The News You Need To Know Today
Here's the news you need to know this morning:
The Latest COVID Report From FDOH
The state has reported 2,448 deaths since last week and over 100,000 positive cases. Children under 12 were the majority of the positive cases. For COVID updates and information on vaccination clinics, follow our COVID Live Blog.
UWF Football Gets A Win At First Home Game
The West Florida Argonauts went to 2-0 on the young football season, with a 63-14 drubbing of Southwest Baptist Saturday night in the first game played on campus. Read more here.
Broward School District Accuses State Of Withholding COVID-19 Stimulus
The second-largest school district in the Florida, which is among the largest in the nation, is also fighting with the Florida Department of Education over federal stimulus money designed to help schools beat back COVID-19. Read more here.
California's Recall Election
The California gubernatorial recall election is Tuesday. For a primer on the recall, how it works and how we got here, read more here.
Tropical Storm Nicholas
Tropical Storm Nicholas formed in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday. Aside from potential rough surf on the west coast, no direct impacts are expected for Florida. Stay updated by following WUWF and Florida Storms.
This evening, UWF will celebrate Constitution Day with guest speaker Richard Dougherty, a professor of politics at the University of Dallas. He will be talking about the Roman philosopher Cicero. Read more about it here.