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Sunday February 23

Florida Parental-Consent Abortion Bill To Get Likely House Approval

      The Florida House on Thursday afternoon is poised to adopt a bill…

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Friday November 08

Simple Steps for Planning an Accessible and Affordable Family Vacation

Planning an accessible family vacation doesn’t have to mean sacrificing fun or your family’s budget.…

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Saturday April 01

Periods of Greater Atlantic Hurricane Activity Linked to Weaker U.S. Landfalls

During periods of greater Atlantic hurricane activity, a protective barrier of vertical wind shear and…

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Sunday December 25

Florida VA Clinic Provides Care for Vets with PTSD

For veterans who may have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder due to wartime trauma, their first step…

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Lee County & Florida News

May 15, 2020

DeSantis says ‘stay tuned’ for further relaxations of Florida's COVID-19 restrictions

in Outdoor by Production
Gov. Ron DeSantis hinted Thursday he will announce further relaxations of COVID-19 restrictions Friday, including allowing parts of Florida to move into phase two of his reopening plan. DeSantis lifted his April 1 stay-at-home order two weeks ago, allowing 64…
May 12, 2020

New policy mandates daily COVID-19 testing for Florida nursing home employees

in Business by Production
With at least 656 nursing home and long-term care residents among the 1,779 who have died from COVID-19 in Florida, the state is mandating continuous testing for 200,000 staff members who work in the facilities. The Florida Agency for Health Care…
April 29, 2020

DeSantis unveils phase 1: Re- Opening Florida!

in Business by Production
Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference Wednesday at 5pm ... He announced the details of Phase 1 of his plan for reopening Florida. DeSantis said the reopening plan for the state will go into effect on Monday, May 4, but will not include counties of…
April 27, 2020

Florida insurance chief: Pandemics not covered under most business interruption policies

in Business by Production
Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier delivered some good news and some bad news Friday to business leaders planning the state’s post-pandemic recovery. The good news, he said, is businesses may not see employee health insurance premiums increase…
April 25, 2020

Florida marijuana dispensaries buck national trend with sustained sales spike

in Business by Production
Medical marijuana sales surged nationwide during the first few weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, but have tailed off since mid-March, according to Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics. Not so in Florida, where the state’s 239 dispensaries, including three…
Visitors enjoy Clearwater Beach last week, in Clearwater Beach, Fla.
April 25, 2020

Rebound strategy could begin by asking Floridians to take an in-state vacation

in Outdoor by Production
The real obstacle in rebuilding Florida's post-pandemic tourism economy will be convincing visitors that attractions and businesses are safe, hospitality and restaurant industry leaders said Tuesday. Among ways to do that, Visit Florida President and CEO Dana…
April 25, 2020

Clear guidance, protocols could help Florida businesses decide best time to reopen

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“No Shirt, No Shoes, No Mask, No Service.” Get used to it. You may see it on storefronts and office doors soon. The phrase was among the ideas presented during Thursday’s teleconference of the 23-member Re-Open Florida Task Force Industry Working Group on…
April 21, 2020

Meteor shower tonight

in Outdoor by Production
You may not be able to see the moon in the sky tonight because it's almost the new moon, but if you look up for long enough at a dark, clear sky, you may catch some "shooting stars." The annual Lyrid meteor shower peaks overnight tonight (April 21) and into…
April 21, 2020

China's Wuhan Virology Lab Must Be Investigated

in Environment by Production
Perhaps the coronavirus pandemic began in a Wuhan wet market, as is most commonly claimed. But it makes no sense to dismiss the alternate theory that it escaped from a Chinese laboratory. The coronavirus originated in Wuhan, home to the Wuhan Institute of…
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis delivers remarks during a news conference at a coronavirus mobile testing site Monday, March 23, 2020, in The Villages, Fla
April 05, 2020

Florida stay-at-home order exempts religious services, raising concern as Easter nears

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For a mid-week moment, it appeared Florida’s chief executive had accorded great regulatory and enforcement authority to local governments in issuing his statewide stay-at-home order. Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decree allowed local governments to impose tighter…
Apr 02, 2020 581

Gov. Ron Desantis has issued a mandatory stay at home order!

Gov. Ron Desantis has issued a mandatory stay at home order for the entire State of…
Drivers pass a sign outside the Kimmins Contracting Corp. on Thursday, March 26, 2020, in Tampa, Fla.
Mar 27, 2020 146

Florida unemployment claims increase by 1,045 percent

Unemployment claims in Florida for the week ending March 21 jumped 1,045 percent from the…
Johnnie Muhammad, a volunteer with the Circle of Brotherhood, passes out milk to local residents affected by the coronavirus at a food distribution site run by Farm Share in partnership with Ark of the City on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Miami.
Mar 26, 2020 349

Criticism mounts as DeSantis resists statewide stay-at-home order

Former Vice President and presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has…
Mar 26, 2020 190

Trump delivers Florida disaster declaration as jails targeted as COVID-19 incubators

President Donald Trump has declared Florida a major federal disaster, granting Gov. Ron…
Kelli-Stargel
Feb 23, 2020 124

Florida Parental-Consent Abortion Bill To Get Likely House Approval

The Florida House on Thursday afternoon is poised to adopt a bill that will require girls…
Jan 29, 2020 212

Defense Industries Create 914,787 Jobs, A $95 Billion Impact In Florida

Florida’s 20 major military installations, three combat command centers and numerous…
Jan 29, 2020 177

Florida Could Be First State To Deny Life Insurers Access To Genetic Test Results

Genetic testing through companies such as 23andMe.com and Ancestry.com provide people…
Jan 18, 2020 469

To Those On The Fence...............

Here are some interesting points to think about prior to 2020, especially to my friends…
Jan 17, 2020 794

Florida To Buy 20,000 Acres In Everglades To ‘Permanently Save’ It From Oil Drilling

Gov. Ron DeSantis Wednesday announced the state will purchase 20,000 acres spanning a…
Jan 11, 2020 589

Marijuana Industry Challenges New Florida Citizen-Initiative

Make It Legal Florida (MILF), the well-funded political action committee sponsoring a…
Nov 08, 2019 907

Simple Steps for Planning an Accessible and Affordable Family Vacation

Planning an accessible family vacation doesn’t have to mean sacrificing fun or your…
Laura Loomer
Oct 25, 2019 753

Laura Loomer: Disrupter for Congress

The Beltway swamp is clogged with miserable crapweasels: smug incumbents, status quo…

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