U.S. Senators have confirmed the appointment of Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Lagoa to the federal appeals court in Atlanta. For those keeping track: That makes two promotions for two Florida judges in two days.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— Three lawmakers from Central Florida are filing bills to create yet another specialty license plate; this one is about solar power.
— Florida’s hepatitis A problem is getting bigger — with confirmed cases exceeding 3,000. Gov. Ron DeSantis is asking for more money to deal with the disease.
— Third-quarter tourism numbers are out — and they're up — but not by much.
— Florida State University law professor Michael Morley explains some of the ramifications of a recent federal court ruling on the Florida ballot.
— A pair of Florida man stories featuring iconic elements: A Walmart and a machete.