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Florida coronavirus cases pass 4000: state border checkpoints begin, vacation rentals halted

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis tells travelers, "Don't come here" as cases pass 4,000. The state is also checking Louisianians crossing the border by car.         [Author: Tallahassee Democrat]
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Trump Floats ‘Enforceable’ Quarantine On Entire New York State To Contain Coronavirus

President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he’s considering ordering a quarantine on New York as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to skyrocket in the state. “Some people would like to see New York quarantined because it’s a hot spot,” he told reporters during a press pool on the White House lawn. “New York, New Jersey, maybe one or two other places, certain parts of Connecticut quarantined. I’m thinking about that right now.” Trump said the potential quarantine would be a “short term”...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, White House, Connecticut, New Jersey, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Cuomo, Trump, New York New Jersey, Cristina Cabrera, COVID-19, COVID


LPGA players face distinct stress from delays due to coronavirus

Alana Uriell tried to sneak onto a golf course the other day. The second-year LPGA Tour member ventured out onto Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, her home course, which this week was supposed to host the LPGA’s Kia Classic. That tournament, like six others so far, was postponed by the LPGA. Earlier, in February, the tour also canceled three stops in Asia because of the growing coronavirus outbreak that now has shuttered scores of golf courses throughout Southern California, Aviara included. Itching...
Tags: Asia, Florida, Australia, China, Singapore, Sports, Sport, Netflix, Thailand, Soccer, New York Times, Hsbc, Pga, Pga Tour, Nba, Sports Illustrated


SeaWorld San Diego coronavirus closure could cost $30 million in lost revenue

SeaWorld San Diego could see an attendance drop of more than 500,000 visitors and a $30 million revenue loss from the coronavirus closure of the marine park, according to data from industry analysts. SeaWorld San Diego remains closed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, the San Diego marine park’s parent company, has temporarily shuttered all of its theme parks in California, Florida, Texas and Virginia and furloughed 90% of its employees. The SeaWorld and B...
Tags: Florida, California, Virginia, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, San Diego, Seaworld, Amusement Parks, San Antonio, Orlando, Southern California, Williamsburg, Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay


Q2 Programming on Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks

Addicted to the Outdoor airing on Outdoor Channel DENVER (Ammoland.Com) – Hunt, fish, shoot and learn from the best in the world on Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network. The Q2 programming lineup debuts Monday, March 30 where fans can catch original premieres and new episodes from returning series across all three networks. “The one certainty in this unprecedented time of uncertainty is that Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks – Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, World F...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Africa, James Bond, Longmire, North America, Group, Bond, Robert Taylor, Winchester, Petersen, Ott, George, Robinson Crusoe, Drury, Craig Johnson


United States: Guide To Florida Government COVID-19 Resources - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Our Florida Government Relations team is actively monitoring legislative, regulatory and administrative changes in Florida related to the novel COVID-19 pandemic.
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Everything Coming to Quibi in April, Including ’50 States of Fright’, ‘Dishmantled’, and Much More

We’re living in an uncertain world, but there’s at least one certainty that we can’t avoid: Quibi is coming. Will the new mobile-only streaming platform and its mountain of original content change the way we think about entertainment forever, land with a dud, or something in between? We’ll find out very soon, because the service is set to launch in just over a week. (You can get a free 90-day trial, but only if you sign up before launch.) And now there’s a list of every single thing they’ll be ...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Hollywood, Movies, Reese Witherspoon, Iraq, Los Angeles, Fbi, Canada, Brooklyn, Anna Kendrick, Italy, Nicole Richie, New Orleans, Jennifer Lopez, Ncaa


Disney Parks to Remain Closed Indefinitely

Disney to keep parks closed indefinitely A couple of weeks after announcing the temporary closures of its California, Paris and Florida Disney parks, The Walt Disney Company has announced it will be keeping all parks closed until further notice amidst global coronavirus concerns. (Via Deadline) RELATED: UPDATE: U.S. & Paris Disneyland + Disney World Temporarily Closing A statement from the company reads: While there is still much uncertainty with respect to the impacts of COVID-19, the saf...
Tags: Florida, Movies, California, Cdc, Disney, United States, Disneyland Resort, The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Parks, California Paris, Florida Disney, COVID, U S Paris Disneyland Disney World


Crowds At Parks, Beaches And Trails Force Closures As COVID-19 Spreads

OAK PARK, Ill. (AP) — It was a sunny day, the first in about a week when temperatures had climbed past the 50-degree mark, and people in Chicago did what they always do on such a day: They flocked to the shores of Lake Michigan. Mayor Lori Lightfoot did not consider that the kind of postcard perfect scene that attracts visitors from around the world. She saw danger. She saw “packs” of people and worried about the possibility that the coronavirus that has killed more than 25,000 worldwide was spr...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, California, Los Angeles, Ap, Chicago, Brooklyn, Pennsylvania, United States, Italy, New Orleans, Associated Press, Illinois, Eric Garcetti, Grand Canyon


Disney World, Disneyland to stay closed indefinitely amid coronavirus pandemic

DIsney is closing its Florida and California parks will remain closed "until further notice" and will pay employees through April 18.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Disneyland and Walt Disney World Will Remain Closed “Until Further Notice” [Updated]

Update 2: Disney has announced that their theme parks “will remain closed until further notice.” You can read the full statement below: While there is still much uncertainty with respect to the impacts of COVD-19, the safety and well-being of our guests and employees remains The Walt Disney Company’s top priority. As a result of this unprecedented pandemic and in line with direction provided by health experts and government officials, Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort will remain c...
Tags: Florida, Movies, California, Disney, United States, New York Times, Theme Parks, Jfk, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World, Brooks Barnes, Universal Studios, Disneyland Paris, Gavin Newsom, Southern California


Disneyland and Disney World extend coronavirus closures ‘until further notice’

Disney has extended the temporary closures of its U.S. theme parks indefinitely amid the coronavirus outbreak that has forced theme parks throughout California and across the country to shutter operations. The temporary closures at Disneyland, Disney California Adventure and the four Disney World theme parks have been extended “until further notice” due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney officials said. “As a result of this unprecedented pandemic and in line with direction provided by health exper...
Tags: Japan, Florida, California, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, John F Kennedy, Walt Disney Company, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World, Legoland California, Legoland


Legoland theme parks in U.S. extend coronavirus closures to mid-April

Legoland theme parks in California and Florida have extended their temporary closures to mid-April amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced theme parks across the United States to shutter operations. Legoland California will remain closed until April 15 and Legoland Florida will stay closed through April 14, according to posts on the parks’ official Twitter pages. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southern California’s theme parks. Subs...
Tags: Florida, California, Cdc, La, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Harry, Amusement Parks, Legoland Hotel, Legoland Hotels, Legoland Florida, Legoland California, Southern California, Knott


Coronavirus US live: House passes $2.2tn economic stimulus package

Trump on requests for ventilators: ‘I don’t believe you need 30,000’US surpasses China for highest number of confirmed casesHow US governors are fighting coronavirus – and TrumpDid a New York Times article inspire Trump’s ‘back to work’ plan?See all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 6.22pm GMT Four passengers of the Zaandam cruise ship have died from what appears to be Covid-19, according to the Miami Herald. About 150 passengers on th...
Tags: Florida, China, US, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, House, US economy, Panama Canal, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Miami Herald, Port Everglades, Carnival Corp, Zaandam


Ransomware attacks are causing panic and chaos at overwhelmed hospitals struggling with COVID-19, and it may be about to get worse (LH)

Organizations from the World Health Organization to little clinics across America are being hit with malware that locks up their computer systems. As COVID-19 peaks, this could fuel public panic because hospitals may not be able to process patients' paperwork or provide test results.  New Hampshire Senator Maggie Hassan tells Business Insider that is an urgent concern and DHS admits it must do more to help local agencies.  Hospitals often have no good option in responding to attacks, as ransom...
Tags: Florida, US, America, Trends, Dhs, Fbi, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Zealand, World Health Organization, Homeland Security, North Carolina, Wall Street Journal, Wolf, Simi Valley California, Hassan


Tokyo Disney theme parks extend coronavirus closures until late April or beyond

Tokyo Disney has extended the temporary coronavirus closure of its tandem theme parks and shuttered the Disney hotels at the Japanese resort amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. The Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea theme parks will remain closed until April 20 or beyond while the four hotels at the Tokyo Disney resort will close from April 1-20. “The temporary closures of Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea have been extended in light of the continued request from the New Coronavirus Resp...
Tags: Japan, Florida, France, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Tokyo, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Southern California, Disney World, Anaheim, Knott, SHANGHAI HONG KONG, Tokyo Disneyland


Thousands of spring breakers traveled from one Florida beach to cities across the US — mapping their phone data shows the importance of social distancing amid the coronavirus outbreak

Despite CDC guidance recommending social distancing to stop the spread of coronavirus, spring break partiers flocked to Florida beaches earlier this month. Newly-released phone location data shows how people congregated at one Florida beach then traveled across much of the US. The data shows roughly 5,000 devices traveling from a single beach in Fort Lauderdale in one week to cities spanning the Eastern US, including New York, Chicago, New Orleans, and Houston. Visit Business Insider's homepa...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, US, Trends, Louisiana, Houston, Donald Trump, Fort Lauderdale, Eastern US, Lauderdale, New York Chicago New Orleans, Tectonix GEO, Ron de Santis


Never Rarely Sometimes Always Debuting Early on VOD

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Never Rarely Sometimes Always debuting early on VOD After blowing critics and audiences away at Sundance Film Festival and in theaters two weeks ago, Focus Features has announced that the coming-of-age drama Never Rarely Sometimes Always is set to hit video on demand services early on April 3. RELATED: Never Rarely Sometimes Always Trailer: Her Journey, Her Choice The film, written and directed by Hittman, is an intimate portrayal of two teenage girls in rural Pennsylv...
Tags: Florida, Hbo, Movies, New York City, Netflix, Pennsylvania, Streaming, Paul Thomas Anderson, Sharon Van Etten, Vod, Focus Features, New Amsterdam, Flanigan, ComingSoon, Movie News, Ryan Eggold


Prison Guards And Inmates Are Pleading For Reforms To Combat Coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — When a federal correction officer geared up for duty recently at a Florida prison complex, he added an N95 mask amid coronavirus fears. He has a sister who had an organ transplant and an elderly mother at home. But a supervisor ordered him to take it off and threatened disciplinary action if he refused. At other federal prisons, though, he would have been told to wear one. Rules on protective gear vary widely from prison to prison. And inmates say there is little guidance on wh...
Tags: Florida, News, Mississippi, Washington, New York City, Ap, United States, Associated Press, Justice Department, South Carolina, Coleman, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Orlando Florida, Carvajal, Beaumont Texas, Jeffrey Epstein


Florida Georgia Line bring a country-rock flavor to new single, 'I Love My Country'

The single comes off a to-be-titled fifth album from Florida Georgia Line.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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United States: Medical Device Summary Judgment Win In Florida - Reed Smith

We are just going to dive right into it today. Because in a world where the rules and the situation are in such a state of flux and unknown, a little taste of something familiar is reassuring.
Tags: Florida, News, United States, Reed Smith


Revisiting the Rangers’ Ryan McDonagh – J.T. Miller Trade

The New York Rangers’ mega-trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Feb. 26, 2018, wasn’t the first big move of their rebuilding project, which had been formally undertaken with a letter to fans from team management early that month. No, their first big deal had occurred the day before, when the Rangers sent forward Rick Nash to the Boston Bruins for three players and two draft picks. However, that trade was hardly surprising to the Blueshirts’ fan base, with Nash’s contract set to expire at the...
Tags: Florida, Sweden, New York City, Time, Sport, Broadway, Rangers, Lightning, Vancouver, Quinn, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Tampa, Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Rangers


Disney faces $3.4 billion coronavirus one-two punch at U.S. theme parks, analysts warn

Disney theme parks in the United States face a potential $3.4 billion revenue loss due to the ongoing coronavirus closures at the Disneyland and Disney World resorts along with the economic recession projected to follow, analysts warn in a new research paper. An analyst report from research firm MoffettNathanson paints a grim picture of the financial impact of shuttering Disney theme parks in Anaheim, Florida and around the world amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Putting it all together, despite the ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, Florida, France, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Shanghai, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, Southern California, Disney World, Anaheim


Hailing frequencies open, sir... America's Space Force hurls its first military comms satellite into Earth's orbit

Watch the Atlas V 551 rocket blast off Vid The US Space Force embarked on its first official mission on Thursday, launching a military communications satellite aboard an Atlas V 551 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.…
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Clearstep’s COVID-19 chat-based screener goes in-depth to preserve healthcare resources

There are a growing number of symptom checker and screening tools that you can use at home if you suspect you might have contracted the new coronavirus that is causing the global COVID-19 pandemic. Most of these are relatively simple, including around three or four questions that basically cover the top reported symptoms experienced by anyone who has confirmed to have had the disease. Chatbot-based symptom checking software startup Clearstep has created its own COVID-19 screener, which goes more...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Florida, Science, Medicine, Cdc, Articles, Tech, Heart Attack, United States, Disease, Infection, Mobile Device, Johns Hopkins University, Chatbot


FRIDAY OPEN THREAD

How is everyone doing? Here at the blog we are doing fine except for the fact that WE ARE GOING INSANE. Speaking of which: If you have Netflix, and you are in the tiny group of people who have not yet checked out Tiger King, give it a look. However weird you think weird is, the people in this documentary are weirder. It goes without saying that Florida is involved. If you have Hulu, you might like What We Do In The Shadows, which is a sitcom about vampires on Staten Island. This blog thinks it&#...
Tags: Florida, Netflix, Hulu, Staten Island


Home in a Bowl of Granola

Normally baking a batch of granola makes me think of home. This week thinking of home made me bake a batch of granola.  You ask how can granola have anything to do with “home”?   Where do you call home anyway? For me I have two homes. Home is here in France now. Home is back in the States then. Mentally there is room for both. The other day when it became apparent that we had to cancel our trip to visit with family in Virginia and Florida I consoled myself...
Tags: Travel, Florida, France, Virginia, Iowa, States, Vermont, Highlands, Ben, Kathy, Jerry, Wells, Anne Marie, Bourdeilles, Marj, Mike Another


US Space Force Successfully Launches First Mission

schwit1 shares a report from UPI: The first official mission for the new U.S. Space Force lifted off from Florida at 4:18 p.m. EDT on Thursday into a virtually cloudless sky with a military communications satellite aboard. A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket emblazoned with the Space Force chevron logo carried the satellite toward orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Stations Complex 41. The payload on board is the sixth in a constellation of next-generation satellites known as Advanced Ex...
Tags: Florida, Australia, US, Tech, Canada, Lockheed Martin, Lockheed, UPI, Northrop Grumman, Netherlands United Kingdom, Space Force, U S Space Force, Cape Canaveral Air Force Stations Complex


Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian on how to survive these crazy days (and what to learn from them)

Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian founded Initialized Capital roughly nine years ago and they’ve closed four funds since, including most recently in late 2018. That $225 million vehicle is roughly twice the size of their previous fund, but because of the coronavirus, the firm, and its portfolio companies — some of which include Opendoor, Instacart and Coinbase — could be facing a tougher road in 2020. Certainly, that’s true of nearly ever other venture firm and startup right now. To get a sense...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Florida, Tech, Peter Thiel, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Fda, Cannes Lions, Garry Tan, Bay Area, Flexport, Cabo San Lucas, Redwood City, Tan, Mehta


Who Should Star in the Inevitable ‘Tiger King’ Movie?

Netflix’s Tiger King is generating a ton of buzz lately, with viewers absolutely gobsmacked by the strange, wild, disturbing docuseries. The series takes us into the surprisingly lucrative (and altogether questionable) world of big cat collectors, focusing primarily on the eccentric Joe Exotic, a private zoo owner who was convicted of ordering a contract killing on an animal rights activist. But Joe is just our gateway into a whole world of unconventional, and in some cases downright loathsome,...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, Movies, Matthew Mcconaughey, Casting, Features, Fbi, Netflix, Walton Goggins, Jack Black, Ben Mendelsohn, Michael Keaton, Joe, Lowe, Jeff, McBride