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Local musician scores a hit with Red Tide Rick

Len Seligman, an award-winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, has a hit tune with a powerful environmental message. His song “Red Tide Rick” skewers Governor Rick Scott for his anti-environmental policies that have set the stage for this year’s disastrous harmful algae blooms. The video has already been viewed 20,000 times on Facebook. This is the

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Gillum lays out environmental plan in ground zero for red tide

CharlotteDems.com EXCLUSIVE – Entire Andrew Gillum Speech SIESTA KEY — With red tide now encircling the state, Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum came to one of the hardest-hit regions Tuesday to lay out his environmental plan and bash his opponent as an “election year” environmentalist. Speaking under a pavilion at Siesta Key Public Beach within sight of

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Times recommends: Bill Nelson for U.S. Senate

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has built a commendable career in public service as a moderate who steadily works in a bipartisan fashion on issues important to Floridians. Now he faces his most formidable opponent in Gov. Rick Scott, who has consistently sided with the wealthy and the well-connected as he has eroded the interests of

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Women’s anger will not subside

Editors note: Submitted by Teresa Jenkins Chair, Legislative Liaison Committee The President of the United States is taking time out of what should be a demanding schedule to slam and mock women who have accused one man—Judge Brett Kavanaugh—of sexual misconduct and assault. The president and Republican legislators have demeaned and ignored women’s account of

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Service for April Freeman

A service was held Wednesday evening for the late 17th Congressional District candidate April Freeman. The memorial was held at Temple Beth Shalom in Cape Coral. Ms. Freeman died Sunday, September 23, 2018. Her husband David said on Facebook that she had suffered a heart attack. Her friend, Paul Anarumo of the Charlotte County DEC, provided

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Top Lies From Rick Scott in Florida Senate Debate

In the first Florida Senate Debate, Rick Scott was forced to defend his record, and Scott did what Scott always does – lied. Some of Scott’s top lies from this week’s debate: Scott says he didn’t say he wouldn’t do anything differently than Trump when asked about his response to Hurricane Maria. Here is video proof of him saying

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