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  • Lawyers, not doctors, push medical pot: My Word

    This November, Florida voters will decide the fate of Amendment 2, which would allow marijuana to be recommended for medical purposes. If passed, this amendment would be enshrined in the state's constitution, and essentially, Florida could not turn back....
  • Event preps supporters for Making Strides walk

    The American Cancer Society recently had an organizing event to fire up volunteers in advance of the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. The event, staged at the Seminole Hard Rock's Bongos Cuban Cafe in Hollywood, featured presentations...
  • On the Town: Road Kings open the throttle on giving

     On the Town: Road Kings open the throttle on giving
    While the Road Kings of Burbank is an organization best known for the numerous car shows it presents and its invaluable annual participation in Burbank on Parade, what many residents may not be aware of is the car club's long-standing commitment to...
  • Three win Amanda Post student athlete scholarships [Clarksville]

    This week's news seems mostly all about winners. Everybody wants to be a winner and it's nice when everyone can win. Sometimes struggling to compete makes you a winner even without a trophy or ribbon. Congratulations to all who struggle in the race of...
  • Columbia Digest

    Home tour The villages of Columbia will offer the fifth annual Columbia Home Tour, a self-guided tour of five distinct homes, on Sunday, June 1. Tickets are $25 and available at Amherst in Kings Contrivance. Proceeds benefit Rebuilding Together Howard...
  • Mount View girls given Girl Scout Silver Award [West Friendship]

    Congratulations are in order for Mount View Middle School seventh-graders and Girl Scouts Juliettes Hanna Al-Kowsi and her partner Ava Pirie of Troop 794 who were awarded the prestigious Girl Scout Silver Award in early May. The Silver Award is the...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Box of Rain Volunteers are needed to act as mentors for the Box of Rain organization's Big Sailor/Little Sailor Program and to serve as sailing instructors. Donations of funds and safety boats for sailing classes, boats, boating equipment —...
  • FDA: New warning stickers coming to a tanning bed near you

    FDA: New warning stickers coming to a tanning bed near you
    The FDA wants to deter teenagers from using tanning beds, and officials are hoping a new warning sticker will help. Citing evidence that tanning in young adulthood is related to an increase risk of skin cancer later in life, the Food and Drug...
  • Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing

    Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing
    A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors. As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
  • Connections made out in the field can help build career

    Connections made out in the field can help build career
    Who: Bill Ellis, of Pembroke Pines, recently joined D. Stephenson Construction as vice president, in Fort Lauderdale, from Pirtle Construction, in Davie, where he worked for 20 years, most recently as vice president. My role is important because: I lead...
  • York Supervisors recognize outstanding youth

    The York County Board of Supervisors recognized four high school seniors Tuesday, presenting each with an award and a $500 scholarship. Owen Robinson, a Bruton High student, received the community service award for volunteering at a local pool teaching...