Florida Governor Ron DeSantis  was joined by Florida parents, students, elected officials and community leaders as he called for a stop to school mask mandates, reinforcing that every parent should have the right to choose what is best for their child. “The federal government has no right to tell parents thatContinue Reading

Today, 21-year-old Tampa man, Terrance Lee Hester Jr. was sentenced to five years in federal prison for damaging or destroying by fire the Champs Sports store at 2301 East Fowler Avenue in Tampa. According to court documents, the events that led to Hester’s conviction occurred around midnight on May 31,Continue Reading

Adding politics to the perennial PBS favorite show Arthur may have contributed to its end as the show’s executive producer confirmed the show will end with the 25th seasson. “In the winter of 2022, the 25th and final season of Arthur will debut,” EP Carol Greenwald tells IGN via email. “Arthur will continue to beContinue Reading

Public Service Campaign with Music Icon Patti LaBelle Connects Floridians With Resources to Schedule Medical Appointments for Early Cancer Detection   Millions of people delayed medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Local oncologists are participating in a new initiative encouraging Floridians to schedule potentially lifesaving cancer screenings.    Led by two nationalContinue Reading

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis joined the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to survey the impacts of the red tide bloom affecting southwest Florida and the Tampa Bay area. Governor DeSantis also provided an update on the state’s response efforts whichContinue Reading

The Greenland Government announced that they will suspend all oil exploration off the the world’s largest island, calling it is “a natural step” because the government “takes the climate crisis seriously.” Greenland rests on vast oil reserves and sought to find more reserves offshore with hopes of subsidies from Denmark,Continue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that former Hillsborough County Sheriff, Cal Henderson had died. He was 77. Sheriff Henderson began his law enforcement career in 1965 with the Tampa Police Department, in 1967 joined the United States Border Patrol, and then served with the Central Intelligence Agency inContinue Reading

On Friday, Director of the Department of Health in Hillsborough County (DOH-Hillsborough), Dr. Douglas Holt said concerning the rise of COVID-19 cases–“By now we should have more people vaccinated and it’s very concerning that so many people have chosen to not get vaccinated. The vaccine is safe, effective and widelyContinue Reading

Last week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis sent a letter to President Biden requesting federal assistance to provide Internet access to the people of Cuba standing up against communist oppression and demanding a voice after decades of suffering under the yoke of a cruel dictatorship: Dear Mr. President: I write toContinue Reading

In a follow-up on an earlier report on the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, Director General of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) says the engaged in battle with the mercenaries (suspects) and four were killed and another two were detained. Three police officers, previously held hostage, have beenContinue Reading

On Sunday, Defense Secretary of the Philippines, Delfin Lorenzana tweeted: Like most of us, Sundays have been restful and happy occasions for me, until today. At noontime, CGPAF confirmed the heartbreaking crash of a C130 aircraft in Jolo, with close to a hundred soldiers onboard including the crew. President RodrigoContinue Reading

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office reports detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested 28-year-old Lonnie Smith for 11 counts of Possession of Child Pornography. According to detectives, their investigation began after receiving a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. An online account wasContinue Reading