State Retirement System Could See Major ChangeIn a potentially major change to the Florida Retirement System, a Senate Republican on Thursday proposed a bill that would require new state employees to enroll in a 401(k)-style plan.
Mount Sinai Medical Center To Suspend First Dose COVID-19 Vaccinations On SaturdayAnother South Florida hospital system is suspending its first dose of COVID-19 vaccinations due to the uncertainty about the supply of vaccines.
‘It Was A Message Of Unity’: Miami-Dade College Professor Says Transition Of Power Came When Needed MostIt's just day one, but it is clear the Biden administration has hit the ground running with a call for unity.
'Everything Is Full Up': South Florida Seniors Hoping Process Of Getting COVID Vaccine ImprovesWith a new administration in place in Washington, D.C., South Florida seniors hope the process of getting a COVID-19 vaccine will improve.
South Florida "Dreamers" Have New Hope After President Biden Increases ProtectionsWith the stroke of a pen just hours after the inauguration, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to preserve and strengthen the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that gives protections and legal status.
COVID In Florida: 12,873 Additional Cases, 163 New DeathsThe Florida Department of Health has reported another 12,873 new coronavirus cases on Thursday.
State Surgeon General Issues New Rule To Curb COVID Vaccine Tourism In an effort to curb COVID vaccine tourism, the state surgeon general has issued a new Florida residency rule.
'Our Economy Is Bouncing Back': Florida Senate Pandemic Chair Takes Aim At LockdownsBusinesses will remain open for the economic well-being of the state even as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Florida, the head of a Senate select committee on the pandemic said Thursday.
Arrest In Bomb Threat At Florida Capitol, Only A Few Trump Supporters Showed Up On Inauguration DayAfter preparation for potentially large-scale protests, only about 10 supporters of President Donald Trump waved signs to motorists outside Florida’s Capitol on Wednesday as President Joe Biden was sworn into office in Washington, D.C.
Florida Eye Doctor Salomon Melgen Gets Clemency From Trump In Medicare FraudA prominent Florida eye doctor convicted of defrauding Medicare out of $73 million has been released from prison early after Donald Trump commuted Salomon Melgen's sentence just hours before the president's term ended.
College Board Discontinues SAT Subject Tests And Optional EssayThe non-profit College Board is making changes to the SAT exam, as students and colleges adapt to new realities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Florida Health Dept. In Broward Now Added To Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Scheduling SystemPeople 65 and older interested in making an appointment to get a COVID-19 vaccination now have a new number to call.
Police Identify Man Killed In Brownsville Double ShootingMiami-Dade police have released the name of the man who died in a double shooting earlier this week in Brownsville.
Miami Weather: Chilly Start, Sunny & Warmer AfternoonSouth Florida woke to cooler temperatures Thursday, with Miami-Dade and Broward in the mid to upper 50s. Some inland areas hit the 50s.
'We Will Get To You', Florida Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees On Slow Vaccine Roll OutFlorida Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees has urged the federal government to rethink its distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine so that states with large populations of seniors who are at high-risk are given priority.