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🚨We have some answers on the #Florida Vote By Mail ballot that boomeranged for 7 weeks through the US mail, from a North Carolina post office to a #MiamiBeach home, and ultimately cost a resident her votes.

The headline: human error.
This thread has the rest:

@WPLGLocal10 1/
2/ “I was furious my ballot wasn’t counted”
Laura Quinlan mailed from NC 3wks before the Aug #Florida primary. It landed at her home Tuesday “returned to sender” & “insufficient address”, tho clearly it’s the preprinted envelope destined for #Miami Dade Elections HQ
#MIami Dade Elections has a @USPS liaison who says: the envelope should have been put in a separate, dedicated election mail stream. Instead, a carrier misfiled the envelope into the track that processes mail for return (despite the “official” logo at the top)
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Yesterday a bipartisan trio of Southern Mayors (Miami, Atlanta, New Orleans) addressed the @AspenSecurity summit, talking about #COVID19. They all expressed concern about handling hurricanes amid the #pandemic, given stretched 1st responders + poss spread among evacuees.
2/ Also yesterday @NOAA issued its hurricane season forecast, and it's dreadful…
Key points:
-“The outlook indicates an 85% chance of an above-normal season, only a 10% chance of a near-normal season”
-19-25 Named Storms, which includes the 9 named storms during May-July (earliest ever)
-7-11 Hurricanes, including 2 hurricanes to date
-3-6 Major Hurricanes (CAT3 or worse)
-Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) range of 140%-230% of the median
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A thread on #ContactTracing for #COVID19. APHA @PublicHealth says 100,000 more contact tracers needed across U.S. for state and local health departments to stop the spread. 1/n #COVIDResponseCorps…
2. @DrTomFrieden's crucial indicators for #COVID19 control:
•Proportion of new cases with known source
•Proportion isolated within three days
•Proportion of cases among people in quarantine. An indicator of successful #ContactTracing.…
3. #ContactTracing in #MA significantly downscaled. Multi-million dollar effort with @PIH now has ~700 staffers, down from 1,900. Complaints: computer glitches, inadequate training, poor communication. Some towns focusing on their own, in-house efforts.…
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🧵As an ER doctor, I’ve seen firsthand #COVID19 indiscriminately young people. This ongoing thread is dedicated to the 1000s between 18 and 45 killed by COVID & ignored by Trump

@realDonaldTrump:[They] don’t talk about deaths, because deaths are WAY down
A mother in Florida lost her 20-year-old son to COVID-19, and then 11 days later, her 22-year-old daughter also died from the disease. @realDonaldTrump @GovRonDeSantis… Image
Ana Gabriela Cabrera Lopez, 32, from Clarke County Georgia died from #COVID. She worked for UGA Housing in the dormitories. The pandemic is out of control and schools are not safe! @realDonaldTrump @GOP… Image
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La persona que organizo un evento en #Miami contra el socialismo, donde el orador de orden fue carlos vecchio ( si, asi mismo, Un evento contra el socialismo y el orador era vecchio) y una señora que fue con vecchio a la reunion con nancy pelosi aqui en miami... sigue 👉
fueron los venezolanos que escogio la casa blanca para reunirse con @realDonaldTrump . Se dan cuenta porque necesitamos urgentemente que gane la candidata estadounidense de origen venezolano @JohsieC en el circuito 4 de Georgia?? Sigue 👉
Necesitamos romper ese cerco malefico de influencia que le tienen montado al catire
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@KathyFndzRundle's statement is riddled with misinformation. Her office has only prosecuted officers who have been caught red handed on camera, well some of them. We have caught officers lying numerous times, but she refuses to charge them. #Miami ready for this thread?
She did not find it warranted to charge @MiamiBeachPD Michael Muley. He blew a .287 (super drunk) and was messing with his firearm.

BONUS: The city did not follow... the collective bargaining agreement with the #FOP" Yup, FOP got him rehired.…
An ASA noted that the police officers’ sworn depositions in the criminal case were “inconsistent” with their statements in the internal report, written by @MiamiPD"s Javier Ortiz. Video evidence proved he and Edward Lugo lied.

No charges.…
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AHORA | Policía de Miami pide a la gente que se mantenga alejada del centro y Wynwood
En medio de la protesta por el asesinato de #gerogefloyd en #Miami, "manifestantes" incendian un carro de la policía
🚨 LO ÚLTIMO | Toque de queda en el condado de Miami-Dade a partir de las 10 de la noche
Vía @OfficialJoelF
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*loads Twitter to see what’s happening in the US*
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when I tweet somethin like this I don't mean IT jokingly or something about me personally. I mean the sim ITself is bubblin... IT gives you all the signs you need if you just pay attention to IT now. ❤️🌊🔥🔥🔥👀
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🚨BREAKING: new study of 1,400 #Miami-Dade residents finds that ~6% (~165,000 people) have #coronavirus antibodies indicating a past infection, more than *15-times higher* than the official tally of 10,600 #COVID19 cases.

@univmiami @MJay130 @thespybrief…
#Miami’s preliminary results show a ~15-fold under-detection of #COVID19 cases that is roughly consistent with the recent #NewYork results that showed ~10% under-detection of cases, both based on #coronavirus antibody testing.🧐

Sadly, the #Miami study reflects a national trend showing African Americans are disproportionately impacted by the novel #coronavirus. “African Americans are more than twice as likely to be infected with #COVID19 than other racial groups.”😰…
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The Contested Catch "If It Were Me" Mock #NFLDraft!

I pretend to be all 32 #NFL GMs for 2 Rounds using my Big Board (🔗👇) & rough team needs.

LOTS of trades factored in. Summary of them in the thread below.

(again this is what I'd do- *not predictive*)

Summary of all trades in the Contested Catch "If It Were Me" Mock Draft!
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Dumbfounded. Stunned. Astonished. @AngieNBC6 @SteveMacNBC6 and I are on conference readying today’s @nbc6 weathercasts and we’re overwhelmed by the sheer number of crazy heat records falling like flies here. This is July weather in April. First, here are current heat indexes.
90°+ days in 2020 up to this date = new record of 8 (previously 6)

75°+ nights in 2020 up to the date = new record of 17 (previously 16)

Earliest hottest weather of the year record has been set 3 times

Earliest 4 straight nights at 78°+ = new record by over 2 weeks (2017)

19 heat records in 8 days collectively for #Miami, Fort Lauderdale and #KeyWest

Ratio of record heat to record cold in #Miami so far this year is 21-0

I stopped counting but up to February Fort Lauderdale had 120 record hot temperatures without a single cold record since 2015.
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#Miami #COVID19 2 more cruise ships w/ sick crews.

U.S. Coast Guard evacuatingmultiple crew members aboard #CostaMagica and #CostaFavolosa w/respiratory symptoms consistent w/pneumonia & bronchitis.

Ships must stay 3 miles out.
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MAR 23 #COVIDー19 #MDTHREAD 1: Most stories from WaPo .. but not all. Two Today on #MAGA #Trumps preferred Treatment ( it usually kills faster than COVID) and Are you Immune if recover? FIRST NUMBERS 351,731 Deaths 15,374
MAR 23 #COVID19 #MDTHREAD 2: and here is link to yest thread on Thread Reader .. with piece on #Croatia Earthquake. Sharing #London #Volunteer .. do consider Meals need delivery, patients in #FieldHospitals need moving. WASH YOUR HANDS Wear gloves outside
MAR 23 #COVIDー19 #MDTHREAD 3: @Surgeon_General begged Americans to #stayhome while warning that the situation is “going to get bad” in the coming days — #Trump seemed to suggest that containment measures may be too extreme... ? Calls for #MAGA revolt? PICK YOUR POISON..
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On March 8, my husband, who is a photographer for the southerncommand, was assigned for the visit of the President of Brazil to the facilities. On Tuesday 10 he had cold symptoms at night so he reported ill at work, speaking directly with The Deputy Garrison Manager since in his
work group there is no superior at the moment who is in charge of his
department. On Thursday the 12th he attended work, at noon he found out through the news that the chief of communication of Brazil was positive for coronavirus. At the end of the day he found out by chance
that there was a staff meeting with people involved in the March 8 event, in which no one communicate to him to attend the meeting to inform what had happened in a formal matter. My husband responsibly returned home and voluntarily isolated himself until he knew what would happen
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MAR 6 #CoronavirusOutbreak #CoronavirusUSA Live UPDATES MD THREAD 1: Sorry no time to start now .. will just post this. Crowdfunded TRUCK @CDCgov #Atlanta for #IMPOTUS45 Photo Op. SEE ACT BLUE TO KEEP IT ROLLING .. And Breaking 100,000 Cases. @votevets @AMSA_News @maddow @CNN
MAR 6 #CoronavirusUSA from LIVE UPDATES MD THREAD 2: FROM 10:24 PM Yesterday: U.S. death toll rises to 12, as worries increase over possible #viruscluster on #GrandPrincess #cruiseship off #CA GOT THAT #Trump @GavinNewsom uses HIS Army to help. SEE MORE
MAR 6 #CoronaVirusUpdates MD THREAD 3: NOT GOOD. There were 62 Passengers who stayed on board w other sick ones, one died. BUT They DID NOT DELIVER enough TEST KITS for them ALL...Why Not @GavinNewsom?! @USArmy @uscoastguard QUIT LISTENING to BAD LAY ADVICE from #TrumpsCDC @UCSF
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Miami Bernie Barnstorm at FIU North was YUGE and Bernie fam FIRED UP! #FloridaForBernie #Bernie2020 #WomenForBernie #StudentsForBernie #BernieSanders
Incredible how many people came to volunteer for their first election! #FloridaForBernie #Bernie2020
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#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

2. #Oregon TE Jacob Breeland

Height: 6-4 7/8
Weight: 252
Hand: 9 7/8
Arm: 32 5/8
Wingspan: 78 1/8
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

3. #FloridaAtlantic TE Harrison Bryant

Height: 6-4 6/8
Weight: 243
Hand: 9 4/8
Arm: 30 5/8
Wingspan: 74
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

4. #Washington TE Hunter Bryant

Height: 6-2 2/8
Weight: 248
Hand: 10 right hand (pinky deformation), 10 3/8 left hand
Arm: 32
Wingspan: 76 4/8
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1) BREAKING: #AQAP releases video claiming responsibility for December’s shooting at Naval Air Station #Pensacola, Florida, providing the will of attacker Muhammad al-Shamrani, which was written in September 2019, three months prior to attack. Image
2) The video also contains remarks by recently killed AQAP leader Qassim al-Rimi, who says of Shamrani: “For several years, our hero moved between several US military bases in America to select and contemplate his best and fattest target.” Image
3) #AQAP under Rimi’s leadership continued to focus on external ops in the US. Good that he was taken out, despite no official confirmation by US government (though @realDonaldTrump’s retweeting of my commentary on Rimi seems to be confirmation of sorts). Image
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A good news story to start 2020: My wife and I successfully moved from #Sanfrancisco to #Miami, driving over 3,200 miles -- practically #London to #Cairo. She drove the '97 RAV4 w/ the #pug & I had the moving van w/ the #cat . This is what #utsalumni can accomplish!
“A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.”― John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America #utsalumni
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Just Rudy Giuliani and Pete Sessions meeting with two Venezuelans indicted for money laundering, nothing to see here...…
Two idiots - Giuliani and Pete Sessions - taken in by the trappings of wealthy criminals on the run from the @TheJusticeDept, again, this time in Venezuela: Rudy and Alexander Betancourt, Pete Sessions and Raul Gorrin Belisario:
.@PeteSessions met with a man who is accused of bribery, money laundering, currency exchange scams...sweet! You good with this @GOP ? 🤦🏽‍♀️
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Now in #SDNY Magistrate Court multiple defendants from The #Bronx' Elliot Place between Walton & the #GrandConcourse- thread
AUSA and Judgr Parker have different rap sheets for one defenfant, whose CJA lawyer doesn't have *any* copy of the rap sheet
AUSA Balsamello has the narcotics conspiracy was centered around 105-07 Elliot Place, #BX NY. Qs turn to hit & run in #Miami
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I don’t know if it’s being forced to watch the frequency at which deeper and more widespread saltwater inundation is impacting some neighborhoods in South Florida, or if it’s the inner demons released when teenagers like #Greta admonish adults, but this fall ...

I’ve had an inordinate number of, um, skeptics (I’m trying to be kind) bending themselves into pretzels trying to contradict what we in #miami and Fort Lauderdale are plainly seeing with our own eyes:

the cities are under siege from the surging seas.

They throw around all their expertly-gathered (#sarcasm) alternative facts, like “what do you expect when you build on a swamp?” Let me enlighten you:

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