More Red Tide Possible On East Coast Beaches 

Posted: 4:49 pm Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

By Ann Kelly

 

Red tide is now on Florida’s east coast, with new reports of dead fishing washing up on beaches. A new report from The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirms low-to-medium concentrations in water samples from the waters off the coast of Palm Beach County. A few beaches have been closed in Palm Beach and Martin counties.

 

A company that the city of St Pete uses to process parking tickets, pay bill and more had a data breach affecting 28,000 customers. Click2Gov told the city they found malware on their server and anyone who used the third-party payer between Aug 11, 2018 and Sept 25, 2018 may have had their personal information compromised. The city of St Pete has additional information to help those affected here.

 

After delay, presidential emergency alert to be tested this week The national Emergency Alert System (EAS) and the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system was tested yesterday but some of you may not have received in on your cell phones. You can make adjustments to the settings on your phone or contact your provider for more information.

 

The Tampa Bay Rays are buying the Tampa Bay Rowdies soccer team. With that deal the Rays would also gain control of Al Lang Stadium. The Rays said at a press conference would keep the Rowdies in town for the next five years.

 

No Bucs football this weekend. It’s the teams bye week with the next game in Atlanta on the 14th. Jameis Winston will start for the Bucs in Atlanta.

 

There are new laws in Florida as of the first of the month.  One of those is designed to help first responders who suffer from PTSD. Another will increase penalties against anyone found guilty of animal abuse. For a full list of the new laws that went into effect Monday check here.

 

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