July 7, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Two donation programs help support nesting sea turtles

Turtle nesting season in Florida runs now through September.  Several seasons have produced more than 300 nests of loggerhead and green turtles on Cayo Costa Island.  More...

New bass regulations streamline rules, allow smaller keepers, FWC says

New black bass fishing regulations became effective in Florida on July 1. More...

Skanska Gates reels in $76,403 for Golisano Children’s Hospital

Skanska Gates, the joint venture company leading the construction of the new Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, brought in $76,403 to benefit the hospital during a recent fishing tournament at the Pink Shell Beach Resort and Mar More...

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Business News

Corporate America’s $3 billion crisis — and how to fix it

“What do businessmen answer when they are asked, ‘What’s the most troublesome problem you have to live with?’” posed the Harvard Business Review. “Frequently they reply, ‘People just can’t write! More...

This embroidery biz is a favorite of bikers and boaters

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

When I met Barbara Cartwright and she told me about her home-based embroidery business, I half-expected to find her hunched over a sewing machine, embroidering a varsity letter on some high school senior’s jacket. More...

Transformation of GE makes it worth a look for investors

MONEY & INVESTING

When you think of GE, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Probably a refrigerator or washing machine, right? More...

Helpers needed to find bats

The Florida Master Naturalist Program, a citizen scientist program developed by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, is leading a study of bats across the state of Florida and has put out a call for volunteer More...

State fees for concealed weapon, firearm licenses reduced by $10

Effective July 1, the fee for a Florida Concealed Weapon or Firearm License for Florida residents, out-of-state residents and Florida active law enforcement personnel was reduced by $10. Fees for a license vary. The fees can be found at leetc.com. More...

Member of panther rescue team to tell of catching panthers in trees

We can only dream of this job. Dennis Giardina climbs trees and captures panthers.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Fresh, unusual, surreal

Mila anything Bridger’s but portraits conventional are

A woman on the beach, wearing a wedding gown and sipping champagne, having her hair styled by another woman wielding scissors and blow dryer. More...

Lorenzo Marion’s business lies between the living and the dead

Chances are the words “psychic medium” call to mind a gypsy dressed in colorful garb with a headscarf and an earring. More...

A technological thriller that’s a fun treat not to be missed

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Assassin’s Silence” by Ward Larsen. Forge. 400 pages. Hardcover, $25.99. Reading this book was almost too much fun. More...