The SoFlo Scoop:  Heat lose to Celtics; Gov. Rick Scott discusses plans against Zika; Boynton Beach election to be held Tuesday

2017-03-27T23:10:58+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Roundups|

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, March 28. Miami is expected to have a high of 81 and a low of 67 with partly cloudy skies; Key West will be mostly sunny with a high of 78 and a low of 71. Fort Lauderdale will have morning showers with a high of 82 and a low of 66, while those in Naples will have sunny skies with a high of 81 and a low of 63. Time to get smart fast:

  • The Miami Heat lost to the Boston Celtics on Sunday, 112-108. This was Miami’s third loss in the last four games. Miami originally had a five-point lead before halftime, but the Celtics responded and outscored the Heat by 15 points. NBC Miami
  • Gov. Rick Scott visited Miami for a Zika virus preparedness discussion with local leaders Monday at the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade. The governor said 34 grants have been approved, along with $25 million for a vaccine, testing and tracing for long-term impacts of children born with microcephaly. Local 10
  • Boynton Beach commissioner Mack McCray and political newcomer James DeVoursney will face on Tuesday for their runoff election. Neither candidate obtained the required 50-percent-plus-one vote to win the initial vote. Now, the candidate who obtains the most votes will win the runoff. Sun Sentinel
  • Coral Springs Fire Department is staying connected with Pulse Point, a free phone app that helps save more lives by alerting CPR-certified citizens within a quarter mile to help someone who may have a cardiac arrest. The certified citizen can arrive and administer aid to the person in need while first responders are on their way. NBC Miami
  • Ultra Music Festival officially concluded on Sunday night, and Downtown Miami began working on cleaning up the city to get things back to normal. A press release was scheduled for Monday to discuss the event. NBC Miami 

— Maria Gil, South Florida News Service