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Explore Corkscrew’s Pine Flatwoods in Naples, May 9

Date: May 09, 2018 Time: 9:00 am Join us on this special guided walk to explore the Pine Flatwoods and learn about the natural processes that maintain it, and about the plants and wildlife found in this beautiful and sometimes underappreciated habitat. We will be walking about 1 to 1.5 miles, … [Read More its Good for You...]

Iron Mike Norton at Buckingham Blues Bar, April 27

Date: April 27, 2018 Time: 8:00 pm The king of swamp stomp, blues recording artist and producer Iron Mike Norton is described by peers and critics as one of the most innovative and creative artists in the genre. Iron Mike combines elements of modern styles like hip hop, rock and techno with … [Read More its Good for You...]

Fort Myers Miracle vs Daytona Tortugas, April 26

Date: April 26, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm In Florida State baseball, the Fort Myers Miracle play the Daytona Tortugas on April 26th, 2018 at the CenturyLink Sports Complex. The game begins at 7:00 pm EDT. Venue CenturyLink Sports Complex14100 6 Mile Cypress PkwyFort Myers, FL 33912 Follow the Fort … [Read More its Good for You...]

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The Hardest Working Brother in Hollywood!

  Deon Taylor The “Traffik” Interview with Kam Williams The Hardest Working Brother in Hollywood!  Deon Taylor is a boundary-crashing, envelope-pushing, unabashedly-creative force in the world of film and television. In Hollywood, roles vary and job functions are often blurred and blended … [Read More its Good for You...]

For movies opening April 20, 2018

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam's Kapsules Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening April 20, 2018 BIG BUDGET FILMS Duck Duck Goose (PG for rude humor and mild action) Animated parable about a bachelor goose (Jim Gaffigan) who matures enough to serve as a … [Read More its Good for You...]

Kiddie Cartoon Recounts “True” Story of Canine War Hero

  Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero Film Review by Kam Williams Kiddie Cartoon Recounts "True" Story of Canine War Hero Ads for Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero bill the film as "The Incredible True Story of America's Top Underdog." Yet, the movie itself features this contrary disclaimer, albeit … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Are You Prepared for Boating Season

  Are You Prepared for Boating Season By Craig Lamb With boating, the excitement can begin long before you get to the water. That goes for preparing for the season just around the corner. Here is how you can have fun, and be ready when the forecast calls for the first balmy days of spring.   If an avid boater, you are familiar with a boating safety checklist. Ensuring PFDs are available for all passengers, creating a float plan, and making sure … [Read More its Good for You...]

Skeeter Owner’s Tournament Celebrates Milestone

  Skeeter Owner's Tournament Celebrates Milestone By Craig Lamb   Skeeter Boats celebrates not one, but two anniversaries this year with its 70th anniversary of making boats, and the 25th anniversary of the Skeeter Owner’s Tournament.   The tournament is June 7-10 on Lake Fork Reservoir, with thousands of Skeeter owners expected to enjoy a weekend of fishing, fellowship and the chance to win up to $200,000 in cash and prizes. … [Read More its Good for You...]

Springtime for Inshore Fishing

  Springtime for Inshore Fishing By Craig Lamb   The answer is similar to how the change of seasons stirs animals into action. Warming water temperatures equate to the same transitional behavior now that inshore saltwater species anticipate and anglers enjoy in spring.   Many popular inshore species are in migration mode. This transitional period means the fish are actively feeding in preparation for spring and summer when … [Read More its Good for You...]

Backpackers Never Forget “The Big Three”

  Backpackers Never Forget “The Big Three” by Amy Lignor   There are many industries that refer to “The Big Three.” Whether it be automobile manufacturers, publishing companies, or even sports. However, the term also crops up when speaking about the world of backpacking. It’s important to note that there is a difference between what you should have in your backpack versus “The Big Three.” Various items you need to look at when … [Read More its Good for You...]

Crossing an Ocean Opens the World

  Crossing an Ocean Opens the World By Capt. Ron Parker   For centuries people have dreamed of heading out to sea. Gliding over the waves on a sailboat propelled only by the wind seems idyllic compared to our everyday drudgery. For those able to make this dream a reality going to sea is a transformational experience. Guiding a vessel under sail provides a feeling of self-sufficiency like no other. It helps us better understand the … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Real Estate: Refinancing Rates on the Rise in 2017

  Real Estate: Refinancing Rates on the Rise in 2017 by Amy Lignor   The term ‘meteoric rise’ usually applies to something fun. Think: A Hollywood actor who has been ‘discovered.’) Unfortunately, when it comes to this article, ‘meteoric rise’ is something that will not bring a smile to … [Read More its Good for You...]

Big Things in Small Packages Are Taking Over the Real Estate Market

  Big Things in Small Packages Are Taking Over the Real Estate Market by Amy Lignor   What began as a “tiny” trend – which some called a “passing fad” at first – has become one of the largest growing industries in the U.S.A. in the 21st century; with records being broken in … [Read More its Good for You...]

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How & When to Establish a Savings Account for Your Child

  How & When to Establish a Savings Account for Your Child by Amy Lignor Many people still wonder when they should open a savings account for their child. The real answer has not changed: For nearly all accounts, they should be established as soon as the child is born. There are some … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Meet the Godfather of True Progressivism

   Meet the Godfather of True Progressivism : The Honorable Governor Culbert Levy Olson  Humanitarian. Ex-Mormon. Atheist. Epic new book of the “People’s Governor” Penned by Granddaughter Debra Deanne Olson and Dr. Craig West Wilkinson   Governor Culbert Levy Olson said it best: "I believe … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden

  Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden by Amy Lignor   Many are still dealing with that wintery mix Mother Nature just loves to toss down from the sky this time of year. Yet, that gardener living inside the soul – the one just dreaming of the sunny skies and lazy rainy days that are … [Read More its Good for You...]

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MLB Season Opens and…They ALL Came Out to Play!

  MLB Season Opens and…They ALL Came Out to Play! by Amy Lignor The words were uttered on Thursday: “Play Ball!” For 2018, they were uttered everywhere. Beginning on a truly historic note, this season featured the first full-slate of Opening Day games in half-a-century. In 1968, all twenty … [Read More its Good for You...]

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How & When to Establish a Savings Account for Your Child

  How & When to Establish a Savings Account for Your Child by Amy Lignor Many people still wonder when they should open a savings account for their child. The real answer has not changed: For nearly all accounts, they should be established as soon as the child is born. There are some … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Making Your Health “Resolute”

  Making Your Health “Resolute” by Amy Lignor   It is time for those New Year’s Resolutions to be made. We all know the ones most likely being placed on lists everywhere: stop smoking and lose weight. Why? Because these have always been the top two when it comes to goals, so that the … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Family-Friendly Adventures Await You in “The Queen City”

  Family-Friendly Adventures Await You in “The Queen City” by Amy Lignor   Charlotte, North Carolina, is a city that knows how to play. Families love to discover a vacation … [Read More...]

The Beauty of Bozeman Calls to Tourists Everywhere

  The Beauty of Bozeman Calls to Tourists Everywhere by Amy Lignor   Whether you are a person who loves the Great Outdoors and wants to feel that “call of the wild,” or you are … [Read More...]

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