The ‘official results’ posted by the Florida Department of State show that Gov. Rick Scott has a 10,033-vote lead over incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson after the manual recount deadline passed on Sunday.
Epcot, approaching its 40th anniversary, is getting a replacement show for IllumiNations, a “story-telling” Guardians of the Galaxy roller coaster, Beauty and the Beast singalong and Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure.
Disney Parks Chairman Bob Chapek revealed names of two rides under construction in new Star Wars lands. Smugglers Run is set aboard Millennium Falcon, and Rise of the Resistance takes place on a Star Destroyer.
In the latest red tide report, FWC officials detailed concentrations of the toxic algae that are more than 25 percent higher than they were last week. Some of the affected areas include Cortez Beach and the Palma Sola Bay Bridge.
A Florida City man was arrested on cocaine dealing charges after Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies pulled him over in the Florida Keys. The driver of the car he was in was also arrested on a cocaine charge.
A Key Largo man was arrested this week after Monroe County Sheriff’s Office detectives determined there was enough evidence he molested a young girl. The accused was released from county jail Thursday after posting bond.
The Key West International Airport Friday announced a new seasonal service between Key West and LaGuardia Airport. Delta’s Republic Airlines will operate the flights on Saturdays from March 9 through Aug. 31, 2019.
Sibling manatees, whose mother was killed by a boat propeller in 2016, were returned home to the Florida Keys. They spent the past two years rehabilitating at the Miami Seaquarium and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio.
A Key West man with a lengthy criminal history, mostly for boozing in public and trespassing, was sentenced this month to three years in state prison for having Suboxone and other drugs on him in August 2018.
Two marine archaeological discoveries were made off the Florida Keys in October. A Key Largo man found a 200-year-old cannon in the sand on Elbow Reef. A Homestead fisherman found a wooden shipwreck off Islamorada.
A recount in Monroe County recovered one ballot not originally counted. The votes were for Republicans Rick Scott, Ron DeSantis and Matt Caldwell. None of the results in the Keys were changed by the recount.
Key Largo resident Jesus Noa Rodriguez, accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend, was found by Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies hiding in her tree outside her apartment complex in the city of Marathon. He is in Key West jail.
David Wolkowsky is an American developer from Key West, Florida. Wolkowsky grew up in Key West and Miami and received his degree from the University of Pennsylvania. After college, he began to restore buildings in the inner city of Philadelphia.