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Laishley Park Londonn Moore vigil

LGBTQ community members and friends of Londonn Moore; coming together in the face of violence. “The last thing we want to see is her memory of the person she lived as being unknown or disregarded,” said supporter Lisa Trejo. “We needed to in the midst of this story, that’s sort of happening, just honor her

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Andrew Gillum: Algae and other environmental problems need science-based solutions

On the campaign trail, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum often claims to have a stronger environmental record than Republican opponent Ron DeSantis. Gillum supports banning fracking, talks about climate change solutions and bashes corporate polluters, including the sugar industry. He says his science-driven policies could prevent toxic algae blooms from polluting the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee rivers. (Read

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Support the Charlotte Schools Millage Referendum

Editor’s note: The following opinion article was written by Kim Amontree, Charlotte County School Board, District 2. The Charlotte County DEC supports passage of the referendum in the Nov. 6, 2018  Election. Taking Our Schools from Good to Great with the Yes for Success Voter Referendum   By Kim Amontree, Charlotte County School Board, District

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Info Graphics Designer

Seeking a graphics designer that can create compelling infographics from time to time. The Info Graphics designer will use creativity to simplify how we communicate sometimes complicated data. Skills Required Graphics design skills. Excellent written communications skills. Ability to investigate and use emerging tools. Need strong skills in Microsoft Office, spreadsheet analysis, and ability to

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NRA sway: For Florida officials, it’s always Hammer time

On the Fourth of July 2016, National Rifle Association lobbyist Marion Hammer fired off an email to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. “This crap needs to stop,” begins Hammer in the first of seven emails she would exchange with the department over the next 48 hours. “You need to figure out how

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