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 2021-02-25 01:20 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration to US...

President Joe Biden has lifted a Trump-era ban issued during the pandemic that lawyers said was blocking most legal immigration....

 2021-02-25 01:19 

Poynter

Texas and Washington reporters celebrate labor board victories as California journalists move to unionize...

As reporters in Texas and Washington celebrated victories in their paths to get their unions officially recognized, journalists in Southern California announced the start of their own unionization efforts. Journalists at the Gannett-owned Austin American-...

 2021-02-25 01:19 

WFTX

[ Fort Myers ]

Distraught mom discovers baby missing from daycare, worker handed over 7-month-old to stranger...

Hillsborough County's Child Care Licensing Office says it is seeking to revoke Orient Road Child Development Center's license to operate. The administrative complaint comes one month after a staffer gave a 7-month-old baby away to a stranger....

 2021-02-25 01:18 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Adds 7,128 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, as State Reports Over 120 More Deaths...

What to Know Florida reported 7,128 new COVID-19 cases and 127 more virus-related deaths among residents Wednesday The state now has 1,885,661 total COVID-19 cases dating back to March of 2020 The positivity rate for new cases in the state was 5.99% in We...

 2021-02-25 01:17 

Newsmax

Alaska Governor Positive for Coronavirus...

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has tested positive for COVID-19 and has mild symptoms, his office announced Wednesday.Dunleavy, a 59-year-old Republican, is currently at home in the Wasilla area, north of Anchorage. On Sunday, Dunleavy was identified as a clos...

 2021-02-25 01:17 

WFTX

[ Fort Myers ]

Non-profit says Florida may be in a "manatee extinction crisis"...

An environmental non-profit says Florida may be facing a manatee extinction crisis....

 2021-02-25 01:16 

WINK News

[ Southwest Florida ]

Fire destroys mobile home in Suncoast Estates in North Fort Myers...

North Fort Myers Fire Control & Rescue Service District responded to a fire that destroyed a double-wide mobile home in the Suncoast Estates community of North Fort Myers Wednesday night. Crews were at the scene of the fire in the 7900 block of Hart Drive...

 2021-02-25 01:16 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

Unidentified woman’s body found in Black Creek on Monday; locals say it’s a rare, shocking incident...

On Monday, a woman's body was found floating in the Black Creek in Middleburg. Clay County deputies say a kayaker found her on Monday and called police....

 2021-02-25 01:16 

Sun Sentinel

Anton Khudobin makes 43 saves as Stars shut out Panthers...

Anton Khudobin made 43 saves for his second shutout of the season to lead Dallas over the Panthers. Khudobin has shut out Florida three times in nine career starts. He has 10 career shutouts overall....

 2021-02-25 01:16 

WPLG Local 10

[ Hollywood, FL ]

Detectives search for burglar who stole 157 birds valued at $75,500 in Davie...

Detectives are searching for a burglar who recently cut a hole in the roof of the Birdhouse pet store in Davie and entered through the drop ceiling to steal 157 birds valued at $75,500....

 2021-02-25 01:16 

WESH

Teen accused of leading Melbourne police on high speed chase, injuring officer...

Melbourne Police say an officer was pinned against his car as a suspect repeatedly rammed the door, triggering a chase that led to a 17-year-old's arrest....

 2021-02-25 01:15 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

Federal watchdog blasts FAA over certification of Boeing jet...

Federal auditors are issuing fresh criticism of the government agency that approved the Boeing 737 Max...

 2021-02-25 01:15 

WESH

Dry and warm Thursday!...

Dry and warm Thursday!...

 2021-02-25 01:14 

Orlando Sentinel

New UCF AD Terry Mohajir to Danny White: Let’s schedule Vols-Knights series | Commentary...

Can UCF really afford to give up home games in post-pandemic world to play anyone anywhere anytime?...

 2021-02-25 01:13 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

School Safety App Swamped By Spam...

An online "suspicious activity reporting tool" set up by the state to bolster school safety has been inundated with false or "spam" reports, and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission wants to take a closer look....

 2021-02-25 01:12 

Miami Herald

With computer chips scarce, Biden orders supply chain review...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that his administration would review supply chains for key components in computers, electric cars, pharmaceuticals and military hardware, pledging to address a concerning ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-25 01:11 

Newsmax

LA Sheriff Calls Tiger Woods Crash 'Purely an Accident'...

The Los Angeles County sheriff on Wednesday characterized the crash that seriously injured Tiger Woods as...

 2021-02-25 01:11 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

Giant ‘ice volcano’ in New York state park tops 20 feet in height...

Freezing weather in upstate New York has helped Letchworth State Park's renowned "ice volcano" to top 20 feet in height....

 2021-02-25 01:11 

Bay News 9

Proposed Senate Legislation Would Provide $1B in Aid to Nursing Homes...

Nursing home deaths make up 35% of all deaths nationwide....

 2021-02-25 01:10 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

'Mission: Impossible 7' will hit Paramount+ even sooner...

Paramount Pictures is joining other major Hollywood studios in slashing the traditional 90-day theatrical window...

 2021-02-25 01:10 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

The Latest: Kentucky urges Black citizens to get vaccinated...

The Rev. Jim Thurman counts himself among the converts who recognize the importance of taking a COVID-19 vaccine...

 2021-02-25 01:10 

WPLG Local 10

[ Hollywood, FL ]

Federal watchdog blasts FAA over certification of Boeing jet...

Federal auditors are issuing fresh criticism of the government agency that approved the Boeing 737 Max....

 2021-02-25 01:09 

NBC2

[ Southwest Florida ]

Crews respond to mobile home fire in Suncoast Estates...

It is unknown at this time if anyone was injured in the blaze....

 2021-02-25 01:09 

WSVN

[ Miami ]

'The World of Anna Sui' exhibit displays playful, vintage fashion trends at NSU Art Museum...
 2021-02-25 01:08 

WFLA

High school basketball player praised for act of kindness toward opponent...

A Michigan high school basketball player is being recognized for a quiet act of kindness last week toward a member of the opposing team....

 2021-02-25 01:08 

WINK News

[ Southwest Florida ]

Suspect led Fort Myers police on chase into North Fort Myers before arrest...

Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested suspect Rodrick Campbell, 24, in North Fort Myers Wednesday in an effort to assist Fort Myers Police Department in what started as a traffic stop in Fort Myers and became a police chase. According to FMPD, police w...

 2021-02-25 01:07 

Miami Herald

Border Patrol officer sneaks Mexican woman into US to be her nanny in Texas, feds say...

A Border Patrol officer is accused of sneaking a Mexican woman into the U.S. to be her nanny, authorities say. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer Rhonda Lee Walker, 40, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-25 01:06 

WPLG Local 10

[ Hollywood, FL ]

This man helped pave the way for black people in an area some were excluded -- patents...

Thomas Jennings might be a forgotten pioneer, but his breakthrough should be forever remembered....

 2021-02-25 01:04 

Miami Herald

News briefs...

Moderna to ramp up production of COVID-19 vaccine WASHINGTON — Moderna plans to ramp up production of its COVID-19 vaccine, the U.S. pharmaceutical company said Wednesday. The company will increase ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-25 01:02 

WFLA

Gov. DeSantis calls criticism over Florida's pop-up vaccination sites 'a joke'...

Some seniors have reached out to 8 On Your Side, upset about how there are vaccine pop-up sites or pods just in a handful of communities....

 2021-02-25 01:02 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Florida ports lose millions as Disney, Carnival cruise ships stay docked through spring...

Disney and Carnival announced Wednesday they are canceling cruises through the end of May, which is the latest blow to one of the industries hardest hit by the pandemic....

 2021-02-25 01:02 

Miami Herald

Khudobin helps Stars end 6-game skid in 3-0 win over Florida...

Anton Khudobin made 43 saves for his second shutout of the season, leading the Dallas Stars to a 3-0 victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night that ended their ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-25 01:02 

Miami Herald

Spanish-language broadcaster in Oklahoma dies from COVID-19...

Armando Rubio, a Spanish-language broadcaster in Oklahoma, died from COVID-19 complications at 73. Rubio hosted a TV show about Latino issues and worked as Telemundo T30s station manager. He died ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-25 01:02 

Miami Herald

Penn St women shock No. 15 Ohio St behind Beverley, Marisa...

Niya Beverley scored a career-high 21 points, Makenna Marisa added 17 with eight rebounds and eight assists and Penn State upset No. 15 Ohio State 69-67 on Wednesday, ending an ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-25 01:01 

Miami Herald

Minneapolis fortifies public buildings, tests communications ahead of ex-Officer Derek Chauvin's trial...

MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis residents can expect to see more police officers and National Guard troops around the city, as elected officials move forward with security plans ahead of the first ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-25 01:00 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration to US...

President Joe Biden has lifted a Trump-era ban issued during the pandemic that lawyers said was blocking most legal immigration...

 2021-02-25 00:59 

WPLG Local 10

[ Hollywood, FL ]

Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration to US...

President Joe Biden has lifted a Trump-era ban issued during the pandemic that lawyers said was blocking most legal immigration....

 2021-02-25 00:59 

Miami Herald

Steve Bannon records subpoenaed by Manhattan DA in apparent bid to prosecute Trump-pardoned crimes...

NEW YORK — Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance recently subpoenaed financial records relating to a fraudulent "build the wall" scam allegedly orchestrated by Steve Bannon — signaling the New York ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-25 00:58 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Tower Janitors Say They're Facing Retaliation for Protesting Unfair Working Conditions...

Janitors from the Miami Tower protested earlier this month against unfair working conditions and harassment they say they have had to face for months throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Walk-outs and marches took place on February 9 and 11 in response to &#...

 2021-02-25 00:57 

WPLG Local 10

[ Hollywood, FL ]

Hesitating to get on organ donor list? Here's why you shouldn't wait...

If someone has ever asked you if you wanted to be an organ donor, was one of the first thoughts you had a vision of yourself in some sort of situation in which the doctors were ready to call time-of-death without following through on every lifesaving effo...

 2021-02-25 00:56 

Newsmax

GOP Rep. Stefanik Calls for Gov. Cuomo's Resignation...

A potential 2022 New York GOP gubernatorial candidate is calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's immediate resignation amid sexual harassment allegations....

 2021-02-25 00:55 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Families, Local Officials Gather To Remember Young Men Killed In Brothers To The Rescue Shoot Down 25 Years Ago...

Families and local officials gathered Wednesday to remember the four young men killed in Brothers to the Rescue shoot down 25 years ago....

 2021-02-25 00:55 

WESH

Facebook says it will invest $1 billion over 3 years to news industry...

Facebook, following in Google's footsteps, says it plans to invest $1 billion to support the news industry over the next three years....

 2021-02-25 00:50 

WFTX

[ Fort Myers ]

Musician Trisha Yearwood diagnosed with COVID-19, husband Garth Brooks confirms...

Yearwood is a three-time Grammy winner and remains one of county music's top draws....

 2021-02-25 00:50 

WFTS-TV

[ ABC Tampa ]

Musician Trisha Yearwood diagnosed with COVID-19, husband Garth Brooks confirms...

Yearwood is a three-time Grammy winner and remains one of county music's top draws.Yearwood is a three-time Grammy winner and remains one of county music's top draws....

 2021-02-25 00:50 

Miami Herald

Filmore leads NC A&T over NC Central 79-63...

Webster Filmore recorded 12 points and 14 rebounds to lead North Carolina A&T to a 79-63 win over North Carolina Central on Wednesday. Tyrone Lyons and Kwe Parker added 15 ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-25 00:49 

Miami Herald

Biden nominations suggest course shift for Postal Service board...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced three nominations to the board of the U.S. Postal Service, signaling confidence in voting by mail and a possible change of course after months ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-25 00:49 

Miami Herald

Moderna to ramp up production of COVID-19 vaccine...

WASHINGTON — Moderna plans to ramp up production of its COVID-19 vaccine, the U.S. pharmaceutical company said Wednesday. The company will increase its capacity in a bid to produce up ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-25 00:45 

NBC 6 South Florida

Wild Coyote With Head Trapped In Pretzel Jar Rescued By FL Wildlife Rescue Team...

A wild coyote is finally resting easy at Busch Wildlife Sanctuary in Jupiter after having a plastic jar stuck around its neck for days. The coyote was rescued by members of Wild Florida Rescue, a nonprofit in Brevard County that organized a four-day searc...

 2021-02-25 00:45 

WFLA

WATCH: Meteorologist Julie Phillips goes skydiving with USSOCOM Para-Commandos...

The picture-perfect weather on Wednesday made for an excellent day for WFLA's own meteorologist Julie Phillips to jump out of a perfectly good airplane!...

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