by ROCCO MAGLIO
Associated Press (AP) reporter Brendan Farrington wrote a story "DeSantis top donor invests in COVID drug governor promotes." The story implies that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was promoting the Regeneron COVID-19 treatment to enrich a political supporter. The story, which lacked context, made news for all the wrong reasons.
The Chop Block Grill is located in a strip mall that many years ago was anchored by Publix. The strip mall is located where 41 and 98 split on the 41 portion of the split that continues into downtown Brooksville. If you are confused by that description the address is 691 Broad Street in Brooksville.
Hurricane Elsa is expected to make landfall on July 7th somewhere north of Hernando County. The wind from this storm was expected to cause extensive damage as trees uproot due to the soil already being saturated by the rain. The last two months have been very wet and trees have been toppling without strong winds.
The Florida Legislature 2021-2022 final budget is $101.5 billion.
by ROCCO MAGLIO
by Rocco Maglio
As a result of the COVID-19 lockdown many people have spent more time at home over the past year. The additional time spent at home appears to have resulted in an increase of home renovation projects, which has in turn led to a large permitting backlog as more permits are requested.
In Hernando County, the current wait time for a permit is several weeks at minimum, although it may be possible to speed up the process in emergency cases. If you are planning on building, submit your permit as soon as possible, because it can take a while to be approved.
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court voted 6-2 that copying application programming interfaces (APIs) is fair use. APIs are the names of the methods and what types of information they are passed. In 2010, Oracle had sued Google for copying the APIs for the Java Programming language when they created the Android Programming Language.
The Hernando Sportsman’s Club is located about nine miles north of the Weeki Wachee State Park off of US-19. On a normal weekend, they offer various activities including target practice and archery. This past weekend in addition to their normal happenings, they held a Gun and Knife Show.