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Cavanagh spent time in Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima
Mon  Jul 25 2016 08:30AM
Tom Cavanagh Jr. of Deep Creek arrived at Pearl Harbor aboard a troop transport with thousands of other Marines. World War II was 10 months from being over. “Pearl Harbor … Find out how to read more online.
Nuisance pigs = profitable pork
Mon  Jul 25 2016 08:30AM
Florida is trying to build a new meat industry with a problematic animal. Wild pigs damage land when digging for food, and repairs can get costly for property owners. So, … Find out how to read more online.
Council clashes over airport committee
Thu  Jul 21 2016 08:30AM
After several months of quiet, peaceful deliberations, the Arcadia City Council reverted back to its old ways Tuesday, as fiery discussions erupted over renewing the terms of two Airport Advisory … Find out how to read more online.
Valuing the environment through a camera
Thu  Jul 21 2016 08:30AM
Thirty-eight years of DeSoto County High School students know Jerry Waters as their chemistry teacher, but now he dons a new title in his retirement. “I still consider myself a … Find out how to read more online.
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Brazil police arrest last suspect in Olympics terrorism case
Tue  Jul 26 2016 01:19AM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police arrested the last suspect wanted so far in a case of Brazilian sympathizers of the Islamic State who allegedly discussed attacking the Olympic Games next month in Rio de Janeiro. The Federal Police said … read more.

Florida mourns again
Tue  Jul 26 2016 08:30AM
Two people are dead, including a 14-year-old boy and a Lehigh Senior High School basketball star, and up to 16 are injured following a deadly shooting early Monday morning during a party at Club Blu in Fort Myers. The Fort … read more.

Surgeon general: Precaution best method to fight Zika
Tue  Jul 26 2016 01:19AM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy toured a mosquito control facility in Orlando on Monday and said now is the time to start taking precautions … read more.

Elderly veteran held as hostage in motel for years
Tue  Jul 26 2016 01:19AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Veterans’ organizations have reached out to help a Korean War-era veteran who authorities say was held hostage in a motel room for four years by a man who stole his benefit checks. Groups in New York, … read more.

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DeSoto rallies around former nurse
Thu  Jul 21 2016 08:30AM
No one ever expects to hear “you’re going to die” from a medical professional. It’s normally something people say when telling a story about someone else. For a former nurse of 30 years, the scenario was all too real. Now, … Find out how to read more online.

Library helps kids to eat healthy, fight Zika
Thu  Jul 21 2016 08:30AM
On Saturday, DeSoto County Library held an event geared towards children that taught them about the Zika virus, immunizations, portion control and exercise. The library has been putting on a series of events throughout the summer promoting getting fit, as … Find out how to read more online.

SFSC graduates 10 EMT program students
Thu  Jul 21 2016 08:30AM
South Florida State College graduated 10 emergency medical technicians during an evening ceremony on July 14 in the SFSC Public Safety Auditorium, Highlands Campus, in Avon Park. Earning their EMT certificates after 16 weeks of training were: Maria Dolores Albarran, … Find out how to read more online.

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