Florida wildlife officials considering new set of regulations to protect seabirds at Skyway Fishing Pier

Skyway Fishing Pier – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by kesterhu ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Between fishhooks and line entanglements, the Skyway Fishing Pier is the center of where several brown pelicans have sadly died. Previous cases of red tide wiped out the majority of the food source causing them to head to the pier for

Walt Disney World increases ticket prices for the second time in the span of a year

EPCOT, Walt Disney World — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: M Jessica W Up until December 8, you may still purchase 2023 tickets at the current price if you intend to visit Walt Disney World. All ticket costs, including single-day tickets, multi-day passes, and annual pass renewals, will go up at that time.  This is

Small Florida community beachfront homes washed away by Hurricane Nicole

Hurricane Nicole Update – Photos of homes destroyed by previous Hurricane Ian – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Felix Mizioznikov Before it washed away last week, Trip Valigorsky’s oceanfront home in a close-knit neighborhood in Volusia County, Florida, had been in his family for almost 15 years. Hurricane Nicole’s deadly storm surge and strong winds

From train rides to a fossil museum, here are some fun and affordable things to do in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone As we navigate increased prices from groceries to school supplies, the cost of entertainment has also risen. Scroll down to find some of the fun and affordable things happening around the Tampa Bay area. USF Performances The University of South Florida’s College of Arts

Florida jobless rate drops to lowest number since 2006

Florida Employment Rates; Person visiting job portal online — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Blueee77 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Sunshine State’s unemployment rate fell to 2.5 percent last month, the lowest rate since October 2006 and the second lowest in the state’s recorded history, officials announced on Friday. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis released a statement

Parts of Florida will feel the first freeze of the season tonight as temperatures drop

Woman sits by the beach in cold weather as freeze warning looms – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: fantom_rd A Freeze Warning is officially in effect Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning over the Sunshine State’s Panhandle. Temperatures could drop below freezing before the sun rises on Wednesday, thanks to the shocking arrival of an early-season

University of Florida gifted $100 million, making it the largest gift in its history

University of Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Katherine Welles The University of Florida has announced that it has received a gift of $100 million from the Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation. The donation, the biggest from an individual in UF’s history, will be used to advance the University of Florida (UF) Scripps biomedical

NASA halts moon rocket launch due to Hurricane Ian

NASA halts space launch due to Hurricane Ian – Pictured: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: Allard One CAPE CANAVERAL, Fl. – NASA is delaying next week’s launch attempt of its new moon rocket as Hurricane Ian strengthens to a Category 2. This is the third delay this past month

Caribbean disturbance ‘Invest 98L’ could bring trouble to Florida & Gulf of Mexico next week

Raging ocean caused by tropical disturbance Invest 98L – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Drew McArthur FOX Forecast Center meteorologists are closely tracking a tropical disturbance developing near South America, which is likely to transform into a stronger storm system in the next few days. The system has been named Disturbance 1, however, the National

‘Centaurus’ COVID subvariant makes its way into Florida while sister mutation spreads throughout Southeast

Female researcher looks through microscope to find Covid subvariants, such as centaurus – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by SmartPhotoLab The Sunshine State’s official COVID-19 counts continued to decrease for the sixth straight week, but some of its biggest urban regions have reported an uptick in infections as additional viral mutations enter the state. Loads of