Governor Ralph Northam wants residents to file a complaint against neighbors, friends, and churchgoers who they feel aren’t complying with his executive order about Phase 2 restrictions regarding social distancing, masks, and establishment capacities. The Virginia Department of Public Health is urging residents to “snitch on” public gatherings and otherContinue Reading

While the White House moves ahead with a fireworks show over the National Mall on July Fourth, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a news conference Thursday that residents should stay home to prevent spreading coronavirus. Our strong recommendation is that D.C. residents celebrate at or near their home, inContinue Reading

As a result of Philadelphia Phillies announcing Friday five players had tested positive for COVID-19, every team in Major League Baseball will shut its spring training camp over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The Associated Press (AP) reports that all of the spring complexes in Florida and Arizona will temporarilyContinue Reading

Apple is planning to close nearly a dozen retail stores located in Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, and South Carolina. “Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas,” an Apple spokesman said Friday in a statement after being contactedContinue Reading

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UPDATE: NEWS TALK with BRANDON & BOB features a discussion of life after disbanding and/or defunding the police. What will life look like in these big cities? What is the replacement plan going forward? How will these areas be policed? Check out the clip below. Who are you goin’ call?Continue Reading

UPDATE: Busch Gardens and Adventure will open June 11. Guests will notice increased cleaning and safety protocols in addition to limits on the number of people who can be in the theme parks at once. A new online reservation system will help manage capacity. “Over the past two months, weContinue Reading

NEWS TALK with Brandon & Bob debuted this week and Robert Herriman, editor-in-chief of Outbreak News Today broke down a new story proposing the ban on homeschooling with Brandon Jones. Herriman reads portions of the article as Brandon refutes the security argument of public education before sharing his personal experienceContinue Reading

During the Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group meeting Thursday afternoon, Hillsborough Commissioner Sandy Murman discussed the recent in coronavirus cases as testing has risen during recent weeks. Murman warned that the George Floyd rallies and protests could further the spike, stating they “are like incubators for the virus.’’ “I’m pretty concerned,’’Continue Reading

Republican Congressman Michael Waltz, spoke out against the violent protests Tuesday night, supporting President Trump’s call to deploy 28,000 National Guard troops in 28 states and the District of Columbia. Waltz, a National Guard Colonel appearing on Wednesday morning’s Fox and Friends, said the show of force was necessary to ensure protestsContinue Reading

Tensions are escalating inside Facebook over the social platform’s laissez-faire approach to the president’s posts. Hundreds of Facebook employees, in rare public criticism on Monday of their own company, protested executives’ decision not to do anything about inflammatory posts that President Trump had placed on the giant social media platformContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Clerk of Court’s office is now offering certified court documents online as part of their efforts to reduce the possible spread of the Chinese coronoavirus. Clerk Pat Frank says the move toward accommodating the digital age during the last decade proved to be another opportunity for constituents toContinue Reading

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The Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group met yesterday as salons and barbershops reopened around the state and Hillsborough Commission Chairman Les Miller visited a grocery store and was “utterly shocked” at the lack of people wearing masks. “I was utterly shocked. I was probably among the 10 percent wearing masks, otherContinue Reading

Shanghai Disneyland reopened Monday, becoming the first Disney theme park to do so in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. Photos have arrived via the Associated Press, showing visitors in masks following new social distancing rules as a limited capacity was allowed. The question in Florida: Is this a snapshot atContinue Reading

The city of Naples closed its public beaches at 12:01 a.m. Sunday after massive crowds turned out and Councilman Gary Price released the photo below. Price said he received a text from a friend Saturday that the number of people on the beach looked like a problem. “I went toContinue Reading