Monday, February 27, 2023

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Ten people rescued from Caloosahatchee River after boat sinks

Ten people were rescued from the Caloosahatchee River Saturday afternoon after a 32-foot boat hit the Cape Coral Bridge and sank.

Fried to lead embattled Florida Democrats

Nikki Fried, the last Democrat to hold a statewide office in Florida, was selected Saturday to chair the Florida Democratic Party as it looks to recover from its latest disastrous election cycle.

Fried emerged the winner in a four-way contest at the Sheraton Orlando North Hotel in Maitland on Saturday, fending off a major challenge from former state Sen. Annette Taddeo of Miami.

Pine Island man and his ‘people’ are turning heads

On Pine Island, there’s a house that always looks like it’s the life of the party. Dozens of ‘people’ appear to be doing everything from working on their car to playing golf and even enjoying cake by the ocean.

Today in History

  • 1988 - Debi Thomas becomes the first African American to win a medal at the Winter Olympics.

  • 1973 - U.S. Supreme Court rules that a Virginia pool club can’t bar residents because of color.

  • 1969 - Thousands of students protest President Richard Nixon‘s arrival in Rome.

  • 1908 - The forty-sixth star is added to the U.S. flag, signifying Oklahoma’s admission to statehood.

  • 1827 - The first Mardi-Gras celebration is held in New Orleans.