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Red tide that has plagued Florida since 2017 not detected in water tests

Red tide that has plagued Florida since 2017 not detected in water tests

After 15 months of being plagued by red tide, tests of Florida waters show the organism was not detected this past week. This is big news since the region has been impacted by red tide since November 2017, causing irrevocable damage to wildlife. In the mid-week update report released on Wednesday, Florida Fish and Wildlife…MORE

Hate crimes are rising, regardless of Jussie Smollett’s case. Here’s why

Hate crimes are rising, regardless of Jussie Smollett’s case. Here’s why

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Thursday that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett “took advantage of the pain and anger of racism” when he allegedly falsely reported that he was the victim of a hate crime. And Johnson is worried about what the case could mean for victims of actual hate crimes. “My concern is that…MORE

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hits, kills man walking on interstate

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hits, kills man walking on interstate

Jim Boeheim, longtime head coach of the Syracuse University men’s basketball team, hit and killed a pedestrian who was walking along Interstate 690 late Wednesday in upstate New York, according to a police statement obtained by CNN affiliate WSYR. In the statement, Syracuse police said a 51-year-old man was on the side of the highway…MORE

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