TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — There are new changes to the defense strategy for the woman accused of playing a role in Florida State Law professor Dan Markel's death nearly seven years ago. Attorney's for Katherine Magbanua believe letters from jail could be key in a not guilty verdict this time around.
The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) and Sonoma County Department of Environmental Health Services advise caution for anyone who boats, fishes or swims after harmful algal blooms (HABs) were discovered in multiple Sonoma County rivers. Because children and dogs are most susceptible to serious health impacts, it is recommended that they avoid touching any suspicious-looking algal material found in the water or along river banks.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s governor says he will end the state’s public health state of emergency on July 1, more than 15 months after he initially declared it because of the coronavirus pandemic. Republican Brian Kemp made the announcement Tuesday, signing a fresh extension of the extraordinary powers granted to him by lawmakers that will expire at 12:00 a.m. on July 1.
MILWAUKEE — Barby the Book Fairy isn't a mystical creature. In fact, she is a very real person who has donated more than 10,000 books to Little Free Libraries across Milwaukee since April 2020. However, the Milwaukee 'Book Fairy' is taking her game to the next level: she is donating 10 Little Free Libraries to different communities across the city.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Astor Restaurant celebrated their 64th year serving the community Monday. The family owned business was established in 1957 and has been run by four generations and maintains their status as the longest running steakhouse in Corpus Christi, having survived the pandemic “We put a lot of work into this place,” said The Astor’s Anastasia Papakostas.
Gary Price The National Science Foundation has awarded iDigBio nearly $20 million to continue its mission of digitizing natural history collections nationwide, making them available online to researchers, educators and community scientists around the world. For the past decade, iDigBio, a collaborative program based at the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida, has led the push to digitize the estimated 1 billion biological specimens held in U.S. museums.
INDIANAPOLIS — As the looming CDC federal moratorium on evictions is coming to an end, local Indiana legislators and community leaders are coming together to discuss what this means for thousands of Hoosiers. The moratorium was keeping thousands of people in their homes, while many struggled during the pandemic and were unable to pay their rent.
The mother of a teenager who was tased by an FHP trooper last week has hired an attorney to help fight the arrest she says happened because of racial profiling. Sixteen-year-old Jack Rodeman was arrested by Trooper George Smyrnios on June 16 and is currently being held at the Juvenile Assessment Center for 21 days.
The Air Pollution Control District for Santa Barbara County released a media advisory today alerting local areas of the Sedgwick Reserve Research Burn scheduled to take place Wednesday, June 23 depending on conditions. This one-day burn will include 2 acres of grasses along Sedgwick Reserve in the Santa Ynez Valley, just east of and adjacent to Figueroa Creek.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Mississippi Aquarium plans to release seven endangered sea turtles this week, but other institutions in New Orleans and Mississippi are still treating turtles rescued in the fall from frigid New England waters They’re among 75 turtles brought to New Orleans and Gulfport, Mississippi, after washing up in New England, injured and sick from the cold.
When you’re exhausted after a busy day — or trapped on the couch by the cat, again — the last thing you want to do is get up to turn the lights or the fan on or off. That’s why you need one of the best Prime Day deals around.
Whenever a big new update comes around, it’s natural to have questions about what it means for you. That goes for Windows 11, too. Whether it’s apps or devices, you want to know that things are going to work after the update.
Louis-Victor will widen Ford's capability with autonomous vehicles, mobility services. The car industry and the tech industry have been intertwined for decades, but with the adoption of new autonomous driving systems and millions of lines of code and algorithms upon algorithms, the two segments are more tightly wound than ever before.
Frontier Airlines is now making passengers pay a "Covid Recovery" surcharge. The charge is intended to offset costs such as "increased sanitation and cleaning onboard the aircraft and in the airport, shields at the ticket counters and gate areas, and personal protective equipment for employees," according to the airline's site.
Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance launches today and brings with it hours of hacking and slashing. While I found the game itself to be poor throughout, its PC version’s performance is much more satisfactory. That being said, there are some issues with controls and a bevy of technical problems that come down to the programming, but as far as visuals go, this is an impressive offering in many respects.
Let’s face it: pretty much everything about e-textiles is fiddly. If wearables were easy, more people would probably work in that space. But whereas most circuit prototyping is done in two dimensions, the prototyping of wearables requires thinking and planning in 3D. On top of that, you have to figure out how much conductive thread you need, and that stuff’s not cheap.
Former boxing champion Gene Tunney, New York gossip columnists claimed in the summer of 1950, was “in the throes of literary composition.” Tunney, “a well-known admirer of William Shakespeare,” denied it, according to nationally syndicated columnist Inez Robb. “I don’t think I’m another Jim Tully,” Tunny told Robb.
Statin use among patients with heart failure is associated with a 16% lower risk of developing cancer compared with non-statin users during an average of four years of follow-up, according to new research published today (Wednesday, June 23, 2021) in the European Heart Journal.
Popular on Variety Skilled comedian Iliza Shlesinger is proving to be quite the formidable force for Netflix. After carrying a handful of raucous standup comedy specials, headlining an uproarious sketch show and popping up in supporting roles in “Spenser Confidential” and “Pieces of a Woman,” she returns to the streamer, ascending to leading lady status in her self-penned feature “Good on Paper.”
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Over a light lunch during a brief return to Colorado Springs, Dane Kallungi calmly told his ex-wife that he killed his wife nearly two years prior. His ex-wife then led police to crack the case of Jepsy Kallungi's disappearance.
The S5000 Australian Drivers' Championship has been added to the list of category's eligible to earn Supercars Superlicence points. The V8-powered open-wheeler series is a new addition to Motorsport Australia's Superlicence list and has been given near-top billing from the word go. The S5000 winner will score 12 points, just one short of qualifying for a licence, giving the category equal billing to Super2 and Australian GT.
You're happily tinkering away on the internet until something happens and your laptop's like, "Surprise! You're no longer online! " And you're like, "Ah! Something must be wrong with the modem or the router or something! " But in order for that sweet WiFi to flow unobstructed into and throughout your home, both the modem and the router must be working.
A Salmon-area partnership of the Idaho Conservation League and Jervois Mining have announced the selection of three restoration projects to improve fish habitat, restore riparian land and acquire land along a key river tributary. The projects will cost $150,000. This past spring, the Upper Salmon Conservation Action Program, consisting of the Conservation League and the mining company, gathered proposals “from a competitive pool of applicants” and recently announced the three selections.
— U.K. observational study suggests there may be benefits Coffee drinkers had a lower risk of chronic liver disease and death due to chronic liver disease compared to non-coffee drinkers, U.K. researchers found in a large observational study. Compared to non-coffee drinkers, coffee drinkers had a 49% reduced risk of death from chronic liver disease (HR 0.51 95% CI 0.39-0.67), and a 20% to 21% reduced risk of incident chronic liver disease (HR 0.79, 95% CI 0.72-0.86) and incident chronic liver disease or steatosis (HR 0.80, 95% CI 0.75-0.86), reported Oliver J. Kennedy, MD, PhD, of the University of Southampton in England, and colleagues.
In the lead up to the American Rescue Plan (ARP), a number of leading Democrats proposed raising the federal minimum wage from its current $7.25/hour to $15/hour. The Democratic Party failed to get this increase passed because it did not want to bypass or remove the filibuster in the Senate.