SeaWorld Orlando and government attorneys are in a Sanford, Florida courtroom. They’re fighting over citations the theme park resort received following the death of a trainer who was grabbed by a killer whale and dragged under water last year. SeaWorld says three safety citations, issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after an investigation into trainer Dawn Brancheau’s death, are unfounded. The amusement park says the allegations are baseless and unsupported by the evidence. The medical examiner said she died of drowning and traumatic injuries. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich spoke with CBS Correspondent Peter King, who was at the hearing and describes the scene today.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPPeterKingSeaWorldhearing.mp3]
Liquor stores all across Florida are begging Governor Rick Scott to veto the bill that would change the law dating back to 1934 and allow retailers to bring the liquor inside with the beer and wine.