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10/17/2021 Florida Republicans Want to Put Ban on Mask Mandates in State Law flaglerlive.com ... proposal (SB 452), filed by Sen. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville, also would bar cities and counties from requiring people to wear masks or undergo medical procedures or treatments. It came a day after the Florida Department of Health announced it had imposed a $3.57 million fine on Leon County for requiring government employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.The bill is filed for consideration during the 2022 legislative session ...
10/17/2021 Covering Florida Navigator Group A Valuable Resource for ACA Marketplace Enrollment bocaratontribune.com Covering Florida Navigator Group A Valuable Resource for ACA Marketplace Enrollment By: Robert S Weinroth Florida once again enjoyed the greatest number of ACA Marketplace enrollees in the United States during both last year’s six-week Open Enrollment season, (OE8) as well as during the recent American Rescue Plan Act Special Enrollment Period which ended on August 15th. The consortium has expanded its working team of Navigators statewide and ...
10/17/2021 Leon County, Florida, Was Fined Millions for Its Vaccine Mandate. Folks Are Pissed. nedhamsonsecondlineviewofthenews.com Despite threats from the state, Leon County Administrator Vice Long instituted a vaccine requirement for his employees in July. On Oct. 6, the Florida Department of Health Division Director Douglas Woodlief notified Long he was in violation of the law after the county fired several employees for refusing to comply with the mandate. Some state officials expressed their outrage over the fine. Rep. Ramon Alexander (D-Tallahassee) called it “an ...
10/17/2021 These Republicans torpedoed vaccine edicts — then slipped in the polls Politico ... Sept. 21 in Del Rio, Texas. Julio Cortez/AP PhotoThen there’s the political calculus. Several Republican governors, including Abbott in Texas, are facing primary challenges from their right. Some, like DeSantis in Florida and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, have eyes on 2024. Both of those factors are sending GOP governors scrambling to shore up support among the party’s base.“That audience is front and center in ...
10/17/2021 Molecular Technologist in Jacksonville, from Staff Icons, by Jonathan Foster postings.com ... Carrying out HPV and STD testing Working with platforms such as SDA, real-time PCR, capillary electrophoresis, pyrosequencing, microarray technology and NGS. Assists supervisor with SOP's and regulatory requirements. Qualifications Must obtain a current Florida MT License Molecular Biology (additional licensure Microbiology, optional) MT ASCP or MB (ASCP) 3-5 years molecular pathology experience a must Candidate must be reliable, able to work independently, and exhibits strong attention to detail Remarks ...
10/17/2021 Florida woman spends night in jail after refusing to leave daughter's side at hospital [daughter had brain surgery, not Covid] freerepublic.com Skip to comments.]( comment) Posted on 10/16/2021 3:54:43 PM PDT by simpson96 JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—A Florida woman has spent the night in jail after refusing to leave her daughter's side at the hospital. “I stand by my actions 100%. I am not sorry that I made them take me out of there in handcuffs,” Lynn Savage told Action News Jax. Savage refused to leave her daughter's side while ...
10/17/2021 Report indicates crash on Morse Boulevard caused by driver's loss of consciousness villages-news.com A Florida Highway Patrol report released Saturday indicates a crash earlier this month on Morse Boulevard in The Villages was caused by a driver’s loss of consciousness.The crash occurred at 10:55 a.m. Oct. 6 near the entrance to the Village of Palo Alto when a 58-year-old Village of Tierra del Sol South woman driving a black 2018 Chevy Malibu left the roadway and crashed into a ...
10/17/2021 DUI suspect treated at Brownwood ER after crash on Interstate 75 in Sumter County villages-news.com ... Myers, was driving a blue Ford Mustang when she was involved in a crash at about 5 p.m. Thursday on northbound I-75 at Mile Marker 327, according to an arrest report from the Florida Highway Patrol.A half-empty bottle which contained an alcoholic beverage was found in her vehicle. There was also a spoon that tested positive for the presence of heroin.She took part in field sobriety ...
10/17/2021 [#DIV28SUPER] Virtual Open House for Doctoral Program in Health Behavior at the University of Florida: 10/28/21 blogspot.com The Department of Health Education & Behavior at the University of Florida is hosting a virtual open house for our Ph.D. program on Thursday, October 28th, from 4:30-6pm EST. Learn more about the high quality behavioral science training we provide in the addictions, HIV, sexual behavior, nutrition, obesity and physical activity. If you are interested in research training in these areas and clinical training is not a high priority, come check ...
10/17/2021 State Senator Lauren Book Backs Law to End Court Fees for Kids coralspringstalk.com By Kevin Deutsch A bipartisan group of Florida lawmakers, including Senate Democratic Leader Lauren Book, filed legislation this week to eliminate costly court fees charged to juveniles. Currently, Florida charges children and their families a wide range of fees and costs for their involvement in the criminal justice system, regardless of their guilt, innocence, or ability to pay. Among the costs assessed to kids: court administration fees, public defender fees ...
10/17/2021 NASA sends Lucy mission to seek out solar system's ‘fossils’ sarkaritel.com ... agency on Saturday launched the Lucy mission, the agency’s first to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids. Launched atop the United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida in the US at around 3 p.m. (India time), Lucy will circle back to Earth three times for gravity assists, making it the first spacecraft to return to the vicinity of Earth from the outer ...
10/17/2021 The cruise industry says it's safer than other vacations. Here's what COVID-19 experts say. adn.com ... Äôs safer than other kinds of travel and vacations. Public health experts consulted by the Miami Herald agreed to some extent, but with caveats. At the SeaTrade cruise conference last month in Miami Beach, Florida , the industry‚Äôs largest gathering, executives promoted their ships as the safest vacation option, based on the fact that they can mandate vaccines and testing, compared with vacations where travelers take airplanes, stay in hotels ...
10/17/2021 The James Madison Institute Releases Priorities for 2022 Legislative Session - Tennessee Star tennesseestar.com The James Madison Institute (JMI) released its list of legislative priorities it would like Florida lawmakers to tackle in the upcoming 2022 legislative session.JMI’s proposed policies include the advancement of; innovation practices, education opportunities, expanded healthcare solutions, the protection of individual liberties, and the safeguarding of the values of free markets, choice, and liberty in federal policy.The importance of innovation stems from Florida being the growing hub ...
10/17/2021 (USA-FL-Boca Raton) Automotive Detailer - Car Washer - East Boca Raton enterprise.com Job Information Enterprise Holdings Automotive Detailer - Car Washer - East Boca Raton in Boca Raton, Florida Overview Enterprise Holdings is seeking a responsible, dedicated person to join our team as a part time Automotive Detailer. This position pays $13 / hour and is located at: 108 NW 3rd Street Boca Raton, FL 33432. We offer: Paid time off Employee discount 401k retirement plan Training and development The schedule available is: Monday: OFF ...
10/17/2021 Daily horoscope for October 17, 2021 - Orlando Sentinel orlandosentinel.com ... numbers improve, end of state of emergency is near Median home price in Orlando drops for first time in nearly a year, report finds Magic rookie Jalen Suggs still out with non-COVID illness Florida Supreme Court puts up a stop sign to company that helps drivers fight traffic tickets Jury selection continues in Markeith Loyd trial for Orlando cop’s killing Let jatropha hang out until spring Central Florida ...
10/17/2021 The LGL Group (NYSEAMERICAN:LGL) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research slatersentinel.com ... its principal subsidiary M-tron Industries, Inc. which designs and manufactures customized electronic components used primarily to control the frequency or timing of electronic signals in communications systems. The Company has operations in Orlando, Florida , Yankton, South Dakota, Yantai, China and Noida, India. Its products are used in infrastructure equipment for the telecommunications and network equipment industries, as well as in electronic systems for applications in defense, aerospace, earth-orbiting ...
10/17/2021 Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Boosts Holdings in Blueprint Medicines Co. (NASDAQ:BPMC) - Watch List News watchlistnews.com ... as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System raised its position in Blueprint Medicines by 6.5% in the 2nd quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 23,118 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $2,033,000 after ...
10/17/2021 Madril shines in final season of FSU career fsunews.com ... the season with an expectation of a promising future. Then, the injuries struck. After two seasons on the sidelines, Madril returned to action and performed admirably. In a COVID-19 shortened season, she led Florida State’s defense in conceding only eight goals in sixteen games as the team marched into the national championship match. She was named to the all-ACC second team and was a United Soccer Coaches ...
10/17/2021 Letters: Hawaii's leaders follow the science; Freedom of speech is not absolute; Defense spending protects our nation shepherdgazette.com ... medical, and public health authorities who know the real facts. This state ranks second among states in dealing with the pandemic. For example, according to Statista, the COVID-19 death rates per 100,000 in Florida is 264; Texas, 231; Hawaii, 59; and Vermont, 54. Hawaii is fortunate enough not to have governors like those in Florida and Texas, who give dangerous priority to their personal political ambitions, thereby facilitating virus ...
10/17/2021 20 Gorgeous Florida Vacation Spots For Every Single Type Of Traveler buzzfeed.com Florida sometimes gets a bad rep, but as a long-time resident, I can confirm that there are plenty of hidden gems tucked amongst the chaos of the Sunshine State. So I rounded up the most stunning Florida spots to put on your travel bucket list.Getty Images Disclaimer: This article was written to provide travel recommendations or suggestions; however, it’s important to keep in mind your own health ...