Tag Archives: Florida

Christians Arrested For Crashing City Council Meeting: “That Mask Won’t Protect You But Jesus Will” [VIDEO]

Fort Meyers’ NBC News affiliate reports: Three people were arrested for resisting officers without violence outside of the Cape Coral City Council meeting Monday afternoon. The three were arrested after “causing a disturbance and disregarding officers’ multiple warnings and lawful orders,” according to the Cape Coral Police Department. All three of the suspects tried to get into City Hall through …

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FL Sees Another 11K Cases, Hospitalizations Tripled

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: Florida reported 11,433 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, just shy of the state’s single-day record of 11,458 new cases reported last Saturday. The state also reported 93 new deaths a day after announcing 120, which was a new high. Florida is now up to 244,151 confirmed cases with 4,102 resident deaths associated with the …

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“Global Epicenter” FL Sees 9K Cases, ICUs Swamped

Orlando’s NBC News affiliate reports: Florida marked another grim COVID-19 milestone Thursday when health officials reported 120 new deaths from the coronavirus — the highest one-day jump yet amid a surge in new infections that continues to befuddle the state’s attempts to contain the outbreak. The number of deaths announced Thursday was the highest since the 113 reported in early …

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Lawsuit Filed To Stop Jacksonville GOP Convention

CNN reports: Several attorneys in Jacksonville, Florida, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the city in an attempt to block the Republican National Convention from occurring there amid the coronavirus pandemic. The complaint, filed in Duval County, lists many reasons against Jacksonville hosting the event, including that it would be “a nuisance injurious to the health (and) welfare” of the city’s …

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GOP Miami Mayor Won’t Commit To Voting For Trump

Politico reports: Miami’s Republican Mayor Francis Suarez refused to commit on Wednesday to voting for President Donald Trump in November. “I want to see what both candidates have to offer for the urban communities before making up my mind on who I’m going to support,” Suarez said in an interview with POLITICO Nightly author Renuka Rayasam. The non-committal answer from …

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Megachurch Denies Ignoring Safety Protocols At Party, After Which Teen Child Of QAnon Mom Died Of COVID

The Christian Post reports: First Assembly of God, a megachurch in Fort Myers, Florida, has denied reports that they hosted a huge party, attended by a 17-year-old girl who later died from COVID-19, where no social distancing was practiced or masks worn. The church reportedly hosted a “party” on June 10 which was advertised on Facebook but deleted from the …

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FL Reports 10K New Cases, Miami-Dade Breaks Record

Orlando’s ABC News affiliate reports: Florida reported 9,989 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday morning and 48 new resident deaths. As part of that, both Miami-Dade and Monroe counties reported their highest single-day case increases since the start of the pandemic. The state is now up to 223,783 confirmed cases with 3,889 resident deaths associated with the novel coronavirus, according …

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“Threatened” Costco Covidiot Has Already Been Fired

Law & Crime reports: The latest viral video, filmed more than one week ago at a Costco in Fort Myers, Florida, showed a man in a red “Running the World Since 1776” t-shirt screaming that he “felt threatened” as he approached the purported source of the threat. “I feel threatened,” he yelled. “Back off! Threaten me again. Back the fuck …

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GOP To Require Daily COVID Tests At FL Convention

Jacksonville’s CBS News affiliate reports: The Jacksonville 2020 Host Committee released a memo today outlining health and safety guidelines during the Republican National Convention. In the memo, it said “everyone attending the convention within the perimeter will be tested and temperature checked each day.” Action News Jax reached out to the spokesperson for the host committee to find out how …

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DeSantis: Florida Has “Stabilized At Where We’re At”

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis said the growing coronavirus case numbers in Florida are not necessarily a reflection of the outbreak, which he said has “stabilized.” “I want us to be in May. I want us to be in early June,” DeSantis said, referring to the state’s low rate of positive test results from earlier in the …

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Teen Girl Dies Of COVID After Maskless Church Party, Anti-Vax #QAnon Mom Gave Her Trump’s Malaria Drug

Newsweek reports: A Florida medical examiner’s report has raised questions about a 17-year-old Fort Myers resident’s death from COVID-19 complications last month. The teenager, Carsyn Davis, was a cancer survivor with a rare, ongoing autoimmune disorder. She died of respiratory failure after contracting the new coronavirus in early June. The medical examiner’s report notes that Davis attended a 100-person church …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Man Screams “I Feel Threatened, Back The Fuck Up!” When Asked To Wear Mask At FL Costco

The New York Daily News reports: A man has lashed out at an elderly woman who asked him to wear a mask in a heated confrontation at a Costco store. In a shocking video taken at the scene, the man screams an expletive-laden tirade at the customer in the Gulf Coast Town Center store in Fort Myers, Florida. The man, …

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FLORIDA: All Schools Ordered To Reopen Next Month

The Tallahassee Democrat reports: Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran [photo] issued an emergency order Monday, requiring all schools to open in the fall and laying out the requirements districts must meet to offer any sort of non-traditional remote instruction in addition to their in-person option. “All school boards and charter school governing boards must open brick and mortar schools in …

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Miami-Dade County To Re-Close Gyms And Restaurants

CNN reports: As Florida sets the most dubious of records amid the coronavirus pandemic, Miami-Dade County has decided it’s done playing by the state’s rules. As of Wednesday, restaurants in the county, the state’s most populous, will be shut down — again — except for takeout and delivery, county Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced in a news release. The mayor’s executive …

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FL Reports Another 10K Cases, Some ICUs At Capacity

Tampa’s NBC News affiliate reports: The Florida Department of Health says the number of known cases of COVID-19 in the state rose by 10,059 since yesterday morning as the virus spreads and as more people are tested across the state. The total number of cases in Florida is now 200,111. The number of Florida resident deaths has reached 3,731, an …

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Brain-Eating Amoeba Emerges In Florida Because 2020

The Daily Beast reports: Health officials in Florida have sounded the alarm over the discovery of a rare, brain-eating amoeba in the county that encompasses Tampa and several other cities. The Florida Department of Health announced the news Friday that a person in Hillsborough County had suffered a confirmed infection of naegleria fowleri, a single-celled living amoeba that can lead …

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Florida Shatters Single-Day Record With 11,455 Cases

Orlando’s NBC News affiliate reports: Florida shattered its daily record for new coronavirus cases Saturday with health officials reporting over 11,000 confirmed cases The rapidly escalating daily figures continue a trend that began when Florida started reopening its economy last month. The state now has confirmed 190,052 coronavirus cases since March 1 and 3,702 deaths. Testing hit a high percent …

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14 States Reported Record High Cases Over Last Week

The Washington Post reports: With the rate of new coronavirus cases rising in nearly 40 states, Fourth of July celebrations across the United States have been canceled or scaled back as anxious governors and mayors urge people to take a more restrained approach to the holiday. President Trump, however, is traveling to South Dakota on Friday for the first of …

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Seniors Are Turning On Trump In Battleground Florida

CNN reports: John Dudley, a retired banker, proudly cast his ballot for Donald Trump in 2016, excited at the prospect of sending an entrepreneur to the White House on a pledge to change Washington. It’s a vote he regrets, he said, and a mistake he hopes to correct in November. “He blew it,” Dudley said, not mincing words as he …

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Florida Reports 9000+ Cases For Third Time This Week

The Palm Beach Post reports: For the third time in a week, Florida recorded more than 9,400 new COVID-19 infections in a day, according to data reported by the Florida Department of Health. The 9,488 new cases reported Friday mark the third highest one-day total the state has seen since the start of the pandemic. The highest total, 10,109 was …

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