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CDC, FDA send letter to Florida’s Surgeon General warning he is endangering lives with COVID vaccine risk advice

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 15:51

U.S. public health agencies have sent a letter to Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo warning that his fueling of vaccine hesitancy is harming the public, particularly Florida seniors.

‘Protect our children from Disney:’ Ads praise, bash DeSantis as he visits battleground states

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 14:25

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ book tour took him Friday to Iowa, the first GOP caucus state in the 2024 primaries, while his would-be presidential campaign heated up with new ads both for and against him.

Hollywood woman guilty in 2015 death of toddler stepson

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 14:02

Analiz Osceola, the Hollywood mother accused of lying to cops about her missing 3-year-old stepson eight years ago and failing to seek medical attention as he lay dying, was found guilty Friday of aggravated manslaughter.

10 migrants of multiple nationalities land in Boynton Beach

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 09:51

Ten migrants came ashore about 3 a.m. Friday at Ocean Inlet Park in Boynton Beach.

Florida GOP lawmakers take aim at defining sex and gender

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 09:39

Republican bills aimed at preventing transgender children from transitioning have led to a firestorm of criticism from Democrats and the LQBTQ community.

Rape victims must show proof to get an exception under Florida’s 6-week abortion ban

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 09:39

Floridians who are raped would need to show evidence if they want an exception under the proposed six-week abortion ban.

Florida permitless gun bill locked and loaded for chamber action

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 08:45

The next stop for permitless carry will be the full Senate, and the House version is lined up for chamber debate as well.

‘You feel like you’re king for a day:’ How a family dyes the Chicago River green for St. Patrick’s Day

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 08:14

The dyeing process starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 11, and stretches from Orleans Street almost three quarters of a mile east to Columbus Drive.

Daylight saving time 2023: Why it began, where it exists and how it saved one Chicago man’s life

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 08:08

Get ready to "fall back" with this explanation on the change in standard time in the United States.

Delray Beach and Boca Raton have referendums. Will voters back plans amid opposition?

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 18:11

Elected leaders in Boca Raton are asking for more time, while those in Delray Beach want more money during Tuesday’s elections. But it’s not clear whether voters will go for either of them.

Car in Miramar hit-and-run crash that left Florida National Guardsman fighting for his life has been found

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 17:31

A member of the Florida National Guard is fighting for his life after a car hit him and drove off in Miramar early Sunday morning, the second hit-and-run crash on the same stretch of road in the past three months.

La Niña has ended, and El Niño may be on the way

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 16:09

La Niña, the climate pattern that helped fuel the extremely active hurricane seasons and drought in the southwest over the past 2 1/2 years, has ended, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday.

Federal court upholds Florida law, enacted after Parkland, raising rifle-buying age to 21

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 15:13

Citing gun restrictions dating to the Reconstruction era, a federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a Florida law quickly enacted after the Parkland mass shooting that prevents sales of rifles and other long guns to people under age 21.

‘We’re going to take your vehicles and take you to jail.’ Broward sheriff announces crackdown on intersection takeovers, stunt driving

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 14:26

Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony vowed to crack down on the increasing number of "street takeovers" and drag-racing events across South Florida and announced the arrests of three stunt drivers and eight spectators at a takeover in Fort Lauderdale last week.

SpaceX launches competitor’s satellites from Canaveral

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 12:36

After letting Relativity Space have the Space Coast launch spotlight for a day, SpaceX was back to business with its final mission to help send up a competitor’s satellites after they lost their orbital rides in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Lauderdale Lakes woman used dead father’s Social Security for Miami Heat tickets, Costco purchases

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 10:50

A Broward County woman who used nearly $50,000 of her dead father’s Social Security benefits for tickets to the Miami Heat, shopping trips to Costco and concerts has been sentenced to five months in prison, the Department of Justice said.

Dealer who sold fentanyl-laced cocaine to Spring Breakers, including West Point cadets, gets 9 years

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 10:25

The dealer who sold fentanyl-laced cocaine to a group of partying Spring Breakers last year in Wilton Manors was sentenced Thursday to nine years in a federal prison followed by three years of supervised release.

Florida lawmakers consider ordering later school start times

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 08:24

A Florida House panel Thursday backed a proposal that would set later start times for high schools and middle schools.

Vice President Kamala Harris and Gloria Estefan talk climate change in Miami Beach

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 18:19

Vice President Kamala Harris and singer Gloria Estefan took the stage at Miami Beach’s New World Center to discuss potential climate solutions and what it will take for a clean energy economy to emerge from the Biden-Harris administration’s Inflation Reduction Act.

As DeSantis highlights controversial books, some still listed in Broward schools

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 17:53

Broward School Board member Torey Alston, a DeSantis appointee, was a featured speaker at an event called “Exposing the Book Ban Hoax.”

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