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Palm Beach County to reopen movie theaters, bowling alleys

MIAMI (AP) — One of Florida’s largest counties will soon reopen movie theaters, bowling alleys and other entertainment venues after seeing a decline in confirmed coronavirus cases, the governor said Thursday. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Palm Beach County will take the step on Tuesday, the day after Labor Day weekend. DeSantis also said worst-hit Miami-Dade and…

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Top-Ranking Florida House Democratic Leaders Endorse Daisy Morales for State Representative

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Daisy Morales campaign announced today that both Florida House Democratic Caucus co-leaders, Representatives Bobby DuBose (D-District 94, Fort Lauderdale) and Evan Jenne (D-District 99, Dania Beach), have endorsed Puerto Rican State Representative nominee Daisy Morales for Florida House District 48 ahead of the November 3rd general election. Democratic Co-Leader Bobby DuBose’s statement:…

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Florida sheriff race centers on school killing, old shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The race for sheriff in one of Florida’s most populous counties centers on a high school massacre and a shooting decades earlier. Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony is being challenged in Tuesday’s Democratic primary by his predecessor, Scott Israel. Tony replaced Israel in 2019 after Gov. Ron DeSantis fired Israel…

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At least 3 MLB games postponed amid Marlins’ virus outbreak

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins scrambled for roster replacements as they coped with a coronavirus outbreak. The New York Yankees had an unscheduled day off in Philadelphia while the home team underwent COVID-19 tests. The Baltimore Orioles were flying home from Miami without playing a game. And Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez summed up the…

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Police capture kangaroo hopping through Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police officers captured an unlikely suspect bouncing through a Florida neighborhood Thursday morning. After receiving a call about a kangaroo running loose, Fort Lauderdale police officers managed to capture him and place him in a squad car. The marsupial was taken to a barn where the agency keeps its horses. Anthony Macias,…

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Hard Rock Stadium, STAPLES Center, Orange County Convention Center, & Overland Park Convention Center Celebrate GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation

NORTHBROOK, Ill.—July 9, 2020—Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, and Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kan., are the latest facilities to secure GBAC STAR™ facility accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA. The gold standard of prepared facilities, GBAC…

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Dr. Rudolph Moise Makes History as Dade County Medical Association’s First Haitian American President

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The Dade County Medical Association (DCMA) elected new executive committee members, and Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Moise made history by becoming the first Haitian American to serve as president of the association. The Dade County Medical Association was founded in 1903, making it the oldest medicial association in Florida. “It is a great honor…

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