FL PSC reminds residents to call 811 before you dig
As you dig into your 2021 DIY projects, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) encourages you to “Call 811 Before you Dig!” April is National Safe Digging Month, a reminder to practice responsible, safe digging. According to the Common Ground Alliance, every nine minutes an underground utility line is damaged because of someone digging without first calling 811. In addition to calling 811, you can reach the Sunshine State One Call Center at 1-800-432-4770. For more information on 811, visit www.call811.com, or access the PSC’s Consumer Tip, 8-1-1 Know What’s Below. The link to the Sunshine State One Call Center’s website is www.sunshine811.com/.communitynewspapers.com
Florida PSC approves change in FPL’s fuel charge
The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) on Apr. 1 approved a fuel factor increase for Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) customers resulting from unexpected natural gas price increases. “Fuel costs are a major factor in generating electricity, and this year FPL is experiencing higher fuel costs than it originally projected,” said PSC chair Gary Clark. Under Commission rules, a utility must notify the PSC when it expects an under- or over-recovery greater than 10 percent. Current fuel factors for Florida’s investor-owned utilities were set by the PSC during the November 2020 annual cost recovery clause hearing.communitynewspapers.com
Curry goes off again with 10 3s as Warriors hold off Magic
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, dribbles against Orlando Magic forward Gary Clark during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. Curry knocked down 10 3-pointers on the way to 40 points and also contributed eight rebounds and five assists, leading the Golden State Warriors past the undermanned Magic 111-105 on Thursday night. “I just told him he looks great, he looks quick, he looks healthy, he looks like he’s loving it,” Clifford said. Golden State attempted a franchise-record 30 3-pointers in the first half and went 20 of 50 from long range overall. Nikola Vucevic had 25 points, 13 rebounds and five assists as the Magic lost a third straight game, seventh in eight and ninth of 11.
Vucevic, Magic upset top-seeded Bucks in Game 1, 122-110
Terrence Ross scored 18 points, Gary Clark added 15 and D.J. Augustin had 11 points and 11 assists for the eighth-seeded Magic, who took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 31 points, 17 rebounds and seven assists for Milwaukee, but was held without a field goal over the final 11 minutes. The Bucks came into the postseason as the favorites to win their first NBA title since 1971 despite finishing 3-5 in seeding games. But their sluggish play in the NBA bubble at Disney World carried over into the postseason.
Lil Nas X, Alicia Keys added key moments at the Grammys
Demi Lovato performs "Anyone" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. Here are the top moments from the 2020 Grammy Awards:__A HARD GOODBYE:"It’s been a hell of a week,” Grammys host Alicia Keys acknowledged early on in the awards show. Nipsey Hussle was at the Grammys last year as a nominee before the rapper and activist was killed just months later. But the kicker of the performance was his namesake, rapper Nas, surprising everyone with one more collaboration. Now maybe this song, which won two Grammys, can finally be retired for a bit.