23 May, 2024
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Lawsuit Filed to Prevent Medicaid Cancellations in Florida

Tuesday, two consumer advocacy organizations filed a lawsuit in a federal court in Florida seeking to prevent the state from terminating residents’ Medicaid benefits. The lawsuit is the first in the nation to challenge the states’ resumption of evaluating Medicaid enrollees’ qualifications and dropping those who are no longer qualified.  The procedure, which the Congress […]

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Florida Woman Arrested for Mixing Cockroach Spray into Man’s Drink Following Bar Interaction

In a bizarre and unsettling incident, a Florida woman stands accused of spiking a man’s drinks with Raid roach spray after the two met at a local bar.  The incident, which unfolded in Deleon Springs, has sent shockwaves through the community and raised questions about the motives and consequences of such a reckless act. Veronica […]

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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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Florida Homeowner Records Huge Alligator’s Climb in Viral Video

A recent security camera recording has captured a surprising sight in Florida—a large alligator attempting to climb the exterior wall of a residence. The bizarre incident occurred in Babcock Ranch and was shared by Matt Devitt, the chief meteorologist at WINK News.  Devitt, known for receiving various alligator-related footage from viewers, humorously remarked, “That’s a […]

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Governor DeSantis Sends Clear Message to Disney’s Iger: Halt the Lawsuit

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has called on Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger to withdraw the company’s ongoing lawsuit against him and other Florida officials.  Speaking in an interview with CNBC’s “Last Call,” DeSantis confidently asserted that Disney would not succeed in its lawsuit against the state of Florida and advised Iger to “drop the lawsuit.” […]

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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 […]

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Florida Faces Leprosy Risk: New Report Indicates Endemic Spread

Cases of leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, have been on the rise in Florida and the southeastern United States over the past decade. According to a new report published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Leprosy is a rare bacterial infection that primarily affects the […]

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Florida SNAP Benefits: August Distribution Set to Deliver $180 per Recipient in Single Day

Beneficiaries of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Florida are able to expect their August payments on the first day of the month, with distribution continuing throughout the month. Every month, from the 1st to the 28th, recipients in the Sunshine State are given food stamps, a form of assistance that helps pay for food […]