21 Feb, 2024
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Florida School Faces Backlash for Targeting Black Students in Test Score Assembly

Controversy has erupted in a Flagler County, Florida, elementary school after reports emerged that Black students were singled out and brought to an assembly focused on improving their standardized test scores. The incident, which the district’s interim superintendent confirmed, has sparked criticism and calls for more tact in educational practices. Last Friday, Bunnell Elementary School […]

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Museum Shuts Down Due to Chemical Hazards in Taxidermy Exhibits

In a significant development that underscores the complexities of preserving historical artifacts, a South Dakota museum has made the difficult decision to close its doors after nearly four decades of operation.  The Delbridge Museum of Natural History, affiliated with the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls, has shuttered due to concerns regarding the potential hazards […]

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Murder Allegations Leveled Against Ex-Wife of Microsoft Exec Jared Bridegan

In a startling development that has sent shockwaves through a Florida community, Shanna Gardner-Fernandez, the ex-wife of the slain Microsoft executive Jared Bridegan, has been indicted for first-degree murder.  The grand jury indictment, announced by prosecutors, has unveiled a chilling narrative of what they describe as a cold, calculated, and premeditated murder. That it unfolded […]

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Dengue Virus Spreads Rapidly Through Florida, Prompting Health Official Alarm

The fast spread of the Dengue virus throughout many counties in Florida has heightened health officials’ fears. Broward County has recently come under the limelight as it joins Miami-Dade County in being on high alert for mosquito-borne illnesses. The Florida Department of Health identified two domestically transmitted cases of dengue in Broward County in its […]

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Outrage Builds as Arkansas Pushes for Removal of AP African American Course in High Schools

Advocacy groups are outraged after the Arkansas Department of Education warned state high schools not to offer an advanced placement course on African American history. The advice from Arkansas education officials is the most recent instance of conservative legislators restricting education on racial history, sexual orientation, and other topics they label “indoctrination.” The Arkansas Education […]

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Underwater Recovery Mission: Divers Retrieve 32 Cars from Miami Lake

Volunteer divers in Florida discovered more than 30 submerged cars in a lake near Miami International Airport. The New York Times reported that the discovery was made by three underwater crews representing three companies—Recon Dive, United Search Corps, and Sunshine State Sonar—that search bodies of water to help families find missing loved ones involved in […]

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Mayor Adams Calls for Urgent Action: NYC Requests Asylum Seeker Emergency Declaration

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has sounded the alarm on what he describes as a mounting crisis at the southern border, urging the federal government to declare a state of emergency.  Mayor Adams expressed concerns over the increasing influx of asylum seekers and migrants into the city, warning that the situation could potentially cost […]

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Man Sentenced to Life for Raping Woman in Front of Her 3-Year-Old Son

A 33-year-old man faced a life sentence after being found guilty of raping a sleeping woman while her 3-year-old son was present. Paul Lippman was found guilty of sexual battery by a person 18 or older on a person 18 or older, as well as burglary with an assault or battery. Lippman was classified as […]

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Tampa Mayor Discovers $1.1M Worth of Cocaine While Fishing with Family in Florida Keys

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor made a big catch while fishing in the Florida Keys with family late last month, spotting and hauling in a package containing 70 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of $1.1 million. According to the US Border Patrol, the package was found south of Marathon on July 23. Castor […]

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Tragic Incident: Florida Golfer Arrested for Fatal Assault on 87-Year-Old Man

Robert Edward Moore Jr., 76, of Florida, was recently arrested and charged with aggravated manslaughter after an encounter on a golf course resulted in the death of 87-year-old Dean William Zook.  The incident serves as a stark reminder of the potential dangers that can arise in seemingly mundane situations. The events leading up to the […]