The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is reporting a confirmed case of Strangles in a horse at a boarding facility in Broward County. Eleven other animals were exposed. The premise has been placed under official quarantine. The highly contagious upper respiratory disease of equids, known as Strangles, is
Through Friday, the Florida Department of Health has reported eleven Vibrio vulnificus cases in 2020 with three in Brevard County, two each in Broward, Escambia and Hernando counties and one each in Okaloosa and Sarasota counties. One fatality has been reported in Hernando County. Over the past decade, Florida has
On Saturday, Green Party Presidential candidate, Howie Hawkins did a ~45 minute interview and answered questions from C-SPAN callers and one caller asked him–What are your thoughts on nuclear energy as a clean solution? Hawkins reply was this– “It is dirty, dangerous and uneconomical. It has been the most unsuccessful
The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recorded single day records in COVID-19 test results received and positive tests on Saturday. On July 11, 142,981 test results were reported to the state with 15,300 new positive COVID-19 cases out of that total, giving it a 11.25 percent positivity rate–a third-day decline.
Hillsborough County Solid Waste customers served by Waste Connections will temporarily receive residential recycling collection service every other week, beginning Monday, July 13. On June 24, Waste Connections temporarily suspend recycling collection because many of the company’s truck drivers were unavailable to work due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The amended
Hillsborough County officials announced this week they will soon open another COVID-19 coronavirus public testing site, this one in Town ‘N Country. Emergency Management Director Tim Dudley told Emergency Policy Group (EPG) members that the County will partner with Tampa Family Health Centers to open the location, expanding testing coverage
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and Chief of Police Anthony Holloway announced this week some major changes to police response in the city starting October 1. The City of St. Petersburg Police Department will create a new division within the police department called the Community Assistance Liaison, to expand our
Today, Florida state health officials reported an additional 10,360 new positive COVID-19 cases, out of 87,000 people tested. This put the state’s case tally to 254,511 cases, the third most of US states. Another 95 deaths were recorded in 32 counties. Florida has now seen 4,197 deaths related to COVID-19,
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled about half of Oklahoma belongs to Native Americans, recognizing this part as a reservation. The justices decided 5-4 in the Jimcy McGirt 1997 child rape case, that Oklahoma’s eastern portion, including Tulsa, will now fall under federal jurisdiction for criminal prosecution and that the
Socialist Alternative member, and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant spoke about the $200 million tax on the top corporations, nicknamed the “Amazon tax” as a major victory for the movement to a “socialist world.” The vote on the JumpStart Seattle plan, proposed last month by Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda, was a veto-proof 7-2.
Tampa General Hospital in partnership with the University of Florida’s IFAS extension program in Hillsborough County, will be offering a 14-session series entitled Healthy Eating Virtual Workshop. In the series, you’ll learn step-by-step information on how simple changes to your eating habits can make a big difference. The experts will
Today, Amanda Makki, Republican candidate for Congressional District 13, racked up two more important endorsements from local leaders, Belleair Bluffs Mayor Chris Arbutine and Treasure Island Mayor Larry Lunn. “Amanda Makki is the conservative leader Pinellas County can count on to stand up for us in Congress and the only
In a follow-up on the story of the rape and subsequent murder of 15-year-old Fabel Pineda in Ilocos Sur, Philippines, the Philippine National Police (PNP) announced that Ilocos Sur police filed murder charges against two of their colleagues for the ambush killing of the 15-year old girl. Rape charges were
An all-star list of 150 academics, writers and activists, particular on the liberal side of the American political aisle, such as J.K. Rowling, Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood, signed an open letter denouncing the “restriction of debate,” essentially attacking cancel culture. Our cultural institutions are facing a moment of trial.
Washington D.C. police are offering $25,000 for information leading to an arrest in connection to the shooting death of Davon McNeal of Southeast D.C., an 11-year-old boy murder on Fourth of July. Davon’s grandfather, John Ayala, spoke to WUSA9 about the horrifying shooting, finding Davon dead. “He was just getting
According to St. Pete Police Department, a skull found by a jogger in St. Petersburg has been confirmed to be decomposed human remains, too advanced in decomposition to visually identify age, gender or ethnicity at this time. Investigators have been searching the immediate area for further remains; however no other
ABC News was harshly criticized Sunday for whitewashing the story of a Black Lives Matter protester Summer Taylor, who was killed while demonstrating on a Seattle highway over the weekend. ABC News reported, “A young protester has died from injuries she suffered when a luxury car plowed into her and another
Former NFL quarterback, now social justice activist Colin Kaepernick has fully abandoned his love or tolerance of July 4th, something he had during the Obama administration, to bash the national holiday as a “celebration of white supremacy” and landed a lucrative deal with ESPN/Disney for a first-look deal with The
NBA players’ last names can be replaced with a social justice message, word or phrase from an approved list during the games when play resumes. According to ESPN, the NBA and National Basketball Player’s Association, the league’s player union, agreed to 29 words and phrases that can be displayed on a