Re-election campaign in Florida: US Sen Bill Nelson honors Volusia County deputy in DeLand; hospital visit in Jacksonville to promote opioid funding
It was an honor to present special awards to two local heroes in DeLand this morning – a Congressional Badge of Bravery to Volusia County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Ferrari and a Bronze Star and Purple Heart to MSgt. William Holder USAF, Ret.
While the sanctity of human life is priority No. 1 in a hurricane like Florence that is seemingly stalled over the Carolinas and flexing its muscles with heavy rains and strong winds and the sad reality of seven deaths, including those of a mother and her infant, the next worse thing to tug at our heartstrings are stranded household pets - namely cats and dogs. But scores of volunteers are doing their part to rescue man's best friends by way of boats as shown in the Associated Press video.
YouTube download / AP video / (14 Sep 2018) Hurricane Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, bringing a life-threatening storm surge and hurricane-strength winds to the North Carolina coast. The storm is expected to head toward Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in the coming hours.
YouTube download / AP video / (14 Sep 2018) A series of gas explosions killed a teenager, injured at least 10 other people and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston on Thursday. Authorities said Leonel Rondon, 18, died after a chimney fell on his car.
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