High-Speed Train To Disney From Miami Could Soon Be A Reality For South Florida

MIAMI, FL/USA – JULY 14, 2018: Brightline is a high-speed train service between West Palm Beach, Florida and Miami. This is the West Palm Beach, station. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By Thomas Barrat On Monday, Miami-based high-speed rail service Brightline and Walt Disney World Resort announced initial agreement plans to construct a train station at the

President Trump becomes the first POTUS to cast in-person vote in Florida

Courtesy:  Evan El-Amin– Shutterstock- WILKES-BARRE, PA – AUGUST 2, 2018: President Donald Trump with a serious look as he delivers a speech at a campaign rally held at the Mohegan Sun Arena. On Saturday morning, President Donald Trump became the first sitting president in history to cast a vote in the Sunshine State. After staying

Walt Disney World to Layoff 28,000 Employees Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Image by Eduardo Romero from Pixabay  The Walt Disney Company announced it will lay off about 28,000 workers at two theme parks, including Disney World in Orlando. The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) said Florida has lost 76,746 hotel jobs since March. This accounts for 40 percent of the state’s hotel workforce. Disney World

Florida College Student’s Right to Party Defended by DeSantis as He Approves Phase 3 Reopening

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis speaking with attendees at the 2018 Student Action Summit hosted by Turning Point USA at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: Gage Skidmore | Flickr Florida governor Ron DeSantis has been busy. He made an announcement Thursday that the state will preempt local

South Florida Automotive Icon Rick Case Dies at 77

Photo by Rick Case via www.news5cleveland.com South Florida automotive pioneer Rick Case has died from an aggressive form of cancer at the age of 77. Case passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family members, a spokeswoman for the family said. Case passed away on Monday, September 21. Rick Case was originally from Akron,

Judge Renatha Francis No Longer Eligible to Be New Supreme Court Justice

Gonznumber16 | WikiCommons The Supreme Court of Florida has ordered DeSantis to pick someone else to be Supreme Court Justice. Palm Beach circuit judge Rentha Francis has been deemed not eligible by the Florida Supreme Court. The unanimous ruling said because the state constitution requires 10-year membership in the Florida Bar to be named to

Trump Extends OffShore Drilling Ban in Florida

Seascape with extraction platform. Photo and Caption: Jesus Keller/Shutterstock.com President Trump has just extended a drilling ban for the Gulf of Mexico for 10 years. The announcement was made on Tuesday, September 8 at a campaign stop in Jupiter after speaking on the environment at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. The memorandum the President signed

Edible Marijuana Now Available in Florida

Marijuana edible pieces close up. Photo and Caption: Israel Patterson/Shutterstock.com The first edible medical marijuana sale took place September 1 at Tallahassee’s Trulieve dispensary on SE Capital Circle, as reported by the Tallahassee Democrat. Arnold Lawson, a retired, 54-year-old man, was the first customer to buy the edibles at the dispensary on Tuesday. Mr. Lawson

Governor Ron DeSantis Lifts COVID-19-Related Ban on Nursing Home Visits

Senior patients of assisted living home gathering at table in living room and playing lotto at table. Photo and Caption: SeventyFour/Shutterstock.com Governor Ron DeSantis on Tuesday, September 1, announced he will be lifting the ban on visitations to Florida’s nursing homes. The Florida governor said he would lift the ban following recommendations from a nursing

Florida’s Edible Medical Marijuana Market Could Bring in over $1 Billion in Sales

Image by Elsa Olofsson from Pixabay  The Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) released long-awaited guidelines for medical marijuana edibles the night of August 26. This is three years after voters approved a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana and one year after state lawmakers lifted a ban on smokable medical marijuana. Industry analysts say