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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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Thursday July 28

JOHN SCOTT ANNOUNCED HIS RUN FOR STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 79 SEAT AGAINST BIG SUGAR-FUNDED INCUMBENT…

John Scott, native and lifelongFloridian and passionate advocatefor Florida’s environment,publicly announced his candidacyfor Florida State…

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Lee County & Florida News

January 18, 2020

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

in Politics by Production
Here are some interesting points to think about prior to 2020, especially to my friends on the fence, like moderate Democrats, Libertarians and Independents and the never Trump Republicans and those thinking of "walking away" from the Democratic party. Women…
January 17, 2020

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

in Environment by Production
Gov. Ron DeSantis Wednesday announced the state will purchase 20,000 acres spanning a 150-mile swath of Everglades between Fort Myers and Miami to ensure it is never used for oil drilling. “This will permanently save the land from oil production,” DeSantis…
January 11, 2020

Marijuana Industry Challenges New Florida Citizen-Initiative

in Politics by Production
Make It Legal Florida (MILF), the well-funded political action committee sponsoring a prospective November 2020 constitutional amendment seeking to legalize recreational marijuana, will spearhead a legal challenge to a new law it claims has unconstitutionally…
November 08, 2019

Simple Steps for Planning an Accessible and Affordable Family Vacation

in Outdoor by Production
Planning an accessible family vacation doesn’t have to mean sacrificing fun or your family’s budget. There are so many easy ways to save money while traveling with a family, and so many accessible options to make traveling with children who have special needs…
Laura Loomer
October 25, 2019

Laura Loomer: Disrupter for Congress

in Politics by Production
The Beltway swamp is clogged with miserable crapweasels: smug incumbents, status quo lemmings, Constitution infringers of all flavors, Silicon Valley lackeys, jihad apologists, open borders freaks and, oh, that Trump-deranged lurker, Mitt "Pierre Delecto"…
Fort Myers - Cape Coral came in 6th in the nation  for Construction Employment Growth
October 10, 2019

Construction Employment Growth Outpaces National Jobs Growth: Fort Myers / Cape Coral Came In 6th in the Nation for Construction Employment Jobs Growth!

in Business by Production
The construction industry plays a vital role in the national economy. As of 2019, the total annualized value of construction work in the U.S. was approximately $1.3 trillion, making construction one of the nation’s largest industries. According to the U.S.…
The goal of FSI’s Springs Outing program is to connect  nature lovers with the outdoors while giving them the  opportunity to learn about Florida’s springs and the threats facing them. Each outing is led by qualified spring experts and scientists. Photo by Tessa Skiles
September 25, 2019

No Time To Cry For Ailing Springs

in Outdoor by Production
Last Saturday, the Florida Springs Institute (FSI) and Kings of the Springs (KOTS) environmental non-profits came together to host a Springs Outing on the Chassahowitzka River in southern Citrus County. Chassahowitzka springs are christened with names like…
September 25, 2019

Hemp Will Be A 2020 Cash Crop In Florida

in Outdoor by Production
The Florida Department of Agriculture expects to receive 8,000 applications by December and issue 3,000 cultivation permits early next year when the state rolls out its new industrial hemp program. Some officials estimate the crop could eventually spawn a $30…
September 17, 2019

We Don’t Trust You!

in Politics by Production
Like all Americans, I've been deeply moved and horrified by the recent spate of mass shootings. Surely, I thought, there must be some commonsense gun regulations that could put an end to the carnage -- red-flag laws, longer waiting periods, age limits,…
September 17, 2019

Florida-Georgia Water Fight To Be Heard In October Before Federal Judge In New Mexico

in Outdoor by Production
­Florida’s “last, best hope” to save Apalachicola Bay’s multi-million dollar shellfish industry will play out Oct. 17 before a federal judge in Albuquerque, N.M. Senior U.S. Circuit Court Judge Paul J. Kelly, appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court in August 2018…
Sep 14, 2019 1664

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Is Coming To Town

Don't you hate picking up a local paper and reading about this great event you just…
Jul 17, 2019 707

Florida Minimum-Wage Drive Inches Closer To Ballot

Proponents of a prospective constitutional amendment to raise Florida’s minimum wage to…
Mar 28, 2019 786

Will a Living Trust Protect My Assets from Creditors Seeking to Collect a Judgment?

There are many good reasons to create a living trust. The most common reason is to shield…
Jan 11, 2019 9447

Governor DeSantis Asks Water Management District Board Members To Resign Over Florida Crystals Lease

At a news conference Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Flagler Place in Stuart, Gov. Ron…
Dec 24, 2018 825

Flood Insurance Program Expires: Floridians Wait

Congress must periodically renew the NFIP’s statutory authority to operate. On Dec 7,…
For years we have been pleading the case for better water quality and what it means to our environment and especially our economy. We will finally have a Governor in office next year, who agrees.
Dec 24, 2018 779

Finally.... the “Environment Is A Priority”

As Governor Elect DeSantis prepares for his Jan. 8 inauguration, a series of advisory…
Aug 10, 2018 935

Working to Preserve Species

Florida residents experience the impact of the Endangered Species Act all around them:…
Jul 05, 2018 1150

Managing High Water Levels in the Wet Season

Following direction from Gov. Rick Scott and an emergency order issued by the Florida…
May 31, 2018 9245

What Are the Surviving Spouse's Rights in the Family Home?

Normally a Florida resident is free to dispose of his or her property through a will as…
May 31, 2018 8966

Great Florida Invasion: From Peppers to Pythons

Over the centuries, many species of animal and plant life have been introduced to our…
Apr 13, 2018 11053

Well Done Rick Scott: A Prudent Veto on Water Use

It's an experiment on a vast scale, with Florida's hydrological future on the line.…
Mar 09, 2018 11179

Daylight Saving Time For Ever?

The legislature often is accused of wanting to turn the clock back on Florida, and in one…

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