July 9

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. DIFFERING VIEWS ON APPLYING JUSTICE Two of the largest U.S. attorneys’ offices came to vastly different conclusions about what to do with financier Jeffrey Epstein over allegations he sexually molested dozens of underage girls. 2. WHERE A LEADER’S PLEDGE FAILS TO IMPRESS Hong Kong protesters opposed to the administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 9

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 9

US REP. CORRINE BROWN STEPS DOWN FROM COMMITTEE POSITION Brown released a statement Friday afternoon saying that she was stepping down in accordance with House rules. Earlier Friday, Brown and her chief of staff, Elias “Ronnie” Simmons, pleaded not guilty in Jacksonville federal court after they were charged in a 24-count indictment. The charges revolve […]

Loggerhead turtle returns to Gulf

Loggerhead turtle returns to Gulf

A juvenile loggerhead sea turtle was returned to the Gulf of Mexico July 9 after several months of rehabilitation at the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park in Fort Walton Beach. The turtle, named Captain Hook by volunteers, weighed only two pounds and suffered with mobility problems when discovered on Okaloosa Island. Read more in the July 17 issue […]