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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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Tattoo Inks May Be The Cause Of Infections To Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration updated their guidelines on tattoos for this first time in over 10 years this week and it may be an eye-opener for anyone considering some new ink, even through 3 in 10 adults has at least one tattoo, with women opting for more tattoos than men. Although tattoo...
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States Having Hard Time Proving They Are Not A Scam With Unclaimed Property

Every day we seem to hear about a new scam with crooks trying to take your money. That's exactly what a South Carolina man thought when he was contacted by Curtis Loftis and told he was due $763,000 in unclaimed cash. Cutis happens to be the South Carolina State Treasurer as well as the president...
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Springs Celebration and Chili Cook Off

Alachua County Environmental Protection Department, Florida State Parks, and The Friends of O’Leno invite citizens to the O’Leno Ole’ Chili Cook-Off (from 9 a.m.to 3:00 p.m.) and Springs Celebration (from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.), on Saturday April 1st, at O’Leno State Park. Park admission is waived with...
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Road Improvements for SR 200 and I-75 In Ocala

Good news for one of Marion County’s biggest traffic headaches; State Road 200 and I-75. The Florida Department of Transportation announced a $5.5 million improvement project that will add additional turn lanes to the Interstate from SR 200, extending and widening current turn lanes and the off...
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Picture Shows Alligator Riding The Back Of A Manatee

While most of the country prepares for some of the coldest air from the artic ever, meanwhile in Florida, we have an alligator hitching a ride on top of a manatee! It appeared that way for Dana Menk, who snapped a picture while at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City of what appears to be a fairly...
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Family Finds 2.03 Carat Diamond At Arkansas State Park

If you've still got the dream of striking it rich, you might want to gas up the car and travel to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas. You may remember a couple years ago we told you about this park situated on an ancient volcano, where visitors can hunt the crater for diamonds and keep...
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