The news you need to know today
Here's your morning news briefing for Tuesday
Jury selection has begun in the trial of the 3 men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery
The murder trial has started for Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan, the three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery as he was out for a jog. It comes more than a year and a half after Arbery, who was Black, was gunned down on a residential street in southeastern Georgia. Read more here.
Democrat Annette Taddeo is running for Florida governor in 2022
There's a new candidate in the 2022 Florida gubernatorial race — Charlie Crist's former running mate Sen. Annette Taddeo. Read more here.
Health insurance navigators back to help sign you up
Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act insurance begins Nov. 1 and for the first time in four years, more people will have access to navigators to help choose the best plan. This year, Florida will get over $14 million in funding for navigator programs compared to last year when the programs got $1.6 million. Read more here.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
A growing number of domestic violence victims are older women according to Bethany Backes, an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida, in both the Department of Criminal Justice and School of Social Work. Backes shares some insight in the first of our three-part series about domestic violence. Read more here.
New gender marker options on Florida driver's licenses
Florida Senator Victor Torres and State Representative Kristen Arrington have filed legislation aimed at allowing a nonbinary gender marker option on state IDs. Read more here.
Gas prices are about to go up
Time to fill up your gas tanks. Read more here.