Number of people dying of COVID-19 in Florida daily drops sharply, health officials say

STATEWIDE — Health officials in Florida are tracking a trend that indicates progress in the COVID-19 pandemic.  The number of people dying from COVID-19 is down significantly. What You Need To Know Number of reported COVID death in Florida daily plunges, data shows Earlier in the pandemic, about 200 deaths were reported on some days […]

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TSA extends mask mandate for transportation through September

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has extended the face mask requirement on all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports and on commercial flights, as well as commuter bus and rail systems, through Sept. 13. The order was set to expire on May 11. People must wear masks “while boarding, disembarking, and traveling […]

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Guy Harvey to meet visitors, debut new book at Busch Gardens

TAMPA, Fla. – Dr. Guy Harvey is coming to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in May. What You Need To Know Dr. Guy Harvey will be at Busch Gardens May 15-16 Visitors will be able to meet Harvey and buy his new book Harvey will also be signing books in person ​Harvey, the marine wildlife artist […]

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All the pieces of NASA’s moon rocket are now at Kennedy Space Center

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — The gang is all here. Every part of NASA’s next generation rocket that will send astronauts on deep space missions is now at the Kennedy Space Center. What You Need To Know On Thursday, the 212-foot-tall Artemis core stage for the Space Launch System arrived on the Space Coast. NASA and […]

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Capitol attack suspect’s case to be moved to Washington, judge says

ORLANDO, Fla. — An Albany, New York man arrested in Central Florida for his alleged role in the January 6 riot on the U.S. Capitol appeared before a federal judge in Orlando on Friday. What You Need To Know Jonathan Munafo, 34 was among the FBI’s top 10 most wanted from the riot before his arrest […]

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Universal Orlando shares new VelociCoaster details ahead of opening

ORLANDO, Fla. – In less than two months, Universal Orlando’s newest attraction, Jurassic World Velocicoaster, will open to the public. What You Need To Know Jurassic World VelociCoaster opens June 10 Universal has released more details about the ride Visitors will encounter raptors before they even board ​Ahead of the ride’s debut at Islands of […]

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