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At least two Americans died in the Brussels Terror attacks—U.S. sends condolences and John Kerry to Belgium-Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Brussels today to discuss the deadly attacks. State Department spokesman John Kirby said John will visit the Belgian capital to ‘formally express the condolences of the United States for the loss of life’ in Tuesday’s bombings at the Brussels airport and subway. The country is now on the second-highest state of alert and six people tied to the attacks were arrested yesterday.
Florida braces for Zika virus— So far, the southeastern US state has recorded 72 Zika cases, all in people who had traveled to countries where the virus is more widespread, particularly in Latin America. The hot, wet conditions facilitate mosquito breeding. Even though Zika is cause for concern and action, ‘there’s no need to panic,’ said the director of the Miami-Dade County health department. ‘We will deal with this because we have great scientists and we have great resources that can get us through this whole situation.
It was a good run while it lasted. From a historical perspective, gas prices in America are very cheap right now. Yet compared to what the average driver was paying at the pump just a few weeks ago, the cost of filling up might seem expensive. The average price for a gallon of regular just is $2.01, marking the first time since early January that it’s been over the $2 mark.
Two motorcycles crash early this morning on Airport Way South, taking the like of one rider and sending the other to the hospital. No word yet on what caused the accident.