June 8, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

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Rhythm remains

Ballroom dancing continues to thrive in Florida, and it’s good for the body, the soul and the economy

LIKE A MAGIC GARDEN, PERHAPS, BALLROOM dancing is a world unto its own — but one open to all comers and thriving in Florida.  More...

Only quick, strong leadership will keep Illinois from a financial death spiral

MONEY & INVESTING

I believe, as a whole, politicians are good people. Sure, there are a few bad apples here and there but for the most part, the ones I have met are hard working, caring individuals who truly want to help those they represent. More...

New Medicare cards offer protection against identity theft, financial loss

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is readying a fraud prevention initiative that removes Social Security numbers from Medicare cards to help combat identity theft and safeguard taxpayer dollars.  More...

Coach’s book emphasizes character in youth sports

Punta Gorda resident Greg Winkler is concerned that the element of “character” is being left behind in youth and school sports. And he knows whereof he speaks. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Dr. David Klein receives medical excellence award Local ophthalmologist and philanthropist Dr. David Klein has been named a recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Medicine Awards from the American Medical Association. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting

4010 Cape Cole Blvd., Punta Gorda

Searching for a home you won’t have to update? When you see the craftsmanship and beautiful detail of this three-bed/three-bath home, you’ll know you’ve found it. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Feelin' Alright

Dave Mason ready to rock in Bonita Springs

DAVE MASON IS THE zelig of rock and roll. Over his career, he’s performed with some of the biggest names and been part of some of the iconic moments in rock history. More...

A hot-headed villain isn’t all that puts Stone Barrington to the test

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Fast & Loose” by Stuart Woods. Putnam. 368 pages. Hardcover, $28. This is the 51st Stone Barrington novel, but who’s counting? More...

First Southwest Florida Spacecon will be the ultimate geek out

Southwest Florida Spacecon sounds like an escape from the troubles of the world, much like other such events held throughout the country. More...