Mick's Morning News with Jorge Medina

Space Coast Businesses Benefiting From Apollo 11 Anniversary 

(Titusville, FL) -- The 50th anniversary of the moon landing is good business for Brevard County. Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the launch, and Saturday marks the day 50 years ago that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. Gerry Mulberry owns a T-shirt printing business in Merritt Island, and he says the anniversary is bringing big demand for Apollo 11 souvenirs. He tells News6 the demand for Apollo 11 shirts is insane, and he can't print them fast enough. 

Governor Sued Over Sanctuary City Law 

(Miami, FL) -- Governor Ron DeSantis is being sued in federal court over the state's controversial new immigration law. Immigration rights groups are joining the city of South Miami in filing suit to block the anti-sanctuary city law. The new law requires local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

Woman Killed After Car Plunges Off Bridge Into River 

(Daytona Beach, FL) -- Speed may be a factor in a deadly crash in a Volusia County river. Daytona Beach police say Shanna Ferring was speeding yesterday morning on Silver Beach Ave when she went off the road, went airborne, hit a bridge pylon and landed in the Halifax River. The 42-year-old was found dead in her car. 

Volusia County Council Approves Tax Hike 

(DeLand, FL) -- Volusia County residents are facing a tax hike. The county council yesterday approved a property tax increase of six-point-75 percent. The increase is expected to raise an extra 16-million dollars in revenue, which will pay for ambulance upgrades, raises for county employees, extra sheriff's office employees and other expenses. The increase is part of a county budget that is expected to be voted on by October.

Man Surrenders Over Attack With Hotel Manager 

(Hollywood, FL) -- Weeks after he was attacked, a Broward County hotel manager may be closer to justice. Pembroke Pines' Deandre Hampton surrendered yesterday to Hollywood police for allegedly beating the 69-year-old at the Shore View Hotel on South Surf Road. Surveillance video appears to show the 21-year-old suspect knock the alleged victim to the ground and throw more than two dozen punches. The hotel manager says the attack happened after he told not Hampton not to park in a reserved spot. 

Company Makes Food Out Of Thin Air 

(Undated) --- A company will make food out of thin air. That's what Solar Foods plans to start doing next month. The company has created a protein powder made only from electricity, water and air. The CEO claims it's "the most natural food" and doesn't have a taste. The powder is said to look like wheat flour. Solar Foods will make one kilogram a day, testing on everything from ice cream to meat. The hope is to have it on shelves in two years.

Colombian Man Caught With 'Cocaine Toupee' 

(Barcelona, Spain) -- A Colombian man is in Spanish custody after trying to hide cocaine under a toupee. Officials at Barcelona's international airport say the man arrived on a plane from Bogota when agents noticed an unusual hair piece under the man's hat. Agents detained the man and found half a kilo of cocaine hidden under the toupee worth about 34-thousand dollars. 


2007, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick was indicted on two felony charges related to an illegal dog fighting ring. Vick was charged with sponsoring a dog in a fighting venture and conspiracy. 

1955, the Disneyland theme park opened in Anaheim, California.

1954, the Brooklyn Dodgers took the field as the first team in Major League Baseball with a majority of black players.

1867, the Harvard School of Dental Medicine became the nation's first dental school.

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