On This Day, April 24: Hubble Space Telescope launched into space

On This Day, April 24: Hubble Space Telescope launched into space

1/4 On April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched into space from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard the space shuttle Discovery. File Photo courtesy of NASA | License Photo April 24 (UPI) — On this date in history: In 1704, the Boston News-Letter became the first U.S. newspaper to be published…

Why Biden Had to Challenge That Trump Judge’s Dim-Witted Mask Mandate Ruling

Why Biden Had to Challenge That Trump Judge’s Dim-Witted Mask Mandate Ruling

Fortunately, my flight from Mexico City to Washington, D.C., had just landed and we were taxiing to the gate by the time my iPhone flashed a news alert that Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, a Trump-appointed district court judge in Florida, had overturned the Biden administration’s mask mandate for airlines and other public transportation. That may have…

Florida bride and caterer charged after serving marijuana-laced food at wedding

Florida bride and caterer charged after serving marijuana-laced food at wedding

A Florida bride and her wedding caterer have been criminally charged after serving food laced with marijuana to their wedding guests, sickening them and sending several to hospital.Danya Shea Svoboda, 42, and Jocelyn Montrinice Bryant, 31, who catered her wedding, face charges of violating Florida’s anti-tampering laws, delivery of marijuana and culpable negligence.On 19 February,…

How did Disney get its own special district in Florida?

How did Disney get its own special district in Florida?

The Florida legislature voted on Wednesday (April 20) to annul Disney’s powers to govern its own special district in the state. The move, seeming retribution for Disney’s criticism of Florida’s new “Don’t Say Gay” law, could end in the dissolution of the Reedy Creek Improvement District, created in 1967 especially for the company to build…

Movement to build affordable housing on church land reaches Florida

Movement to build affordable housing on church land reaches Florida

(RNS) — As Miami-Dade County in Florida grapples with a housing affordability crisis, houses of worship are being recruited to build affordable homes on vacant or underutilized church land. The national nonprofit Enterprise Community Partners on Thursday (April 21) announced $1.3 million in grant funding from the Wells Fargo Foundation that would go toward helping…

Video records deputy’s rescue of toddler from apartment fire

Video records deputy’s rescue of toddler from apartment fire

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in Florida climbed up a balcony and plucked a 1-year-old girl to safety from a third-story apartment that had caught fire, the dramatic rescue captured on the deputy’s body-worn camera.Deputy William Puzynski climbed to the second-floor balcony early Saturday and asked the mother to hand off the baby…

June date set for this in-state OT to officially visit Florida

June date set for this in-state OT to officially visit Florida

The last time we checked in on Rockledge, Florida, offensive tackle Bryce Lovett, the three-star recruit was planning on visiting the Swamp for one of his five official visits. He wasn’t sure of the date at that point, but that’s quickly changed as Lovett is now scheduled to be in Gainesville from June 3-5, according…

Allen Woo discusses how to improve business processes and drive growth

Allen Woo discusses how to improve business processes and drive growth

Time is the one thing that business owners do not have enough of. Automation, integration and outsourcing are all great ways to save time. Business improvement expert Allen Woo outlines four steps that will help you to simplify your business processes. Your business processes are the tasks or actions you and your team take to…