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Local musician scores a hit with Red Tide Rick

Len Seligman, an award-winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, has a hit tune with a powerful environmental message. His song “Red Tide Rick” skewers Governor Rick Scott for his anti-environmental policies that have set the stage for this year’s disastrous harmful algae blooms. The video has already been viewed 20,000 times on Facebook. This is the …

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Charlotte County Democrats urge all eligible citizens to Register to Vote!

Did you know that it’s Voter Registration Day! Register to vote! It’s easy! It’s quick! And it matters more now than ever before! Be sure to register in time for the November election. You can download the voter registration form here, print it out, and mail it to the address on the form.    

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Changes at

We’ve made some changes here at that we think will improve your online experience. Folks have mentioned that they can’t find some of the great original content published here. And it’s true that we post so much on a daily basis that, if you don’t check in often, you can easily miss some of …

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“Red Tide” Rick and CC Commissioner Deutsch – Featured in New CC Dems Campaign Ad

U.S. Senate Candidate Rick Scott and Charlotte County Commissioner Stephen Deutsch are called to answer for their poor environmental records in a campaign message sponsored by the Charlotte County Democratic Party. The ads will be broadcast county-wide over Facebook. LIKE our Facebook Page

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Support the Charlotte Schools Millage Referendum

Editor’s note: The following opinion article was written by Kim Amontree, Charlotte County School Board, District 2. The Charlotte County DEC supports passage of the referendum in the Nov. 6, 2018  Election. Taking Our Schools from Good to Great with the Yes for Success Voter Referendum   By Kim Amontree, Charlotte County School Board, District …

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COMMENTARY: Rick Scott’s disdain for the environment means he owns algae mess plaguing the state

Black is white. Day is night. Gov. Rick Scott has nothing to do with algae mess plaguing Florida. At least that’s what the Republican governor’s television ads slamming his opponent in the race for U.S. Senate say. Hahaha. That is like trying to blame world peace on Osama Bin Laden. Nobody with a grain of sense is buying it. …

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The Race for Florida’s Next Governor

Vying to be the next Governor of Florida are Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum. Let’s take a look at each candidates’ positions on four critical issues for Florida voters: health care; the environment; gun control; and education. (1) Health Care DeSantis said on CNN, “…there really is no lack of health care. If …

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DeSoto County Commissioners Vote to Enter Dispute Resolution Process with Mosaic

“No means No” unless you are Mosaic Co.   Last month, Desoto County Commissioners voted 4-1 against Mosaic’s application seeking to rezone more than 14,000 acres from farmland to industrial mining. This was a major victory for the citizens of DeSoto County, as well as those in surrounding counties, concerned about the impacts of mining …

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