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Please do not expand mosquito spraying due to Zika panic

. Poison is not the answer. Long term, it always makes the problem much worse. Not only does it contribute to selection-pressure which le…

Started by 18watt_fan

7 Jun 12
Reply by 18watt_fan

We aren't allowed to enjoy blue skies any longer

. It should have been a perfect blue sky today. However, the-jets-which-dump-whatever-it-is-they-dump are out in full-force today making su…

Started by 18watt_fan

17 May 10
Reply by 18watt_fan

Free-range children

I am a reporter at The Ledger. I plan to write a story exploring how parents find a balance between keeping their children safe and avoidin…

Started by Gary White

2 Jul 20, 2015
Reply by Gary White

Millions of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Could Be Released in Florida

This would be the first time modified insects would be set loose in the US (Although most Floridians swear lovebugs were man made, snopes s…

Started by Alicia (Alsan)

1 Jan 26, 2015
Reply by Shawn Spivey

Florida Makes the News

When I first saw the link heading, If it's crazy, it happened in Florida, as a faithful and love my state Floridian, I said a mental, "Hey,…

Started by Shawn Spivey

38 Jan 24, 2015
Reply by Alicia (Alsan)

Children Mauled by Dogs Headlines

I'll be adding stories of children that have either been injured or killed by dog maulings here in hope that with each case, something can…

Started by Shawn Spivey

2 Jan 20, 2015
Reply by Shawn Spivey

Video:Disney Magic Saves Overboard Passenger From Another Cruise Line

A Disney Cruise Ship recently came to the rescue of another cruise line's passenger.   A man fell off a Royal Caribbean ship into the ocean…

Started by Shawn Spivey

1 Jan 14, 2015
Reply by Shawn Spivey

Local BBQ Festival Season Coming Right Up

I do like grazing bbq booths at bbq festivals.  And the kids don't seem to mind it either. ;) If your family enjoys sampling, too, (who is…

Started by Shawn Spivey

0 Jan 14, 2015

Tampa Girl, 5, Dies After Father Throws Her From Bridge, Police Say

Tampa Girl, 5, Dies After Father Throws Her From Bridge, Police Say This is just unacceptably horrendous and on the minds and mouths of man…

Started by Shawn Spivey

7 Jan 13, 2015
Reply by Shawn Spivey

Woman Killed by Toddler at Walmart

I'll be honest, I flip flop between feeling incredibly sad and incredibly angry at this story. Those that know me, know I'm a gun toting ma…

Started by Alicia (Alsan)

5 Jan 4, 2015
Reply by Alicia (Alsan)

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