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Hot for Hooters

When you need chicken wings, you need ’em now. At least that was the case for one Florida man who police say called 911 for a ride to Hooters. 99 more words

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Florida Vista

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


Winning Fantasy 5 lottery ticket sold in Merritt Island

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

Do You Want to Meet a Manatee?

If you are planning a drive along the eastern coast, whether it be just Florida or the entire US, make sure you include a visit to Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. 627 more words


The Literary Drover No. 1078

It cannot be said enough – to Barnes and Noble, Merritt Island, FL.! THANK YOU for carrying my books!

The Literary Drover

Thinking About War

“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


The National Wildlife Refuge System Turns 114

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