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Cocoa Beach’s Famous Surfing Santas Set to Hit the Waves On Christmas Eve Morning

Cocoa Beach’s famous “Surfing Santas” are ready to take to the water once again this Christmas Eve morning, and this time they hope to break their own record for the number of Santas simultaneously riding the waves. […]

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Indialantic Chamber Singers to Present Popular Holiday Concert ‘Sing of Christmas’ Dec. 16

The Indialantic Chamber Singers will present their popular holiday concert in two Brevard locations this year. Sing We Now of Christmas is filled with seasonal favorites and will be performed first on Friday, December 16 at 7 p.m., at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 300 Malabar Road SE in Palm Bay. […]

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NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope Completes Key Optical Components

Engineers at Ball Aerospace, one of the industrial partners for NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, have installed and aligned the element wheel assembly into the telescope’s Wide Field Instrument. […]

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UCF Knights to Face Duke in the Military Bowl Dec. 28

For the first time in history, the UCF football team is headed to the Military Bowl. UCF (9-4) will meet Atlantic Coast Conference representative Duke (8-4) at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022, in 34,000-seat Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, in the Military Bowl presented by Peraton, benefiting the USO. […]

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THINGS TO DO: Melbourne Community Orchestra to Present Holiday Favorites Starting Dec. 21

Regardless of how low the mercury dips, audiences are in for a cozy winter event when the Melbourne Community Orchestra presents Snow in Love in a pair of concerts at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, December 21 and 22 at the Melbourne Auditorium at 625 Hibiscus Boulevard. […]

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Orlando City Soccer Signs Homegrown Midfielder Favian Loyola to First Team Contract

Orlando City SC has signed Academy product Favian Loyola to a First Team contract as a Homegrown player through the 2025 MLS season, with Club options in both 2026 and 2027, it was announced today. […]

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GORILLA ROOFING WEATHER REPORT: Forecast Calls for Patchy Fog Before 8 a.m., With High of 80 for Brevard On Tuesday

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SpaceX Rocket Launch Carrying First Commercial Lunar Lander Set for Wednesday 3:04 a.m. ET at Cape Canaveral

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket Wednesday, December 7, carrying the ispace Mission 1, the first commercial lunar lander, from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces State Funding to Repair Homes, Needs of Hurricane Ian Impacted Residents

Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis were joined by Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Kevin Guthrie to announce that up to $25 million in state funding to purchase building materials and up to $35.2 million in generous donations to the Florida Disaster Fund will be used to allow verified nonprofit organizations to conduct critical temporary repairs on homes damaged by Hurricane Ian. […]

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State Attorney Phil Archer Expresses Condolences to Family of BCSO Deputy Austin Walsh After Tragedy

We wish to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Deputy Austin Walsh, the men and women of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, and everyone who has been touched by this heartfelt tragedy. […]

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WATCH REPLAY: Brevard Public Schools Board Holds Special Meeting to Approve Superintendent Separation Agreement

Dr. Mark Mullins will resign as Brevard Public Schools superintendent on Dec. 31, pending BPS board approval of the separation agreement. Brevard Public Schools Board Chairman Matt Susin called a special meeting for Monday for the approval of Mullin’s separation agreement. You can watch the meeting live starting at 9 a.m. on Space Coast Daily TV. […]

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Just for Kids Snow Fest Set Dec. 10, Will Feature Santa, Snow Mountain

Just for Kids Cocoa After School Care will host its annual Snow Fest event on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year the theme is Grinchmas, so come out and meet all your favorite Who Ville Characters, visit with Santa, play games, and don’t forget Snow Mountain! […]

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Florida Attorney General Warns of Sharp Increase in Counterfeit Pills Containing Lethal Doses of Fentanyl

Attorney General Ashley Moody is warning about a sharp increase in the number of counterfeit pills that contain a deadly amount of fentanyl. Moody is warning Floridians to avoid illicit drugs as the risk of fatal overdose continues to rise. […]

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Edna Mae (Walling) Brennan, 94, Passed Away Nov. 29, Interment Will be at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery

Edna Mae (Walling) Brennan, 94, of Oxford, North Carolina, formerly of Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral and Cocoa Beach, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at the home of her daughter, Gail McCauley, with whom she lived for the last two years. The interment will be at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery Thursday, December 8, at 10:30 am. […]

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WATCH: NASA Names New Mission in Honor of Visionary, Inventor Dr. George R. Carruthers

Dr. George R. Carruthers (1939-2020) was a visionary scientist, inventor, engineer, and educator. Today, he becomes the namesake of a new NASA mission. Carruthers’ family and friends gathered with leaders from the mission’s participating institutions to officially name the mission the Carruthers Geocorona Observatory in honor of Dr. Carruthers. […]

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U.S. Space Force Successfully Move ‘Amelia Earhart’ Space Vehicle From Cape Canaveral Station

GPS III Space Vehicle (SV) 06 named “Amelia Earhart” for the United States Space Force was successfully moved from a Lockheed Martin facility in Denver, Colorado via the Buckley Space Force Base Flightline, enroute to Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida on Oct. 24, 2022. […]

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Eastern Florida State College Finish Annual Jim Grimes Classic 2-0 After Defeating South Georgia Tech 84-66

The Eastern Florida State College men’s basketball team defeated South Georgia Tech to go 2-0 at the Jim Grimes Classic at Titan Field House on the Melbourne campus. The Titans improved to 9-2 with the 84-66 victory Saturday afternoon. […]

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Eastern Florida State Women’s Basketball Continues Historic Streak with 71-63 Win Over Southwestern

The Eastern Florida State College women’s basketball team defeated No. 19 Florida Southwestern to go 2-0 at the JUCO Shootout this weekend at Daytona State College. The Titans improved to 10-0, which is the best start in program history, on Saturday afternoon with a 71-63 win over the Bucs. […]

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GORILLA ROOFING WEATHER REPORT: Forecast Calls for Sunny Skies, High Near 80 for Brevard On Monday

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