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  • Vernice Myrl O’Quinn 13 Aug 2020 21:19 Madison County Carrier Vernice Myrl O'Quinn, age 86, of Monticello passed away Monday Aug. 10, 2020, in Tallahassee, Fla. Vernice was born April 7, 1934, in River Junction, Fla. to Amos Lee Henderson and Mary Rebecca McReynolds. Vernice had a long career working for …
  • Copart Opens New Jacksonville, Florida Location 13 Aug 2020 20:29 GuruFocus.com DALLAS, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Copart Inc. (NASDAQ: CPRT), a global online vehicle auction company opened its new 56-acre Jacksonville North location in Florida. This is Copart's 14th location in the state. "We are excited about our …
  • Coronavirus: Florida sheriff bans deputies from wearing masks 13 Aug 2020 18:25 BBC Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A Miami police officer wears a mask to enforce the city's mask mandate A Florida sheriff has banned staff from wearing face masks at work. Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods's order also includes visitors …
  • Grieving family says Canada abandoned son in Florida prison 13 Aug 2020 15:21 CTV News TORONTO -- Sacha Bond’s family was looking forward to 2022, when, after more than 15 years in the United States, he would finally return to Canada. Instead, his mother is by his side at a hospital in Tallahassee, Fla., watching him die. Bond, who turns 36 …
  • Local builder elected to Florida Housing Hall of Fame 13 Aug 2020 15:20 Navarre Press The Florida Housing Hall of Fame named Pace-area builder Edwin Henry as its newest inductee last week, making Henry only the second person west of Tallahassee to achieve this honor. Henry is the owner of Henry Company Homes and has been building housing in …
  • REPLAYS: Rocky High v TCC and North Rocky v TCC in RDSSRL 13 Aug 2020 15:20 Morning Bulletin REPLAY: Open A: Rocky High v TCC at Browne Park RUGBY LEAGUE: Two games from the Rockhampton District Secondary Schools Rugby League competition were livestreamed on this website tonight. No spectators are allowed at games this season due to COVID-19 but …
  • Spatially Health Has Developed a Vulnerability Map to Help the Health Foundation of South Florida Lead COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies 13 Aug 2020 15:09 Odessa American - Texas MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 13, 2020-- Spatially Health has created a map that reveals geographic locations in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties where prevalent social, racial and economic disparities make the populations vulnerable to health problems. With …
  • Warren Thompson says Florida State leadership neglecting to respond to health issues 13 Aug 2020 15:04 Pensacola News Journal - Florida Florida State wide receiver Warren Thompson has put the Seminoles under a microscope with a social media post on Instagram. Thompson, a redshirt sophomore from Seffner, outside of Tampa, alleges that he has been "lied to multiple times" about …
  • Florida's new jobless claims drop the most of any state 13 Aug 2020 14:58 The Washington Times TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida led the nation in a drop in the number of new jobless claims filed last week compared to the previous week, according to federal labor figures released Thursday. Some 55,106 Floridians filed for unemployment benefits last …
  • Missing 10-year-old from North Lauderdale found safe in Pompano Beach 13 Aug 2020 14:36 WSVN 7 NORTH LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A 10-year-old boy who was last seen in North Lauderdale has been found safe in Pompano Beach and has since been reunited with his family. 7News cameras captured Shad Rahman Olivier Palmeus being reunited with his family at …
  • Shorter Census Deadline Could Put Florida Funding at Risk 13 Aug 2020 14:06 Public News Service In fiscal year 2016, Florida received more than $44 billion based on census results, for services like highway construction, nutrition assistance, healthcare and education. (Tada Images/Adobe Stock) August 13, 2020 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- This year's …
  • Yamasaki siblings attend to Lakers in Florida too 13 Aug 2020 13:30 Los Angeles Times Dwight Howard was jogging off the court before the game when a tiny 23-year-old woman with a long floppy ponytail darted past him into the halls of the arena. She wore blue sneakers and black shorts with a black T-shirt with white letters that read “Black …
  • Headwaters Lake bass fishing will be 'legendary' during spawning season, angler says 13 Aug 2020 12:05 Florida Today Cast after cast after cast, Bruce Campbell almost couldn't believe how good the fishing was. By Monday's end, it would rate as one of the best days of bass fishing in his life. The Sebastian resident was fishing on Headwaters Lake, a 10,000-acre …
  • Florida Tech Time 13 Aug 2020 07:57 Businessfacilities By Dominique Cantelme From the July/August 2020 Issue This year has got a lot to make up for. Some of us wonder how March, April, May, June and July are already behind us, especially when many have little or nothing to show for it—except possibly a few …
  • The Wuhan coronavirus in North America 13 Aug 2020 03:11 Power Line The number of new coronavirus cases reported daily in the U.S. is decreasing. Late last month, the number of such cases exceeded 70,000 many days. Lately, the number has been more like 55,000 cases and we haven’t exceeded 70,000 since July 31. (Except as …
  • Qualifying medalist Wilson Furr advances in US Amateur 13 Aug 2020 02:44 WTOP - District Columbia BANDON, Ore. (AP) — Qualifying medalist Wilson Furr advanced to the second round of match play in the U.S. Amateur… BANDON, Ore. (AP) — Qualifying medalist Wilson Furr advanced to the second round of match play in the U.S. Amateur on Wednesday, beating …
  • BSO searching for missing 10-year-old boy last seen in North Lauderdale 13 Aug 2020 02:41 WSVN 7 August 12, 2020 August 12, 2020 NORTH LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - The Broward Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 10-year-old boy. The search is on for 10-year-old Shad Rahman Olivier Palmeus. @browardsheriff is currently looking for Shad Rahman …
  • Election 2020: Republicans vie for House District 27 nod 13 Aug 2020 02:40 Daytona Beach News Journal Webster Barnaby, Erika Benfield and Zenaida Denizac are making a push to be the Republican facing Democrat Dolores Guzman to represent Florida House District 27. Three Republicans want to replace state Rep. David Santiago in Tallahassee. A hotly contested …
  • Boyfriend charged in girlfriend’s fatal shooting during sex, report says 13 Aug 2020 02:40 Daytona Beach News Journal Frank Fernandez @frankfff Wednesday Aug 12, 2020 at 9:16 PM Aug 12, 2020 at 9:51 PM The boyfriend told deputies that his girlfriend had asked him to point a revolver at her and he did, the Sheriff’s Office said. A 22-year-old man has been charged with …
  • Billionaire Carl Icahn Officially Leaves NY for Florida 13 Aug 2020 02:38 Newsmax Billionaire businessman Carl Icahn has formally relocated from Fifth Avenue in New York City to Florida, leasing 23,463 square feet of office space to become the first tenant of the new 14-story Milton Tower in Sunny Isles Beach. The move, which Icahn …
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