At Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida, first came the Calusa, followed by European explorers of the 1500s, then the Miccosukee, Seminole and other settlers to the area. 195 more words
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One of two winning Fantasy 5 tickets drawn by the Florida Lottery Wednesday was sold in Merritt Island.
The quick pick ticket was sold at the Publix supermarket at 125 E. 23 more words
“My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.” – George Washington.
My Wondering Mind Goes Amuck
When I was a young kid in the 1940s and ‘50s, the most popular game for the neighborhood kids was war, with cowboys being the heroes and Indians the villains. 322 more words
On March 14, 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt gave the wildlife—and citizens—of the United States a grand gift by founding the National Wildlife Refuge System. More than a century later, the system is still going strong: it protects more than 150 million acres of habitat—land and water—for the benefit of an incredible variety of wildlife, and remains one of our best resources for wildlife conservation and enjoyment. 433 more words
This morning, a Falcon 9 rocket roared into space from Kennedy Space Center’s LC-39A, the first commercial launch to lift off from this NASA launch facility. 179 more words