Dr. Phillip Seibel performs robotic broncoscopy.

HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital Implements Robotic Technology to Detect Early Lung Cancer

 HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital, a 435-bed full-service acute care facility, and part of HCA Florida Healthcare, the largest healthcare system in the …

Local officials try to calm immigration fears

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As COVID-19 concerns continue, local organizations continue the effort to get the word out and ease tensions among our undocumented population.
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Florida provides 9,000 doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to AIDS Healthcare Foundation for vulnerable populations


The Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida Department of Health announced a new partnership with AIDS Healthcare Foundation
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Hocus Pocus Halloween Fun - Kids Costume Photos


This is a real TREAT for our readers during some tricky times.
The Florida Cracker Trail Ride stopped at the historic Edna Pearce Lockett Estate on the Kissimmee River on Feb. 18.  


Seniors gather together at the West County Senior Center in Belle Glade for activities while observing COVID-19 guidelines.
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USPS Announces Holiday Shipping, Mailing Deadlines

To assist customers with their preparations for the upcoming busy holiday shopping and shipping season...

Mercury remains prohibited in the mail

The Postal Service is reminding customers that metallic mercury and devices containing metallic mercury are always prohibited in the mail stream. This includes antique …

$21.2 million available to support responsible fatherhood

The Florida Department of Children and Families announced the availability of $21.2 million through the Responsible Fatherhood Initiative.
Traffic & Road Work
On March 15, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced upgrades to the Florida 511 (FL511) Advanced Traveler Information System...
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State News
Tensions simmer as newcomers and immigrants with deeper US roots strive for work permits

Mayors, governors and others have been forceful advocates for newly arrived migrants seeking shelter and work permits. However, their efforts and existing laws have exposed tensions among immigrants …

Man suspected of dismembering body in Florida dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound

3-year-old shot and killed at South Florida extended stay hotel

National and World
Rescuers are 16 feet away from 41 Indian workers trapped for over 2 weeks in tunnel, official says

Officials in India say rescuers are 5 meters (about 16.4 feet) away from the 41 construction workers who have been trapped in a collapsed mountain tunnel in the country’s north for over two weeks, …

Freed Israeli hostage describes deteriorating conditions while being held by Hamas

Relatives and a friend of Israelis kidnapped and killed by Hamas visit Australia's Parliament House