Florida

Florida Scientists To Study If Its Safe To Eat Pythons

Orlando, FL (WESH) - You soon might find python meat on the menu in Florida. Scientists there are looking at mercury levels in the snakes to determine if they can be safely consumed. Burmese pythons are extremely invasive species…

Pence Cancels Scheduled Vacation

(CNN) - Vice president Mike Pence has canceled his planned family vacation to Florida. This after it was publicly reported that he was going on vacation as president Trump contests the outcome of the election. Though Pence tweeted that…

Surprise Covid Inspection At Orlando Theme Parks

(CNN) - Compliance with coronavirus guidelines is a mixed bag at the Disney theme parks near Orlando. That's according to county "strike teams," which made a surprise inspection at the parks Monday. Magic Kingdom and Sea World got a…

Universal Orlando Begins New Florida Resident Offer

(CNN)- Forget buy one get one bargains. Universal Orlando is offering a pretty magical deal. The Florida theme park says if Florida residents buy a one-day, park to park ticket they can access the parks every day through Christmas…

No Outbreaks Associated With Theme Parks

(CNN) - County health officials in Florida say they are not seeing any COVID-19 outbreaks associated with the re-opening of theme parks. Walt Disney World re-opened earlier this month, while Universal and SeaWorld reopened in June. Orange County public…

NASA Don't Come To Florida To Watch Launch

(CNN) - NASA has a message for all space enthusiasts. Don't show up to Florida for SpaceX's historic astronaut launch next month. Space X's first human space flight launch from U.S. soil is scheduled for May 27th. Astronauts Douglas…

Georgia Wins Third-Straight Against Florida

In a matchup of two top-10 teams, the No. 8 Georgia Bulldogs defeated the No. 6-ranked Florida Gators, 24-17, Saturday in front of a crowd of 84,789 at TIAA Bank Field.  The victory marks the Bulldogs’ first three-year win streak…

Georgia & Florida in Jacksonville Extended Through 2023

Mayor Lenny Curry is excited to announce that there is an agreement to keep one of our nation’s biggest football rivalry games in Jacksonville. Since 1933, the City of Jacksonville and TIAA Bank Field have been the home of the…

First Vaping Related Deaths In Florida And Georgia

(CNN) - The first vaping deaths in Florida and Georgia bring the nationwide total to 11. Two more people have died from vaping-related illnesses in the United States. On Tuesday, the Florida Department of Health posted an updated case…