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The American calendar is filled with days, weeks and months set aside to draw attention to a wide variety of worthy causes and issues. Often there are several such observances going on at once. A great many of these are worthy of respect and deserve note, but the sheer number of them can mak…
Last week, about 100 people trekked to Mulberry, Florida to confront the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Mosaic phosphate officials. The issue was the renewal of a permit for the discharge of water at its Bartow mining operation.
The health of bird populations always has been a key indicator of broader environmental health, so a study demonstrating vast declines in those populations in the United States and Canada is a major concern beyond just the Audubon Society.
He sits in the mall watching the girls go by. He spots her in a group, and right away he can tell she’s the one: She hangs back, smiles less, seems less sure of herself and more timid than the others.
There is strong evidence that vaping can kill. And, there is also strong evidence that unscrupulous con artists are spiking vaping products with illegal drugs, like synthetic marijuana, that can also cause deaths and, at the least, serious health issues.
Congress resumed work this week, and it should move promptly to pass the new U.S. trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. The Trump administration and congressional Democrats need to wind up their negotiations now so the process can move forward.
Accommodating the crest in popularity of e-bikes, the Interior Department last month agreed to open the gates and allow them on trails in national parks and other public lands across the country.
Twice within a week in late August two Polk County students were arrested for bringing guns onto campus — one at Auburndale High School and another at Ridge Community High School.
A San Diego State University survey of more than a million teens found the percentage of high school seniors who read a book, magazine or newspaper every day has plummeted from 60% in the 1970s to 16%in 2016.
Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has renewed the debate surrounding the outsized influence of tech companies in American politics with her lawsuit against Google.
Despite attempts to bleed it to death, there are new signs that the Affordable Care Act can survive. The question now is whether Democrats will abandon it for some form of Medicare for All.
Andrew Luck, for the past seven seasons the starting quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts, retired abruptly Saturday night, less than two weeks before the start of the season.
While the Bahamas were battered with fierce winds and torrents of rain over the long Labor Day weekend, much of Florida enjoyed one of the loveliest weekends of the summer.
It was around 2007 when phosphate mining was on everyone’s radar and fears of its impact on local water supplies crept into the discussion at commission and council meetings along the Gulf Coast.