• July 27, 2008
Deadly Rip Tides

In Florida we are all used to hearing about rip tides or rip currents along our beaches. Unfortunately, they are not as aware of these in the northern states and…

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  • July 27, 2008
And Al Gore Won!

May 12 marked the death of a 98-year-old lady named Irena who served as a plumbing and sewer specialist in a Warsaw ghetto during WWII. Irena was German, so she…

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  • July 25, 2008
No Back to School Tax Break

If you were waiting for the ten day sales tax holiday to shop for school and hurricane supplies, forget it. Florida lawmakers have chopped the popular event that saved consumers…

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  • July 25, 2008
Ameliaman

On Saturday, October 4th, 2008, Gatorade, Open Road Bicycles and Hammer Nutrition are sponsoring the 1st triathlon to be held on Amelia Island. The Atlantic Coast Triathlon will feature

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  • July 24, 2008
Marketing Florida

Richard Goldman, Chief Marketing Officer of the Amelia Island Plantation, will serve as chairman of the board for Visit Florida, the official marketing company for the state’s tourism industry. Goldman…

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  • July 17, 2008
Quick Fix Bouillabaisse

If you live on an island where seafood is a main staple in everyone’s freezer and weekly new catches create the need to keep a certain turn around frequency, a…

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  • July 17, 2008
County Feeling Rising Fuel Costs

Rising fuel costs have caused the Nassau County Commission to restrict county employees from taking home county vehicles. Nearly 40 employees currently take their cars home. Only employees who average…

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  • July 17, 2008
Feeding the Hungry

An 11-year-old from South Florida, Jack Davis, brought about the Florida Restaurant Lending a Helping Hand Act after learning that restaurants throw leftover food away rather than donate it because…

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  • July 15, 2008
EMMA LOVE HARDEE WINS $10,000

GOVERNOR CRIST SIGNS BILL TO REQUIRE PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES K-5 Governor Charlie Crist signed legislation requiring that elementary students at public schools receive an average of 30…

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  • July 13, 2008
Rehabilitating Pete

The Fernandina Pirates Club coordinated the restoration and unveiling of the wooden sculpture of a pirate, Peg Leg Pete.

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  • June 1, 2008
Discovery lifts off for space station

CAPE CANAVERAL Shuttle Discovery and seven astronauts blasted out of the Kennedy Space Center today on a mission to deliver the last of the major science laboratories to the International…

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