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Mental Health & Gun Laws

Another mass shooting happened in Florida. This time at a football video game tournament in Jacksonville.  Three people are dead including the 24-year old shooter, David Katz; 11 others are injured. After every mass shooting comes the hope that maybe this time will be different. Maybe this will be what gets the attention of Congress

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“Everglades Restoration…” Really?

A Rest Stop Monument Marks what Might Have Been, instead of What Really Is Next time you find yourself on Alligator Alley, a.k.a. I-75, take the exit at Mile 35 for the Broward County rest stop, where passing day trippers, tourists, and truckers can see the exhibit chronicling Everglades restoration. The display, which includes interactive

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Charlotte County Women attend Equity Lunch

Each year many Women’s organizations, headed by the League of Women Voters, sponsor a luncheon in honor of the national holiday celebrating the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving Women the Right to Vote! This year the 98th anniversary was celebrated. Eight members of the Democratic Women’s Club of Charlotte County

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DeSoto considers Mosaic mediation today

Phosphate mining’s evolution in DeSoto County rolls into this week. County commissioners today will receive choices on a request by Mosaic Fertilizer to possibly settle a dispute. Commissioners in July denied Mosaic a rezoning of 14,050 acres of farmland to industrial mining. The 4-1 denial vote on July 25 stunned mining advocates and thrilled its

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