Friday, February 24, 2023

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Brain-eating amoeba found in Charlotte County tap water

The Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County has confirmed one Florida case recently infected with Naegleria fowleri, possibly as a result of sinus rinse practices utilizing tap water.

Fort Myers Beach could sit in darkness for months as millions in funding hang in limbo

As the sun sets on Fort Myers Beach, it takes any remaining light with it. Every night, the island enters near-total darkness as nearly all of the street lights are still broken or completely destroyed by Hurricane Ian.

Twins’ Kepler swings through the winter toward Spring Training

Spring Training is getting underway in Florida.

The preparation begins shortly after the end of the previous season. Once, a long time ago, big league ballplayers made modest salaries and most had to find off-season employment to tide them over.

Not now.

Today in History

  • 1972 - Hanoi negotiators walk out of the peace talks in Paris to protest U.S. air raids on North Vietnam.

  • 1947 - Franz von Papen is sentenced to eight years in a labor camp for war crimes.

  • 1945 - U.S. forces liberate prisoners of war in the Los Baños Prison in the Philippines.

  • 1928 - The New Gallery of New York exhibits works of Archibald Motley, its first show to feature a black artist.

  • 1921 - Herbert Hoover becomes Secretary of Commerce.

  • 1916 - A film version of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea opens in New York.

  • 1908 - Japan officially agrees to restrict emigration to the U.S.