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  • Armadillos blamed for leprosy in Florida
    Armadillos blamed for leprosy in Florida
    Nine banded armadillos are suspected behind the recent outbreak of leprosy in Florida after Health officials reported that 3 people in Volusia County have been diagnosed with the disease after atleast 2 of them came into contact with the animals...
  • Little Armored One
    Armadillos blamed for 3 leprosy cases in Florida county
    Between the humidity, the heat, the bugs, people standing their ground and the generally acknowledged, ahem, eccentricity of the state's residents, calling Florida the Sunshine State seems like one heck of a misnomer. These days, about all you...
  • Rescuers save a herd of manatees from a storm drain
    Rescuers save a herd of manatees from a storm drain
    All off of a hunch, 19 manatees were pulled out of a storm drain in Florida late Monday night. After an immense 10-hour rescue, crews said the mammals were in good condition.During a cold spell this week a herd of manatees, also known as sea cows,...
  • Adrian Wyllie
    Florida Libertarian challenges Real ID compliant drivers license in court
    Former Libertarian Gubernatorial candidate and radio personality Adrian Wyllie announced today, February 26, 2015, that he will be in courtMondayto face criminal charges of driving with no valid license in his four-year legal battle against the...
  • Al Sharpton and Eric Holder
    DOJ closes case as Holder admits lack of evidence to charge Zimmerman in killing
    Federal officials announced Tuesday they are closing the civil rights case against George Zimmerman for the shooting of Trayvon Martin.Stating the “independent federal investigation found insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal...
  • The Bruce Sistaz 2015 World Tour
    Martial arts stars world tour to arrive in Florida
    Internationally known martial arts performers ChloƩ and Grace Bruce continue on their 2015 World Tour and will be landing in the Sunshine State in May. Known as The Bruce Sistaz, it was brought to our attention earlier today that their world...
  • Green Planet Festival
    Green Planet Festival, a fun family event, comes to South Florida this weekend
    For those looking to explore a healthy, earth friendly, sustainable lifestyle, this Saturday brings together leading educators, exhibitors, and Earth lovers for the Green Planet Festival in Fort Lauderdale. The mission of the festival is to...
  • Missing woman's car pulled out of lake: Body inside believed to be missing woman Apryl Foster
    Missing woman's car pulled out of lake: Body discovered inside
    A missing woman’s car was pulled from a lake in Florida, not far from her home. There was a body discovered inside the car and while police did not officially identify the body, they did say that they have no reason to believe that the...
  • cohabitation laws challenged in Florida
    You may be living in sin: 'Cohabitation law' being challenged in Florida
    According to a CBS report on Feb. 20, a south Florida legislator is now trying to repeal an old Florida law that makes it illegal for unmarried couples to live together. State Senator Eleanor Sobel filed a bill on Feb. 19 to get rid of the "...
  • Historic Fort Pickens
    Enjoy an Adventure Springtime getaway to Florida
    Vacationing in Florida is the ultimate adventure getaway for individuals seeking fun and excitement in the Sunshine State. There is no shortage when it comes to having fun combined with adventure and places to explore. Visitors to Florida will...
  • Rick's auto museum
    Punta Gorda, the different Florida
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsA native Floridian once said that eventually the state government would have to place a sign at the border with...
  • Sinkhole takes snowplow in one gulp in New Jersey
    Sinkhole gulps snowplow whole: Snowplow stands on end in sinkhole like toy
    The sinkhole that swallowed the snowplow in Township, New Jersey, was similar to the sinkholes that have swallowed houses and buildings in Florida in the recent past. In New Jersey the ground is frozen today, so what happened to cause a sinkhole...
  • Indian tribe to Florida: 'Give us a casino, or we will sell weed'
    Indian tribe to Florida: 'Give us a casino, or we will sell weed'
    Here’s a scenario a small Indian tribe based in Alabama is facing: The Poarch Creek Band of Indians want to the Republican-dominated Florida Legislature to pass a bill that would allow the tribe to build a casino on a small plot of land the...
  • Pine Island
    Aloha from the edge (Pine Island)
    What a place to visit. If you are lucky you live here.Unlike the sandy barrier islands of Sanibel to the south, Captiva to the southwest, and North Captiva to the west, Pine Island has no large beaches and is made from the same coral rock as the...
  • Muddy Water Baits
    Big baits, big crappie with Kevin Jones
    Although not everyone believes it, an old adage in the fishing world is big baits, big fish. If you are a believer you are going to love Muddy Water Baits. I met up with Muddy Water Baits pro staffer Kevin Jones on a recent tournament trip to...