Florida's recap – Highlights from around the state – June 17th
Bottom Line: Your daily recap of the some of the biggest news from around the state that impacts you in South Florida.
- A Guinness World Record was set off Deerfield beach as 633 divers cleaned up the ocean floor around the pier. Among debris removed, more than 1,600 pounds of fishing weights
- A Chinese woman/citizen visiting Miami Beach from Michigan was arrested for stomping and poking at sea turtle nests – officials say the eggs were unharmed.
- A study by Brainly timed for Father’s Day, revealed that 44% of dads in Florida assist with their children’s school work and are engaged in their academic performance – the highest figure nationally
- South Florida’s Chewy.com completed one of the most successful IPO’s in years as it closed its first day of trading up 59% at $34.99 per share