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Two panther kittens at White Oak Conservation. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)
Two panther kittens at White Oak Conservation. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Two Florida panther kittens discovered; Worst cell services in South Florida; Cocaine bust at Port Everglades

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, March 28. Miami is expected to have a high of 83 and a low of 68 with clear, sunny skies; Key West will have partly cloudy skies with a high of 80 and a low of 72. Fort Lauderdale will have clear skies with a high of 84 and a low of 68, while those in Naples will have sunny skies and a high of 82 and a low of 65. Time to get smart fast:

  • The Florida Panthers suffered a 4-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Monday. The defeat left the Panthers with only 77 points, and they are seven points behind the second Wild-Card spot. NBC Miami
  • South Florida is one of the worst areas in the country for cell phone performance, according to a study conducted by RootMetrics. Miami ranked No. 89 out of 125 in 2016 rankings, dropping a total of 61 spots from the previous year. Local 10
  • The U.S. Coast Guard seized 16 tons of cocaine valued at $420 million at Port Everglades. Coast Guard and Canadian ships intercepted the drugs along Central and South America, according to Coast Guard officials. Sun-Sentinel
  • Endangered Florida panthers were documented breeding north of Caloosahatchee River, wildlife officials said. Wildlife officials confirmed the existence of two kittens in the northern sector of the river. The birth was called “a major milestone” by Commission Chairman Brian Yablonski. NBC Miami
  • Lincoln Road’s famous parking garage at 1111 Lincoln Rd. and the office tower in the intersection with Washington Avenue will be lit with rainbow colors during Miami Beach Gay Pride, which runs from April 7-9. The display is to honor the victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando. One of the survivors will flip the switch at 8 p.m. on April 6. Miami Herald

— Maria Gil, South Florida News Service

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