March 30

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. SACRAMENTO PROTESTERS HEED CALL TO AVOID DISRUPTING NBA GAME Hours after an emotional interruption at his brother’s funeral, Stevante Clark helped defuse tension in California’s capital city. 2. MOSCOW’S TIT-FOR-TAT EXTENDS DIPLOMATIC CONFLICT Russia will expel more than 150 diplomats, including 60 Americans, and close a U.S. consulate after Western expulsions of Russian diplomats […]

Today in History

Today in History

Today is Thursday, March 30, the 89th day of 2017. There are 276 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 30, 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward reached agreement with Russia to purchase the territory of Alaska for $7.2 million (the rough equivalent of $125 million today), a deal […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 30

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 30

GOV. RICK SCOTT TELLS YALE: BRING THE IVY LEAGUE TO FLORIDA Scott on Tuesday urged Yale University to ditch Connecticut and relocate its campus. The Republican explained that Connecticut legislators are considering a bill that would tax Yale’s massive university endowment. Scott said in a statement that Florida would “welcome a world-renowned university” and promised […]

FWC seeks help monitoring horseshoe crabs

FWC seeks help monitoring horseshoe crabs

Spring marks horseshoe crabs’ mating season, and biologists from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Committee (FWC) want the public’s help identifying spawning sites. According to FWC, conditions around the full moon March 16 and the new moon March 30 will create perfect opportunities to observe the spawning behavior of horseshoe crabs. If observed, beachgoers are […]