DeSantis team rips federal lawsuit against Florida migrant relocation program after Martha's Vineyard flights
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' team blasted a new federal lawsuit from immigrant rights groups challenging the state's migrant relocation program as "politically motivated"foxnews.com
High school football ‘22: Ware County headed to title game; all 5 Florida teams fall in state semis
Ware County was the lone area state semifinal survivor on a miserable night of football for local programs. All five Florida-area programs bowed out one win shy of championship game appearances, some in blowout fashion and others in agonizing misses that will be talked about for some time.
River City Beats | The Shaeyln Band
The Shaelyn Band is a Florida based band capable of shifting from classic soul blues and funk to rock. They are fronted by Shaelyn (aka Shae) Mulberry, a singer and poet who can wail like Joyce Kennedy, charm like Aretha Franklin, and soliloquize like Erykah Badu. With their highly energized live show, The Shaelyn Band is poised to take on the music industry. The band took shape in 2020, after meeting lead guitar player Erik Guess at an open-mic showcase in Jacksonville, Florida. The lineup that year featured musical director and drummer, Tim Mulberry, and bassist Greg Mullins. Within a couple of years, they knew they had something special. The band recently added Keys/Organist Roy Handy, Saxophonist Kip Maranto and Background Vocalists, Mark Barner and Riole Muziq.
Trump pushes back against claims Mar-a-Lago security will be boosted after Nick Fuentes controversy: 'We're not going to have my guests strip searched'
Trump insisted Mar-a-Lago has "strong security" despite reports that Kanye West and his entourage were able to easily enter the resort.news.yahoo.com
Florida Gators QB Jalen Kitna bonds out of jail after arrest on child porn charges
Florida Gators backup quarterback Jalen Kitna bonded out of jail Thursday evening after he was arrested Wednesday on two charges of distribution of child exploitation material and three charges of possession of child pornography.
IRS gives Trump tax returns to House committee after 3-year legal battle
The Ways and Means Committee has said it wanted copies of Trump's returns, and the tax returns of several Trump legal entities, for an inquiry into how the IRS audits presidential tax returns. A Treasury Department spokesperson told NBC News, "Treasury has complied with last week's court decision." The committee had been seeking Trump's tax returns since 2019, when he was still president. Trump as a presidential candidate and then as president broke decades of tradition by refusing to publicly release his tax returns. When the committee first asked for Trump's returns three years ago, the Treasury Department refused to turn them over.cnbc.com
Marco Rubio slams Biden shutting down a rail strike for workers who want more paid sick leave: 'I will not vote to impose a deal that doesn't have the support of the rail workers'
Rail workers are demanding more paid leave, but the agreement Biden wants to pass includes just one day off.news.yahoo.com
Following Surfside condo collapse, Jacksonville councilman introduces new mandatory building inspection bill
Jacksonville City Councilman Rory Diamond has introduced a bill that would impose new mandatory building inspections for Jacksonville in the wake of the Surfside building collapse last year that killed 98 people.
Florida nurse who died saving patients in 1953 finally has headstone
It started on March 30, 1953, when news clips and eyewitness accounts reported Warnick running in and out of a crumbling building, the heat “so intense it blistered paint on buildings across the road,” while rescuing at least one patient from a fire at the Littlefield Nursing Home in Largo.
As Florida tries to change ‘Resign to run’ laws, Mayor curry wants voters to implement them in Jacksonville
Some Florida Republican lawmakers are looking for the state to change “Resign to run” laws so Gov. Ron DeSantis can feasibly run for president without resigning as governor. Locally, Duval County Republican Mayor Lenny Curry is pushing for Jacksonville voters to pass a “Resign to run” law.
Local pediatrician warns parents about measles with cases on the rise nationwide
A Jacksonville pediatrician said Jacksonville is fortunate because measles is one of the more reportable diseases. But they say that doesn’t mean we can slack off on immunizations because nationally we are seeing more cases.