March 31

Five Things to Know in Florida for March 31

Five Things to Know in Florida for March 31

WEST INDIAN MANATEES GO FROM ‘ENDANGERED’ TO ‘THREATENED” The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said in a news release Thursday that challenges remain to ensuring the species’ long-term future, even though the manatee population has increased over the years. The new status won’t diminish existing federal protections and the manatee will continue to be protected […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 31

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 31

TRUMP MISSING FROM GOLF RESORT SIGN Someone removed the script lettering spelling the Republican presidential candidate’s surname from the sign outside Trump National Jupiter. 60-FOOT-WIDE HOLE OPENS IN TARPON SPRINGS Authorities have evacuated a mobile home park along Florida’s Gulf Coast after the 35-foot-deep hole opened in the ground. About 20 residents were moved as […]

Today in History

Today in History

Today is Thursday, March 31, the 91st day of 2016. There are 275 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 31, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson stunned the country by announcing during a televised address that he would not seek re-election. On this date: In 1889, French engineer Gustave Eiffel unfurled […]

Today in History

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, March 31, the 90th day of 2015. There are 275 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 31, 2005, Terri Schiavo, 41, died at a hospice in Pinellas Park, Florida, 13 days after her feeding tube was removed in a wrenching right-to-die dispute. On this date: In 1814, […]

Highway 87 lane closures planned Monday

Highway 87 lane closures planned Monday

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced that traffic will encounter alternating lane closures at Laredo Street Monday, March 31 as crews complete paving operations. Lane restrictions will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Construction activities may be delayed or re-scheduled in the event of inclement weather. FDOT reminds motorists to travel […]