CORONAVIRUS in FLORIDA: Triumph Gulf Coast gives initial approval for $1 million fund to train workers in response to coronavirus

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

This content is being provided for free as a public service to our readers during the coronavirus outbreak. Please support local journalism by subscribing to the Northwest Florida Daily News or the Panama City News Herald . […]

Polls: Majority of Americans disapprove of Trump’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, trust Fauci

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

New polls released this week show most Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic — a marked shift as the death toll climbs in the United States. Trump, who is running for re-election…

Coronavirus Florida: Why Dorian won’t be retired as a hurricane name this year

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The coronavirus is bleeding into hurricane season and even affecting storm naming.

Coronavirus drone display: Daytona police show off aircraft with loudspeaker, heat detector | VIDEO

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The drone runs $26,000 and is equipped with a digital camera and a device that can take a person’s temperature from afar.

CORONAVIRUS BY CITY/COUNTY: Fort Walton Beach sees 8 more cases overnight, 13 people died statewide, Holmes and Bay with more

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

This content is being provided for free as a public service to our readers during the coronavirus outbreak. Please support local journalism by subscribing to the Northwest Florida Daily News or the Panama City News Herald . The Florida Department of …

Wildlife group: BP oil spill still affecting animals

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG — A decade after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill, dolphins, turtles and other wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico are still seriously at risk, according to a report released Tuesday.►RELATED: PHOTOS: The 2010 BP oil s…

How far will your $1,200 stimulus check go?

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Uncle Sam is doling out $1,200 stimulus relief checks to millions of Americans soon. But many say it won’t be enough to cover their bills. Karen Diehl, a retired teacher living in Summit Hill, Pennsylvania, expects to get a check. But the 56…

I want to save. My partner wants to invest in stocks. Who’s right?

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The Warren Buffett meme with versions of the legendary investor’s advice to be fearful when others are greedy, and to be greedy when others are fearful, has been making the rounds on social media as the markets have rocked and rolled over&nbs…

‘It’s not fancy, but it works’: Mississippi doctor uses garden hose, lamp timer and electronic valve to create makeshift ventilators

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

JACKSON, Miss. — As states across the country beg for ventilators to help patients suffering with respiratory issues from COVID-19, the University of Mississippi Medical Center is building its own makeshift ventilators with supplies found at…

Coronavirus and shopping for supplies: Getting to the bottom of the toilet paper shortage

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

On a recent Friday afternoon in western Iowa, a man was waiting in line to buy toilet paper at a local Dollar General store when another customer started giving the man grief about it, according to local police.  At issue was the amount of toilet …