Four dead, including two teens, in Palm Beach Gardens car crash; another critically injured
07/31/21 22:10 from Juice: National politics
Four people, including two teenagers and two adults, are dead after a 17-year-old driver sped through a red light in Palm Beach Gardens, plowing into a second car.

Port Everglades cruise passengers not worried about possible COVID outbreaks
07/31/21 17:25 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Royal Caribbean cruise passengers at Port Everglades said Saturday they're not worried about a possible COVID-19 outbreak on their ships.

Port Everglades cruises depart with passengers not worried about possible COVID outbreaks
07/31/21 17:25 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Royal Caribbean cruise passengers at Port Everglades said Saturday they're not worried about a possible COVID-19 outbreak on their ships.

Disney requires all non-union U.S. employees to get COVID-19 vaccinations
07/31/21 17:14 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Disney, Central Florida’s largest employer, is requiring all of its non-union hourly and salaried employees across the U.S. to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Man found dead near Fort Lauderdale beach; it’s second body found in area in two months
07/31/21 11:15 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A man was found dead at Las Olas Oceanside Park on Fort Lauderdale beach Friday night. Police suspect he's homeless. It's the second death in two months in the area.

Wealthy candidate pumps staggering $2.3 million of her own money into South Florida special election
07/31/21 09:30 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Sheila Cherlifus-McCormick, the CEO of a home health care company who has never been elected to office, has put $2.3 million of her own money into her campaign to fill the Broward-Palm Beach county vacancy created by the death of late Co...

Shocking prison murder plot demands full state investigation | Editorial
07/31/21 08:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Employees of the Florida Department of Corrections who were also KKK members plotted to kill a Black prisoner after his release. The DOC says it will investigate any other allegations reactively on a case-by-case basis. That is not good ...

Democrats should learn from history and preserve the filibuster | Opinion
07/31/21 08:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
An associate professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of South Florida writes that Democrats, currently in control of the White House and both houses of Congress, should learn the lessons of the past and recognize that...

Get the jab, because you don’t want to get COVID | Letters to the editor
07/31/21 07:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
A COVID-19 survivor pleads with Floridians to get the jab, now.

Key figures in ‘ghost’ candidate scandal had business relationship, records show
07/30/21 19:56 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Frank Artiles and Alex Alvarado, key figures in the "ghost" candidate scandal, worked together through a political nonprofit, records show.

Gov. DeSantis outlaws mask mandate in Broward schools
07/30/21 18:37 from Juice: National politics
Gov. Ron DeSantis said parents should have the right to decide whether their children wear masks, even as COVID-19 explodes in Florida.

Lobster miniseason ends with two deaths, two arrests and dozens of citations, officials say
07/30/21 18:29 from Juice: National politics
The 2021 lobster miniseason ended Friday with two reported deaths, one injury and several arrests and citations, officials said.

Lobster miniseason ends with two deaths, two arrests and dozens of citations, officials say
07/30/21 18:27 from Juice: National politics
The 2021 lobster miniseason ended Friday with two reported deaths, one injury and several arrests and citations, officials said.

Lobster mini-season ends tonight; two arrests, two reported deaths
07/30/21 18:20 from Juice: National politics
Things are quieter on the final day of lobster miniseason following two deaths and one serious injury on opening day.

The murder of Adam Walsh haunts Florida, 40 years later | Fred Grimm
07/30/21 18:15 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Forty years ago this week, one of the most horrific crimes in South Florida history unfolded.

Disney requires all non-union U.S. employees to get COVID-19 vaccinations
07/30/21 18:14 from Juice: National politics
Disney, Central Florida’s largest employer, is requiring all of its non-union hourly and salaried employees across the U.S. to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Broward and Miami-Dade hospitals lead US in COVID admissions
07/30/21 18:05 from Juice: National politics
Miami-Dade and Broward counties lead the nation in the number of COVID-19 patients admitted to hospitals in the last seven days, with more than 800 patients each, according to a White House report.

COVID cases skyrocket again in Florida, with 110,477 reported this week
07/30/21 18:02 from Juice: National politics
The number of new COVID cases in Florida rose sharply again this week, with the test positivity rate rising to 18%, according to a report released late Friday afternoon by the Florida Department of Health.

Mask mandates returning to public buildings. Palm Beach County is the latest.
07/30/21 16:59 from Juice: National politics
Broward County and several cities — Coral Springs, Lauderhill, Weston and Boynton Beach — all have reimposed mask requirements, and Palm Beach County will reinstate its mask rule on Monday.

Broward’s chief toxicologist suspected of tampering. Scores of cases could be affected.
07/30/21 15:42 from Juice: National politics
Gary Kunsman is suspected of theft of a controlled substance and tampering with evidence, both considered “crimes of dishonesty” that can be used against him if he tries to testify against defendants.

As a Florida crisis deepens, DeSantis seems immune | Steve Bousquet
07/30/21 15:30 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
The governor who rips "corporate media" would be wise to pay closer attention to news about his own state.

Gov. DeSantis plans to outlaw mask mandate in Broward schools
07/30/21 12:43 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Gov. Ron DeSantis said parents should have the right to decide whether their children wear masks, even as COVID-19 explodes in Florida.

Broward and Miami-Dade hospitals lead US in COVID admissions
07/30/21 12:24 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Miami-Dade and Broward counties lead the nation in the number of COVID-19 patients admitted to hospitals in the last seven days, with more than 800 patients each, according to a White House report.

Despite DeSantis, masks are back in fashion | Editorial
07/30/21 12:19 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
If Americans are serious about ending this pandemic, they ought to be ready, willing and eager to do their part. Getting vaccinated should be their highest priority, but wearing a face mask is a reasonable expectation as well. If anythin...

Kissimmee River reborn after decades and $1 billion for world’s largest restoration of its kind
07/30/21 11:18 from Juice: National politics
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers restored the Kissimmee River to undo damage from when the river was channeled into a canal a half-century ago.

Answers to your vaccine questions: Is it dangerous to mix a Pfizer and a Moderna shot?
07/30/21 10:55 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Here are the answers to some of your biggest questions about COVID-19 vaccinations in Florida. Today's question: Is it the vaccines or the masks that will keep us safe?

Florida’s new non-native creature can grow to 5 feet long, resembles a snake or eel
07/30/21 09:54 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Florida might be home to yet anther non-native creature, and this amphibian can grow to 5 feet long and has the appearance of a snake or eel.

On the front lines: Unvaccinated health workers put Floridians at risk
07/30/21 09:15 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Unvaccinated healthcare workers and first responders could put patients who need medical attention at risk for COVID.

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