These South Florida restaurants are open for delivery and takeout during coronavirus shutdown
04/04/20 18:25 from Juice: National politics
Below is a directory of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade eateries offering takeout and delivery. All food-delivery apps are waiving delivery fees until further notice. Keep checking back, as this list will be updated in the days and we...

Americans are encouraged to wear face masks in public, though Trump says he won’t wear one
04/04/20 14:27 from Juice: National politics
President Donald Trump announced new federal guidelines Friday recommending that Americans wear face coverings when in public to help fight the spread of the new coronavirus. The president immediately said he had no intention of followin...

Wrong to trash Rick Scott’s legacy with the unemployed; DeSantis was doing a good job until ...; Broward parks should re-open | Letters to the Editor
04/04/20 07:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Wrong to trash Rick Scott's legacy In response to Steve Bousquet’s March 28 column – “Rick Scott’s shabby treatment of workers is DeSantis’ problem now”, I was disappointed to see the Sun Sentinel run one more article trashing former Gov...

UPDATED: Here’s a list of Passover and Easter takeout dinner specials
04/04/20 04:18 from Juice: National politics
There’s no reason to let the coronavirus ruin your plans for Passover or Easter. While a large dinner with family and friends might not be a good idea nowadays, you can still put out a spread for your smaller, more intimate meals. So wit...

Americans are encouraged to wear face masks in public, though Trump says he won’t wear one
04/03/20 21:47 from Juice: National politics
President Donald Trump announced new federal guidelines Friday recommending that Americans wear face coverings when in public to help fight the spread of the new coronavirus. The president immediately said he had no intention of followin...

These South Florida restaurants are open for delivery and takeout during coronavirus shutdown
04/03/20 20:18 from Juice: National politics
Below is a directory of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade eateries offering takeout and delivery. All food-delivery apps are waiving delivery fees until further notice. Keep checking back, as this list will be updated in the days and we...

UPDATED: Here’s a list of Passover and Easter takeout dinner specials
04/03/20 18:22 from Juice: National politics
There’s no reason to let the coronavirus ruin your plans for Passover or Easter. While a large dinner with family and friends might not be a good idea nowadays, you can still put out a spread for your smaller, more intimate meals. So wit...

Here comes another cruise ship with coronavirus ... but this one won’t dock in Fort Lauderdale yet
04/03/20 18:00 from Juice: National politics
The U.S. Coast Guard won’t allow Princess Cruises’ Coral Princess , which has 12 people aboard who’ve tested positive for the new coronavirus, to dock in Port Everglades for the time being, a port spokeswoman confirmed Friday. Miami-base...

Here comes another cruise ship with coronavirus ... but it’s not ready to dock in Fort Lauderdale
04/03/20 18:00 from Juice: National politics
The U.S. Coast Guard won’t allow Princess Cruises’ Coral Princess , which has 12 people aboard who’ve tested positive for the new coronavirus, to dock in Port Everglades for the time being, a port spokeswoman confirmed Friday. Miami-base...

Despite closure of nonessential businesses, this South Florida sex shop’s doors are still open
04/03/20 17:32 from Juice: National politics
Gov. Ron DeSantis’s order closing nonessential businesses throughout Florida includes dozens of exceptions. Everything from marinas to gun shops to, well, newspapers, of course. Adult entertainment stores, however, are not on the list of...

South Florida 100: Another agonizing week under the COVID-19 cloud in South Florida
04/03/20 17:02 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs

DIY hair and beauty: Difficult times call for drastic measures
04/03/20 16:59 from Juice: National politics
Coronavirus has forced us to realize who we really depend on: our barbers and beauticians. Salons are closed , thrusting men and women who get their hair cut or nails lacquered every few weeks into a new personal emergency. Everyone is f...

UPDATED: Here’s a list of Passover and Easter takeout dinner specials
04/03/20 15:11 from Juice: National politics
There’s no reason to let the coronavirus ruin your plans for Passover or Easter. While a large dinner with family and friends might not be a good idea nowadays, you can still put out a spread for your smaller, more intimate meals. So wit...

Pandemic of Love: Site matches donors with coronavirus needy
04/03/20 15:03 from Juice: National politics
A South Florida meditation teacher has created a pandemic of her own by linking people who lost jobs because of coronavirus with others willing to help. Her website, PandemicOfLove.com , and its Spanish-language counterpart, PandemiaDeAm...

DeSantis’ shaky crisis management starts with failure to communicate | Steve Bousquet
04/03/20 14:54 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
With his state under siege from an invisible enemy and his own shaky performance drawing intense criticism, Gov. Ron DeSantis reached for his security blanket this week at the friendly confines of Fox News. A bad move, with bad results. ...

Map: Florida’s hospitals are filling with coronavirus patients. Here are available beds by county
04/03/20 14:50 from Juice: National politics
A surging number of patients requiring treatment for coronavirus is threatening to push Florida hospitals to capacity . With a limited number of beds — especially intensive-care beds — the state’s hospital system is facing a reckoning af...

Derrick Jones Jr. working on Fisher-Price dunks, wants back with Heat in free agency
04/03/20 14:50 from Juice: National politics
Derrick Jones Jr. didn't have to think too far back to recall the last time he dunked. “Does it have to be a 10-foot court? If not, then I’d say on my son’s Fisher-Price yesterday,” the Miami Heat high-wire forward said Friday on a Zoom ...

These South Florida restaurants are open for delivery and takeout during coronavirus shutdown
04/03/20 14:39 from Juice: National politics
Below is a directory of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade eateries offering takeout and delivery. All food-delivery apps are waiving delivery fees until further notice. Keep checking back, as this list will be updated in the days and we...

5-minute coronavirus test becomes available Monday in South Florida
04/03/20 14:37 from Juice: National politics

Florida preacher decides dogma trumps public safety | Fred Grimm
04/03/20 14:22 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
They revel in their sudden notoriety. Defiant utterances and reckless disregard of public health edicts have cast the Reverends Rodney Howard-Browne and Tony Spell as national heroes among the conspiracy theorists who consider COVID-19 e...

Medical volunteers will be needed for coronavirus pandemic. Here’s why some will risk their lives to help.
04/03/20 13:45 from Juice: National politics
As the number of coronavirus cases surge throughout South Florida and threaten to overwhelm the health care system, local officials are preparing the cavalry to help reinforce the front lines. Medical volunteers are being sought to help ...

These South Florida restaurants are open for delivery and takeout during coronavirus shutdown
04/03/20 12:07 from Juice: National politics
Below is a directory of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade eateries offering takeout and delivery. All food-delivery apps are waiving delivery fees until further notice. Keep checking back, as this list will be updated in the days and we...

Broward County Jail: A COVID-19 time bomb | Opinion
04/03/20 11:26 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
While citizens in Broward County hunker down and abide by federal and state guidelines to practice social distancing as the one viable means of containing the spread of COVID-19, thousands of fellow Broward residents do not have that opt...

Florida coronavirus deaths are higher than numbers in official reports
04/03/20 11:03 from Juice: National politics
Florida’s death count from COVID-19 likely stands significantly higher than the official number, indicating the disease is taking a more severe toll than thought, according to interviews with experts and information from local officials....

Hyde5: Joe Burrow to Dolphins? Five proposed draft-day trades that would affect Dolphins
04/03/20 07:48 from Juice: National politics
Will the Miami Dolphins explore trading with Cincinnati for the No. 1 pick and, with it, Joe Burrow? Of course they will. That’s Draft Day 101. And I’m all for a big trade, as I’ve written here . (Even if some former GMs aren’t for it — ...

Florida's nightmare with unemployment could hurt Trump — DeSantis lets churches bypass local rules — Cruise ships dock — Special session looms
04/03/20 07:00 from Florida Playbook

With COVID-19-related budget cuts looming, Florida should kill budget-busting road projects | Opinion
04/03/20 07:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Though the ink is barely dry on the budget that the Florida Legislature approved last month, it’s increasingly apparent that an extreme makeover will be needed to respond to the shutdown of major sectors of the Sunshine State’s economy f...

Floridians need to ‘suck it up’ and stay home; praise for N.Y. governor Cuomo; how about free premium cable TV during crisis | Letters to the Editor
04/03/20 07:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Floridians need to 'suck it up' and stay home When I was in the Marine Corps and things started to get difficult, we would say: “Suck it up Marine, and finish the mission.” Let me say to my fellow Floridians: “Suck it up and finish the m...

These South Florida restaurants are open for delivery and takeout during coronavirus shutdown
04/02/20 23:29 from Juice: National politics
Below is a directory of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade eateries offering takeout and delivery. All food-delivery apps are waiving delivery fees until further notice. Keep checking back, as this list will be updated in the days and we...

UPDATED: Bored at home? Here’s a list of South Florida virtual reality and streaming experiences
04/02/20 23:24 from Juice: National politics
There is a growing list of venues going virtual here in South Florida in consideration of COVID-19. So here’s a list of video and streaming things to watch for adults, seniors and families. Best part? They’re mostly free. And keep coming...

‘We are excited to be home’: Cruise ships dock at Port Everglades after coronavirus concerns
04/02/20 20:11 from Juice: National politics
It was, in the end, the only moral decision Broward County could make — allow the Holland America cruise ships Zaandam and Rotterdam to dock at Port Everglades while doing everything possible to make sure that their passengers, including...

DeSantis order overruling local coronavirus rules generates confusion
04/02/20 20:08 from Juice: National politics
Gov. Ron DeSantis quietly signed a second order Wednesday evening that forces local governments to follow the state’s shutdown order to the letter, opening the door to an immediate resumption of activities that cities and counties had ba...

Resident of Hollywood assisted-living facility dies from coronavirus
04/02/20 19:00 from Juice: National politics
A resident who fell ill with the new coronavirus at an assisted-living facility in Hollywood last week has died, the facility said Thursday. The facility did not release the identity of the victim but said the person had lived at Five St...

Kelly: Dolphins should select QB with most upside — not fewest warts | Commentary
04/02/20 19:00 from Juice: National politics
Do the Miami Dolphins love Tua Tagovailoa? That seems to be a topic being debated in NFL circles as the annual cycle of rumors, speculation, and smokescreens associated with the NFL draft gets its volume turned up. Here is what we’re hea...

Forecasters predict 8 hurricanes for above-average season
04/02/20 18:56 from Juice: National politics
Just when you were hoping for a break from bad news amid the coronavirus pandemic, top experts are predicting an above-average hurricane season this year. Experts from Colorado State University are predicting 16 named tropical storms wil...

South Florida hospitals cut back staff and work hours, await surge in coronavirus patients
04/02/20 18:46 from Juice: National politics
In what may be an ironic Catch-22, South Florida hospitals are reducing staff hours, forcing paid time off or reducing pay while they await a predicted surge of coronavirus patients . With elective surgeries banned, tele-doctors treating...

Costco adds another new policy in response to coronavirus pandemic
04/02/20 17:19 from Juice: National politics

Jackson’s Prime steakhouse in Fort Lauderdale closes permanently
04/02/20 16:44 from Juice: National politics
First came sweeping closures of bars, clubs and restaurants to help contain the deadly spread of the new coronavirus pandemic, forcing eateries to pivot to takeout and delivery . Now another sobering reality of tougher times ahead for So...

Conflicting messages from top Broward school leaders leave teachers to fend for themselves amid coronavirus pandemic | Opinion
04/02/20 15:47 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
In these uncertain times amid a global pandemic, teachers need and deserve strong leadership so they can do their jobs effectively and provide a safe space for our kids. But the unfortunate reality is that teachers have been left to fend...

Online classes will push poorer Broward students further behind more affluent during coronavirus crisis | Opinion
04/02/20 15:26 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
As a parent, I am extremely concerned with the way the Broward County Public School District’s online learning plan is unfolding for those of us with lesser income during this unprecedented coronavirus crisis. I know that many parents in...

NFL player remembers roots with $25K donation to South Florida charities
04/02/20 14:27 from Juice: National politics
There was a period of time while attending Western High School in Davie that Jon Feliciano was living in a condemned trailer and while getting breakfast and lunch at school, he still missed meals here and there. The six-year NFL veteran ...

Fear in the aisles: Amid coronavirus, shoppers ditch grocery stores for South Florida farms
04/02/20 14:17 from Juice: National politics
When Ryan Vandemark heard about the fire sale at East Coast Farms and Vegetables – $10 for a 25-pound box of mixed produce – he shook off the cobwebs of cabin fever and drove his wife and three boys to the Lake Worth wholesaler. Since th...

The complete list of ‘essential businesses’ in each South Florida county
04/02/20 13:06 from Juice: National politics
While Gov. Ron DeSantis finally issued a statewide stay-at-home order Wednesday, here in South Florida, he had already done so a few days before, shuttering all nonessential businesses. That followed various county and city orders that d...

Helping hands get to work making much-needed masks in Broward | The Buzz
04/02/20 11:10 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Even with sluggish and inadequate test results, a serious shortage of masks for health care workers and first responders in Broward likely will worsen. But in yet another sign of people helping people get through the pandemic, residents ...

These South Florida restaurants are open for delivery and takeout during coronavirus shutdown
04/02/20 09:36 from Juice: National politics
Below is a directory of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade eateries offering takeout and delivery. All food-delivery apps are waiving delivery fees until further notice. Keep checking back, as this list will be updated in the days and we...

These South Florida restaurants are open for delivery and takeout during coronavirus shutdown
04/02/20 07:52 from Juice: National politics
Below is a directory of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade eateries offering takeout and delivery. All food-delivery apps are waiving delivery fees until further notice. Keep checking back, as this list will be updated in the days and we...

DeSantis imposes statewide order under pressure — Cruise ships coming — Worst case scenario: Hurricanes and pandemic — Unemployment system mess
04/02/20 07:00 from Florida Playbook

Facts, truth needed to combat coronavirus; Bernie Sanders should bow out of Democratic presidential contest | Letters to the Editor
04/02/20 07:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Facts, truth needed to combat coronavirus It’s bad enough that the coronavirus is having such a devasting effect on our daily lives, but we are also subject to daily briefings from Trump’s response team. Predictably, one by one, these sy...

Most homeowners can skip mortgage payments for up to a year, regardless of what their banks say
04/02/20 06:00 from Juice: National politics
Here’s some coronavirus relief your bank or home loan servicer might not be telling you: New federal coronavirus relief measures enable most homeowners with mortgage loans to put off making their mortgage payments for a full year. And on...

Holland America owes passengers, crew and public | Editorial
04/01/20 23:44 from Juice: National politics

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