Maps of Florida coronavirus cases by ZIP code and county
07/07/20 11:16 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Search for Florida coronavirus patients by ZIP code using this interactive map. Also see hourly updates on confirmed cases, the number of tests conducted and details of each patient. Data including cases in Broward County, Miami-Dade Cou...

Endorsement: In Broward Clerk of Courts race, reject inept incumbent Brenda Forman and elect Judge Mark Speiser
07/07/20 11:07 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
In the bizarre race for Broward Clerk of Court, the Sun Sentinel endorses Judge Mark Speiser, with the expectation that he will use his brain, experience and work ethic to modernize the office, create a positive work environment and impr...

Broward schools will not require students to return to classrooms
07/07/20 10:46 from Juice: National politics
Students in Broward public schools won't be required to return to classrooms when the academic year starts next month, Superintendent Robert Runcie said Tuesday.

Miami-Dade will close restaurants and gyms; Broward may be next
07/07/20 10:16 from Juice: National politics
Miami-Dade County is again shutting down restaurants and gyms to curb the spread of the coronavirus, and to ensure hospitals have enough capacity and staff to treat the rising number of patients.

Phone scammers posing as police steal over $4,000
07/07/20 10:10 from Juice: National politics
Scammers, posing as police, have stolen more than $4,000 by threatening victims with arrest over the phone, Delray Beach police said.

Tropical Storm Edouard fizzles; potential system over Georgia poses flash flooding threat to Carolinas, mid-Atlantic states
07/07/20 09:30 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Tropical Storm Edouard is no more. The National Hurricane Center is watching an area over Georgia that may bring flash flooding to southeastern U.S.

Questionnaire: Judge Mark Speiser, candidate for Broward Clerk of Court
07/07/20 09:17 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Mark Speiser's completed candidate questionnaire for the August 2020 election for Broward Clerk of Court.

Questionnaire: Judge Paul Backman, candidate for Broward Clerk of Court
07/07/20 09:17 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Paul Backman's completed candidate questionnaire for the August 2020 election for Broward Clerk of Court.

2016 Questionnaire: Brenda Forman, then-candidate for Broward Clerk of Court
07/07/20 09:17 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Brenda Forman did not complete a Sun Sentinel candidate questionnaire for the 2020 election, so we offer voters what she said during her 2016 campaign.

Monitoring Florida’s coronavirus case surge: These are the numbers to watch.
07/07/20 09:15 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A month after Florida began the first phase of reopening, a critical point in which experts say we would begin to see any effects the moves have had on coronavirus cases. Use these updating charts to monitor new cases, testing, deaths an...

After a June lull in storms, be ready for hurricane season to heat up again
07/07/20 08:56 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Experts have been saying for months that this Atlantic hurricane season would unfortunately be a busy one. So far, that’s borne out. There was a bit of a lull after Dolly, when a hurricane-suppressing layer of Saharan dust and hot, dry a...

Elections official appointed by Florida’s top Trump supporter says president is wrong about claims of mail-voting fraud
07/07/20 08:00 from Juice: National politics
President Donald Trump’s repeated, emphatic assertions that voting by mail is riddled with fraud and a way to rig the election are wrong. That's according to the supervisor of elections in Palm Beach County — the place Trump considers ho...

535,000 ballots about to hit South Florida voters’ mailboxes as voting begins for August elections
07/07/20 07:00 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
By week’s end, 535,000 South Florida voters can begin voting by mail in the Aug. 18 primary contests and nonpartisan elections for School Board and judge. That's just the first round of mail ballots, which are surging in popularity this ...

Tropical Storm Edouard fizzles; potential system over Georgia has low chance of development
07/07/20 06:50 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Tropical Storm Edouard is no more. The National Hurricane Center is watching an area over Georgia that may bring flash flooding to southeastern U.S.

Florida Democrats, GOP politicians got PPP loans — Trump tweets, Florida says open schools — Patronis' costly mailer on China
07/07/20 06:43 from Florida Playbook

Miami-Dade will close restaurants and gyms; Broward may be next
07/06/20 18:54 from Juice: National politics
Miami-Dade County is again shutting down restaurants and gyms to curb the spread of the coronavirus, and to ensure hospitals have enough capacity and staff to treat the rising number of patients.

Lockdown is starting to return to South Florida as coronavirus surges
07/06/20 18:20 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Miami-Dade County is again shutting down restaurants and gyms to curb the spread of the coronavirus, and to ensure hospitals have enough capacity and staff to treat the rising number of patients.

Tropical Storm Edouard fizzles in North Atlantic
07/06/20 18:02 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Tropical Storm Edouard is no more in the north Atlantic Ocean. The National Hurricane Center is watching an area over Georgia and another east of the Caribbean Sea.

Parents of State Rep. Shevrin Jones test positive for coronavirus, within the same week he did
07/06/20 17:41 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The positive COVID-19 diagnosis of West Park mayor Eric Jones Jr. and his wife Bloneva Jones comes less than a week after son state Rep. Shevrin Jones tested positive for coronavirus.

Three kids were in a room with a loaded gun. One boy was shot dead.
07/06/20 17:28 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A 7-year-old boy, Brayson Plummer, has died after being shot in the head. It still isn’t clear if Brayson pulled the trigger or if one of the other children with him did.

Candidate for Broward elections chief wants to automatically send mail ballot to every voter. Problem is, it’s not legal.
07/06/20 15:38 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A candidate running for Broward County supervisor of elections says she wants to make it easier for people to vote by mail by doing something that’s never before been done before in Florida elections — automatically mail ballots to every...

Endorsement: Robin Bartleman is top choice for Florida House District 104
07/06/20 13:53 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
West Broward Democrats have a clear choice for House District 104: Robin Bartleman.

Endorsement: Christine Hunschofsky will honor Jacobs’ legacy in Florida House
07/06/20 13:53 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Christine Hunschofsky deserves voters' support in House District 96.

Coronavirus isn’t scaring some Trump supporters away from his Republican convention in Florida
07/06/20 13:49 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Donald Trump moved most of the late-August Republican National Convention from Charlotte, N.C., to Jacksonville last month, after he couldn’t get assurances from North Carolina officials that they would permit a traditional packed conven...

Before allowing visitors to elder-care facilities, do this | Opinion
07/06/20 13:15 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
According to AARP Florida, these principles should guide Florida's decision to reopen nursing homes and assisted living facilities to visitors.

One dead and one missing after boat crash off Bimini
07/06/20 12:31 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
At least three of the people on a boat that ran aground off Bimini were from South Florida, according to news reports.

Boy, 7, injured by stray bullet in Fort Lauderdale
07/06/20 12:26 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A boy hit by a stray bullet while he was swimming was treated for minor injuries at a Fort Lauderdale hospital.

Supreme Court rules states can require presidential electors to back popular vote winner
07/06/20 11:31 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that states can require presidential electors to back their states’ popular vote winner in the Electoral College.

Readers disapprove of governor’s handling of coronavirus | Letters to the editor
07/06/20 10:30 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Covid is "out of the bag" and Gov. DeSantis is living in "fantasy land," say Sun Sentinel letter writers.

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