Photo: www.fox13news.com The St. Petersburg Pier will remain closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. The City of St. Petersburg gave an original grand opening date of May 30 but fears about spreading the novel coronavirus forced the City to postpone the reopening of the Pier until proper phased guidelines are announced by
A surgeon performing laparoscopic surgery in the abdomen of a patient in the operating room. Photo: amab/Shutterstock.com As part of Phase 1 reopening plans for Florida, elective surgeries are to resume at health facilities statewide. The news is a much-needed welcome for patients and the hospitals that have lost millions of dollars during the coronavirus
A doctor is testing a sample of biological tubes contaminated by Covid-19 and searching for a vaccine. Photo: Morakot Kawinchan/Shutterstock.com While conducting a webinar on Wednesday, April 22, Dr. Michael Farzan at Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter detailed preliminary research that could be a step towards creating a vaccine for COVID-19. Even as thousands die
An empty school classroom. Photo: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com A teachers union on Tuesday, April 14 called on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to keep schools closed for the remainder of the school year. The Florida Education Association wants schools closed because the COVID-19 outbreak “presents a threat we cannot control.” Fedrick Ingram, president of the Florida
As a child, you may have played with a nerf gun. Maybe you never did. Maybe you have no idea what a nerf gun is. Well, luckily here in Florida, the first indoor nerf gun arena has opened for people of all ages to come and try their luck at nerf gunning. The place is
Barbed-wire fence at Dade County Men’s Correctional Facility, Florida, USA. Photo: Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock.com About 96,000 prisoners are serving time in facilities around the state About 10% of prisoners in Florida are housed in privately-run facilities Most corrections’ dollars go toward guards and health care costs at prisons. Florida’s prisons are clustered mostly in North Florida.
People waiting in line to enter the fair. Photo: http://www.southfloridareport.com/ One of the most awaited events in Miami-Dade County is the arrival of the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition. To many Miami residents, it signals the arrival of Spring and the month of March. It is referred to in Miami as simply, “The Fair.” For
Burmese Python. Photo: Vince Adam/Shutterstock.com Imagine a predator invading your space that can grow up to 20 feet long or more and has a telephone-pole-sized girth. This intruder eats everything it can swallow, and indeed has been known to swallow animals twice its size. Small and medium-sized mammals are no match for this fiend that