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1. Coast Guard searches for small plane after report of crash off Boynton Beach Inlet
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a small plane that apparently crashed in the ocean off the South Florida coast.
Petty Officer Jose Hernandez said the Piper PA-28 Cherokee was reported to have crashed about a mile off the Boynton Beach Inlet about 8 p.m. Sunday. Officials say the plane was flying from Palm Beach County Park Airport to Merritt Island Airport.
A Coast Guard helicopter, cutter and small boat were searching the water for the wreckage or any survivors.
2. "I think the trial is stupid:" Sen. Marco Rubio against impeachment
House Democrats, who will walk the impeachment charge of "incitement of insurrection" to the Senate on Monday evening, are hoping that strong Republican denunciations of Trump after the Jan. 6 riot will translate into a conviction and a separate vote to bar Trump from holding office again.
But GOP passions appear to have cooled since the insurrection, and now that Trump's presidency is over, Republican senators who will serve as jurors in the trial are rallying to his legal defense, as they did during his first impeachment trial last year.
"I think the trial is stupid," said Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.. "I think it's counterproductive. We already have a flaming fire in this country and it's like taking a bunch of gasoline and pouring it on top of the fire. The first chance I get to vote to end this trial I'll do it."
3. More COVID-19 vaccine appointments available today
The Florida Department of Health Indian River County will hold two COVID-19 vaccination clinics for people 65 and older. One on Wednesday, Jan. 27 and the other on Thursday, Jan. 28. Both will be held at the Indian River Fairgrounds.
Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 25.
4. Brady vs Mahomes: Super Bowl line-up set
The Kansas City Chiefs have defended their AFC title after dispatching the Buffalo Bills on Sunday by a 38-24 margin.
The Chiefs will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Feb. 7. Kansas City will attempt to be the first team to successfully defend a Super Bowl title in 16 years.
The Bucs (14-5) will become the first team in NFL history to host a Super Bowl.
5. How will sports go on during a pandemic? With the help of dogs:
The Miami Heat are bringing back some fans, with help from some dogs.
The Heat will use coronavirus-sniffing dogs at AmericanAirlines Arena to screen fans who are coming to their home games.
Starting this week, a limited number of ticket holders will be in the seats as well. They'll have to get past the dogs before gaining admittance. If the dog sits while a fan is walking by, that's a sign the dog detects the coronavirus and the fan will be denied entry.
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On This Day In History
On January 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy becomes the first U.S. president to hold a live televised news conference.
From a podium in the State Department auditorium, Kennedy read a prepared statement regarding the famine in the Congo, the release of two American aviators from Russian custody and impending negotiations for an atomic test ban treaty.
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