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PrimeVisits - DeSoto National Memorial - Bradenton, Florida

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We stopped at this national parks site and decided to hike and explore. We went inside the visitor's center and watched the movie that was provided. We also hiked the longest trail in the park so we could visit all of the monuments in the area. What a wonderful way to spend a day and learn some history.
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Florida for the Holidays? This Tiny Home with a Pool is Perfect

The warmth of Florida during the winter season is very attractive. If you have never been to St. Augustine during the holidays, you are missing out. It is simply beautiful. It’s a tourist hot spot but in a more warm and friendly atmosphere. This tiny home is great for...
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Florida gas prices dropped 11 cents last week; Down 30 cents in three weeks

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida gas prices dropped 11 cents per gallon last week, according to AAA. On Sunday, the state average was $3.28 per gallon. That’s the lowest daily average price since the state’s gas tax holiday was in effect on October 31, AAA reports. “Florida gas...
Washington Examiner

Moms for Liberty expands programs, launches new podcast

EXCLUSIVE — The conservative parent activist organization Moms for Liberty announced a new podcast Monday, expanding the group's programs after an election cycle where it heavily invested in school board races. The Joyful Warriors podcast features Moms for Liberty co-founder Tiffany Justice as host and promises to cover a...

Ashley Moody Announces Multistate Action Against CarMax Over the Disclosure of Safety Recalls

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced a multistate action against CarMax Auto Superstores, Inc. As a result of a nationwide investigation by Moody and 35 other attorneys general, CarMax is now required to disclose open unrepaired recalls related to the safety of used vehicles before consumers make the purchase. CarMax must also pay the states $1 million.

An Educated Guess for the 2024 Election

With the 2022 midterms in the back of my mind I can’t help but reflect on the elections past, what we have learned from this election, and what the next one will have in store for us. With Trump recently announcing his intention to run in the next election, shocker, it’s got me thinking. After taking some time to consider current events, here is what’s I predict is going to happen.

South Florida Experts Weigh In With 2023 Regional Real Estate Forecasts

Office building owners have it tough nationwide, but in South Florida the migration of companies to the Sunshine State coupled with limited trophy office supply should send rents higher. Limited land for new beachfront projects in Miami-Dade County will propel developers north to Fort Lauderdale and vicinity. And the countries of origin acquiring South Florida real estate will continue diversifying beyond South America.
Bradenton Herald

Tennis coach Nick Bollettieri, who made champion after champion in Florida, dies at 91

Tennis coach Nick Bollettieri played only one year of collegiate tennis at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. He was never an elite tennis player, according to the International Tennis Hall of Fame that inducted him anyway. So what’s Bollettieri doing in the Tennis Hall of Fame?. Bollettieri —...

AAA Florida: Average Cost of a Gallon of Gas Droped 11-Cents Last Week

Florida - Monday December 5, 2022: The average cost of a gallon of unleaded regular in Florida dropped 11 cents last week. On Sunday, the state average was $3.28 per gallon. That's the lowest daily average price since the state's gas tax holiday was in effect on October 31. "Florida...

How optimism can close the Medicaid coverage gap

More than 2 million low-income people — half of them in Florida and Texas — are uninsured because they are stuck in a coverage gap: They earn too much to qualify for Medicaid, but because of a quirk of the Affordable Care Act, they earn too little to qualify for a subsidized ACA marketplace plan.

What does 'woke' mean? Gov. DeSantis officials answer during Andrew Warren trial

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - It's a word that the Florida governor has used multiple times, even naming a piece of legislation after it and describing Sunshine State as the place where "woke goes to die." But what does that word mean?. Last week, the legal fight for Andrew Warren – the...
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Battle looms for faculty tenure review across Florida

In January, the Florida Board of Governors will decide whether to adopt a regulation that would institute a tenure review every five years for faculty at Florida public universities. The United Faculty of Florida union, which represents 25,000 faculty members and 8,000 graduate students across the state’s 12 public institutions,...

Gov. Desantis, first lady holding press conference in Charlotte County

Gov. DeSantis is scheduled to hold a press conference at 8:30 a.m at American Legion Post #103, just south of Punta Gorda. He will be joined by first lady Casey DeSantis and Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Kevin Guthrie. Watch below or click here.

Where To Buy Legal Weed These Days: Newest Marijuana Shops In FL & CA

MegaBud Opens Two More Cannabis Convenience Stores In CA. MegaBud's San Francisco shop at 1649 Divisadero St. brings a fresh new vibe to the local community for recreational purposes while providing easily accessible cannabis to hospitals and their patients in the area. The second shop will be a cannabis dispensary...