The news you need to know today
Here's the news you need to know this Friday morning
Gov. DeSantis vows to challenge federal vaccination rule
Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed Thursday to legally challenge a soon-to-be-released federal rule that would require workers at businesses with 100 or more employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more here.
And speaking of COVID...
A report from AARP says Florida leads the nation in the rate of COVID-19 nursing-home deaths during a four-week period that ended Sept. 19. Florida has the highest population of residents 65 years and older in the country, and has faced a surge of COVID hospitalizations in July and August due as the highly contagious delta variant spread across the state. Read more here.
Tallahassee leaders are suing Florida over the anti-riot law and its encroachment on home rule
The City of Tallahassee is joining other municipalities in the state in launching a legal challenge to Florida's anti-riot law passed last spring. Read more here.
Former President Bill Clinton hospitalized
Former President Bill Clinton has been hospitalized at the University of California Irvine Medical Center for a "non-Covid-related infection," a spokesperson said on Twitter. Read more here.
True fall weather coming
The coolest air yet of the young fall season is expected to arrive Sunday across the Sunshine State with noticeably lower humidity values expected as far south as Miami. Read the good news here.
Music to start your weekend with
Tonight on 14/59 is cover songs! Join Joe V. tonight at 8 p.m. on 88.1 FM or online at wuwf.org. And if you just can't wait until then, here's the playlist.