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Seeing smoke? There’s a 40-acre prescribed burn in Estero

A prescribed burn has been permitted for Friday by the Florida Forest Service in Lee County for a 40-acre area south of Corkscrew Road-in...

DeSantis to hold a press conference from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office

Governor Ron DeSantis is scheduled to hold a press conference at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Winter Haven at 2 p.m. Watch live in...

US jobless claims tick up to 745,000 as layoffs remain high

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits edged higher last week to 745,000, a sign that many employers continue to cut jobs despite...

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

House Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of the...

US tops 500,000 virus deaths, matching the toll of 3 wars

The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. topped 500,000 Monday, all but matching the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and...
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Englewood man arrested for Capitol riot, conspiring to obstruct election certification

This week, six additional people associated with an organization known as the Oath Keepers, some of whose members were among those who forcibly entered...

PolitiFact Fact Check: Gov. Ron DeSantis says Joe Biden ‘is trying to shut FL’s...

Verdict: No indication that Biden administration is planning to shut down the Florida border. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sent out a fundraising plea attacking the...

Navigating health care: Where to turn for more information or help

1) The Kaiser Family Foundation Compiles comprehensive data analysis and information to help you make informed decisions regarding your health care. KFF releases annual surveys...

Myanmar charges Suu Kyi, giving legal basis to detain her

Police leveled their first formal charge against Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, members of her party said Wednesday, giving military authorities who...

‘A long two days’: Major storm pummels Northeast with snow

A sprawling, lumbering winter storm walloped the Eastern U.S. on Monday, shutting down coronavirus vaccination sites, closing schools and halting transit as snow piled...

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