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DeSantis signs controversial bear bill

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Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 20 signed a controversial measure that will bolster self-defense arguments for people who kill bears on their property. The bill…

Simon touts school choice in campaign stop

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Freshman State Senator Corey Simon, running for a second term in the state legislature, stopped by Apalachicola last month as part of a fundraising and…
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Are you and blood pressure best buddies?

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Although I receive three or more official doctor’s office blood pressure readings annually, I have procrastinated about regularly assessing my blood pressure at home. I’m…

Would you gamble on a Biden comeback?

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One of the saddest fables people comforted themselves with over the past eight years was the one about the strength of American institutions: The voters…
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Community & Faith

Children of the red, white and blue

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Throughout the Forgotten Coast, families gathered to celebrate the spirit of independence that is woven into the fabric of America. They ate, they played, they…

Convention a memorable gathering of global unity

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The GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs) annual convention recently took place in the bustling and vibrant city of Chicago, Illinois. This year’s convention was…

The rise of the neighborhood church

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I met her at a conference in our state, and she quickly turned the conversation to her church, of which she was very proud. She…
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