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Most Americans Cannot Point Out Where They Live On A Map

Todays' technology has help us tremendously, especially when we are traveling. But it is at a cost. Friday's storm spawned many severe thunderstorm warnings and meteorologists quickly alerted us of what counties were under these warning. However studies have found upwards of 85% of the population...
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Springs Celebration & 12th Annual O’Leno Olé Chili Cookoff

A CASI-Sanctioned Chili Cookoff event with registration starting at 8am, AND a family-friendly, fun-filled venue of environmental exhibits, kids activities, arts & craft vendors, prizes, & live music starting at 11am. Open to all cooks, no CASI membership necessary. Entry fees: $20 for 1...
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The Highest And Lowest Traffic Fines In The United States Of America

The average fine for speeding in the United States is $423.36, but fines vary from state to state. While speeding fines are $226 in Florida, going over the speed limit in Alabama results in a $20 fine! But watch your lead foot in Nevada, where driving 13 miles over the speed limit will cost you $1,...
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Colleges & Universities That Offer The Best Value

A college education is pricey, especially when you’re talking about top-ranked private schools where a year’s tuition will easily cost you more than $40,000. But paying more for school won’t necessarily guarantee you post-grad success. So you really should place value high on your college wish list...
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Music in the Park Bluegrass Festival

The Friends of Fort Cooper announce the line–up and schedule of the five bands that will be playing at its sixth annual Music in the Park Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, April 21 at Fort Cooper State Park, 3100 S. Old Floral City Road in Inverness. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. (please take note of later...
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Football-Florida Gators vs Florida State Seminoles

Bragging rights are on the line as Florida take on Florida State in the swamp! Save your data! Listen to the game on 103.7FM The Gator on your radio or online [ CLICK HERE ].
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Florida Drivers Rated The Worst In The Nation

For the second year in a row, Florida ranks tops as having the worst drivers in the country. The web site SmartAsset has crowned the Sunshine State in part to our Internet searches for "speeding/traffic tickets." It also found that Florida has the second lowest number of insured drivers and higher...
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Police Catch Speeders Disguised As Road Construction Workers

Be mindful of your speed while driving through a construction zone. Drivers in Pennsylvania had quite a surprise zipping by a parked Department of Transportation truck Wednesday. While you'd think it contains a road construction worker, it actually was a state police officer with a radar gun. The...
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How Much Your $100 Is Worth In Every State

Good news for us in Florida, out $100 bill actually is worth more than a $100 in goods and services. The Tax Foundation recently looked at the purchase power of $100 in each state. Based on the cost of living, salaries, housing goods pricing and availability, $100 will buy you $100.50 of goods and...
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The Best Beaches In America

As we welcome the Memorial Day weekend, many of our thoughts turn to the coast, the smell of sunscreen and the feeling of your toes in the sand. Fortunately for us, three of the top 10 Beaches in America are in Florida, where Siesta Key Beach , in Sarasota, rates number one for 2017. Florida...
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