May 16

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. IRAN BLASTS US SANCTIONS AS TENSIONS MOUNT Iran’s foreign minister slams mounting U.S. sanctions as “unacceptable,” even as he insists Tehran is committed to an international nuclear deal. 2. MISSOURI PASSES STRICT ABORTION BILL Just hours after Alabama’s governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law, Missouri’s Republican-led Senate passes legislation to ban abortions […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. NORTH KOREA NOT INTERESTED IN ‘ONE-SIDED’ NEGOTIATION Infuriated by ongoing Seoul/Washington drills, Pyongyang is threatening to scrap a historic summit next month between Trump and Kim Jong Un, with a senior diplomat saying the country refuses to be pressured into one-sidedly abandoning its nukes. 2. TRUMP-BACKED POLITICIANS SCORE BIG VICTORIES Two of the president’s […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 16

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 16

OFFICIALS IN FLORIDA DEBATE FATE OF CONFEDERATE STATUE Some protesters waved Confederate flags outside Orlando City Hall on Monday before commissioners discussed what to do with the 116-year-old statue nicknamed “Johnny Reb.” Local media reported that Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer suggested moving the statue to a nearby cemetery, where there already is an area set […]

Blue Star Memorial Highway dedication

Blue Star Memorial Highway dedication

Members of the Navarre Garden Club, along with active duty and retired military personnel, gathered May 16 in Navarre Park to dedicate a Blue Star Memorial Highway marker. The Blue Star Memorial Highway program started in 1945 to honor men and women serving in the Armed Forces during World War II. Read more in the May […]