Polls Open For Primary Voting; Progress In The Tropics
Posted: 3:30 am Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
By Ann Kelly
It’s primary day. Polls open at 7 am, and close at 7 pm. Florida is a closed primary state which means you have to vote in the party you’re registered with, and make sure to bring along that photo ID.
That confirmed case of non-travel related Zika virus in Pinellas County could have actually been contracted in Hillsborough County. A report from 10 News says the person affected lives in Pinellas, but works in Tampa as a firefighter. All the firefighters at Station #3 where he works have been tested.
New drone rules went into effect this week and as a result we may see a lot more in the air. The rules open the way to more commercial use of drones, but they still cannot fly higher than 400 feet, weigh more than 55 pounds, and must be in sight of the operator at all times.