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MELBOURNE ― Today U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the nation’s oldest and largest pro-term limits group, announced that 8th district congressional candidate Colonel Scott Caine has signed its congressional term limits pledge. In doing so, Caine -- a Republican -- pledges if elected to cosponsor a c…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Has staying at home inspired you to practice a skill? Has watching the news sparked a passion to spread a little more joy in the world?

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STATEWIDE ― Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed Senate Bill (SB) 712, The Clean Waterways Act, into law. This comprehensive legislation provides a framework for improvements and restoration of Florida’s water bodies that are adversely affected by blue-green algae blooms. The Clean Waterway…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Parrish Medical Center (PMC) officials say that while there might have been understandable confusion about the use of face masks early-on in the COVID-19 pandemic, the results are in: masks offer protection. Wearing a face covering in public, especially when social distancin…

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Brevard Public Schools today announced plans to hold graduation ceremonies for each of its high schools from July 18-25. All ceremonies will be held outdoors with strict adherence to social distancing guidelines and additional district-mandated health and safety protocols fo…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Sometimes the hardest thing in life can be asking for help, and the difference to be made when you pluck up the courage to ask for it is inspiring.

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PALM SHORES ― The town of Palm Shores issued a COVID-19 emergency order requiring the use of face coverings beginning at 12 p.m. on July 9 until rescinded.

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SATELLITE BEACH — The City of Satellite Beach at its July 6, council meeting adopted Emergency Ordinance #02-2020, mandating “essential businesses” (grocery stores, drug stores, convenient stores and gas stations) to require masks/face coverings for all patrons and employees.

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You can still take that trip – as long as you’re aware, proactive, cautious and considerate in a COVID-19 world

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BREVARD COUNTY — The Brevard Zoo is inviting the public to join its team for a 31-day “2020 Plastic Free EcoChallenge” created by the Coalition of North American Zoos and Aquariums.

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Excerpt: Britannica for Parents offers ideas for how to talk with young children about current events and, especially, how to reassure children who feel confused, frightened, or worried.

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PALATKA, Fla., July 1, 2020 — The St. Johns River Water Management District’s free Thursday morning webinar series continues with upcoming discussions about the Water Less outdoor water conservation campaign, setting minimum flows and levels and ensuring resiliency in Florida’s communities.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Parrish Medical Center (PMC) officials say that while there might have been understandable confusion about the use of face masks early-on in the COVID-19 pandemic, the results are in: masks offer protection. Wearing a face covering in public, especially when social distancin…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Despite the public outcry of wearing masks, health officials are still encouraging residents to take precautions when venturing outside of their homes.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The Push Back Community Alliance hosted an open forum June 19 in an effort to bring the community together.

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BREVARD COUNTY — An exciting opportunity is coming to Kennedy Space Center that will allow eight passengers to fly to the edge of space in the near future.

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BREVARD COUNTY — During the past few weeks, residents have been raising their voices and taking their concerns to the streets in protests for change.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Sheriff Wayne Ivey held a press conference Friday, June 12 to address an ongoing issue with, now former, Lieutenant Burt Gamin of the Brevard County Sheriffs Department. The investigation was initiated after Mr. Gamin made a Facebook post on Saturday, June 6 at 1:21 a.m.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization will hold its annual public open house both in person and online on June 17.

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COCOA ― Does your pet play a starring role in your family? Then fetch your camera and let everyone know by entering them in the Brevard Humane Society’s Pet Photo Contest. Your photo(s) could be a monthly feature in their 2021 “Best Pets of Brevard” calendar or even grace the cover, but all …

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BREVARD ― We are excited to announce that the Foosaner Art Museum will be reopening this month. It will open Saturday, June 6, to members only, and to the general public starting Wednesday, June 10. As a safety precaution all visitors and staff members will be required to wear a mask while i…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Lately, residents and visitors have been enjoying the re-opened beaches just a little too much because Keep Brevard Beautiful staff reported an increase in trash left behind.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The faculty of Florida Institute of Technology understand the importance of molding the young, bright minds of our future, so they are volunteering their time to teach over the summer.

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BREVARD COUNTY — OneBlood will be setting up its signature Big Red Bus outside of One Senior Place for blood donations, which will additionally benefit donors by testing them for COVID-19 antibodies.

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VIERA — As of press time, Brevard County had 399 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the community. This information is updated once a day and can be found on the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 webpage.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― While the rest of the nation surveys the risk/reward of reopening states during the COVID-19 pandemic, two front line workers, newlyweds, await reuniting just before their first wedding anniversary.

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BREVARD COUNTY — As lockdown restrictions ease, many families continue to face the everyday struggles of reduced employment hours, perhaps even loss of a job, with the added stress of caring for a child at home.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Within the past few months, residents have had to adopt a different lifestyle to better serve the community at large while protecting themselves.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Participants who were crushed at the news of another postponed event have a new reason to get excited. The 10th annual St. Baldrick’s Big Shave, originally scheduled for March 14 at The Avenue Viera, is going virtual.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Eastern Florida State College has received $4.4 million in emergency grant funding that will be provided to students impacted by COVID-19 through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES.)

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BREVARD COUNTY — Amanda Baltimore, a seventh grade science teacher at DeLaura Middle School will take “Competing on Jeopardy!” for 200, please Alex!

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BREVARD COUNTY — Brevard County has 399 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the community. This information is updated once a day and can be found on the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 webpage.

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Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI-NYSE) based in Houston, Texas filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection on 5/10/20. Stage Stores, Inc. owns and operates stores which use the Bealls name in several states including Texas. Please note that Bealls, operated by Stage Stores Inc., is in no way affiliate…

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BREVARD COUNTY, FL – Excitement is in the air as we get closer to the Return to Human Space Flight from American soil on May 27. Florida’s Space Coast has long been our nation’s gateway to exploring, discovering & understanding our universe. Here are some important tips from Florida’s Sp…

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Visitors have made the trip to Florida’s Space Coast to witness launches in person since the dawn of the space program. As Brevard County returns to the tradition of human space flight, it is sure to assist in the recovery efforts for COVID-19. Initially, Space Florida proje…

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BREVARD COUNTY — With Special Olympics Florida canceling its 2020 State Summer Games, athletes are finding new ways to stay healthy as gyms remain closed.

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BREVARD COUNTY — As of a few days ago, city facilities and local businesses across the county have begun to re-open. While everyone is encouraged to maintain social distancing, some residents still at risk should not venture out – namely, our senior citizens.

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