Wednesday, March 1, 2023

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Republicans introduce bill to eliminate Democratic Party affiliation in Florida

Florida Republicans have introduced a bill that would abolish the Democratic Party from operating in the state of Florida.

It is called the “Ultimate Cancel Act.”

10 big issues in 2023 session

Florida lawmakers next week will start the annual 60-day legislative session.

Cape Coral mother warns others after daughter’s accidental fentanyl overdose

17-year-old Makalyn Shuck went to Cape Coral High School. She got good grades, had lots of friends, and made one mistake that cost her life.

At the end of the road, there’s a Golden Pond

It’s nice to be reminded that even in the autumn of our lives, we can still enjoy some spectacular summers.

And that’s exactly what “On Golden Pond” does. This Ernest Thompson play, running at Florida Repertory Theatre through March 5, focuses on a particular summer Norman and Ethel spend at their cabin on Golden Pond in Maine.

Today in History

  • 1985 - The Pentagon accepts the theory that an atomic war would block the sun, causing a “nuclear winter.”

  • 1969 - Mickey Mantle announces his retirement from baseball.

  • 1780 - Pennsylvania becomes the first U.S. state to abolish slavery.

  • 1692 - Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne and Tituba are arrested for the supposed practice of witchcraft in Salem, Mass.