Breast Cancer: Discerning fact from fiction

Merchandise from beauty products to bubble wrap, are awash in pink or bearing a pink ribbon, reminding us that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. “Sometimes I wonder, is the …

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Recuperating from Hurricane Irma

Gone are the days of hearing chainsaws as the soundtrack to our lives. Debris clean-up is complete. And schools and most businesses across the State are reopen. “Florida residents are …

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Preparing for Hurricane Irma

With Hurricane Irma’s path is still uncertain, preparations across Florida are underway. State officials are warning residents to prepare for the worst. “Seeing the recent destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey, …

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Homeowners Insurance-Are you getting what you pay for?

Recently, Consumer Reports published an article, “What you don’t know about homeowners insurance could cost you.” The article serves as an important reminder to review your policy before disaster strikes. …

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What you need to know about the solar eclipse

In case you have not heard, Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse occurs. “This is the first time a solar eclipse is viewable from the continental U.S. since 1979,” …

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When lightning strikes your home

Most people know Florida as the lightning capital in the U.S. A legitimate claim considering lightning struck seven homes in the Panama City area last week, during a severe thunderstorm. …

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Tax free weekend

Beginning midnight on August 4, through 11:59 p.m. August 6, Florida will enjoy a back-to-school sales tax holiday. From Friday through Sunday, tax is exempt from shoes, clothes, some electronics …

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Florida driver licenses get a new look

Starting in August, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) will begin issuing a new Florida driver’s license and ID card. “As a matter of fact, the …

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Top most stolen cars

Does yours make the list? “A vehicle is stolen in the U.S. every 45 seconds,” reports Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent car insurance agency. The …

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The biggest danger at the beach

Over the weekend, strangers formed an 80-person human chain in the waters of Panama City Beach. Their heroic efforts were to rescue 10 swimmers caught in rip currents and pulled …

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