Monday May 13
Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Syphilis, HIV, AIDS...
Highlands County reported 31 HIV cases from 2009-11. That's 10.5 per 100,000. If there's good news in that report, it's that the Florida rate is 27.7. 'Those are newly reported cases,' said Barbara Moore, an RN with Highlands County Health Department.
Fri May 10, 2013
Statement from Martin County Commission Chairwoman Sarah Heard...
"This week, harmful releases from Lake Okeechobee once again began flowing into our fragile St.
Thu May 09, 2013
Fishing Best Bets: Southwest Florida anglers contend with windy conditions
James Newlon was breathing a Nitrox mix on a Gulf wreck in 90 feet of water when this cubera snapper came within range of his speargun.
Wed May 08, 2013
Treasuring Our Waters: Education is the first step
With summer approaching and kids being out of school, people will be spending more time outdoors.
Martin County ahead of game in state environmental agency's plan to...
Phase 3: Development and adoption of a Total Maximum Daily Load for impaired waters, which determines the maximum amount of a given pollutant that a water body can absorb and still maintain its designated uses, such as drinking, fishing, swimming, shellfish harvesting MARTIN COUNTY - A plan to gradually improve the quality of water in the St.
Tue May 07, 2013
Army Corps poised to resume water releases from Lake Okeechobee after recent rains
The Army Corps of Engineers could begin releasing water from Lake Okeechobee into the St.
Fri May 03, 2013
Demoliton of former GM makes way for new Sunfest facility
Ontario City Council has approved the demolition of the former General Motors Stamping plant site for the construction of a new herb growing facility.
Thu May 02, 2013
What's In My Beer? Learn What Goes In To Making Your Brew
Florida Agriculture Literacy Day was this week and, if you're like us, everything we read about makes us think of beer.
Nice satellite loop of the clouds over the Eastern U.S. from Weds. I'm move radar to the top of the blog.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Dr. Kandula: Sun Lies We Tell Ourselves
We all love to soak up the rays and enjoy the summer, but we all know how much damage the sun can do, so we're separating fact from fiction.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Southwest Florida Online
Quarter Million In Drugs Collected By Law Enforcement
One Day Takes Drugs Off Streets And Medicine Cabinets In Okeechobee County OKEECHOBEE, FL.
Chickamauga Declared 6th Best Bass Lake in Nation
"One of the biggest jumps [on the list] was Chickamauga Lake in Tennessee," said Bassmaster Magazine Editor James Hall.
Seminole Tribe of Florida Announces New Senior Secured Credit Agreement
The new credit agreement provides for a seven-year, term loan that is secured by a pledge of revenues generated by certain of the Seminole Tribe's gaming facilities.
Tallahassee today: Medicaid expansion alternative to be discussed
Sen. Joe Negron 's plan to speed up the death row appeals process could clear the Senate on Friday and head to the governor.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Book describes birth of amphibious warfare vehicle
Lake Okeechobee is half a world away from the Pacific Islands, but D.L. Havlin's new historical novel, "Blue Water, Red Blood," chronicles their surprising connection.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
Text 2 Win Legoland Florida Family Four Pack
Text 2 Win a family four pack to Legoland Florida. All you have to do is text "FOX" to 29000 or you can enter your smart phone number into the box to your top right.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel
Water is on Florida's mind this Earth Day
Monday is Earth Day - and three years to the day since the flame-engulfed Deepwater Horizon oil-drilling rig sank in the Gulf of Mexico .