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The American Cancer Society is praising the recently released Florida Senate budget proposal, which allocates $1.83 million for the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program as … more
By any measure, last Sunday’s Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum was smashing success. Although the quarter-mile track didn’t make for a lot of side-by-side racing or a lot of passing, it still … more
Hurley Haywood still remembers being overwhelmed by the enormity and importance the first time he came to the Daytona International Speedway.That was in 1973.“I remember the first time I came … more
The House Judiciary Committee OK’d a bill Tuesday that would ensure church doors are among the last to close during a declared state of emergency. Under the bill (HB 215), state and local … more
The sign in front of the Chick-fil-A near Branan Field Road doesn’t promote its chicken sandwiches or frosted lemonade. Instead, it offered support to a competitor, Grumpy’s … more
CLAY COUNTY – We get the representation that we elect.   In Clay County for the upcoming 2022 Primary, we will prepare for 100% voter turnout; but we will be delighted to achieve 80%. To … more
Professional sports teams may soon be fined if they don’t play “The Star-Spangled Banner” before every game. The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee voted in favor of legislation (SB 1298) … more
Vice president Kamala Harris said she won’t “absolve” anyone who doesn’t vote for the federal takeover of elections. That’s all right with me. I hope to be absolved by a higher … more
Jennifer Bradley has a problem with some of the shady reporting about her bill to end solar power payback programs. The State Senator (R-District 5) from Fleming Island was criticized for … more
Florida’s 2022 Legislative Session began Tuesday. It is a true honor to be a voice in Tallahassee for our families, friends, and neighbors in Clay County. Much was accomplished in 2021, including … more
Georgia just closed a blockbuster 2021 where $4 billion in direct spending on movie and television productions poured into the state’s economy. But for Florida’s film industry, this isn’t the … more
Just over a month after a jury convicted three Georgia men for the murder of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery, a new bill aims to render their defense – that they were making a citizen’s arrest – … more
A look at the millions of dollars Florida is spending on health care and social services for pregnant women, infants and children shows little duplication and offers good news to those who support … more
The past year has been one heck of a year, and as we near the end of this one and get ready for the next, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on all that we’ve accomplished this year during my … more
Twenty years ago, my wife and I argued at least once a week about our lifestyles. I begged her to quit smoking. I told her she was risking cancer. She begged me to lose weight. She told me I was … more
The Florida Gators got some good news Tuesday when quarterback Jack Miller announced he was transferring from Ohio State to play for the Gators next year – just days after Florida starter Emory … more
Citing studies that show the move could increase registration among 18-year-olds by more than 800,000 per year, Sen. Annette Taddeo and Rep. Anna V. Eskamani filed a set of bills Monday aimed at … more
‘Tis the season to be jolly, to have family around, go to holiday parties, and of course to make resolutions. In the world of nutrition and fitness training, it seems like a broken record of advice … more
The Huffington Post once called the holiday classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” of being “seriously problematic” because it promoted bullying from the other reindeers, and it included … more
The Florida Department of Education has removed an anti-bullying portal from its website, including links to LGBTQ advocacy groups. DOE removed the anti-bullying page after the Florida Capital … more
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