June 28

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. JUSTICE’S RETIREMENT SHAKES UP BELTWAY Anthony Kennedy’s exit is setting off a confirmation battle for Trump’s next Supreme Court nominee certain to consume the Senate, inflame partisanship and impact midterm elections. 2. HOW FAMILY SEPARATION FOR IMMIGRANTS MAY AFFECT KIDS’ BRAINS Severe early adversity may cause brain changes and “toxic stress,” resulting in lasting […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 28

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 28

UCF SUSPENDS FRATERNITY AMID SEX ASSAULT AND HAZING CLAIMS Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity is barred from all campus activities following a spring party that got out of control. Numerous calls were made to UCF’s hazing hotline, including reports of a fraternity member having sex with someone who was “severely mentally, physically incapacitated.” Lambda Theta Phi […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 28

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 28

EX-OFFICER LIABLE FOR SINGER’S 1973 SLAYING IN CHILE A Florida jury says a former military officer in the regime of Chile’s brutal dictator Augusto Pinochet tortured and killed a Chilean folk singer more than 40 years ago and is awarding his family $28 million. The jury in a civil trial in Orlando federal court on […]

Update: Bay scallop season open in Gulf

Update: Bay scallop season open in Gulf

The recreational bay scallop season opened in some Gulf of Mexico state waters (shore to 9 nautical miles) June 28, three days earlier than the season was slated to start. The portion of Gulf state waters is from the Pasco-Hernando county line north and west to the west bank of the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay […]