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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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Lee County & Florida News

July 09, 2021

4 Safety Tips for Summer Weather Hazards

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It’s what we’ve waited for: Summer! Though the season brings longer, sunnier days, it also comes with life-threatening weather hazards such as extreme heat, rip currents, and thunderstorms and lightning. 1. Excessive heat. It's a killer Heat is one of the…
July 03, 2021

Fireworks Are Back in SW Florida!

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After last year’s lack of Independence Day due to COVID, big events are making a comeback. That includes most of the major annual fireworks shows in Fort Myers, Naples, Fort Myers Beach, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs but not Sanibel Island this year. FORT MYERS…
June 29, 2021

Mysterious Seafloor Plateau Off East Coast Being Explored For First Time By NOAA Team

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A NOAA expedition is underway to explore unmapped areas of seafloor off the East Coast, including the first known visit to a puzzling deep sea anomaly known as the Caryn Seamount. The "underwater plateau" rises roughly 6,500 feet (2,000 meters) over an…
June 08, 2021

Florida To Invest $37M In Cybersecurity

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Ransomware attacks against municipalities, government agencies and utilities are a mushrooming concern with Florida institutions and individuals experiencing more than their share of criminal and nuisance cyber intrusions. In February, a hacker remotely…
Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line
June 07, 2021

Florida’s Suit Against Federal Cruise-Line Restrictions To Proceed

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Florida and the Feds can’t agree, so a lawsuit lodged by the state demanding an immediate resumption of cruise-line sailing will proceed. And that’s a victory for Florida’s $8.1 billion cruise industry and a defeat for government-overreach, Gov. Ron DeSantis…
May 21, 2021

As Hurricane Season Nears, Insurers Seek to Shed Florida Policies

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More than 53,000 Florida homeowners will be looking for property insurance on June 1, the day hurricane season begins, if Gov. Ron DeSantis approves requests by three state-based insurers “in hazardous financial condition” to shed policies. The contractions…
May 21, 2021

Florida Lawmakers Ratify Legally Dubious Seminole Gaming Compact

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The Florida Legislature is sending a ratified Seminole gambling compact to Gov. Ron DeSantis and kicking questions about its legalities to the courts. Lawmakers ended their three-day special session Wednesday by endorsing the 75-page pact that grants the…
May 08, 2021

How to Have Fun Safely as We Wait for Herd Immunity

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We are all ready for the world to return to normal. Many of us have missed vacations for the last year, avoided family gatherings, and haven’t had lunch out with friends since the start of the pandemic. But there are plenty of signs that things are finally…
January 10, 2021

Proposed Toll Roads And Panther Saftey

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People were responsible for most of the 22 Florida panthers deaths in 2020. According to data from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, one was hit by a train Another was killed by a panther. One person killed one panther intentionallyon…
January 08, 2021

Florida Education Bills Already Introduced and In Committee !

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Florida Lawmakers have been busy, here are a number of bills related to Education.These bills have already been introduced and are in commitee at this time. FL H0075Feminine Hygiene Products in Public Schools Bill SummaryCiting this act as the "Learning with…
Jan 08, 2021 443

Get In Shape Special... $25 for 10 - 90 minute sessions BIKRAM YOGA of Fort Myers

YES.... you read that right, $25 for 10 - 90 minutes sessions, new students only, just…
A duck floats past an algae bloom in a mangrove along the  Caloosahatchee River during the “green slime” summer in, 2018
Dec 19, 2020 270

Rising Seas Could Divert Florida Funding From Everglades Water Quality

House Speaker Chris Sprowls and Senate President Wilton Simpson want to address water…
JEFF BRANDES R-ST PETEERBURG
Dec 19, 2020 440

Florida Property Insurance Rates Surge

As property insurance rates skyrocket, Citizens Property Insurance Corp. will become an…
Nov 30, 2020 492

Ashley Moody offers online shopping safety tips for Cyber Monday

Attorney General Ashley Moody encouraged Floridians this Cyber Monday to beware of online…
Andrew Gillum presents check to Terrie Rizzo in May 2019.
Nov 30, 2020 3144

Andrew Gillum’s nonprofit never actually wrote a check to Florida Democrats. So where did it spend its cash?

Andrew Gillum shined a signature grin at a May press event last year as he stood…
Nov 30, 2020 350

The Right Side: You Are Going To Get What You Asked For.... And You Are Not Going To Like It

For those of you who did vote for Biden and Harris…If They Win.... you really screwed up!…
Nov 09, 2020 296

Florida Republicans sustain grip on state Senate

Florida Republicans began the 2020 election cycle with a 23-17 majority in the state…
Oct 23, 2020 264

Coalition: Florida trying to hide overwhelming opposition to toll road plan

As three regional task forces prepare for final meetings to gauge the feasibility of the…
Aug 07, 2020 756

New, Earlier, Census Deadline Could Cost Florida Billions In Federal Funding And Third New Congressional Seat

The U.S. Census Bureau's new deadline to finish the decennial headcount likely ensures…
Lee superintendent of schools Gregory K. Adkins says school start date set for August 10th could change depending on COVID-19 numbers, He will decide by July 20
Jul 19, 2020 3202

Florida School Districts Seek Parents' Input As August School Openings Near

Many of Florida’s 67 county school districts are asking parents their preference for…
Police react after a demonstrator threw back a tear gas canister during a demonstration next to the city of Miami Police Department on Saturday, May 30, 2020
Jun 01, 2020 3601

Local officials in Florida brace for violence, but most relax curfews after weekend protests, riots

State and local officials were anxiously awaiting what Monday night might bring after…
May 15, 2020 1270

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

Gov. Ron DeSantis hinted Thursday he will announce further relaxations of COVID-19…

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