UF Looks At Testing Students For COVID-19

University of Florida officials on Tuesday said they are considering testing 500 to 1,000 students a day for COVID-19 as the school looks at plans to reopen campus in the fall semester. …

COVID-19 Morning Update

State health officials reported 708 new cases of the coronavirus in Florida, Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 32,846 confirmed cases. The Florida Department of Health also reported 83 new deaths, yesterday, bringing the number of COVID-19-related fatalities to 1,171. Tuesday’s death toll was a new single-day high for the number…

Newport Folk And Jazz Festivals Canceled Due To Coronavirus

On Wednesday, two storied, sibling American music festivals — the Newport Folk Festival and the Newport Jazz Festival — announced that they are being canceled for 2020, due to coronavirus concerns. Each event is scheduled to return in the summer of 2021. In a set of nearly twin messages, the executive…

Workers Scared As Trump Orders Meat Plants To Open During Coronavirus Crisis

President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act to keep meatpacking plants in the U.S. open during the coronavirus pandemic. Tuesday’s move comes after more than a dozen beef, pork and poultry plants across the country shut down either temporarily or indefinitely in the past few weeks. The president’s executive order to…

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***Update Feb. 18, 2020 10:30 a.m. WGCU-TV has moved to a different antenna following a brief outage this morning. We will be operating on this antenna […]