March 21, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

State leaders: Pill mill efforts working

Efforts to crack down on Florida’s pill mills have already shown results, Gov. Rick Scott and other state officials said last week.  When Gov. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

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Survivor documentary about woman who raises goats and paints fallen heroes plays in this week’s Fort Myers Film Festival

THE MOVIE THAT WINS YOUR heart this year at the Fort Myers Film Festival just might be a 27-minute short documentary with the unlikely title “Kaziah the Goat Woman.”  Kaziah Hancock is a goat rancher/portrait artist living in a remot More...

‘Elf,’ ‘Les Miz’ bookend next Broadway Season at Mann Hall

The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall announced its 2012-2013 Fifth Third Bank Broadway Series. The fiveshow series consists of:  “Elf”   Nov. 27- Dec. More...

BEACH READING

‘Pure’

Nine years ago, the Detonations turned civilization to ash. More...

The Peace River reveals the past

Eight of us (including me) were looking for fossils recently in water that was only about a foot or two deep, but in the rainy season sometimes rises as high as 12 feet, said local guide Mark Renz. More...

Medicaid shift could take longer than expected

Florida’s overhaul of the Medicaid system likely will take longer than expected, with some beneficiaries not enrolled in HMOs or other types of managed-care plans until 2015, according to a revised state timeline.  More...

Business News

Tablets in the workplace

It might be difficult to picture iconic TV anchorman David Brinkley without his paper script. But today’s tech-savvy news studios are jumping on the technology bandwagon, replacing paper with iPads. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

2758 Carlton Street, Fort Myers

This home is designed to capture the essence of Old Florida charm on the river. It harkens back to days when kids had room to play in the yard and the banging of a screen door heralded someone’s entrance into the house. More...

House Hunting: Ideal for boaters

3869 Riviera Circle, Bonita Springs

Located in the Riviera Colony, this two-story pool home is ideal for those who appreciate the beauty of living near the water. More...