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Primoz Roglic increases overall lead at Tour de France
Defending champion Egan Bernal dropped from second to third on the punishing climbs of Stage 13.
Sep, 12 2020
Conservative Media May Be Influencing People Not to Evacuate During Hurricanes
The climate crisis is making already dangerous weather worse. That means it’s more important than ever to listen to evacuation orders and get out of harm’s way whether its catastrophic fires or souped up hurricanes. But new findings suggest that when politici…
Sep, 11 2020
Why Trump-Favoring Voters Ignored a Deadly Hurricane Warning
Rush Limbaugh and other conservative pundits’ “hurricane skepticism” in 2017 may have influenced individuals’ decision to pack up the car or shelter in place.  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Sep, 11 2020
Century 21 is closing its doors after 60 years
After 60 years in business, Century 21 stores are closing after previously filing for bankruptcy.
Sep, 11 2020
Clemson, 'Bama top updated national title odds
Clemson is the unanimous favorite at sportsbooks to win the national championship, followed by Alabama.
Sep, 11 2020
Florida Supreme Court orders governor to pick new justice
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis must pick a new Supreme Court justice because the judge he picked to fill a high court vacancy is constitutionally ineligible to serve, the court said in an order issued Friday. The Florida Supreme Court ordered DeSantis to appoin…
Sep, 11 2020
Higher education workers gave five times as much to Biden as to Trump
Though the nation finds itself deeply divided, it’s clear whom employees at the nation’s higher education institutions are supporting financially in the presidential race. According to federal elections records, those who listed their employer as a college…
Sep, 11 2020
Bars in Florida will reopen next week. The state recorded more than 200 COVID-19 deaths on Thursday.
The announcement comes as Florida's Department of Health reported 2,583 cases of COVID-19 with 211 deaths on Thursday.
Sep, 11 2020
9/11 Timeline: How the September 11 Attacks Unfolded at World Trade Center, Pentagon, Flight 93
September 11, 2001, was the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil and claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people.
Sep, 11 2020
Marcia Sasser, Who Smiled Through Chronic Pain, Dies at 75
Despite suffering from rheumatoid arthritis for decades, she traveled frequently and became the star of her SilverSneakers exercise class in Georgia.
Sep, 10 2020
: 5 things you need to know about the new NFL season
The NFL begins its season Thursday night with a heavyweight matchup between the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans. The league plans on playing its normal schedule this season, despite the prevalence of the coronavirus pandemic in m…
Sep, 10 2020
Facebook returns to its roots with college-only Campus offering
It's initially launching in partnership with just a few colleges in the U.S. What you need to know Facebook is launching a new service aimed at college students. Dubbed a 'college-only space,' Facebook Campus is designed to provide students with a section …
Sep, 10 2020
Report: Danuel House Jr. Allegedly Let Female COVID-19 Tester into Hotel Room
Houston Rockets forward Danuel House Jr. is reportedly under NBA investigation into an allegation he let a female COVID-19 testing official into his hotel room inside the league's bubble at the Disney World complex in Orlando , Florida...
Sep, 10 2020
College Football Rankings 2020: Records for Top 25 Teams and Week 2 Standings
As the college football season rolls into Week 2 and the ACC, SEC and Big 12 join in on the fun, the Top 25 remains unchanged after Week 1. While the season officially kicked off over Labor Day Weekend, there were no ranked teams in action...
Sep, 10 2020
Role-Playing LeBron: Inside the Strange World of NBA's Superstar Stand-Ins
There's no way to replicate the experience of playing against LeBron James in the playoffs. But as the Houston Rockets prepare during their second-round series against James' Los ...
Sep, 10 2020
Frank Vogel Discusses Lakers' Struggle with Late Start Times in NBA Bubble
The Los Angeles Lakers are used to playing games at 7 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. local time more often than not, but with the NBA moving to Walt Disney World near Orlando , Florida for the conclusion of their season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, L...
Sep, 10 2020
Report: Jaguars to sign former Bucs RB Dare Ogunbowale
Once the Tampa Bay Bucs signed former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, they had to make space on their roster for the transaction and cut Dare Ogunbowale as a result. Here we are five days later and Ogunbowale will be heading to ...
Sep, 10 2020
U.S. Airports Will No Longer Screen International Arrivals for COVID-19 - AFAR Media
  1. U.S. Airports Will No Longer Screen International Arrivals for COVID-19  AFAR Media
  2. Number of children testing positive for COVID-19 continues to grow  LEX18 Lexington KY News
  3. Exclusive: White House orders end to COVID-19 airport s…
Sep, 10 2020
"A commercial satellite photo may reveal a new Chinese space plane just moments after it landed at a remote site on the western side of China"
NPR:"I'm reading a lot into a few little dots," admits Jonathan McDowell, an astronomer with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, who diligently tracks spacecraft and satellites. But...So why might China now be getting into space planes?"It's a gr…
Sep, 10 2020
Kenny Smith explains the Jet Academy, his new online basketball camp for kids - CNET
On CNET's I'm So Obsessed podcast, the former NBA player turned sportscaster opens up about his championships, working with Shaq, Ernie Johnson and Charles Barkley on Inside the NBA, and Black Lives Matter.
Sep, 09 2020
The Senate Is Back To Work And Its First Order Of Business Is... More Judges
Hundreds of Americans are dying every day from COVID-19. Unemployment is at 8.4%. Everything is fine.
Sep, 09 2020
Mindfulness with paced breathing and lowering blood pressure
Now more than ever, Americans and people all over the world are under increased stress, which may adversely affect their health and well-being. Researchers explore the possibility that mindfulness with paced breathing reduces blood pressure. One of the most p…
Sep, 09 2020
David Beckham's Guild Esports to float on London stock market
Firm wants £20m to boost performance in global online games Fortnite, CS:Go, Rocket League and Fifa.
Sep, 09 2020
Candyman Giving Away a Factory in a Treasure Hunt
David Klein was the founder of the Jelly Belly jellybeans, although he parted ways with the company in 1980. Now he has launched a contest, actually a treasure hunt, in which he plans to give away a 4,000-square-foot property containing a candy factory in Flo…
Sep, 09 2020
Billy Donovan Reportedly Won't Return as Thunder Coach Next Season
Add the Oklahoma City Thunder to the list of teams in the market for a new head coach. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports OKC and Billy Donovan will not pursue a new contract after Donovan's deal expired at the end of the 2019-20 season...
Sep, 09 2020
BaT Auction: 1961 Porsche Junior 108 Tractor
This 1961 Porsche Junior tractor was imported to the US from Germany and is said to have subsequently been overhauled by Heritage Motorcar Restoration of St. Petersburg, Florida. Power is from an air-cooled 822cc diesel single paired with a three-speed, dual-…
Sep, 09 2020
The controversial company using DNA to sketch the faces of criminals
Parabon Nanolabs shot to fame using DNA and genealogy analysis to solve cold cases. Then it had to change tack.
Sep, 09 2020
A Black man was stopped by sheriff's deputies while jogging in a predominately white neighborhood. The sheriff later offered him a job.
Joseph Griffin was stopped by deputies from the Volusia County Sheriff's Office while jogging through Deltona, Florida on August 27.
Sep, 08 2020
Trump likely to back extended drilling ban off Florida Gulf coast - Bloomberg - Reuters India
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday is likely to back an extended ban on offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico off Florida, Bloomberg reported, citing two people familiar with the matter.
Sep, 08 2020
Thailand's oldest hippo celebrates birthday with fruit and song - Reuters
As children and other spectators sang to mark her 55th birthday, Thailand's oldest hippopotamus Mae Mali chomped on an assortment of fruit and vegetables arranged in the shape of a cake.
Sep, 08 2020
U.S. utilities say Biden plan to cut CO2 hinges on breakthroughs - Reuters India
The U.S. power industry would struggle to meet presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s proposed mandate that it become carbon neutral by 2035 without some big breakthroughs in clean energy technology, according to a Reuters analysis of planning documents and a surve…
Sep, 08 2020
Baker Administration Inflates Its Claim Of Spending With Minority Businesses - wgbh.org
Four years ago, the state began taking credit for a wide array of spending unrelated to government contracts.
Sep, 08 2020
Michael Cohen explains why Trump likes Putin and what Trump really thinks of his supporters - NBC News
  1. Michael Cohen explains why Trump likes Putin and what Trump really thinks of his supporters  NBC News
  2. Michael Cohen claims Trump will do anything to win the 2020 election  CBS This Morning
  3. Michael Cohen's Trump book: The ex-lawyer'…
Sep, 08 2020
How Trump’s billion-dollar campaign lost its cash advantage
Five months ago, President Trump’s re-election campaign had a huge financial edge over Joe Biden’s. The New York Times conducted an extensive review of how the Trump team spent lavishly to show how that advantage evaporated.
Sep, 08 2020
Primark Promises 14 New Stores Globally Including U.S. As Covid-19 Sales Exceed Expectations
The fast-fashion model used by the value retailer is delivering the goods as consumers stay loyal—although city center flagship are not in the best shape.
Sep, 07 2020
The Deadspin 2020 NFL Previews, AFC East: Tom’s Gone. Who’s Got Next?
For the past two decades, the safest bet in sports was for the to win their division. Not anymore.Read more...
Sep, 07 2020
The FDA just banned a toxic hand sanitizer made and distributed in the USA
  • The FDA has banned dozens of hand sanitizer brands due to the presence of methanol, a toxic substance that can cause a range of health issues when absorbed through the skin.
  • While most banned hand sanitizers are manufactured outside the U.…
Sep, 07 2020
How to Avoid Web Accessibility Lawsuits with One Simple Tool
No matter what website you have, you can’t afford to ignore website accessibility. Not only does it impact your ability to sell to persons with […] The post How to Avoid Web Accessibility Lawsuits with One Simple Tool appeared first on Jeffbullas's Blog.
Sep, 07 2020
New coronavirus cases rise in 22 states as America heads into Labor Day
Confirmations of new coronavirus cases are rising in 22 of the 50 U.S. states, Reuters reports, citing the news agency's analysis of public health data. The news came as Americans gather for the Labor Day holiday weekend that traditionally marks the end of su…
Sep, 07 2020
Photos of the moon’s sweep past bright Mars - EarthSky
  1. Photos of the moon’s sweep past bright Mars  EarthSky
  2. Catch the moon and Mars tonight  WLWT Cincinnati
  3. Look up tonight: Mars and the moon come together after 11 p.m.  The Cincinnati Enquirer
  4. Netflix’s space drama ‘Away’ w…
Sep, 07 2020
Business Briefs for Sept. 7, 2020 - Ocala
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Sep, 07 2020
Texas pastor knew he was vulnerable to COVID-19. But he felt at peace.
The Rev. Tom Wood — who served First United Methodist Church in Itasca, Texas, for 17 years — died July 29 of complications related to COVID-19.
Sep, 07 2020
It’s Fine If You’re Not Comfortable Traveling Right Now, But Don’t Browbeat People Who Are
Everyone is in favor of urging caution and promoting thoughtfulness, but the travel shaming should stop.
Sep, 07 2020
Soak Up The Sun in These Ideal Summer Home Swimming Pools
As temperatures in most parts of the world drop to their annual low, we reminisce warmer days and dream of the ideal summer home escape. The post Soak Up The Sun in These Ideal Summer Home Swimming Pools appeared first on LUXUO.
Sep, 07 2020
Jogger detained by Florida police is offered a job
Former military policeman, Joseph Griffin, was offered a job by a Florida sheriff after he was detained by deputies for fitting a burglary suspect's description while out on a jog last week.
Sep, 07 2020
Space Coast Young Republicans to Hold Small Labor Day Business Beach Bash Today at 4 pm - SpaceCoastDaily.com
Space Coast Young Republicans are hosting a Labor Day Beach Bash at Lori Wilson Park in Cocoa Beach. The event is aimed at offering businesses and vendors a platform to promote their goods and services.
Sep, 07 2020