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BREVARD COUNTY ― On Monday, Aug. 2 the board of directors for Space Coast Pride (SCP) decided to cancel their upcoming Pride Parade and Festival. The event was originally supposed to take place Sept. 25 and was to be held for the first time in downtown Melbourne.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― A significant uptick in the number of COVID-19 cases in Brevard County has prompted an urgent appeal from area health officials for non-vaccinated residents to get vaccinated and for the community as a whole to exercise personal safety measures such as social distancing, fre…

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STATEWIDE — U.S. Congressman Bill Posey and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio have reintroduced the Flood Insurance Rate Map Interagency Technology (FIRM IT) Act, aimed at helping coastal communities across Florida and the country who rely on accurate floodplain mapping as part of the National Flood …

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TITUSVILLE ― Erie Chapman Foundation, Nashville, Tennessee is pleased to announce a special award & cash prize to Parrish Medical Center, Titusville, Florida, for being the first hospital in the nation to implement a striking innovation in the Foundation’s national campaign, “Patient Dignity!”

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TITUSVILLE — Our top priority is always the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, and employees. As we continue to monitor the coronavirus situation, we are revising our visitation policy to protect our community against the spread of respiratory illness, including COVID-19. The f…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Literature, learning, and information was only too recently (and in some countries, to date), inaccessible to the common folk. In our not-too-distant past, information was relegated to the few and the privileged.

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BREVARD COUNTY – The Brevard Schools Foundation’s Supply Zone for Teachers is set to provide school supplies to those in need as it hosts its 19th annual “Back to School Blast-Off” event on Saturday, July 31 at Clearlake Middle School in Cocoa.

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MERRITT ISLAND — With the return of school starting back up in a matter of weeks, parents are beginning their preparations for a successful year ahead.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The best way to live a healthy life is to make sure you’re taking care of your body and noticing the warning signs if something isn’t right.

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STATEWIDE — Attorney General Ashley Moody announced on July 21 a historic $26 B nationwide agreements that will help bring desperately needed relief to Americans and Floridians who are struggling with opioid addiction. The agreements follow years of aggressive litigation efforts led by Attor…

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ROCKLEDGE ― Aging residents in Brevard have a new in-home care provider with Senior Helpers of Rockledge (SHR). The national provider for seniors, especially those with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, opened its new location at 612 Barnes Boulevard in Rockledge.

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MIMS ― At the June 6 Brevard County commission meeting, the topic of community water fluoridation was again brought before Rita Pritchett and the commission.

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BREVARD COUNTY — There wasn’t a dry eye in the house as 19 of Promise in Brevard’s residents with special needs took center stage to share their inspirational stories and walk the catwalk during the third-annual Promise Runway of Dreams Fashion Show & Luncheon.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Established in 1995 as a nonprofit dedicated to assisting low-income students, the Take Stock in Children of Florida (TSIC) program is looking for mentoring opportunities to grow its scope of assisting Brevard County Public Schools (BPS) middle-school and high school students.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The Supply Zone for Teachers will host the 19th Annual Back-to-School Blast-Off on Saturday, July 31st from 9 a.m. until noon or until supplies run out.

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CAPE CANAVERAL ― Engineering companies Aerodyne Industries LLC and KBR were recently awarded a $531M for the Mechanical Integrated Services and Technology (MIST) II contract.

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STATEWIDE — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of the Air Force have signed an agreement aimed at eliminating red tape while protecting public safety during commercial space activities at ranges operated by the U.S. Space Force.

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STATEWIDE — Governor Ron DeSantis has signed into law a bill that cracks down on the owners of derelict vessels and makes its easier for law enforcement to remove abandoned boats from coastal waters.

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STATEWIDE — Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners have until Sept. 1 to apply for 2022 financial and technical assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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STATEWIDE — The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s (DBPR) Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco has released the results of its public drawing for quota alcoholic beverage licenses available from the 2020 entry period.

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STATEWIDE — Florida was showing improvement on children living in poverty and children living with employed parents immediately before the COVID-19 pandemic but The 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data Book Shows that children and families in the state have been greatly impacted by the pandemic’s toll on e…

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STATEWIDE — The state of Florida has the 4th highest number of shelter pet deaths in the country, according to data compiled by Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The Eastern Florida State College Foundation has announced the promotions of Tonya Cherry and Cindy Kane to Co-Executive Directors of the college.

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BREVARD COUNTY — In an effort toward Florida Power & Light Company’s “30-by-30” plan to install 30 million solar panels by 2030, the company held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newest FPL Discovery Solar Energy Center in June.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Nonprofit organizations like Promise in Brevard are making a positive impact in our community by providing residents with special needs the opportunity to reach their highest potential.