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A Florida Sheriff Has Ordered His Deputies Not to Wear Masks

NYTimes.com Wednesday, 12 August 2020
The sheriff forbade his deputies from wearing masks while on duty, with some exceptions, and also barred visitors to his offices from wearing them.
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