Thursday, October 1, 2020

New area code proposed for Northwest Florida

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Amid concerns that the 850 area code will “exhaust” in 2022, state regulators are considering...

CATACLYSMIC DISASTER

The Bahamas is beginning a long road to recovery from Dorian’s destruction in what Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis called “one...

GameStop closing up to 200 stores as video game sales plummet

DREAMSTIME/TNS Plans to close stores were outlined Tuesday, shortly after GameStop reported a second-quarter net loss of $415 million, and a...

Emily Clyburn, activist and wife of congressman, dies at 80

JEFF SNYDER/FILMMAGIC/GETTY IMAGES/TNS Congressman James Clyburn and wife Emily are shown at a past BET Honors in Washington, D.C. 

Whistleblower feared White House effort to hide evidence of Trump’s contacts with Ukraine

ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGES/TNS Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire is sworn in prior to testifying before the House Select Committee...

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

So there’s an impeachment inquiry in Congress. Here’s the procedure. CHIP SOMODEVILLA/ GETTY IMAGES/TNS President Donald...

Vaping illness cases in Florida continue to rise

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE More than 1,000 pulmonary illness cases had been reported as of Oct. 1 to the CDC.

Astronauts make history as first all-female spacewalk team

NASA/TNS NASA astronauts Jessica Meir (left) and Christina Koch are shown inside the Quest airlock on Oct. 15, preparing the U.S....

Doctors: This could be severe season; get flu shot

ZBIGNIEW BZDAK/CHICAO TRIBUNE/TNS Registered nurse Donna Feaster administers a flu shot to Michael Kelly during a free flu shot clinic at...

57 elementary schools in Orlando get cyber safety training

A LESSON IN INTERNET SAFETY  The Center for Cyber Safety and Education teamed...