Day: July 4, 2018

JUST THE FACTS: Fourth of July Special Presentation Looks at Thomas Jefferson, Racism and Slavery

Thomas Jefferson was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence and the third president of the United States. Until recently, he was also one of the most widely revered people in U.S. history. Now, he is often spurned and reviled for racism, but the charges against him are highly misleading.

Brevard County Fire Rescue, Palm Bay Fire Rescue, Florida Forest Service Douse Brush Fire in Grant-Valkaria

Brevard County Fire Rescue, with the assistance of Palm Bay Fire Rescue and the Florida Forest Service, responded to a brush fire in the 6800 block of Las Pamos Drive in Grant-Valkaria. The fire was contained to approximately three acres. No homes were damaged, no injuries occurred, and no evacuations took place.

Former IT Aide For Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Pleads Guilty To Federal Bank Fraud Charges

Imran Awan, the former IT aide to congressional Democrats whose federal court case has drawn the interest of President Trump and other Republicans, pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal bank fraud in a plea deal where prosecutors said they “uncovered no evidence” that Awan “violated federal law with respect to the House computer systems.”