Sunday, July 21, 2024

Memorial for Cathy Jordan in the Rotation

Biden drops out of the 2024 presidential race

JUST IN: President Joe Biden has announced he is dropping out of the presidential race after mounting calls from Democrats for him to end his reelection bid. He endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris as the party’s new nominee.....MORE

Friday, July 19, 2024

A Father From Palestine

The Popular e-Bike Voucher Program is Returning

After another successful cycle, the City of Tampa's e-Bike Voucher Program is pedaling back around to give more residents an opportunity to explore another transportation option.

In the spring, a total of 112 vouchers were redeemed. The next application window for the summer/fall round begins at 8:00 A.M. on Friday, August 16, 2024, and runs through 5:00 P.M. on Friday, August 30, 2024.

Widespread technology outage disrupts flights, banks, media outlets and companies around the world

A global technology outage grounded flights, knocked banks and hospital systems offline and media outlets off air on Friday in a massive disruption that affected companies and services around the world and highlighted dependence on software from a handful of providers.....MORE


Tuesday, July 16, 2024

‘Humiliation parade’: DeSantis, Haley speak at RNC after Trump’s relentless attacks

Lakeland Police Department facing another police brutality allegation

A high-profile law firm said it would be getting involved in what they called an effort to hold Lakeland PD accountable. A man is accusing Lakeland police officers of using unnecessary force, stemming from an incident in February.....MORE

St. Pete City Council poised to vote on Rays stadium deal

After a final workshop session Tuesday, council members will vote Thursday on a $6.5 billion redevelopment project, which includes a new stadium for the Rays.....MORE

“Blank Check” for Genocide: Court Dismisses Palestinians’ Case Against Biden Admin over Gaza War

A lawsuit led by Palestinians and Palestinian Americans that accused President Joe Biden and other top U.S. officials of enabling genocide in Gaza was rejected Monday by a federal appeals court, which upheld a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit. The three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court ruled that courts cannot review the executive branch’s decisions on foreign policy, even when there is a risk of breaking domestic and international law. We speak with Katherine Gallagher, senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, which helped represent the plaintiffs in the case. She says the court has “essentially given a blank check” for U.S. governments to do whatever they want in times of war.

Study: Tampa is an urban heat hotspot. What does that mean?

Depending on where you live in the Tampa Bay area, it could be up to 9 degrees hotter than the area's given forecast because of the urban heat island effect. This concept states that cities are bound to be hotter because buildings, roads and other heat-absorbing infrastructure replace vegetation in those areas.....MORE

Cheney: Vance would help Trump ‘illegally seize power’

Former Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said on Tuesday that Sen. JD Vance (R-Ohio) would help former President Trump “illegally seize power” if they were elected on the GOP ticket in November.....MORE

New ad accusing Matt Gaetz of relations with a 17-year old

All 4 Peace: Unity in the Community