here are expecting a large influx over the coming weeks. Flights and hotels are cheap. Brutal winter storms in much of the country left people yearning for an escape. And Florida’s pandemic rules on bars and nightclubs are more lenient than those in many states.

“We could potentially see

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