On Thursday, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and JD Vance (R-OH), along with U.S. Representative Chip Roy (R-TX-21) led dozens of their fellow members of congress in sending a bicameral letter to the White House rejecting further U.S. funding for the war in Ukraine. The letter to the White House reads,Continue Reading

Bay Pines VA Healthcare System announced they are the latest recipient of the Ron Hesch Mission First Award. This honor was presented by Censis, at the organization’s conference in Nashville, Tenn. It recognizes U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or Department of Defense sterile processing services who embody a patient-centered focus, serving as aContinue Reading

The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) and College Pulse recently published the 2024 College Free Speech Rankings, and it shows that the University of South Florida (USF) ranks #12 with an “above average” speech climate, student free speech and open inquiry among all students surveyed. Some of theContinue Reading

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported a case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in a 28-year-old male from Al Ain city in Abu Dhabi. The case has no known co-morbidities, no history of contact with MERS-CoV human cases, and no recent travel outside the UAE. The patient hasContinue Reading

“Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none” -Thomas Jefferson Last week, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Representatives Chip Roy (R-TX-21) and Warren Davidson (R-OH-8) introduced legislation to make it clear that Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) cannot override Congress’ constitutionalContinue Reading

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Attorney General Ashley Moody sued the Biden administration over its attempts to undercut Florida’s nation-leading higher education reforms. Throughout Governor DeSantis’ time in office, Florida has ranked number one in the nation for higher education, yet the U.S. Department of Education has unconstitutionally collaborated with accreditationContinue Reading

On Thursday, the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida announced the successful extraditions of Akinola Taylor of the United Kingdom, Olayemi Adafin of the United Kingdom, Olakunle Oyebanjo of the United Kingdom, and Kazeem Olanrewaju Runsewe of Sweden. These individuals have been charged in the Middle DistrictContinue Reading

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reports the confirmation of a case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a road-killed 4.5-year-old female white-tailed deer in Holmes County. This is the first known case of CWD in Florida, a contagious disease of the brain and central nervous system thatContinue Reading

AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and AdventHealth Tampa have both been awarded on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2023. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. Three data sources were used for the evaluation: Nationwide online survey: Health care professionals and hospitalContinue Reading

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70-year-old Jorge Mojocoa of Fort McCoy, Florida was sentenced to 10 years and one month in federal prison for attempting to entice a minor to engage in sexual conduct. A federal jury had found Mojocoa guilty on March 1, 2023. According to evidence presented at trial, on March 30, 2022,Continue Reading

Today, the Florida Chamber of Commerce unveiled its 2023 How They Voted. A comprehensive review of what passed this legislative session, what didn’t, and what remains unfinished business, How They Voted reveals the Florida Chamber’s 2023 Legislative Report Card, showcasing grades earned by all 159 legislators in the Florida House and Senate based onContinue Reading

HCA Florida Healthcare, the state’s leading network of hospitals and healthcare facilities, today announced Jyric Sims as president of its HCA Healthcare West Florida Division, effective today. The health system’s West Florida Division includes 16 acute care hospitals providing a full range of services in the western portion of theContinue Reading