The Big Bounce America, home of the only Guinness-certified world record holder of The  World’s Largest Bounce House, rolls into Sarasota, Florida from Friday, January 14th through  Sunday, January 16th, 2022 at Nathan Benderson Park. Produced by XL Event Lab, The Big  Bounce America is the biggest touring inflatable eventContinue Reading

Much of the history of enslaved people in the United States has gone undocumented. Now, cutting edge technology, and the perseverance of archaeologists and historians, is bringing to light the secret pathways, communities and outposts that provided refuge to Freedom Seekers. Experts are also uncovering crucial details about the peopleContinue Reading

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is announcing several new and expanded opportunities for climate-smart agriculture in 2022. Updates include nationwide availability of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Conservation Incentive Contracts option. These improvements to NRCS’ working lands conservation programs, combined with continued programContinue Reading

On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced securing 15,000 doses of Regeneron have been secured for the people of Florida and will be immediately utilized to support new monoclonal antibody sites. Earlier this week, Governor DeSantis highlighted the importance of these lifesaving therapeutics and called on the Biden Administration toContinue Reading

Presented by NewSong Ministries with Premier Productions, Winter Jam, Christian music’s biggest multi-artist tour, is back for 2022 with headliners Skillet and Tauren Wells and a solid lineup of acts. Sponsored by Compassion International and coupled with a $10 at the door donation, Winter Jam welcomes everyone to the “AllContinue Reading

United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Tatiana Power (41, Weston) today pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy related to a Florida-based international enterprise that operated subscription-based sexually exploitative “child modeling” websites. Power faces up to 20 years in federal prison. According to court documents, Tatiana Power (alsoContinue Reading

On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a new long-acting COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy from AstraZeneca will be available for moderately to severely immunocompromised individuals, such as cancer patients and transplant recipients, at numerous health care provider locations in Florida, upon allocation from the federal government. “This monoclonal is aContinue Reading

With 60.4 COVID-19 cases reported in the last seven days per 100,000 population, Florida is reporting the lowest rate in the continental United States and second in the US following only Hawaii (51.4). On December 7, officials reported less than 13,000 cases over the past week. Concerning COVID-19 fatalities, theContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) is issuing a rabies awareness for the main campus of the University of Central Florida (UCF) in east Orlando, 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816. In recent weeks, DOH-Orange’s Epidemiology Program has been notified of four separate events of individuals that came in closeContinue Reading

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76- year-old Naples psychiatrist, Gerald Michael Abraham, was sentenced to three years in federal prison for dispensing controlled substances (oxycodone and amphetamine) for no legitimate medical purpose. According to court documents, Abraham’s Naples clinic operated on a cash only basis, with patients paying $400 per visit. In October 2019, theContinue Reading

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is fighting back against organized retail theft as 70% of store owners nationwide report an increase in crime over the past year. Most of the high-profile, smash-and-grab cases are taking place outside of Florida in cities like San Francisco, where several multi-day crime sprees disrupted holiday shopping. Continue Reading

The James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa has reported the first COVID-19 Omicron variant in the state of Florida. According to a hospital spokesperson, “The patient is experiencing mild symptoms and had recently returned from international travel.” In addition, hospital officials said: Our providers were able to quickly detect,Continue Reading

Those who would like to receive COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatment can now receive it in the comfort of their home. DeliveRxd Pharmacy will provide the treatment to those who may need it and live in the following counties: Citrus, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, and Sumter. Those who would likeContinue Reading

On Thursday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation that will protect Floridians from losing their jobs due to COVID-19 vaccine mandates and protect parents’ rights to make healthcare decisions for students. The bills were passed through a Special Session of the Florida Legislature and are effective upon the Governor’s signature.Continue Reading

A South Florida tax preparer was sentenced today to two years in prison for perpetrating a scheme to fraudulently obtain over 100 COVID-19 relief loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). According to court documents, Leonel Rivero, 35, of Miami, owned a tax-preparation business and submitted approximately 118 fraudulent PPPContinue Reading