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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. US NAVY SAYS MINE FROM TANKER ATTACK RESEMBLES IRANIAN ONES The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore “a striking resemblance” to similar mines displayed by Iran, a Navy explosives expert says, stopping short of directly blaming Tehran for the assault. 2. TRUMP AIRS […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 15

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 15

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT SAYS YES TO FIRST EXECUTION IN MONTHS The court on Monday ruled 6-1 that the state can go ahead with the scheduled Aug. 24 execution of Mark Asay. Asay, 53, was originally scheduled to be executed in March 2016, for the 1987 murders of Robert Lee Booker and Robert McDowell in Jacksonville. […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 29

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 29

FIRST FLIGHT IN HALF CENTURY LEAVES MIAMI BOUND FOR HAVANA Just three days after the death of Fidel Castro, the first regularly scheduled flight to Cuba’s capital in more than a half-century has left from Miami. Several airlines began routes to other Cuban cities earlier this year; Monday morning’s flight was the first of the […]

Brothers reflects on life in the sky

Brothers reflects on life in the sky

Ernest Brothers spent 37 years as a pilot for American Airlines and of the more than 30,000 flight hours he logged in his career, he’ll never forget his final moments as a pilot. Touching down in Dallas after a flight from Hong Kong, Brothers wasn’t expecting the reception he received on the final day of […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 22

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 22

SHELL TO TRIM JOBS IN DEEP WATERS OF THE GULF OF MEXICO Kimberly Windon, a Shell spokeswoman, says the company determined its staffing levels were higher than other operators’. The cuts include both contractors and Shell employees. The company said Thursday that the cuts are part of 2,200 jobs it’s trimming globally. The company says […]